Overhead Compartment

Overhead Compartment is a culture and design blog with shifting contents. We’re dedicated to curating and showcasing the most refined phantasmagoria of contemporary art, aesthetics, and society.

Mission: A quiet place for stowing things that aren’t slowly killing us inside.

05/30/2017
Train Ride to Coney Island in 1987

A family rides the subway from Union Square to Coney Island in New York in 1987

Enjoy the sights and the graffitti as Nelson, photographer Liz Lizard and her family, Michael Musto and Albert Crudo take the subway from Union Square to Con...

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04/19/2017

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What do you think about the Chinatown bus?
02/15/2015
The eccentric super normal design of the Chinatown bus

What do you think about the Chinatown bus?

Overhead Compartment is a culture & design blog with shifting contents. We're dedicated to curating & showcasing the most refined phantasmagoria of contemporary art, aesthetics & society.

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02/15/2015

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01/20/2015

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Take some time during your corporate lunch break to catch up on the lastest banter from Alan Resnick
01/20/2015
Hey tutorialheads: a fireside chat room with Alan Resnick

Take some time during your corporate lunch break to catch up on the lastest banter from Alan Resnick

Overhead Compartment is a culture & design blog with shifting contents. We're dedicated to curating & showcasing the most refined phantasmagoria of contemporary art, aesthetics & society.

Overhead Compartment interviews Werner Twertzog
12/16/2014
Panoptic dispatches: an interview with Werner Twertzog

Overhead Compartment interviews Werner Twertzog

Overhead Compartment is a culture & design blog with shifting contents. We're dedicated to curating & showcasing the most refined phantasmagoria of contemporary art, aesthetics & society.

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12/15/2014

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Remember Dr. Katz? We do—and we want to remind you with GIFs.
12/12/2014
Animated GIFs from Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist

Remember Dr. Katz? We do—and we want to remind you with GIFs.

Overhead Compartment is a culture & design blog with shifting contents. We're dedicated to curating & showcasing the most refined phantasmagoria of contemporary art, aesthetics & society.

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07/13/2014

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Hiroshi Kawano's digital art from the 1960s
04/23/2014
The Man-Machine: Hiroshi Kawano’s Algorithmic Mondrian

Hiroshi Kawano's digital art from the 1960s

Overhead Compartment is a culture & design blog with shifting contents. We're dedicated to curating & showcasing the most refined phantasmagoria of contemporary art, aesthetics & society.

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04/23/2014

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04/16/2014

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Life in New York without a Smartphone
04/01/2014
Down and Out in New York and Cyberspace

Life in New York without a Smartphone

Overhead Compartment is a culture & design blog with shifting contents. We're dedicated to curating & showcasing the most refined phantasmagoria of contemporary art, aesthetics & society.

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04/01/2014

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03/10/2014

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02/22/2014

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02/09/2014

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Our latest alien op-ed piece just came out of the microwave.
02/09/2014
How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Airborne Toxic Event

Our latest alien op-ed piece just came out of the microwave.

Overhead Compartment is a culture & design blog with shifting contents. We're dedicated to curating & showcasing the most refined phantasmagoria of contemporary art, aesthetics & society.

Stretch out and wait with Mexico City-based illustrator/graffiti artist Smithe.
02/05/2014
Amid concrete and clay and general decay

Stretch out and wait with Mexico City-based illustrator/graffiti artist Smithe.

Overhead Compartment is a culture & design blog with shifting contents. We're dedicated to curating & showcasing the most refined phantasmagoria of contemporary art, aesthetics & society.

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01/23/2014

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Get ready...
01/09/2014

Get ready...

Some DIY lego models to get our needle back in the groove.
05/04/2013
Lego Projects

Some DIY lego models to get our needle back in the groove.

I love the challenge of building something fresh and unique with Lego. And when I come up with something I’m proud of, I’m happy to share the model files with fellow builders.

Even the G decided to show up.
04/08/2013
http://xkcd.com/1196/large/

Even the G decided to show up.

For the pedantic rail enthusiasts, the definition of a subway used here is a "network containing high capacity grade-separated passenger rail transit lines which run frequently, serve an urban core, and are underground for at least part of their downtown route." For the rest of you, the definition i...

Channel 6 brings us a taste of air travel
02/10/2013
Channel 6

Channel 6 brings us a taste of air travel

A personalized channel of videos posted to Vine.

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02/08/2013

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To warm you in your efficiency pod on this wintry day, while everyone else is reportedly transfixed by a child's ball ga...
02/03/2013
the anti-loneliness ramen bowl

To warm you in your efficiency pod on this wintry day, while everyone else is reportedly transfixed by a child's ball game programme on their television sets:

Planning on spending a lot of lonely nights with just ramen and your phone to keep you company? Well Daisuke Nagatomo and Minnie Jan of MisoSoupDesign have just the thing.

Featuring: "The Bride and the Bachelors: Duchamp with Cage, Cunningham, Rauschenberg and Johns"
01/30/2013
Dancing Around Duchamp Season

Featuring: "The Bride and the Bachelors: Duchamp with Cage, Cunningham, Rauschenberg and Johns"

A Barbican season celebrating the works and influence of Marcel Duchamp. Click here for trailer...

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