Posts Tagged 'Art'

What Remains of Public Art: Conversation 2 with Harmen de Hoop

In part two of this series of conversations with Harmen de Hoop, we asked him to share his views on perceptions of art in public space: ephemerality, audiences and the role of the media. Conversation pieces are below.     

/ By Shriya Malhotra

What Remains of Public Art: Conversation 2 with Harmen de Hoop

In part two of this series of conversations with Harmen de Hoop, we asked him to share his views on perceptions of art in public space: ephemerality, audiences and the role of the media. Conversation pieces are below.     

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Urban Interventions: To Fix or To Break

Street art has traditionally been associated with murals or with actions like filling the streets with stickers, posters and stencils en masse. But over the last few years there has been a shift towards urban interventions, a concept introduced by Robert

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Interventions: To Fix or To Break

Street art has traditionally been associated with murals or with actions like filling the streets with stickers, posters and stencils en masse. But over the last few years there has been a shift towards urban interventions, a concept introduced by Robert

/ By Igor Ponosov

Evan Roth: Hacking and Popular Culture

Evan Roth is a researcher, artist and hacktivist whose work creates open source tools that promote empowerment and free culture. He uses the ethos of a hacker to challenge systems, whether in code or in the city. He recently won the

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Evan Roth: Hacking and Popular Culture

Evan Roth is a researcher, artist and hacktivist whose work creates open source tools that promote empowerment and free culture. He uses the ethos of a hacker to challenge systems, whether in code or in the city. He recently won the

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Florian Rivière: Cities as Playgrounds

If cities are meant to be for people, then they need to be un-choreographed – spaces for play, and for free expression. Florian Rivière, Strasbourg’s ‘Urban Hacktivist’ re-organizes the city for activity and fun. His interventions are about reclaiming and

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Florian Rivière: Cities as Playgrounds

If cities are meant to be for people, then they need to be un-choreographed – spaces for play, and for free expression. Florian Rivière, Strasbourg’s ‘Urban Hacktivist’ re-organizes the city for activity and fun. His interventions are about reclaiming and

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Roland Roos – Heroic Repairsman

From 2009 to 2010, artist Roland Roos created a project to repair and restore damaged urban facilities in Europe – mainly the Eastern parts. He documented the process, taking photos before and after the restoration, which he later sold to

/ By Igor Ponosov

Roland Roos – Heroic Repairsman

From 2009 to 2010, artist Roland Roos created a project to repair and restore damaged urban facilities in Europe – mainly the Eastern parts. He documented the process, taking photos before and after the restoration, which he later sold to

/ By Igor Ponosov

Strategies of Russian Art Activism

On the 3rd and 4th of March, Welcome Back, Putin! a festival of Russian art activism, was held in Amsterdam. Events included an exhibition curated by Zhir gallery, a screening of the film Khodorkovsky, and discussions with local politicians and journalists.

/ By Make Make

Strategies of Russian Art Activism

On the 3rd and 4th of March, Welcome Back, Putin! a festival of Russian art activism, was held in Amsterdam. Events included an exhibition curated by Zhir gallery, a screening of the film Khodorkovsky, and discussions with local politicians and journalists.

/ By Make Make