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
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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
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
An affordable art gallery on wheels!? Introduccing: The Artful Project.
Yes, but The Artful Project is more than a nice and curious coloured ice-cream van, it is in fact an online gallery that offers a curated selection of affordable art works. The van is the gallery’s physical space and it materialises their mission of making art accessible to everyone: Because we also believe that “art makes … Continue reading
Creativity Exercises – Exhibition opening in Leipzig October 17, 2014
How people learn, what they know and how it influences their personality, their behaviour and their position in society, is examined from various different perspectives. With a focus on Eastern Europe, “Creativity Exercises” presents historical and contemporary artistic projects that experiment with alternative forms of learning. The exhibition, workshops and lectures look into the inquiring … Continue reading
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
“I don’t get it! Could you help me?”
Mediation instruments for contemporary art in public space: a debate-workshop with Allan Siegel at Aquamediale IX. “I do not get it!” sure you have heard it while in front of a contemporary art piece. Indeed contemporary art can be sometimes a bit “cryptic” as its message is mostly contained within a plastic materialisation of complex … Continue reading
When art needs no words to talk (Part I): the context factor
When public art needs no words to talk it is because it is able to create an impact by itself. From object to emotion, from concept to captured and materialised idea. But what makes a work of art in the public space a remarkable piece? What are the secrets to connect with wider audiences? Along … Continue reading
The New Rules of Public Art
Originally posted on Public Art Now:
Demand new rules for public art now! An organisation born in Bristol, UK, Situations reimagines what public art can be and where and when it can take place. We like to think and reflect on what happens when the spark of an idea is lit. We test out new…
MitOst is a mediator and promoter of cultural exchange in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe. A non-profit organisation founded in 1996 which has been growing up to 1200 members in 40 countries so far. MitOst carries out activities focusing on citizenship education, volunteering and cultural exchange in Europe. In its department for cultural exchange MitOst … Continue reading