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  • Home | Marina – A Documentary Film about Marina Abramović

      In one of those odd-seeming consequences cinema nevertheless regularly turns up, Willem Dafoe narrated a piece called The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic, premiering in Manchester last year. While he stars on screen inThe Hunter this week, she is now the subject of an excellent documentary about the staging of her own retrospective…

  • “The Art Game”: Play Your Favorite Artists Against Each Other in The Coolest Card Game EVER

    Okay. If all these Star Wars products we keep on suggesting, don’t impress you enough as Christmas gifts, this one definitely will! So remember when we were kids and we used to fight with our friends about all kinds of stuff, like which Power Ranger is better than the others? Well now we’re going to…

  • A Photographer’s Voyeuristic Photos of a Paris Neighborhood Captured During Sleepless Nights

    Dreams, nightmares, and insomnia are responsible for more art and writing than we could possibly count. Photographer Gail Albert-Halaban spent sleepless nights peering through her window, looking for signs of life in the darkness of Paris’ city streets. Those closest to her, her neighbors, appeared in their windows and helped the artist break her solitude.…

  • Sleep in Art @ the Urban Campsite Amsterdam on IJburg

    Till the end of August it’s possible to sleep at the most special ‘hotel’ of Amsterdam: the amazing, sandy Urban Campsite Amsterdam, located in IJburg.The art that is being exhibited, is functioning as ‘places to stay’ (for one or more nights) for tourists, curious locals or ‘day-trippers’.The Campsite is being realised by two ambitious Amsterdam…

  • The “World’s First” Smog-Eating Tower Breaks Ground in Rotterdam

    The “World’s First” Smog-Eating Tower Breaks Ground in Rotterdam Imagine if you could use a vacuum cleaner to suck up all the air pollution in a city—and then turn it into jewelry. That is, in short, the plan for the Smog Free Tower, a new project by glow-in-the-dark smart highway and LED aurora borealis-makers,  Studio Roosegaarde.…

  • Labyrinth at C-mine art centre in Genk, Belgium

    Gijs Van Vaerenbergh’s installation “Labyrinth” at C-mine art centre in Genk, Belgium, is a sculptural installation that focuses on the experience of space. The work originated from Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh’s interest in fundamental architectural typologies; earlier installations were for example based on the city gate, bridge, wall, dome… Gijs Van Vaerenbergh views the…

  • Book review: ‘The Power of Habit,’ by Charles Duhigg

    Human consciousness, that wonderful ability to reflect, ponder and choose, is our greatest evolutionary achievement. But it is possible to have too much of a good thing, and fortunately we also have the ability to operate on automatic pilot, performing complex behaviors without any conscious thought at all. One way this happens is with lots…

  • Sarah DeRemer’s Surreal Animal Photos

    It’s one thing to see Google’s computers dream surreal dreams but it’s an entirely different thing to see skilled photographers combine amazing photos into unexpectedly incredible scenes. Spotted by Mashable, Sarah DeRemer’s artwork is one such example of surprising associations. The artist has a series of images that uses common pictures of animals and manipulates them to…

  • Design Derby Netherlands vs Belgium @ Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

    In this ‘design derby’ the design icons of the Netherlands and Belgium will face each other in an exciting confrontation. From the sumptuous and elegant Belgian Art Nouveau to the more austere Dutch version and from the contemporary traditional tours de force from Belgium to the level-headed Dutch Design of today. Who will be the winner…

  • #TheFutureByDesign: New magazine on smart design thinking

    A new business annual — #TheFutureByDesign — launches today. The magazine intends to stimulate discourse in the advertising and marketing sectors about smart design thinking and about how intelligence may help create elegant solutions to the challenges and opportunities presented to tomorrow’s Africa today.   A digital publication, #TheFutureByDesign is published by brand, media and…