Minima | Maxima – Marc Fornes / TheVeryMany

September 13, 2017 / 0 comments

“the project extends MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY’s research and development into achieving structural integrity through ‘ultra-thin, self-supporting structures’. these whimsical yet durable curves eliminate the need for columns and beams. the surface is ultra-thin: 6 millimeter aluminum. ‘if an egg were scaled up to the same height as the project, it would be much thicker’, says the design team.” Link…

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Illuminated Forest – TeamLab

August 13, 2017 / 0 comments

“This captioned movie shows how Japanese art collective TeamLab filled a park in Japan’s Saga Prefecture with light-based installations, including a digital waterfall and a school of virtual koi carp swimming in a pond. More one-minute movies ›” – Dezeen

Moon Race

July 23, 2017 / 0 comments

“In a beach of Roca Blanca, Oaxaca, the artist Samuel Boutruche create an oniric race on the moon. As part of his residency at Casa Wabi Foundation, Samuel Boutruche carried out a performance with the local communities. With the aid of 40 students from the small town of Rio Grande, the artist reconstituted the lunar…

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Air Guitar: Essays on Art and Democracy by Dave Hickey

May 12, 2017 / 0 comments

 Air Guitar: Essays on Art and Democracy by Dave Hickey. From Art issues. Press, 1997: Colleagues of mine will tell you that people despise critics because they fear our power. But I know better. People despise critics because people despise weakness, and criticism is the weakest thing you can do in writing. It is the written…

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David Altmejd

May 10, 2017 / 0 comments

Sculptor: LINK: http://www.davidaltmejd.com/work/  

Microsculpture

May 10, 2017 / 0 comments

Microsculpture is a unique exhibition that presents insects like never before. The clarity and detail in the three metre prints brings normally unseen beauty to the audience, allowing them to study these stunning creatures in minute detail. The exhibition provides unique visual experience and celebrates the beauty of the natural world. LINK: http://microsculpture.net/  

ZHA & Form – Salerno Maritime Terminal Design Process

May 10, 2017 / 0 comments

A series of drawings, models and photographs that lead to the design of a hadid building:   Inaugurated on 25 April 2016, the new Salerno Maritime Terminal by Zaha Hadid Architects is integral to the city’s urban plan. Begun by Mayor Vincenzo De Luca, now Governor of the Campania Region, and continued under the city’s…

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THE ENCOUNTER

March 2, 2016 / 0 comments

Is Simon McBurney’s The Encounter the future of theatre? Some of us here are friends”, a voice whispers into your ear, so close you think you can feel the hairs inside curl. The voice is enveloping, other-worldly, cryptic – and not a little malign? Simon McBurney’s latest one-man play, a head trip into the depths of…

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MINIATURE CARDBOARD FLYING MACHINES

February 28, 2016 / 0 comments

Melbourne-based Daniel Agdag (previously here and here) produces fantastical models of machines as a way to explore his own daydreams of what may be lurking inside our most basic structures, the machinery kept hidden under steel or concrete. Agdag wants to draw attention to the complexity of the everyday, highlighting the gears and systems deep inside…

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GRAPHS AND QUOTES FROM THE BIG RETHINK

February 25, 2016 / 0 comments

Part 2: Farewell to modernism − and modernity too Here she contrasts three paradigms − or as she prefers, ‘cultural ecologies’ − Modernity, Deconstructionist Postmodernism (the transitory, hyper-relativist mode of thought usually referred to as Postmodernism) and Ecological Postmodernism, which she implies is the emerging long-term successor to modernity. Her vision of Ecological Postmodernism is…

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