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Musarc: Odrathek. 11-13 May 2018

Musarc’s Odrathek presents a weekend of experimental music and vocal performances with artists from the UK and abroad to ask: how do we make music in the Chthulucene*? In the spirit of Haight-Ashbury and the Paris Spring of May ’68, Odrathek is a non-stop happening of performances, parliaments, installations, screenings, workshops and eating together. It gives an … Continue reading

William Kentridge – Ornellaia 2015 ‘Il Carisma’ – Ornellaia Vendemmia d’Artista

The 10th annual Ornellaia Vendemmia d’Artista commissioned William Kentridge to illustrate Ornellaia 2015 Il Carisma. The art project, launched in 2009, by Italian winery, Ornellaia, selects an artist each year to create an artwork to interpret the distinctive character of the individual vintage. The artist created a site-specific artwork for the Ornellaia Estate, customized a limited series of 111 large-format bottles, … Continue reading

The Art of the Multitude. Jochen Gerz – Participation and the European Experience. September 2016

Contemporary European public art often addresses the past and future of European unity, democracy, immigration, and civil rights. The Art of the Multitude explores how participation in art works affects the formation of public memory, the commemoration of historical events, and the creation of an urban landscape that articulates cultural identity and recognition. Looking in … Continue reading

SALT Festival of the Sea & Environment, Folkestone. 29 September – 2 October

Alec Finlay‘s commission for the SALT Festival of the Sea & Environment, Folkestone, features Naval Semaphore flags, displayed by the lighthouse and on a boat moored in the Outer Harbour. The signal is a homage to the quiet anguish of Stevie Smith’s proverbial line not waving but drowning, memorialising one who went much too far out. … Continue reading

Open House London 17-18 September 2016

Listings of properties open 17 – 18 September 2016 http://listings.openhouselondon.org.uk Design Highlights http://www.openhouselondon.org.uk/design/highlights.html London Landscape Green infrastructure – the network of green spaces that nourishes a city – is as significant for the future of a functional London as major infrastructure projects such as Crossrail and HS2. Landscape highlights for this year’s Open House London … Continue reading