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.
We’re unlucky to have chosen a name for this blog that is mostly associated with the paper-sort of pop-up architecture. You’ll understand what I mean by this video which contains carefully cutted pieces of paperwork popping out of books when opening. That is great work in general, but not really interesting. This one, however, is…Read more →
Yesterday, Londoners found themselves awoken by a strange ethereal soundtrack cast across the city. Seven hot-air balloons set off from Southwark Park towards Canary Wharf and Tower Bridge in the early hours of the morning, playing a composition by Dan Jones. The balloons also take off today and tomorrow, all to mark the year running…Read more →
What defines a museum these days? An impressive building? World-famous artworks? A star-curator? Maybe. One thing’s for sure: the museum of the 21st century can take on different shapes and forms, online and offline. New York City’s Museum proves that even an old freight elevator can be the perfect spot.Read more →
Each person encounters between 3,000 and 6,000 commercial messages each day. Compared to art, that is a lot. I takes a real exhibition junk to even come close. That is perhaps why so many artists try to change this negative art/ad balance in public spaces. We have seen great examples. Dutch designer Justus Bruns tries…Read more →