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THE FLOATING PIERS

For three weeks, you can walk across water on bright orange ribbons to the island San Paolo on Lake Iseo in Italy, in the latest project by Christo (and the first he realised since the death of his partner Jeanne Claude). Sounds great to us: ‘Those who experience The Floating Piers will feel like they [...]

TATE & SWITCH

Tomorrow will see the public opening of the new annex to the ever-growing Tate Modern, named Switch House, extending the already vast space of the Tate by another 60%. Of course it looks splendid, built as it is by the Tate’s longterm collaborators Herzog & de Meuron, and for those of us who can’t go [...]

UNREALIZED

In an era of conceptual art, it’s ironic  that not all concepts are consummated. Bringing them to light, if not life, Hans Ulrich Olbrist with Julieta Aranda, and Anton Vidokle has created a Agency of Unrealized Projects (AUP), an archive of “the forgotten projects, the directly or indirectly censored projects, the partially realized projects, the misunderstood projects, [...]

DARK MOFO

Dark Mofo.
A festival somewhere over the rainbow.
10-21 June
Hobart
Australia

MONO.KULTUR #40: EDMUND DE WAAL

Dear Friends,
we’re not quite sure what happened with that last year, and if anybody has seen it, please let us know. In the meantime, we are proud to return from our involuntary hiatus with a splendid new issue – mono.kultur #40, no less – with the wonderful British ceramicist, artist and writer Edmund de Waal.
Edmund [...]

THE FLORAL GIFT

The Floral Gift at Sydney Table is a one night dinner event hosted by Bloodwood chefs Claire van Vuuren and Mitch Grady in collaboration with artists Anna McMahon and Sarah Ryan. Guests will be treated to an entirely flower based menu staged at Carriageworks, Sydney. As part of the Sydney Table, this dinner celebrates flowers, [...]

SYDNEY TABLE

Carriageworks has curated a series of exclusive dinners bringing together Sydney’s best chefs and creative minds to create an unforgettable taste sensation. Each dinner, 50 guests will be treated to an evening designed and prepared by some of Australia’s most exciting talents from the fields of food, music, art and design.
Carriageworks and Vivid Sydney present Sydney [...]

PLANT PLANET

Plant Planet is a two-hour zero-waste workshop created to discover what is inside every fruit and vegetable in your imagination. The workshop starts with art and design appreciation, followed by a guided creative meditation, fruit and vegetable carving technique demonstration, a mystery box challenge that unlocks your imagination, and finally, learn tricks to bring your [...]

BERLIN GALLERY WEEKEND #01: EDMUND DE WAAL

COMMUNITY ART

After decades of implied politics within his work, Wolfgang Tillmans has taken a refreshing and more outspoken position that addresses political issues head on: first turning his gallery space Between Bridges in Berlin into a temporary ‘meeting place’ to discuss the refugee crisis: ‘From this month Between Bridges wants to be a forum, however small; [...]