Black Thorns in the White Cube

Alexander Binder


Black Thorns in the White Cube is a group show that presents work by eight contemporary artists influenced by the “mystic obscurity” of Black Metal music. The exhibitors “explore haunted Germanic forests, descents into the void, visual translations of sonic experiences, ontologies of Black Metal band logos, and barren western landscapes.” Curator Amelia Ishmael is a Black Metal scholar – a mix of curator, art historian, and artist who specializes in the thorny intersections between Black Metal music and contemporary art. She is also the co-editor of Helvete, a journal of Black Metal Theory. The exhibition lands at the Chicago gallery space Western Exhibitions from Kansas City this Friday.

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Alexander Binder’s Occultist Energies

Alexander Binder - Photography

Truly amazing work by German photographer Alexander Binder. He is influenced by a love of the spiritual and the occult, and his photographs really seem to capture and other-worldly energy.

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