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Morning Links: Oakland Fire Edition

The block of the fire the day after. WIKIMEDIA

The block of the fire the day after. WIKIMEDIA

Oakland Fire

The death toll for Friday’s tragic fire at an Oakland warehouse art space currently rests at 33, with more of the building to be searched. [CNN]

Here is a 2011 performance from Joey Casio, a West Coast underground music staple for over a decade who passed away in the fire. [YouTube]

Basel Report

Inside the fashion brand Hood By Air’s Basel show at the Delano. The presentation featured performances from Grace Dunham and the rapper Princess Nokia alongside models sourced from Instagram and the brand’s now-famous double-sided cowboy boots. [W Magazine]

On Pussy Riot member Nadya Tolokonnikova’s Basel lecture, organized by Kathy Grayson of the New York gallery The Hole. [Artsy]

Diddy was spotted speaking with Claude Picasso at the booth of Swiss Galerie Gmurzynska. He was also spotted giving his phone number to a 19-year-old woman. [Page Six]

Footage of Los Angeles-via-Baltimore performance duo Odwalla88 playing live during the internet radio station Know Wave’s “Communiversity” series of events at Basel. [Instagram]


Next fall, MoMA will stage an exhibition celebrating the legendary downtown nightclub and alternative space Club 57.  [The Art Newspaper]

Documentation of Alma Allen at Shane Campbell in Chicago. [Contemporary Art Daily]

A 360-degree video of activists celebrating the halted progress of the proposed oil pipeline in Standing Rock, North Dakota. [New York Times]

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