Miranda July

Type: Person
Name: Miranda July
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Women in Clothes: How Travel Inspires The Way We Dress

Amid the flurry of what many now call fashion month—following the shows from week to week in New York , London, Milan , and Paris—comes a book in search of how garments shape the lives of women around the world. Women in Clothes, from authors Sheila ... [Published Condé Nast Traveler - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Somebody by Miranda July

We’re not quite sure if, in the real world, the Somebody app (which enables a stranger to verbally delivers your text messages to its recipient) will work quite as brilliantly as it does in the parallel world that belongs to the ever inventive and brilliant ... [Published A Little Bird - Sep 24 2014]
Entities: Miranda July, Messaging
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Branded Content Watch: Origins Goes On the Road, Miranda July Tells a Tale and more

This week in branded content, Funny or Die continues to flex its content muscles as Moroccanoil hopes to inspire everyday consumers with the beautiful, super-duper supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. Check out the latest branded videos from Volkswagen, ... [Published Brandchannel.com - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Miranda July: Looking for Somebody

Somewhere, somebody is looking for you. They are waiting at a café on Sunset Boulevard, gazing at the screen of their smartphone, anticipating the tiny ding of a bell that lets them know a message is waiting. They are using Miranda July's new iOS app ... [Published KCET - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

App turns text messages into face-to-face interactions with strangers

Most of the products and services we write about on have a practical use or make a difficult task easier. However, every so often we come across an idea that actually serves to disrupt the most efficient ways of accomplishing a task in order to create ... [Published Springwise.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Miu Miu – Women’s Tales

fashion giant Miu Miu screened its Women’s Tales project, paying homage to talented women of the silver screen.  The series of eight short films were directed by up-and-comers like Zoe Cassavetes, Lucrecia, and Miranda July. These fashionable featurettes, ... [Published Twin Factory Magazine - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Miranda July Has Somebody For You

In her last book, It Chooses You , writer, filmmaker, and artist Miranda July documented her encounters around Los Angeles with eccentrics she met via the Pennysaver classified ads. My favorite character was old Joe, who was selling “Fifty Christmas Card ... [Published Vanity Fair - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 3 reports

Somebody: Miranda July’s new social networking app is wonderfully pointless

You’re either the type of person who will find Somebody , the new social networking iPhone app from writer and filmmaker Miranda July, incredibly lovely and charming, or the type of person who will want to throw a shoe at it. Based on the idea that ‘when ... [Published Shiny Shiny - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

App Gets a Stranger to Deliver Your Message

Technology is often criticized for driving a wedge between humans. Could it also mend the rift?Filmmaker, author and performance artist Miranda July has developed a new app that gets volunteer strangers to deliver messages on another person’s behalf.Get ... [Published Discovery Channel - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 4 reports

Why Miranda July Created "Somebody"--An App That Sends Strangers To Deliver Messages

Miranda July has a complicated relationship with private messages. She wants them to somehow also be made public. In the summer of 2013, her art piece We Think Alone gathered the private emails of 20 collaborators, both famous and otherwise, and sent ... [Published Fast Company - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Miu Miu Debuts A Stranger-Friendly App Designed By Miranda July

For those who are new to the world of fashion, here is fact update. Miu Miu is a high fashion brand of women’s clothing and accessories from the Prada fashion house. Headed by Miuccia Prada, the name of the collection is taken from her nickname. In 2012 ... [Published Pursuitist - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Miranda July’s Quirky Film Presents Somebody, the New App That Connects Strangers in the Real World

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iz13HMsvb6oHaving owned an iPhone for all of one month, I’m still a bit leery of all it can purportedly do for me. Convenience is great, but I’m not sure I’m ready to cede control of all the little tasks, challenges, and ... [Published Open Culture - Sep 01 2014]

Quotes

"I think it's super empowering to get to control not just what someone says, but how they say it," says July. "this may get too arty for a lot of the audience who just want to send 'wussup,' but i also think the 'wussup' messages are not going to get delivered. i think that's just too much trouble. the base of users that stays talk about how things are really well written."

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Vancouver is ‘a real hotbed for indie work,’ sa... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 25 2014]
Women in Clothes: How Travel Inspires The Way W... [Published Condé Nast Traveler - Sep 24 2014]
Somebody by Miranda July [Published A Little Bird - Sep 24 2014]
Room to Grow in Texas [Published Design*Sponge - Sep 22 2014]
Angsty Braffian Indie Films: The Worst Offenders [Published Vice UK - Sep 20 2014]
Branded Content Watch: Origins Goes On the Road... [Published Brandchannel.com - Sep 20 2014]
Garage Sale Trail 2014 registration now open [Published Four Thousand - Sep 17 2014]
A Quasi-Religious Experience: PW Talks with Joh... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Sep 15 2014]
20 Free Essays & Stories by David Sedaris: A Sa... [Published Open Culture - Sep 15 2014]
Only Connect - bringing social media into the r... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 15 2014]
The Ten Best Things to See at the Melbourne Fri... [Published Concrete Playground - Sep 13 2014]
Strangers act out your texts, actress Anna Kend... [Published CBC - Sep 12 2014]
Saturday Night Live Forgets to Replace Weekend ... [Published Gawker - Sep 12 2014]
Miranda July's Somebody app makes strangers you... [Published CBC - Sep 12 2014]
Who swears the most on Twitter? [Published Travel Mole - Sep 11 2014]
Miranda July: Looking for Somebody [Published KCET - Sep 11 2014]
Things We Love: Alive staff members share their... [Published Columbus Alive - Sep 11 2014]
App turns text messages into face-to-face inter... [Published Springwise.com - Sep 10 2014]
Artist Makes a Feminist Dating App and Calls It... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 10 2014]
Miu Miu – Women’s Tales [Published Twin Factory Magazine - Sep 08 2014]
Miranda July Has Somebody For You [Published Vanity Fair - Sep 05 2014]
Use your online anonymity responsibly [Published Binghampton University Pipe Dream - Sep 05 2014]
Miranda July's "Somebody" - an app and a film a... [Published Good Magazine - Sep 04 2014]
Somebody: Miranda July’s new social networking ... [Published Shiny Shiny - Sep 04 2014]
Somebody: Miranda July’s new social networking ... [Published HDTV UK - Sep 04 2014]
10 social network ideas that might just make us... [Published Shiny Shiny - Sep 04 2014]
10 social network ideas that might just make us... [Published HDTV UK - Sep 04 2014]
For 'Women In Clothes,' It's Not What You Wear,... [Published NPR - Sep 04 2014]
Is a decline in face-to-face contact leading to... [Published The Independent - Sep 03 2014]
This new person-to-person messaging app depends... [Published Public Radio International - Sep 03 2014]
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Artist Makes a Feminist Dating App and Calls It... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 10 2014]
Siren Is a Mobile Dating App and a Public Art Piece About Sex, Power, and Meeting Peopleby Jen Graves T here is nothing artists won't use as a medium—invent it, they're on it. Susie Lee got her first smartphone a year ago, and immediately it became the ...
Somebody: Miranda July’s new social networking ... [Published HDTV UK - Sep 04 2014]
You’re either the type of person who will find Somebody , the new social networking iPhone app from writer and filmmaker Miranda July, incredibly lovely and charming, or the type of person who will want to throw a shoe at it. Based on the idea that ...
10 social network ideas that might just make us... [Published HDTV UK - Sep 04 2014]
When Miranda July’s truly social new app Somebody launched last week, it inspired a vast spectrum of responses – ranging from ‘MY HEART IS WARMED AND HUMANITY IS SAVED’ to ‘strangers keep hugging me and now I hate the world more,’ with a lot of ‘but… ...
Strangers will verbally deliver your messages w... [Published Ars Technica - Aug 31 2014]
No matter how many emoticons you use, messaging apps (for the most part) remain a rather impersonal form of communication that fall somewhere between e-mail and phone calls on the formality scale. Artist and actress Miranda July is hoping to change ...
Get strangers to deliver the bad news with 'Som... [Published Engadget - Aug 29 2014]
If you've ever sat back, stared into the sky and wonder would happen if WhatsApp was taken over by a singing telegram service, then boy, today is your lucky day. Film director and artist Miranda July has teamed up with Prada sub-brand Miu Miu (nope ...
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