Does size matter? Miniatures have a power of their own, they force us to pay attention, to look closely at the details, to find meaning in the way they are displayed, to take in the whole as well as its parts. Apart from telling a story, contemporary artist Liliana Porter addresses larger philosophical questions with [...]
Curators from the Guggenheim Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston participate to an #ArtTalk for a Q&A about James Turrell, the renowned light artist whose works are on view this summer at all three museums.
I first saw this film on the website of the British author Simon Van Booy, right after I read his novel Everything Beautiful Began After. Although this was a different story, I felt the film was part of the novel, as if it were a sequel or a prelude of beauty that began with the [...]
There are thousands of people that are exploring some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. This chapter we will take you to Norway Switzerland and France where people are jumping cliffs as high as 6,000 feet. Experience Zero Gravity will hopefully provide you with the feeling and the emotion that we feel when [...]
This is a 46-minute lecture by the Californian artist Robert Irwin (b 1928) during an event of the Chicago Humanities Festival in January 2010. He is one of the founders of the Light and Space movement in the 1960s. His work focuses on the issues of light and space within a specific site or environment, [...]
'Staging Silence' is based around abstract, archetypal settings that lingered in the memory of the artist as the common denominator of the many similar public places he has experienced. The video images themselves are both ridiculous and serious, just like the eclectic mix of pictures in our minds. The decision to film in black and [...]
by the courtesy of Plato Art Space (Plato College of higher education) ilhan koman hulda festival, a journey into art and science exhibition Ayvansaray Caddesi No:33 Balat - Istanbul 22 September - 31 october video and sound design by Candas Sisman commissioned by Plato Art Space (Plato collage of higher education)thanks to :Ilhan Koman, Bager [...]
A wind-borne paper boat wanders across the calm lake waters, finding its way into the hands of a little girl playing on the waters edge. Opening up the paper boat, she sees the picture of a small boy waving at her, as though from the distant shore. She immediately feels a connection with this little [...]