• URBANUS

    Posted by T.A.F. 22.10.2017
    art-culture
    URBANUS

    Artron is the foremost printing enterprise in China. As the core project of Artron’s printing culture industry, they are actively creating artists' archives. Moreover, since the site is at the periphery of the city, the art center will need to be conceived with a one-stop multi-service printing facility and cultural center.

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  • Open call: Summer School in Curatorial Practice during the Venice Biennale

    Posted by T.A.F. 20.10.2017
    art-culture
    Open call: Summer School in Curatorial Practice during the Venice Biennale

    The Summer School in Curatorial Practice will take place during the international Venice Biennale. With an interdisciplinary approach, the course provides practical training and experience within museums and exhibition settings. Its international faculty includes curators and museum professionals, artists and critics. The course is designed to increase students understanding of the intellectual and technical tasks of the curator figure. English-taught lectures cover both theoretical and practical topics that go from the history of contemporary visual arts and practices of exhibition-making, to exhibition management. The students will participate in weekly activities, such as artist studio visits, tours of exhibition spaces, networking events and workshops. The program culminates with the set up of the exhibition and a publication.

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    tags: open call

  • Centre Pompidou launches Cosmopolis: a new biennial platform

    Posted by T.A.F. 17.10.2017
    art-culture
    Centre Pompidou launches Cosmopolis: a new biennial platform

    The Centre Pompidou presents Cosmopolis, a new biennial platform devoted to research-based artistic practices that also reflect a renewed engagement with theories of cosmopolitanism. Cosmopolis highlights a spectrum of creative approaches that are both rooted in a particular context and participate in international conversations, reflecting on cultural translation and the situatedness of knowledge by way of residencies, research, exhibitions, talks, performances and screenings.

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  • A new concert hall in Hamburg transforms the city

    Posted by Nicole Leventi 11.10.2017
    art-culture
    A new concert hall in Hamburg transforms the city

    The Elbphilharmonie is the new concert hall in Hamburg, designed by the architecture firm Herzog and de Meuron. Herzog is also known for the ‘Bird’s Nest’, the stadium at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. The building costs about $850 million and is made of glass, set on a brick warehouse. The acoustics are designed by Japanese acoustician Yasuhisa Toyota and an algorithm, and the result is the perfect sound that the audience can enjoy, no matter where they are seated.

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    tags: architecture

  • Theaster Gates wins the 2018 Nasher Prize

    Posted by T.A.F. 9.10.2017
    art-culture
    Theaster Gates wins the 2018 Nasher Prize

    The Nasher Sculpture Center announces American artist Theaster Gates as the recipient of the 2018 Nasher Prize. In its third year, the Nasher Prize is the most ambitious international award in sculpture, established to honor a living artist who elevates the understanding of sculpture and its possibilities

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    tags: installation

  • Corpus

    Posted by T.A.F. 5.10.2017
    art-culture
    Corpus

    Corpus, network for performance practice, is pleased to present its new web platform, the Corpus Companion. Like a travelogue, the Companion lays out the journeys of the performances and performance-related projects commissioned by Corpus. By subscribing to the Companion, you can follow the movements of these projects as they develop over time and through their international trajectories. We invite you to sign up here and to subscribe to individual projects in order to receive tailor-made information, performance documentation, and notes from behind the scenes.

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    tags: art network

  • Hikaru Fujii named winner of Nissan Art Award 2017 Grand Prix

    Posted by T.A.F. 5.10.2017
    art-culture
    Hikaru Fujii named winner of Nissan Art Award 2017 Grand Prix

    Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Yokohama, Japan) announced Hikaru Fujii as the winner of the Nissan Art Award 2017 Grand Prix, the third edition of the award since it was launched in 2013.

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  • Royal Institute of British Architects

    Posted by T.A.F. 4.10.2017
    art-culture
    Royal Institute of British Architects

    A Hall for Hull with "Trois Points de Vue"—a joint commission from The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Hull UK City of Culture 2017—has been unveiled to the public. The monumental temporary installation has transformed Trinity Square with 16 galvanized steel columns arranged in a grid formation in front of Hull Minster to form a new "outdoor room" for the city.

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    tags: architecture