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Resist & Protest: Atelier Populaire – Poster Art Workshop, Ort Gallery – 28 July 2018

From the Paris of May ’68 to the Prague Spring the year 2018 marks the fiftieth anniversary of 1968, a year that is synonymous with resistance and protest. The uprisings of Paris 1968 were notable for extremely fine examples of polemical poster art. The Atelier Populaire, run by artists and art students, occupied the École des Beaux-Arts in … Continue reading

Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York

Until the 1960s, most public art in New York City was limited to war memorials, civic-minded murals, or relief sculpture embodying universal values like “Fraternity” or “Wisdom.” But the late 1960s brought a new era that embraced the individual artist’s voice and vision in the public realm. In the years since, hundreds of innovative art … Continue reading

UABB – Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture 2017. Shenzhen, China. Cities, Grow in Difference. 15 December 2017 – 15 March 2018

The Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB) is currently the only bi-annual exposition in the world to be based exclusively on the themes of city and urbanisation, explored through a combination of modern technology, art, innovation and social awareness. Co-organized by the two neighboring and closely interacting cities of Shenzhen and Hong Kong. UABB lies within the Pearl … Continue reading

Business of Design Week 2016, Hong Kong. ‘Chicago Made’ 28 November-3 December 2016

Business of Design Week (BODW) is a week-long design, innovation and branding platform for different disciplines to share their insights and stories, exchange ideas and explore potential cooperation. Organised by Hong Kong Design Centre, the conference gathers pioneering designers and creative thinkers from across the world and different disciplines to explore new ideas and trends … Continue reading

Cornelia Parker: Transitional Object (PsychoBarn), The Roof Garden Commission, The Met, New York

Cornelia Parker has created a site-specific installation on the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The installation is the fourth in a series of commissions created specifically for the outdoor space. Transitional Object (PsychoBarn) is realised as a film set constructed to a smaller scale than … Continue reading