Posts Tagged 'Western Europe'

Road Signs: Francesco Garbelli

Milanese artist Francesco Garbelli has been working outdoors since the mid-1980′s. Although he is relatively unknown, his art precedes similar urban interventions of contemporary street artists by about 20-30 years. The works with road signs are particularly interesting for us because of

/ By Partizan

Road Signs: Francesco Garbelli

Milanese artist Francesco Garbelli has been working outdoors since the mid-1980′s. Although he is relatively unknown, his art precedes similar urban interventions of contemporary street artists by about 20-30 years. The works with road signs are particularly interesting for us because of

/ By Partizan

Provo and the 1966 White Bicycle Plan

Roel van Duijn founded the anarchistic Provo Movement in the 1960s in Amsterdam. He has served as a member of the district council in Amsterdam for 30 years, and became a vice-mayor in the 1970s. He is currently a writer,

/ By Partizan

Provo and the 1966 White Bicycle Plan

Roel van Duijn founded the anarchistic Provo Movement in the 1960s in Amsterdam. He has served as a member of the district council in Amsterdam for 30 years, and became a vice-mayor in the 1970s. He is currently a writer,

/ By Partizan

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

Hacking in Berlin with Lars Zimmermann

After taking part in the Russian festival Kulturus in Prague I took a train to Berlin to take part in the first OPENiT—an urban hacking festival, held in Kreuzberg. The program was full of activities such as walks, workshops and lectures.

/ By Make Make

Hacking in Berlin with Lars Zimmermann

After taking part in the Russian festival Kulturus in Prague I took a train to Berlin to take part in the first OPENiT—an urban hacking festival, held in Kreuzberg. The program was full of activities such as walks, workshops and lectures.

/ By Make Make

In Conversation with Harmen de Hoop

For almost three decades, Harmen de Hoop has anonymously but consistently been intervening in public space. Whether critical or joking, he has made his ideas felt in cities around the world. This is a brief conversation with the artist—perhaps the

/ By Shriya Malhotra

In Conversation with Harmen de Hoop

For almost three decades, Harmen de Hoop has anonymously but consistently been intervening in public space. Whether critical or joking, he has made his ideas felt in cities around the world. This is a brief conversation with the artist—perhaps the

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Interventions by The Wa

Berlin street artist The Wa creates projects for people in the city which blur the boundaries of private and public. Often working with the language of advertising, several of his recent interventions have been public-oriented social actions: advocating using public

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Interventions by The Wa

Berlin street artist The Wa creates projects for people in the city which blur the boundaries of private and public. Often working with the language of advertising, several of his recent interventions have been public-oriented social actions: advocating using public

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Street Art as the Art of Action

According to popular view, street art evolved from American graffiti. But this is incorrect, except for some forms like street logos (where artists substitute their nicknames with logos), which became popular in Europe in the late 1980’s. Long before, there

/ By Igor Ponosov

Street Art as the Art of Action

According to popular view, street art evolved from American graffiti. But this is incorrect, except for some forms like street logos (where artists substitute their nicknames with logos), which became popular in Europe in the late 1980’s. Long before, there

/ By Igor Ponosov

The F-Bahn Widerstand

On May 28th, we ran a 3-hour workshop in Dusseldorf, Germany. It was part of the Academie der Rebellion series of workshops and lectures and a precursor to the Petites Resistances: Rebellion als Kunstform exhibit. Using mostly found materials and a pallet, we built a

/ By Shriya Malhotra

The F-Bahn Widerstand

On May 28th, we ran a 3-hour workshop in Dusseldorf, Germany. It was part of the Academie der Rebellion series of workshops and lectures and a precursor to the Petites Resistances: Rebellion als Kunstform exhibit. Using mostly found materials and a pallet, we built a

/ By Shriya Malhotra

DIY Safety Devices

One of my favorite projects at the Kunstvlaai Festival of Independents was by artist Alexia Mellor. The Unicorn Union Project examines how people cope with their fears and anxieties: “It is a participatory project, creating playful interventions and temporary communities

/ By Shriya Malhotra

DIY Safety Devices

One of my favorite projects at the Kunstvlaai Festival of Independents was by artist Alexia Mellor. The Unicorn Union Project examines how people cope with their fears and anxieties: “It is a participatory project, creating playful interventions and temporary communities

/ By Shriya Malhotra

What Should Happen to the Old Sint Nicolaas Lyceum Building?

From November 23rd to December 3rd, 2012 we lived in the former Sint Nicolaas school building as participants of the Kunstvlaai Festival of Independents, the largest forum for alternative, experimental and non-commercial art in the Netherlands. As an underground arts

/ By Shriya Malhotra

What Should Happen to the Old Sint Nicolaas Lyceum Building?

From November 23rd to December 3rd, 2012 we lived in the former Sint Nicolaas school building as participants of the Kunstvlaai Festival of Independents, the largest forum for alternative, experimental and non-commercial art in the Netherlands. As an underground arts

/ By Shriya Malhotra