How could you capture and transport what it is to be at war? To intellectually and emotionally impact passer by’s is not an easy task. Manaf Halbouni’s proposal does so in such a simple but compelling way. Continue reading
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Eyes as Big as Plates. We belong to nature, can you feel it? #ArtForChange
Artist: Riitta Ikonen and Karoline Hjorth Medium: Photography, Series Project: Eyes as Big as Plates Nordic folklore portraits that with profound simplicity are able to translate us into a sort of an enacted landscape. Living sculptures that remind us of the fact that indeed, we belong to nature. Visit the full gallery to discover all works: https://eyesasbigasplates.com/list-of-works/ Continue reading
…and a creative city emerged from behind. São Paulo & the creative boom. A case of study.
In 2006 the city major decided to ban outdoor advertising with the will to solve their issues with visual pollution. What had to came afterwards was not on the original plan. Continue reading
I’ve lived… or the magic behind activating the willingness of artistic participation
Artist: Candy Chang (New Orleans, USA) Location of art work: New York Project: Post-it Notes for Neighbors “Post-it Notes for Neighbours” is an interactive installation (inspired by Illegal Art’s To Do project) that asks neighbours to share details about their lives in the city. Questions & answers that create a participative work of art and unveils personal stories. Might the … Continue reading
Art as an excuse for interaction: The Big Flag of Cultural Diversity
“The Big flag of Cultural Diversity” was sewn as a participative artistic intervention, made to celebrate the value of cultural diversity while fostering the community. This activity was undertaken within the frame of the conference day “DAY D: Africa as you never seen it before” promoted by the University of Lleida & Foundation Ferreruela Sanfeliu (Lleida, … Continue reading
Vermibus: highjackings ad’s in the name of fine art
Artist: Vermibus Location: Europe Project: Dissolving Europe “Using a dubious inter-rail ticket, Vermibus set out with a set of 90 keys and his pallet of solvents to physically and temporally highjack the western world of advertisements in the name of fine art. Each site is carefully deliberated with its environment, from Rolex boutiques, to archaic museums. The … Continue reading
Crisis by SpY
Artist: SpY Location: Bilbao (ES) Word “Crisis” created with 1000€ in coins of 2 cents. The installation took place in a centric neighborhood in the city of Bilbao. All the coins disappeared in less than 24 hours. A visual piece that makes a pretty clever use of the raw material. In fact it is this point which pushes the piece … Continue reading
Waiting for climate change.
Artist: Isaac Cordal Location:De Panne, Belgium Within: BEAUFORT04 The Triennial of Contemporary Art by the Sea. A reflective, small but intense, miniature installation which confronts stereotypes of individuals from various backgrounds with the issue of climate change in different ways. Passivity is transformed into a reflective creative action that speaks with no words. Cordal’s ‘waiting for climate change’ was … Continue reading
More Poetry is Needed.
Artist : Jeremy Deller Location: Swansea (UK) Within: ART ACROSS THE CITY FESTIVAL More about the proposal under: http://www.locwsinternational.com/?portfolio=jeremy-deller Indeed, simple & effective. Jeremy Deller’s proposal is not only an statement that speaks by itself but also example of accessible art which gets everyone to reflect on it, either you like it or not, you share its … Continue reading
A is for Adventure: What is Art for you?
Sometimes is easier to experience things than to describe or define them, such is the case of Art. Even given the case of being an art lover, sometimes it is difficult to explain why we “love what we love”. Such questions as “What is Art? What is it for? Should it have a specific function … Continue reading