Architecture

The Space In-Between: a video interview with Arata Isozaki

Arata Isozaki is a Japanese architect and pioneer of Metabolism, the avant-garde 1960s architectural movement that proposed fantastic urban landscapes synonymous to biological structures. In this short video, he discusses some of the ideas behind his work, and we catch a glimpse of his home in Karuizawa, Japan... READ MORE...

Tomás Saraceno: Entangled Orbits

The Baltimore Museum of Art has commissioned a major new work by internationally acclaimed artist Tomás Saraceno for an exhibition that has transformed the visitor experience of the museum. Entangled Orbits brings together a group of highly complex and fascinating installations drawing inspiration from structures of the natural world.... READ MORE...

Digimag Journal | Issue 77 | Call for Papers

After the wide success of the last Summer issue, we're happy to announce the Call for Papers for the new Digimag Journal for this Winter 2017. The issue number 77 is themed "The Arts Ecosystem" and the deadline is settled to the next 16 December 2017. We are waiting for you...... READ MORE...

Digimag Journal 77 – Winter 2017. The Arts Ecosystem

We cannot deny the vital role arts and creativity have to play within the energy and environmental field, especially in the current Anthropocene age, where the human impact on climate and nature is dominant and undisputed. What kind of artistic narratives are proven to be compelling and effective in raising ecological awareness? What is the challenge for arts and culture within this scenario? What are the main contributions to the media theories for the Anthropocene?... READ MORE...

Philippe Parreno Synchronicity

The first exhibition by Philippe Parreno in China is hosted in the Rockbund Art Museum of Shanghai, curated by the director Larys Frogier. With a special dedication to Xavier Dourox, an inspiration for Parreno, the exhibition challenges the traditional notion of museum space and architecture.... READ MORE...

Joshua Frankel. I LIVE HERE

In partnership with Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and The Municipal Art Society of New York, Times Square Arts presents artist Joshua Frankel’s I LIVE HERE, Animation from “A Marvelous Order” on Times Square’s electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in May.... READ MORE...

Ivana Franke. Retreat into Darkenss. Towards a Phenomenology of the Unknown

“The peculiar property of the pure spirit is seeing, not knowing,” wrote the poet and physician Justinus Kerner. This statement is called into question by the Berlin-based artist Ivana Franke with her project Retreat into Darkness. Towards a Phenomenology of the Unknown. Do we only see what we know? What can dislocate us from our comfortable, predefined point of view and challenge our gaze on the world?... READ MORE...

British Science Festival & Brighton Digital Festival: Open Call | Deadline 24/04/2017

The British Science Festival and Brighton Digital Festival are looking to co-commission a new digital artwork that will be presented in a gallery space at the University of Brighton. The interest is for those works that explore and respond to themes of place: the shifting horizons of physical and virtual environments; the possibilities of technology to reimagine, reinvent and reinterpret space and place, and new opportunities to facilitate collaboration and connect people, place and things.... READ MORE...

IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant | Deadline: 17/04/2017

Applications are now being received for the 2017 IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant. The grant is worth €1,500 and supports communication and media research that advances understanding of the growing complexity of the urban environment. It gives priority to projects that feature innovative, inter-disciplinary, and creative approaches.... READ MORE...

Build Your World: Minecraft and Open Source Architecture

To design one’s world, whether in the physical or digital domain, is to to increase one’s sense of agency. For Minecraft, this is an opportunity for architects to address the crises in urban housing. A similar open-source, DIY, and collaborative ethos plays out in architecture projects fabrication systems for non-architects to design and build their own homes, by Teddy Cruz, Alejandro Aravena, and the WikiHouse Project.... READ MORE...

Frei Otto. Thinking by Modeling

Otto Frei the most internationally celebrated and innovative German architects is now on show at ZKM in Karlsruhe. The exhibition presents the well-known and completely unknown projects. The material on display comprises over 200 design models, objects, tools, drawings, sketches, plans and films and various large-scaled media projections... READ MORE...
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