Art

Greece

The emerging phenomenon of alternative and DIY currencies

The emerging phenomenon of alternative and DIY currencies

Posted July 5th, 2013

Art, crisis, economy, Greece

The Pop-Up City Live celebrated its fifth birthday, an experimental event for urban innovators in Amsterdam where we brought The Pop-Up City to life on stage! One of the themes of that night was the emerging trend of community currencies and informal economic models. Last January we highlighted… Read More

NEWEST

Do it!

Do it!

Posted July 5th, 2013

Art, NEWEST

Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, do it began in Paris in 1993 as a conversation between Obrist and the artists Christian Boltanski and Bertrand Lavier. Obrist was concerned with how exhibition formats could be rendered more flexible and open-ended. This discussion led to the question of whether… Read More

Events

Speed Portfolio Viewing

Speed Portfolio Viewing

Posted June 26th, 2013

Art, Berlin, Curators, Events

Bpigs Portfolio Viewing is back. It’s the fourth year of the event that brings together 12 curators from all kinds of backgrounds to review your art. 25 artists’ portfolios will be seen and discussed by curators in 10 sessions of 12 quick minutes. This speedy pace… Read More

Video Spotlight Series 2013

Video Spotlight Series 2013: Winners of the Open Call for Sculptors

Video Spotlight Series 2013: Winners of the Open Call for Sculptors

This year we started a great collaborative project with Artconnect Berlin, aimed at promoting the visibility of the arts on a local and international scale. The Video Spotlight Series 2013 consists in a series of five Open Calls, each focused on a different media, namely… Read More

Enviroments

Futurefarmers

Futurefarmers

Posted May 4th, 2011

Art, Design, Enviroments

“Futurefarmers is a group of artists and designers working together since 1995. Our design studio serves as a platform to support art projects, aritist in residency program and research interests. We are teachers, researchers, designers, gardeners, scientists, engineers, illustrators, people who know how to sew,… Read More

Reference

Quote

Quote

Posted August 12th, 2009

Art, Reference

“We have art in order not to die of the truth. — Friedrich Nietzsche”

Science

Stroke of Genius: 10 Artists with Abilities Borne of Brain Damage

Stroke of Genius: 10 Artists with Abilities Borne of Brain Damage

Posted July 14th, 2009

Art, Science

WebUrbanist: “Imagine having a stroke, a severe brain injury or a tumor and suddenly waking up one day to find you’ve developed artistic talents to rival Picasso. It sounds impossible, but the brain is a mysterious organ, and sometimes, damage causes it to rewire itself… Read More

USA

WARHOL, Andy | Vote McGovern

WARHOL, Andy | Vote McGovern

Posted October 30th, 2008

Art, Politics, Pop Art, USA

artsearch.nga.gov.au Vote McGovern 1972stencil colour screenprint, photoscreenprintImpression: right to printEdition: edition of 250 plus right to print; printer's proof II; 3 Gemini impressions; 16 colour trial proofs; cancellation proof106.7 h x 106.7 w cmAccn No: NGA 73.1201Licensed by ARS & VISCOPY, Australia The American Master… Read More

Books

The audience around us

The audience around us

Posted October 24th, 2008

Analysis, Art, Books

The Artful Manager: “If you’re still stuck on the idea that ”arts audiences” are people who attend formally organized, professionally produced cultural events, you’re only seeing a sliver of the pie. So suggests a new study commissioned by the Irvine Foundation and prepared by WolfBrown…. Read More