This grizzled, leathery-skinned, non-plussed dude is the lion tamer. He’s likely living in an airstream in Topanga Canyon with wood-framed photos of himself alongside numerous Hollywood stars. Imagine his pad: pelts on the furniture, cold brews in the fridge, and perhaps some sort of urine-turned-cleaner-than-Cali-tap-water filtration setup. He walks with purpose, making a leather pouch of what looks like prosciutto bounce on his hip.
He remembers the warm wind, the smell of the fig trees, the thrum of cars outside the cheap motel as they careened down the dark highway. “It was a dream,” curator Olivier Saillard remarks of his first ever holiday— he, his brother and his four sisters crammed into the car by his parents and routed to the South of France. “I’m from a modest family,” he shares, “from the same place where Louis Vuitton came from, the coldest place in France.
What attracts you to curation? Curation allows me to find my own voice through the promotion and support of artists that I love, and allows me to contribute more directly to the greater cultural environment of China. On a personal note, I curated my first show, Heart of the Tin Man, which brought together works from my collection by twelve artists investigating current Internet or technological practices.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".