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Statues must Fall! Erasing History or righting Wrongs? Battle of Ideas,Sunday 29 October, 10:00—11:30, The Barbican

  The fallout from the clashes between far-right and anti-fascist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia – in which one protester, Heather Heyer, was killed – have brought renewed attention to the row over the fate of numerous Confederate statues and memorials in the US. The Charlottesville protests were sparked by a decision to remove a statue … 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

Frieze Art and Architecture Conference. 4 October 2016

What is it that makes a great space for art? Should architecture be subservient to art? Or should it make a statement of its own? How do the needs of public museums differ from those of commercial galleries, private museums and homes? Bringing together major architects and designers in conversation with their museum, collector and … Continue reading

Sculpture Network 2016 – Nature as a material for sculpture

While our world leaders discuss the planet’s future, art facilitates a conduit of enquiry concerning the human condition, its habitat, behaviour, social condition and political aspirations. 

The terms – land art, eco art, bio art, environmental art, art in nature, ecoventions, earthworks… reflect these major concerns in connection to the visual arts. During 2016 Sculpture … Continue reading

UNIDEE – University of Ideas: call for applications 2015. May 4–December 4 2015. Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto. Biella, Italy

UNIDEE at Cittadellarte is changing. After 14 years as a residency programme, and a transitional 15th edition questioning the relevance of traditional residency schemes while testing out a new format, UNIDEE has evolved into a multifaceted platform, with a new educational programme based on interdisciplinary research, knowledge sharing and experience exchange, alongside a series of … Continue reading