Design ShanghaiDesign Shanghai

27 March 2015

Design Shanghai

Design Fair, Shanghai Exhibition Centre, Shanghai, China, 27 – 30 March.

Hailed as China’s leading design event, Design Shanghai opened its doors in 2014 to over 47,000 visitors, breaking new ground and setting a precedent in the nation’s ever-growing design community. Presenting the best brands from across the globe, the occasion provides a unique and exciting showcase of the latest furniture designs for the benefit of China’s top architects, interior designers, developers, facility managers, and private buyers. The premier event returns this year, featuring even more of the finest international design houses.

HOW AM I MADE, at Design Shanghai

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Nate Boyce: Polyscroll Part of Control Technology in CultureNate Boyce: Polyscroll Part of Control Technology in Culture

26 March 2015

Nate Boyce: Polyscroll Part of Control Technology in Culture

Exhibition, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA, until 5 April.

San Francisco-based artist Nate Boyce maintains a hybrid process using 3D modeling, video, and sculpture to produce video sculptures and sculptural videos that morph and manipulate space. His practice considers how computerised simulation enables the mutation of objects and the infinite mutability of space, provoking a reflection on the present and future of digitally rendered forms. The exhibition Polyscroll presents a new body of work that emphasises hand-drawn and painterly representation, in order to foref..

Nate Boyce, Polyscroll II, 2015, HD video. Courtesy the artist and Altman Siegel Gallery.

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Designs of the YearDesigns of the Year

25 March 2015

Designs of the Year

Exhibition, Design Museum, London, UK, 25 March – 23 August.

Now in its eighth year, Designs of the Year celebrates design that promotes or delivers change, enables access, extends design practice, or captures the spirit of the year. 

Designs of the Year: Prada collection Spring/Summer 2014, by Miuccia Prada

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Jérôme ZonderJérôme Zonder

24 March 2015

Jérôme Zonder

Exhibition, La maison rouge, Paris, France, until 10 May.

Having graduated in 2001 from the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Jérôme Zonder has since been developing a body of work comprising of virtuoso drawings. Made primarily in pencil and charcoal, his drawings – often in very large formats – arouse admiration and awe in the viewer. La maison rouge is proud to present the first monographic exhibition featuring the artist’s work to be held in Paris.

Jeu d’enfants #1, 2010; lead on paper, 160 x 160 cm; Private Collection, Paris.

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Videofreex: The Art of Guerrilla TelevisionVideofreex: The Art of Guerrilla Television

23 March 2015

Videofreex: The Art of Guerrilla Television

Exhibition, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New York, USA, until 12 July

This exhibition surveys the history and mythology of the Videofreex, a collective of artists, storytellers, and activists who produced and disseminated alternative media across New York and other U.S. communities during the 1970s. The Videofreex exploited the new technology of portable video as an emerging medium for creative expression and as a democratic tool for disseminating independent points of view in a pre-digital age. By establishing the first pirate television station in the United States, the Videof..

John Dominis, Videofreex, David Cort, Bart Friedman, Parry Teasdale, 1973, Courtesy Videofreex.

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make me!make me!

22 March 2015

make me!

Competition for young designers, Łódź Design Festival, Poland, deadline 3 July 2015.

The make me! competition is a key event of the Łódź Design Festival, addressed to designers, makers, students and graduates, especially from art and design disciplines, who have just started their adventure with creating objects that have the potential to be implemented. In make me! works are evaluated in two stages, by a specially-selected jury with diversified interests. The key purpose of the competition is to identify and support those young people who are ready to start and come up with interesting ideas. 

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IN-Possible by Alessi & Stools, Yaacov KaufmanIN-Possible by Alessi & Stools, Yaacov Kaufman

21 March 2015

IN-Possible by Alessi & Stools, Yaacov Kaufman

Upcoming exhibition, Design Museum Holon, Holon, Israel, 25 March – 6 June.

IN-Possible features more than 50 frozen designs by the superstars of the design/architecture world, past and present. The stories provide behind-the-scenes insight, offering an understanding of the elimination process through the ideas that fail to reach the market. For Stools, some 300 stools created by Yaacov Kaufman are presented in a manner that resembles their development process, revealing a detailed and fascinating weave of design values and principles.

Design Museum Holon

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Work on PaperWork on Paper

20 March 2015

Work on Paper

Exhibition, Bozar, Brussels, Belgium, 21 March - 17 May.

Work on Paper is an exhibition of the drawings of Brussels choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. From Fase (1982) to Vortex Temporum (2013) the drawings reflect the importance of geometry in the choreographer’s work. The figures on the dance floor are mathematical and intuitive in equal measure as they proportion the space and danced time.

Vortex graphic, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker.

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The Future YesterdayThe Future Yesterday

19 March 2015

The Future Yesterday

International film festival, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA, 20 – 29 March

Featuring film and video by 10 artists from six countries, The Future Yesterday examines the weight and role of language in defining and shaping our sense of place. Through translation, the blurring of history and fiction, or the simple act of telling a story backwards, the artists in the exhibition examine how directed narratives have the ability to shape collective thought and action. The presentation asks us to look beyond what is visible at first sight.

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New acquisitionsNew acquisitions

18 March 2015

New acquisitions

Exhibition, Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung Berlin, Germany 18 March – 25 May.

The collection of the Bauhaus-Archiv is growing ! Carefully selected purchases and generous gifts have made this possible, even in times of limited funds. For the first time, the current exhibition shows a selection of 80 new acquisitions from all areas of the collection that have entered the institution within the last 10 years. These include works by Marcel Breuer, Marianne Brandt, Lyonel Feininger, László Moholy-Nagy, Oskar Schlemmer, and Alma Siedhoff-Buscher. Particular emphasis has been placed&n..

Alma Siedhoff-Buscher, Large Ship Building Blocks, 1923

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Living Glass IILiving Glass II

18 March 2015

Living Glass II

Exhibition, MUDAC, Lausanne, Switzerland, 18 March – 01 November.

Exploring the ways of contemporary creation in all its diversity, these new works echo the latest developments in the use of glass. This second edition of Living Glass features a wide selection of the works acquired between 2012 and 2014, including the spectacular sculpture by Tomas Libertiny, and encounter between a manmade creation and the work of bees; works by the artist Hassan Kahn and the Nendo design studio; six works that were awarded the Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass 2013; and a selection of works by the young designers at Fabrica in Treviso.

Totem 5, by Bethan Laura Wood, 2011; blown glass; technical production: Pietro Viero; photo © Marie Humair

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A Matter of Perception, at Salone del MobileA Matter of Perception, at Salone del Mobile

17 March 2015

A Matter of Perception, at Salone del Mobile

DAMnº event in collaboration with MOSCA Partners, Palazzo Litta, Milan, Italy, 14-19 April.

Palazzo Litta in the very heart of Milan will host 'A Matter of Perception' during the Salone del Mobile. In the magnificent palace, DAMnº will organise exhibits & parties, novelties & surprises, design & more. Save the date!  

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New work Alicja Dobrucka at 'Sunday in the Park with Ed'New work Alicja Dobrucka at 'Sunday in the Park with Ed'

17 March 2015

New work Alicja Dobrucka at 'Sunday in the Park with Ed'

Exhibition, 26 Holborn Viaduct, EC1A 2AQ, London, UK, until 28 March.

The series is a documentation of a Palestinian village called Susya. It was established in the 1830s, and a religious communal Israeli settlement under the jurisdiction of Har Hebron Regional Council was established in 1983. The Palestinian community has a population of 250 residents as of 2013. The Israeli settlement, on 1,800 dunams of land, had a population of 737 in 2006. Susya, whether it refers to the site of the synagogue or the ruins of the large ancient settlement of some 60 dunams (1 dunam =1000 m2), is not mentioned in any ancient text, and Jewish literature failed to regi..

House 3 from series Houses (31°23′30.67″N 35°6′44.45″E)

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Design Days DubaiDesign Days Dubai

16 March 2015

Design Days Dubai

Design Fair, Downtown Dubai, Dubai, U.A.E., 16-20 March.

Design Days Dubai is the leading fair in the Middle East and South Asia dedicated to collectible and limited edition furniture and design objects. The fair presents design from leading international designers and galleries alongside upand- coming design from across the world. The event also presents a strong non-commercial programme consisting of education, workshops, installations, and live performances.

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Stadtarbeit: Open Call  for Social Design ProjectsStadtarbeit: Open Call  for Social Design Projects

15 March 2015

Stadtarbeit: Open Call for Social Design Projects

Deadline for submission is April 23, 2015.

A City Full of Design is the motto of this year's VIENNA DESIGN WEEK taking place from 25 September – 4 October 2015. Stadtarbeit (City Work) is a format developed within the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK that offers designers the opportunity of participating in the festival with projects from the field of social design. The goal of Stadtarbeit is to support projects that address social issues and communal life. Deadline for submission is April 23, 2015. 

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Christian BoltanskiChristian Boltanski

15 March 2015

Christian Boltanski

Exhibition, MAC’s Hornu, Belgium, 15 March – 16 August

On the occasion of the opening of Mons 2015, European Capital of Culture, the MAC's has offered Christian Boltanski his first major museum exhibition in Belgium. Occupying more than 5000 m2, the presentation invests all rooms of the museum plus an additional 1000 m2 in the old Grand-Hornu warehouse. The exhibition explores themes of memory and remembrance, with a series of installations based on clothing, materials that evoke the theme of death.

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David Lynch: Between Two WorldsDavid Lynch: Between Two Worlds

14 March 2015

David Lynch: Between Two Worlds

Exhibition, Gallery of Modern Art (Goma), Brisbane, Australia, 14 March – 7 June.

Alongside his esteemed career as a filmmaker, David Lynch has worked as a visual artist for 50 years, producing an extensive body of paintings, photography, and works on paper. This is a rare opportunity to consider Lynch’s entire creative vision and the relationships between his practice as an artist, filmmaker, and musician. The presentation features more than 200 works organised around three ideas – Man and machine, The extra-ordinary, and Psychic Aches. Moving between the porous divide of ..

David Lynch: Emily Screaming #1, 2008; Epson Digigraphie print on aluminium, 80 x 80 cm; © David Lynch

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Alexander McQueen: Savage BeautyAlexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

14 March 2015

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Exhibition, V&A, London, UK, 14 March – 2 August.

Celebrating the extraordinary creative talent of one of the most innovative designers of recent times, the exhibition showcases McQueen’s visionary body of work. From his 1992 MA graduate collection to his unfinished A/W 2010 collection, McQueen’s designs are presented with the dramatic staging and sense of spectacle synonymous with his runway shows. The original version of Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty was presented at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York in 2011 and became one of the ..

Alexander McQueen: Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious ensemble, Autumn/Winter 2002–3

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Bjarne Melgaard, The Casual Pleasure of DisappointmentBjarne Melgaard, The Casual Pleasure of Disappointment

13 March 2015 by Anna Sansom

Bjarne Melgaard, The Casual Pleasure of Disappointment

Exhibition, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France, until 14 March.

Bjarne Melgaard has concocted a decadent, vibrant medley of an exhibition at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in Paris. It's all-encompassing universe of a show, for which Melgaard collaborated on sculptures and paintings with hair artist Bob Recine, fashion designer Andre Walker, furniture designer Kwangho Lee, make-up artist Kanako Takase and artist Susan Cianciolo. 

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AWAYTOMARSAWAYTOMARS

13 March 2015

AWAYTOMARS

Launch of fashion design platform, during Moda Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, Sunday 15th of March at 3pm at CASA DA BALANÇA

Awaytomars is not a fashion brand - it's a platform for democratic design to flourish. It is essentially an online platform in which designers can submit their designs for approval of the social community of ATM. This means each and every user of the platform can comment and intervene on another designers work. After that, measuring the level of online interaction will determine if a design is viable for production and if so, ATM will themselves produce and then sell these 'previously approved' collections, always giving a percentage of each item to its original creator. AWAYT..

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