TAPESTRY // 29th April 2013

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Sun K. Wak was born in Korea. She now lives in New York and spends her time creating site-specific words made out of black masking tape. And when I write “spends her time” I mean it! It’s very common for the Artist to enfold the tape for up to 280 hours to achieve her Master … Continue reading

PLAY SCHOOL // 22nd April 2013

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Building a kindergarten is not a simple task. You have to consider many details, such as creating a fun and entertaining environment but also a place where the kids won’t easily hurt themselves while playing. Tokyo and beijing-based practice SAKO architects just opened the ‘LOOP’ in Tianjin, a one of a kind kindergarten that plays … Continue reading

MORE FUN TO COMPUTE // 15th April 2013

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It’s happening in Sao Paulo, Brazil. A facade of a cultural centre has been transformed into a 3000 square meters screen. A screen onto which users can watch and play classic games such as pac-man, tetris and a version of space invaders, all that via iPads. Designed by a group of international digital artists, “play!” … Continue reading

A PIECE OF AMERICANA // 8th April 2013

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Marc Trujillo is an American painter that has some similarities in the subject he paints with the late Edward Hopper. He depicts places that are omnipresent in American urban and suburban landscapes such as gas stations, shopping malls, big chain stores, and restaurants. The difference with the Master is that Trujillo’s paintings are very contemporary … Continue reading

FROM GOOGLE WITH LOVE // 1st April 2013

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“I collect Google Earth images. I discovered strange moments where the illusion of a seamless representation of the Earth’s surface seems to break down. At first, I thought they were glitches, or errors in the algorithm, but looking closer I realized the situation was actually more interesting — these images are not glitches. They are … Continue reading

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