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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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
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
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
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
Merging audiences – Artistic scene during cinema feast – Wrocław
On Thursday, 24 July 2014, Wrocław will start celebrating its yearly festival for cinema lovers, as the next edition of the T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival kicks off on Thursday evening. As every year, this film festival, the biggest in Poland, drags thousands of people from the across Poland and Europe to Wrocław. For … Continue reading
Ready … Steady … Go!
12. Internationalen MitOst-Festival The time has come. We are glad to invite you to the 12th International MitOst-Festival happening from 1st to 5th of October 2014 in Novi Sad, Serbia. From now on you can enrol via the online form. Please read the details of participation and registration carefully before you send in the form. You will find all important … Continue reading