Platoon Cultural Development

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MARK JENKINS
ARTS

MARK JENKINS
CAST ON THE WORLD STAGE

After inventing his own technique of casting objects using packing tape and plastic wrap, placing the resulting tape sculptures in situ creates surreal urban theater for any passerby. »

LOTIC
MUSIC

LOTIC
MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK

The name of Houston-born, Berlin-based producer Lotic’s new release of 8 tracks of unsettling experimental dance concrète is Agitations, but that could be a motto of sorts. »

JUNKHOUSE
ARTS

JUNKHOUSE
LIVING CITIES

As Junkhouse, Korean painter and street artist Su Young brightens up the city landscape and gallery walls with a distinct, deceptively cute comics-derived style of malleable characters. »

JOHNY DAR
ARTS

JOHNY DAR
RENAISSANCE MAN

It’s rare to find artists who can work fluently across a number of different fields, both aesthetically and commercially, but American polymath Johny Dar has achieved this organically. »

IREGULAR
DESIGN / ARTS

IREGULAR
TURN ME ON

Five years in and Daniel Iregui’s Iregular studio have already established themselves as an essential node in their home base of Montreal’s art and technology communities. »

EMELI THEANDER
ARTS

EMELI THEANDER
REVEALING MONSTERS

You can trace the progress of Emeli Theander’s work, probably even from her art school years in Berlin—when, fresh from her native Sweden, she supported herself by selling screen prints at flea markets. »

BLUE & JOY
DESIGN

BLUE & JOY
NEW PLANS OF EXISTENCE

Blue and Joy was initially two comic book characters but has developed into the name for their art career in its entirety. Now, after ten years, that encompasses an interdisciplinary media project exhibiting all over the world in a number of different mediums. »

LET THE GAMES BEGIN
COMMUNICATION / DESIGN / ENTERTAINMENT

LET THE GAMES BEGIN
A MAZE.

One form of digital creativity that rarely gets mentioned in art circles is gaming. A MAZE. is the organization that addresses that. A MAZE. provides a platform and meeting space for the culture. »

AMANDA FUCKING PALMER
MUSIC / ARTS

AMANDA FUCKING PALMER
THE ART OF ASKING

Outspoken and often controversial, the musician, songwriter and performer first made her name as the front person for Brechtian punk cabaret band Dresden Dolls. We spoke with the fearless artist and asked her to explain herself. »

Windlicht
DESIGN

Windlicht
Beam of green energy

PLATOON member Daan Roosegaarde had a clear mission when developing his most recent project WINDLICHT - bring green energy closer to the public. »

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At PLATOON we are always scanning the activities of our worldwide network. Additionally, as there are so many interesting projects continuously in the making, we are inviting PLATOON MEMBERS to submit their works to our editorial team for possible features in the magazine and on the website.

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