This week Hamburg’s urban intervention and critical lifestyle blog Urbanshit reports about a great project made by the Russian artist Leonid Tishkov. The project called ‘Private Moon’ was executed back in 2004 and 2005 but I never got to know about it before this week. The images that Tishkov took while hanging around with his ‘private moon’ are stunningly pretty and animate the fantasy of a dream landscape. Last year the light installation was showed in Linz while the city was European Capital of Culture. I don’t know to what extent this moon can be hired for party’s and manifestations, but I would love to order myself one.
Yesterday someone pointed me to a fresh photo exhibition in the heart of Hamburg’s district of St. Pauli and bordering neighbourhoods, titled ‘All Over the Kiez’. This project plays with the common ideas regarding art exhibitions since it does not take place in a gallery or any closed off location. Instead, all the artworks are…Read more →
I just went to the American Bookstore in Amsterdam and found out that books about street art and graffiti are the eye-catchers between their natural competitors, the books about urbanism and architecture. Most remarkable is the sudden adoptation of street art in the scene of serious city makers. In the first place, this is not…Read more →
We love parasites, and although we’re always looking for great examples, it’s been a long time that we reported about nice examples of parasite architecture and urbanism. But here we’ve one! Dezeen reports about a small movie theater as an extension to a regular building in Auckland, New Zealand. This small parasite cinema was made by the architects of OH.NO.SUMO and uses the steps of a staircase as seats. Right on the side of a busy street, the theater has place for approximately seven people.Read more →
Lithuania-born and London-based designer, artist and engineer Julijonas Urbonas has proposed a true suicide machine in the form of a rollercoaster. His ‘Euthanasia Coaster’, a plan created in 2010, is engineered to humanely take the life of a human being, with elegance and euphoria. In other words, this roller coaster is especially designed to gently…Read more →