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Interview: Regularfantasy

Regularfantasy, aka Olivia Meek, is a musician & dj based out of Vancouver. Her aesthetic can be summed up as “21st century petroleum based culture,” which is actually the basis for the name of one of her musical collaborations, Plush Throw. The humor and satire of her Regularfantasy persona hide tasty leftfield productions, which are regularly shared on Soundcloud and hint at finding the sweet spot between headphones and the dance floor. Her recent band Ciao (w/ Void Mirror) is a continuation of her productions, but re-imagined as live compositions with influences from genres such as Italo and New Beat. With a handful of feature releases on labels such as Pacific Rhythm, Genero, and Heart to Heart, Olivia is just getting started on her musical journey.

Art in Ad Places

Ads are everywhere in both digital and physical forms. They are surprisingly effective and often misleading. In most cases there is no avoiding them, especially outside where billboards and signs are in abundance. ‘Art in Ad Places’ is a response to the idea that anyone with a big marketing budget can dictate our environments. The response was manifested by a 52-week campaign that replaced New York City telephone ads with artwork from weekly rotated artists. The ‘Art in Ad Places’ team is made up of co-curators Caroline Caldwell and RJ Rushmore, along with photographer Luna Park. Below, RJ gives us the scoop…