Archive for the ‘storytelling’ Category

Wandering through the forest you wonder about why those tall friends – who have been there for ages – need to be brutally sliced from their feet. It is reassuring to think that they will be re-used as furniture or art. Actually most wood ends up in flames. A very green area in Germany (the romantic valley Lauthentahl: […]


Basic functional forms combined with sheer handicraft seem to be the top runner, not only for architects, but also fashion, retail and other designed items. Back to basics is something the modernist painters also had in mind when they tried to capture the bare essence of art (a madonna with child could be stripped to […]


Frederic Chaubin has recorded bizarre constructions that do not fit in standard construction categories. These humongous artefacts of sovjet architecture were build between 1970-1990. He was swayed by their austere and absorbing appeal. Their futuristic design and intriguing names (like: Ministry of Expressways, or Igor Vasilevsky‘s sanatorium at Jalta beach) made him think of spaceships waiting to […]


Digital distribution of information and the iphone and ipad create a new breed of readers. Information can take shape in more formats than ever before: text, video, sound, graphics etc. Reading is more and more a visual act. Reading used to give you a view on things, where watching was perceived as processing of an existing image. […]


immersive art

02Apr11

To show (off) the hours of practice, boards and shoes are thrown into the tree. The corporate memory of the skateboarders of this ramp.


come and go

01Apr11

Today Kamagurka destroys the drawings he made the past 24hours on his Ipad. His act is part of the exhibition ‘move it‘ in Amsterdam. This exhibition “aims to discuss how pioneering technology for mobile applications change both contemporary art production and the way we perceive modern and contemporary art”. Or is it a demonstration of […]


    We all like to be special. With Mr Jones you can make your watch a collectors item. Simply because there are only 366 unique watches of this type. The difference is in the hands of the clock, which show the specific day of the year. You can either see it as a storytelling […]