…and a creative city emerged from behind. São Paulo & the creative boom. A case of study.
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…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

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I’ve lived… or the magic behind activating the willingness of artistic participation
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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

Vermibus: highjackings ad’s in the name of fine art
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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

Drogerini – Park die Kunst!
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Drogerini – Park die Kunst!

Since 2005 a former drugstore (Drogerie) in Vienna’s 18th district is used as an openspace and artist´s workshop. In 2012 for several months they converted one third of their project room into a public space accessible 24/7.  Instead of the art leaving the exhibition room to the public space to reach a larger audience, the public space … Continue reading

A holistic approach to art mediation. Case of study: elmur
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A holistic approach to art mediation. Case of study: elmur

Introduction – Every single detail matters If we understand art mediation as “a strategy to build up a bridge between a specific work of art and its audiences”[1], therefore enhancing the opportunity to facilitate understanding of a particular artwork, it is not difficult to conclude that every specific work of art needs to be analysed … Continue reading

City – Inflammatory state –  two months after SURVIVAL Art Review
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City – Inflammatory state – two months after SURVIVAL Art Review

It’s been almost two months since the meetings of partner organisations and learners attended together in Wrocław, Poland, during the 12th edition of the SURVIVAL Art Review. SURVIVAL is organised each year in a different space, which always shapes the theme and character of it. This year, artists and lecturers were asked to refer to … Continue reading