Lower Manhattan Art Crowd Party
A party for Paradigm Trilogy, a niche publication, drew a New York art crowd.
Artists, models and fashion people crowded into Holiday Bar in Greenwich Village on Sunday to toast the latest issue of Paradigm Trilogy, a digital publication started by Katharina Korbjuhn, a creative director who has led ad campaigns for the Italian luxury brand Tods, the French couture house Schiaparelli and other fashion companies.
Ms. Korbjuhn, 29, who worked as a model when she was a teenager, described Paradigm Trilogy as cultural theory wrapped in fashion. Because it has no print edition, she said, she prefers to call it a publication, rather than a magazine. The first issue, which came out in December 2021, began with an article headlined How Stalin Predicted TikTok. It was distributed via a QR code printed on matchboxes left at the Odeon, Lucien and other Lower Manhattan hot spots.
As its name suggests, Paradigm Trilogy is scheduled to have only three issues. The party on Sunday was for the second one, built on the theme Man vs. Machine. Guests could access the new issue by hovering their smartphones over miniature hydrostone sculptures depicting the head of the model Paloma Elsesser.
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