LIFE’S A GAME // 29th July 2013

Life IS a game or at least more than 13 million people think so. Swedish musicians became famous on the video channel thanks to their homage to the 80’s video games and pop culture. The animation is a clear reference to the consoles such as Atari, the original Nintendo NES, the classic Commodore 64 and … Continue reading

AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL // 22nd July 2013

Smashing places up is an art developed by the duo Dan Havel and Dean Ruck. These collaborative artists work in public and quasi-public environments to repurpose architectural structures and remnants of no perceived market value into works of art. By reorganizing the physical construction of unremarkable spaces and places, their interventions bring attention and recognition … Continue reading

HARLEM SNAKE // 15th July 2013

2013 the year of the snake in the Chinese calendar inspired many artists. At Venice Art biennale 2013, Swiss artist Valentin Carron installed an 80-metre wrought-iron snake distributed from the floor to the ceiling not only invites visitors to stroll through, but also guides them out, acting as a guide. The two-headed beast becomes a … Continue reading

NESTING // 8th July 2013

Patrick Dougherty became quite the master at sculpting stickwork. What he takes from the landscape, he gives it back using only organic matter that will later disintegrate, break down and fall apart, becoming part of the landscape once again. Combining his carpentry skills with his love of nature, Patrick began to learn more about primitive … Continue reading

BRUSHED-UP // 1st July 2013

After reading about astronaut helmets that had a lamina of pure gold as a heat shield, Daniel Brush tried to recreate the same ultra-thin transparent sheet. The artist, known for his technical mastery, buys, melts and granulates his own gold steel. The starting point of his work was when he realized that, when pure gold … Continue reading