The multidisciplinary artist Tamara Ferioli explores the cycle of life, the endless processes from birth to death and rebirth. In her sculptural installations, the syntax of life appears crystal clear and suspended in an eternal moment that becomes the quintessence of introspection. All happens in a state of solitude where the human presence is suavely…Read more "THE WIDE SEA COMES EACH MORNING – sculpture & installation by Tamara Ferioli"
Thalita Hamaoui presents her first solo exhibition in Lisbon, at Galeria NAVE. ‘A BORDA DO MUNDO’ is a series of artistic works expressing the diversity of Thalita Hamaoui’s world through pictorial expressions of plant life, opposing organic forms to rigid style geometry, ‘transporting us to a tropical baroque’, as curator Mercedes Cerón mentions. This exhibition…Read more "Thalita Hamaoui | A BORDA DO MUNDO at Galeria NAVE"
Plant Fever is a new exhibition curated and coordinated by studio d-o-t-s (Laura Drouet and Olivier Lacrouts) and produced by the CID au Grand-Hornu in Belgium. This exhibition suggests a paradigm shift when looking at the future of design, proposing a new plant-based, Phyto-centered perspective, rather than a human-centered design. Understanding the hidden potential of…Read more "Plant Fever Exhibition at CID Grand-Hornu, Belgium"
Kalpa Art Living is a philosophical concept of art located in the inspiring centre of the city of Volterra and in the breathtaking art retreat of Borgo Pignano, Italy. These galleries beautifully embrace wabi-sabi‘s spirit where nature, culture and intellect breathe together. We had the chance to talk with Kalpa Living’s creator, the multidisciplinary artist Olga…Read more "Q&A with Kalpa Art Living in Volterra, Tuscany"
Cambio (meaning ‘change/exchange’ in medieval Latin cambium) is the name of Formafantama‘s latest exhibition at Serpentine Galleries in London. This exhibition represents a sample of an ongoing investigation made by the Italian duo Formafantasma about the extraction, production, and distribution of wood products. As referred by Serpentine Galleries, the title of this exhibition ‘also references…Read more "Formafantasma | Cambio at Serpentine Galleries"
Masaomi Yasunaga is a Japanese Ceramics artist who has a Master’s degree in environmental design from Osaka Sangyo University where he was taught by Satoru Hoshino, a proponent of the ceramics group Sodeisha – a group characterized by biomorphic and slab-built geometric forms with an emphasis on the sculptural as opposed to the functional. Following…Read more "Masaomi Yasunaga | Empty Landscape at Libby Leshgold Gallery"
Kustaa Saksi is a Finnish artist and designer based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, fascinated by visual delusions and rich color palettes. Using a traditional Jacquard weaving technique, Saksi combines natural fibers such as mohair, alpaca, cotton and wool with rubber, metal, acrylic yarns to create digital to analog textures. Kustaa Saksi’s exhibition presents three unique…Read more "Kustaa Saksi | First Symptoms at Galleri Format"
Jean-Pascal Flavien’s solo exhibition ‘Heavy Metal Chairs’ explores the dichotomy between a design object [the chair] and the saturated mood of heavy metal music. The design approach, based on problem-solving and object solutions, meets the heavy metal’s feeling of guilt and suffering, represented by the music genre of the two songs that accompany the show…Read more "Jean-Pascal Flavien | Heavy Metal Chairs at Etage Projects"
Signe Emdal is a Danish Textile artist whose distinctive work is recognized by her passion for historical objects, fine art, and ornamentation. By following her intuition and selecting artists who have had a special significant meaning in history, she connects threads through time and space. Signe’s art practice is rooted in craft-making techniques translated into…Read more "Signe Emdal | Anna’s Roots, a Spatial Solo show at Skagens Museum"
Thomas Mendonça is a French artist living and working in Lisbon, Portugal. Having collaborated previously with Foco Gallery, both as an artist and curator with “PAU DURO CORAÇÃO MOLE” (2017), “O Vírus” (2018), and “Sem medo de criar o chaos” (2019), Thomas Mendonça returns to Foco Gallery with the solo exhibition “Species Novae”. Here, ceramics…Read more "Thomas Mendonça | Species Novae at Foco Gallery in Lisbon"