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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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
Art symposium in Řehlovice – Open Call
The Kulturní centrum Řehlovice call for papers for the 16th International Symposium Strömungen-Proudění this summer. Theme 2015: Fog 25 artists are living and working for 10 days in the inspiring culture center Řehlovice. Important is the process of art production and the communication between the artists and all disciplines of fine art are welcome. Date: 10.-19.7.2015 Apply … Continue reading
Join and contribute to map artistic and curatorial self-organizations worldwide
#OFFBB The OFF-Biennále Budapest, organized this year for the first time, initiates a research on artistic and curatorial self-organizations currently active internationally. The aim of this research is to map best practices of grassroots contemporary art initiatives engaged with a democratic and sustainable mode of operation. Till the 15th of March, 2015 About the OFF-Biennale … Continue reading
Art curators on call!
Two thrilling opportunities for art curators are on sight. Deadlines 15th and 28th Feb. Hurry up! They are worth consideration: 01. Apexart Franchise Open Call Program APPLICATION DUE: 28th. February apexart has opened its 8th annual Franchise Program, a call for exhibition proposals from anyone to be presented anywhere except New York City. No prior curatorial experience necessary. … 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
About the value of art
Why is art valuable? Is it for artistic qualities, social reasons or economic factors? Is it just because it elevates our souls? Because it can “transform the world”? Because it grants a notion of prestige? Is art a form of human cultural development, an investment, a commodity or a luxury item? Might it be a … Continue reading
Innominate Spaces in frame of TANDEM Cultural Managers Exchange
The Innominate Spaces was a joint artistic project of two groups: Input-Output (Izmir, Turkey) and Art Transparent Foundation (Wrocław, Poland) carried out under the framework of TANDEM Cultural Managers Exchange. It focuses on public spaces, urban transformation and collective actions. The project was inspired by the violent events in Turkey (2013). It also reflects the … Continue reading
When the opportunity to mediate art appears: Aquamediale X
When working on the public space a key factor that should not be forgotten is that we are not only “placing art on the street” but generating a dialogue with the community around it. Their expectations, fears, “likes and hates”, will play a role on the interpretation and enjoyment of the work of art. In … Continue reading