Setúbal in Portugal | Photo by André Sanano / Unsplash

 

Design Thinking

 


Stage guru Susan Tsu grabs lifetime achievement award
Who was Irene Sharaff, the legend whose name graces this prestigious award? She was a Broadway costume designer. Elegance and an attention to detail were the trademarks of Sharaff. She
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FLUXUS AS ARCHITECTURE | Arguing for structural coherence in George Maciunas’s prefab designs
It’s a prefab vision, but the exhibition seems to be arguing for a Fluxcity vision. that allows a single module to form into clusters, communities and hives. The concept leans
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GET TO KNOW | Brit musician Scanner scans landscapes and video design
An electronic musicians give examples of how the Internet has changed the way sounds are produced.
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VIDEO | Monsieur Space on building theatre today
JEAN-GUY LECAT ON BUILDING THEATRE TODAY: "The difference between a true space and one that is not lies in the criteria that favours or disfavours life. That which favours this
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CONVERSATION | Jean-Guy Lecat talks about creating a Theatre for a New Audience in Brooklyn on Jan. 5th
TFANA will host a series of free public discussions about how theatrical design can support art.
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PERFORMANCE DESIGN? | Ghost train from Bulgaria speeds through Berlin
HR-Stamenov's The Phenomenon of W24°58'59,43″ N42°07'55,29″ is very much a site-specific, media, sound and light installation. This time, he toys with the image of a ghost metro train which has
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BUT IS IT PERFORMANCE DESIGN? | Tino Sehgal’s “This situation” dreamily implicates the art experience, and quite likely elite academia
"The situation" is purely experiential, engaging viewers immediately in real time and space to implore a questioning of the art experience, and experience itself. If "This situation" is not a
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FESTIVAL WATCH | Performance actions teem in Bulgaria’s festival for independent theater
Of particular interest would the November 9, Open Space Forum, which organizers say "will explore several key factors in the development of contemporary culture that we consider important. They are:
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Landscapes of sexual intimacy raise “Wonderlust’s” temperature
In "Wonderlust," Canadian artist Sarah Anne Johnson's work pushes the boundaries of photography by incorporating burning, scratching, gouging and glitter into her practice. These effects, she believes, "make visible the
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CONFERENCE ON BREAKING BOUNDARIES | The early marriage of Theater, Architecture and the Visual Arts
This conference, "Ephemeral and Permanent," focuses on the interrelations of the visual arts and the dramatic arts in Rome broadly between 1300 and 1700. In this context, scenography and pageantry
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IN EXHIBITION | Tyler Rollins Fine Art hosts Philippine artist Patricia Perez Eustaquio
The works in The Future That Was exhibitions in New York and Manila are reflections upon the structures and ideas that produce, frame and promote art and design. Philippine artist
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Women as biomorphic abstractions in Ashley Bickerton’s fourth Neo-Geo solo show
Ashley Bickerton (b. 1959, Barbados, West Indies) graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in 1982 and continued his education in the Independent Studies Program (ISP) at the Whitney
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Shohreh Mehran, Untitled, from Defaced series, 2012, Oil on canvas, 100 x 150 cm

ART OPENING | Iranian painter portrays faceless people in Dubai art gallery
These paintings are based on studies of the gestures of resistance and defiance. They are permanent records of the ‘faceless’ individuals who find themselves on the wrong side of the
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Gender fluidity inspires Singaporean artist’s video works in Indonesia
The Elo Progo exhibition centers on Ong’s first public showing of video works, which were inspired by the rituals of water meditation and informed by themes of gender fluidity and
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Architecture


Arguing for George Maciunas’s universal language
It's a prefab vision, but the exhibition seems to be arguing for a Fluxcity vision. that allows a single module to form into clusters, communities and hives. The concept leans
Randy GenerRead more.

CONFERENCE ON BREAKING BOUNDARIES | The early marriage of Theater, Architecture and the Visual Arts
This conference, "Ephemeral and Permanent," focuses on the interrelations of the visual arts and the dramatic arts in Rome broadly between 1300 and 1700. In this context, scenography and pageantry
Museum CuratorRead more.
Maurice Goldberg, Streamlined Railway Train, ca. 1930-1933 | Image courtesy of the Edith Lutyens and Norman Bel Geddes Foundation / Harry Ransom Center

“I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America” exhibit looks back to America’s future
"I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America" explores the career of American stage and industrial designer, futurist and urban planner Norman Bel Geddes (1893-1958). The exhibition opens
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