FACING THE GROUND // 25th November 2013

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For the 2013 Ulster Bank Belfast International Festival at Queen’s, Cuban-American Artist, Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada, has created WISH, a portrait of an anonymous local girl photographed by the artist in the process of making a pure and simple wish for the future. Spanning an 11 acre site in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, the photographic image of this … Continue reading

FUNKY LIBRARY // 18th November 2013

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Reading doesn’t get better than this. Newly built Monterrey’s library in Fundidora Park was created as a vibrant playground. The Council for the Culture and Arts of Nuevo León commissioned a branding agency Anagrama to realize the project. The result is a multi-purpose, asymmetrical reading platform meant to simulate Monterrey’s mountainous topography. The bookshelves are … Continue reading

ART 4 SPACE // 11th November 2013

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Uber renowned street artist Invader premiered this autumn the screening of ART4SPACE a movie from his project launched at Miami Art Basel 2012. On August 20, 2012, the Space-one mosaic flew into space aboard a device specially designed by the artist Invader. The hand-made miniature aircraft crossed the atmosphere to enter space, before returning to … Continue reading

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS // 4th November 2013

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Every year in Mexico, celebrations honouring the dead brighten up the whole country. Classified as part of UNESCO’s “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity” since 2003, the “Día de los Muertos” is the most important date in the Mexican calendar – the 2nd of November. While the old Europe prefers mourning, the Latin Americans and especially … Continue reading

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