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.
As you may have noticed, we like to explore the boundaries of contemporary street art. In the past we wrote about topics such as confetti graffiti, fluorescent tape art and projections that address the issue of street safety at night. This one is another example illustrating the expanding scope of the street art scene. All…Read more →
Vancouver-based Pechet Studio won a competition held by Winnipeg’s Public Art Program with an extraordinary piece of art in public space. The goal of the competition was to develop a work of art that would refresh the image of Winnipeg. The public art installation is named ‘Emptyful’, which, according to Pechet, refers to the paradox that people experience when they visit Winnipeg. “When you first visit Winnipeg, it can appear empty and open, set amidst the vastness of prairie and sky. But within, the city is full of creative energy.”Read more →
As part of his ‘Aandeboom’ series, which means something like ‘attached to trees’, the Utrecht-based spatial designer Rogier Martens has come up with a remarkable design for a pop-up bench for urban parks and landscapes. Invited by the Dutch city of Amersfoort to design a temporary bench for a local park, Martens created this Tree Bench….Read more →
Food is something serious and eating is not only a physical need or routine. The characteristics of food are often based on a rich world of different cultures, ceremonies and social interactions. If eating is an aspect of our lives that we can’t take lightly, cooking is the creative part of it — a true form…Read more →