Wednesday, April 19, 2017
I have no idea where I would put one of these sculptures, but there is something cool about them, so I thought I would share..
After reading her bio, I learned that the artist, Crystal Morey, is concerned with the interactions that humans have with nature - and the effect that we have on the enviornment...namely, disrupting it and the uncertain outcome of our effect.
As a species, we sit at a pivotal moment, faced with monumental questions leading to difficult, uncertain answers. My figures exist on this frontier, absorbed in their own feelings of stress, anxiety and ambivalence. Sculpted from the silken white earth of porcelain, I see these delicate figures as containing power – as modern talismans and precious telling objects. They are here to remind us of our current trajectory and potential for destruction and downfall.Its actually moving to read what she writes about her work.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
currently: feeling jealous of Londoners and all of the cool exhibits that they have access to. this current installation at Victoria Miro Gallery by Do Ho Suh depicts how he sees life as a journey with no fixed beginning or ending. He mixes his own ideas of migration and identity with a gentle reminder to everyone of what we miss when we are always focused on a destination. I wish I could see this!
(pictures from Dezeen)
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
- Milo Made (Hackney)
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
A few weeks back I posted about some books that I had on my buy list - so I bought Modernist Estates and devoured it. Its provides an inside look at 21 different estate housing schemes in Britain, beautiful photography and interviews with residents who live there. You get such an overview - like a brief history of the architects who designed them and the ups and downs of the buildings from when they were built until now...its a really cool book. Anyway, this is print that is offered in the Modern Estates shop (where you can also get 20% off books/prints/etc right now with the code 'Modernist20')
Friday, February 24, 2017
Here is something for your w/e...this short film by Maximilien Van Aertryck is cute, funny, thrilling, etc etc etc...I was on the edge of my seat, like I was the one who was supposed to jump! People are faced with having to jump off of a 10 meter tower or climb down - such an interesting view in to human vulnerability and choice. (the couple was my favorite..i laughed out loud). Watch it here