In an attempt to highlight America’s ongoing battle with consumption and waste, and provide a ethereal take on sustainable design, the firm built “Head in the Clouds.” Using 53,780 recycled plastics bottles — approximately the amount thrown away in just one hour in New York City — STUDIOKCA created a dreamy, cloud-shaped structure capable of providing shelter for 50 people. Although it was exhibited at New York City’s Governor’s Island last year it is a stark reminder of plastic waste in water bottles alone.
In the St. Petersburg gamble, the house offers to flip a coin until it comes up heads. The payoff doubles each time tails appears, with this compounding stopping and payment being given at the first heads. By conventional definitions, the St. Petersburg gamble has an infinite expected value; nonetheless, most people share the intuition that they should not offer more than a few Continue reading
Different Ways to Infinity was part of the exhibition PHYSICAL/ITE-BIENNALE organized by the International Digital Arts Biennale and held this year from May through June at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Canada.
The magazine SciArt in America just announced their opening in Manhattan, of a center devoted to the coming together of scientists and artists called: SciArt Center.
Scientists seek answers to the same fundamental Continue reading
Curated by the Dutch composer duo Strijbos and Van Rijswijk,
New York Walkscape unravels as you explore Lower Manhattan. Based on the custom-built iPhone app Walk With Me, and Continue reading
“The technique of any art consists of a language and a logic”
An artist’s “language” consists of many elements – colours, lines, shapes. The “logic” is the set of rules developed by the artist for selecting those elements and putting them together.
Over the last 50 years British artists have been pioneering Systems Art and Computer Art. These artists create artworks Continue reading
An Exhibition of New Sound Art
In the Garden of Sonic Delights is a major exhibition of sound art woven into the fabric of Westchester County, NY. Centered at Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, the exhibition spans six of the region’s most dynamic cultural institutions and features fifteen commissioned, site-specific artworks by some of the world’s most sought-after artists working in the medium of sound. Continue reading
Turner Contemporary presents a major exhibition of work by American artist Spencer Finch. Finch’s first solo exhibition in an English public gallery in over five years brings together new and recent works by the artist, all of which reflect on the changing coastal light of Margate and other sites. The exhibition will be accompanied by a group of JMW Turner’s watercolours selected by Finch from the Tate collection. Continue reading
Anne-Sarah Le Meur questions virtual space for its potential for plasticity. She is intrigued by the kind of images that are still unknown, still unthought and undreamt that can be manifest. She uses a programming language, which she views is a radically method for an artist as it requires logic and rationality, but as a result her approach allows something unexpected, strange and passionate to evolve. Continue reading