Artwork – Artdeko BG http://artdeko-bg.com/ Thu, 24 Nov 2022 02:08:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://artdeko-bg.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/artdeko-bg-icon-150x150.jpg Artwork – Artdeko BG http://artdeko-bg.com/ 32 32 Works by students delight visitors to a painting salon https://artdeko-bg.com/works-by-students-delight-visitors-to-a-painting-salon/ Thu, 24 Nov 2022 01:00:00 +0000 https://artdeko-bg.com/works-by-students-delight-visitors-to-a-painting-salon/ PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority (KPCTA) held an inter-university painting competition at the historic Nishtar Hall on Wednesday. The aim of the exhibition titled “Cultural Journey of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa” was to introduce the culture of the province to the world through calligraphy and painting. It also aimed to provide a suitable platform […]]]>

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority (KPCTA) held an inter-university painting competition at the historic Nishtar Hall on Wednesday.

The aim of the exhibition titled “Cultural Journey of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa” was to introduce the culture of the province to the world through calligraphy and painting. It also aimed to provide a suitable platform for young artists to exhibit their works and gain encouragement and recognition in the arts, a press release said.

The exhibition featured more than ninety-five works of art from three different categories including painting, calligraphy, handicrafts and sculptures by students from five universities – City University, University of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women, University of Sarhad, CECOS University and University of Peshawar.

Secretary of the Department of Tourism, Culture and Archeology Muhammad Tahir Orakzai inaugurated the event. KPCTA Director General Bakhtiar Khan, Tourism Authority Board Member Shamila Tabbasum, Events Manager Haseena Shaukat and other officials were also present.

Speaking at the event, Tahir Orakzai said that organizing such type of exhibition helps to promote the culture of the province and also provides students with an opportunity to showcase their skills on a public platform. .

He commended the KPCTA for organizing the expo and said that more such activities should be held on a larger scale in the future.

DG Tourism Authority Bakhtiar Khan said this is the first phase of the art exhibition, focusing on universities in Peshawar to showcase their skills. “We will further expand the activity to other districts in the province,” he promised.

Fahad Ahmed from University of Peshawar (UOP) got the first position, Kamran Sahib from UOP and Sambhal Gul from Benazir Women University got the second position. In the calligraphy category, Misbah Rehman from UOP got the first position and Hafsa Gul from UOP got the second position.

In the crafts and sculpture category, Muhammad Asim UOP took first place and Mudassir Tufail from CECOS University came second. The excellent students received cash prizes of Rs20,000 and Rs10,000 as well as commendation certificates.

The students thanked KPCTA officials and said the exhibition was a great opportunity to interact with art students from other universities.

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Cliffe Castle will host an exhibition of anthotype works https://artdeko-bg.com/cliffe-castle-will-host-an-exhibition-of-anthotype-works/ Mon, 21 Nov 2022 13:58:15 +0000 https://artdeko-bg.com/cliffe-castle-will-host-an-exhibition-of-anthotype-works/ Cliffe’s Castle greenhouses are covered in photographic images created using plant-based techniques during a Keighley Photo Hub project. A launch event for the “Photosynthesis” exhibition will take place on Saturday, December 3 from 4 p.m., with music and performances alongside the art exhibition. The exhibition includes works created by locals from Cliffe Castle Support Group, […]]]>

Cliffe’s Castle greenhouses are covered in photographic images created using plant-based techniques during a Keighley Photo Hub project.

A launch event for the “Photosynthesis” exhibition will take place on Saturday, December 3 from 4 p.m., with music and performances alongside the art exhibition.

The exhibition includes works created by locals from Cliffe Castle Support Group, Keighley College, Highfield Community Centre, Lion’s Den Shed and Keighley Healthy Living who worked with Keighley Photo Hub Director Lisa Holmes to learn to create “anthotypes” – a heritage photographic process using only sunlight and eco-friendly solutions from different plants.

The result is a diverse range of images that will turn Cliffe Castle’s greenhouses into a glowing beacon of color throughout December.

Visitors to the event will be the first to see the launch of the light show which will be accompanied into the night by a festive soundtrack from Haworth Brass Band and Keighley Rock Choir. Warmer winter refreshments will also be available to raise funds for Keighley’s Good Food project.

A unique projection display that had been created by the Hope Project will also be on display. The ‘Projections of Hope’ exhibition, supported by the National Lottery Project Funding through Arts Council England, and by Bradford Council and Bradford 2025, will use everyday objects to project community messages of hope across vast distances and spaces. public for everyone to see.

The festive launch of photosynthesis will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, after which the greenhouses will be illuminated every evening in December.

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Students work with an Isle of Wight artist to create biosphere-inspired artwork https://artdeko-bg.com/students-work-with-an-isle-of-wight-artist-to-create-biosphere-inspired-artwork/ Fri, 18 Nov 2022 17:16:00 +0000 https://artdeko-bg.com/students-work-with-an-isle-of-wight-artist-to-create-biosphere-inspired-artwork/ Cowes Business College is delighted to participate in the Biosphere Art Project with a local artist and flag maker Liz Cooke as the Academy’s “Artist in Residence”. Liz’s vibrant designs have been displayed at events and festivals such as the Isle of Wight Festival and Glastonbury and work is underway to create portable flags for […]]]>

Cowes Business College is delighted to participate in the Biosphere Art Project with a local artist and flag maker Liz Cooke as the Academy’s “Artist in Residence”.

Liz’s vibrant designs have been displayed at events and festivals such as the Isle of Wight Festival and Glastonbury and work is underway to create portable flags for display at the academy.

Maritime themed artwork
Cowes Enterprise College students created a wide range of artwork for the project, including mixed-medium drawings, paintings, prints, fabrics and collages.

Their work has been exhibited in the Quay Arts Center including a display of large brand-making scrolls in the Clayden Gallery and flag-themed artwork on display in the Quay Arts cafe.

Decorated flag and decorative windows

Exhibited works
The work was also displayed in the academy. The art team at Cowes Enterprise College, working with Liz Cooke and Ian Whitmore of Quay Arts, have installed stained glass style maritime window artwork.

The flag and window designs were created and voted on by students from Cowes Enterprise College.

Kitley: We were so impressed with the creativity
Rachel Kitley, Principal of Cowes Enterprise College, said:

“It is exciting to see the continued progress of the Cowes Enterprise College Creative Biosphere Project.

“We were so impressed with the creativity and talent of our students and it was a pleasure to work with a local artist.

“It’s great to be able to link this project to our Future of the Maritimes curriculum and draw attention to our unique marine biosphere. »


News shared by Rachael on behalf of Cowes Enterprise College. Ed

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Art Industry News: Brian Eno Reveals How He Secretly, Ahem, Used Marcel Duchamp’s “Fountain” Urinal Artwork + Other Stories https://artdeko-bg.com/art-industry-news-brian-eno-reveals-how-he-secretly-ahem-used-marcel-duchamps-fountain-urinal-artwork-other-stories/ Tue, 15 Nov 2022 17:35:10 +0000 https://artdeko-bg.com/art-industry-news-brian-eno-reveals-how-he-secretly-ahem-used-marcel-duchamps-fountain-urinal-artwork-other-stories/ Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, November 15. NEED TO READ Protesters target mummy replica in Spain – Climate activists have poured red and brown mud on a display case containing a mummy […]]]>

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, November 15.

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Protesters target mummy replica in Spain – Climate activists have poured red and brown mud on a display case containing a mummy replica at the Egyptian Museum in Barcelona to protest against COP27, which is taking place in Egypt this year. The activists, who belong to the Futuro Vegetal group, pointed to Coca-Cola as a sponsor of the climate conference. (ART news)

Is the Salvator Mundi The buyer requests a refund? – Christie’s record sale five years ago of Salvator Mundi came with a five year warranty. But it may not be as easy as it seems for the buyer to cash out before the expiration date. Such guarantees leave considerable leeway to auction houses, which can claim that the description of the lot corresponded to the generally accepted opinion of scholars at the time of the sale. (The arts journal)

Brian Eno pissed on it This Duchamp- The musician confessed to having urinated on Duchamp’s skin one day Fountainot while on display in New York City through a complex process that involved peeing into a plastic tube and pushing it through the window while a security guard’s back was turned. He called it a “symbolic” act. (New York Times)

The other side of the Paul Allen sale – Microsoft co-founder cherished the importance of public access to art. So why did he sell his masterpieces in private hands? Critic Blake Gopnik suggests the billionaire was never really as passionate about art as he claimed – and that his $20 million donation of ‘unrefined art and culture’ items to the museum of Seattle pop culture shows that “what he really counted as the most wonderful…might be different from what the art market does. (NYT)

MOVERS AND SHAKERS

Jenna Gribbon joins David Kordansky – The much-requested figurative painter will have her first solo exhibition with the gallery in Los Angeles in 2022. She will continue to be represented by Massimo De Carlo in Milan and LGDR in New York. (ART news)

Ukrainian art students get a boost – The charitable Abakanowicz Arts and Culture Foundation, together with the European League of Art Institutes, has made its largest donation yet to support art students and universities in Ukraine. The announcement coincides with the opening of a major Tate Modern exhibition dedicated to the late Polish artist Magdalena Abakanowicz. (Press release)

Andy Warhol Show is coming to Saudi Arabia – As part of the AlUla Arts Festival, “Fame: Andy Warhol in AlUla” will open in the Maraya Exhibit Hall on February 17. The show is organized by the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. (ART news)

Ragnar Kjartansson unveils a new video – Jhe Icelandic artist’s new show at the Luhring Augustine in Chelsea presents Not tomorrow, an installation projected on six screens with 30 soundtracks choreographed by Margrét Bjarnadóttir and set to music by Bryce Dessner. The lyrics come from the 18th century short story of the same name by Vivant Denon and verses by the Greek poet Sappho and evoke the amorous paintings of Jean-Antoine Watteau. (Washington Post)

FOR ART

Kim Kardashian matches her dress to her Turrell – The Skims founder, who sadly wore Marilyn Monroe’s archive dress (until horror of conservatives everywhere), is back in the art-meet-fashion press. Over the weekend, Kardashian went viral for posing next to his sister Kylie’s luminescent pink James Turrell in a matching Balenciaga dress before the Baby2Baby gala, where she donated $1 million. (page 6, instagram)

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Michael Heizer’s Nevada Town, How to Visit the World’s Greatest Work of Art – The Hollywood Reporter https://artdeko-bg.com/michael-heizers-nevada-town-how-to-visit-the-worlds-greatest-work-of-art-the-hollywood-reporter/ Sat, 12 Nov 2022 17:30:28 +0000 https://artdeko-bg.com/michael-heizers-nevada-town-how-to-visit-the-worlds-greatest-work-of-art-the-hollywood-reporter/ Only six visitors per day, according to the wishes of the artist, are authorized to visit the Town, Michael Heizer’s monumental earth sculpture in the Nevada desert, which finally opened to the public in September — after 50 years of construction. A mile and a half by a mile wide, it is called the largest […]]]>

Only six visitors per day, according to the wishes of the artist, are authorized to visit the Town, Michael Heizer’s monumental earth sculpture in the Nevada desert, which finally opened to the public in September — after 50 years of construction. A mile and a half by a mile wide, it is called the largest piece of contemporary art ever created.

Artist Michael Heizer, photographed at the Gagosian Gallery in New York in 2015.

Jesse Dittmar for The Washington Post via Getty Images

To arrive at Town is a pilgrimage; to see it, change life; to understand it, a form of mental sublimation, or so it has been said. Sign me up. On a cold Thursday in October, I drive about 90 miles to the dusty town of Alamo in southern Nevada, known for its location on the Extraterrestrial Highway and its proximity to the notorious Area 51 and the site of Nevada national security. There, I find a handful of fellow explorers, all from the Californian museum world.

On the main street of the Alamo, our group gathers around noon at the offices of the Triple Aught Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to maintain the Town, which sits on land that was declared a national monument during the Obama administration through the work of the late Senator Harry Reid and was created on the ancestral territories of the Nuwu and Newe peoples. According to the foundation, the city occupies parcels of Bureau of Land Management land acquired by Heizer from individual landowners; Heizer’s family has lived in Nevada since the 1800s.

We soon pile into a large SUV and travel into the high desert of the Great Basin. After an hour the phones stop working. Thirty minutes later, around 2 p.m., we arrive at an unassuming door that our driver, a longtime Alamo resident, opens.

At first, there seems to be no trace of a town of any kind in the middle of the desolate terrain. Then, like a mirage, the Town appears – a metropolis built of geometric shapes, mounds and depressions made of compacted earth, rock and concrete. The Town is so big, everyone and everything is small. Shadows quickly cross the vast land as the sun casts deep to the west. Imagination fills in the gaps. The mountains of this city look like stacked horseshoes, its valleys like a pit of gladiators, its skyscrapers like Egyptian obelisks. The temperature also varies a lot; sometimes I get freezing cold, other times my legs get hot.

Our group was given a few guidelines: be back in three hours, stay hydrated, and don’t climb the sloping sculptures as they are regularly raked. I find myself looking for more rules. Is there a recommended path or method to explore? No, just figure it out as you go. I wonder, “Am I going the right way? Can I touch this? Can I sit there? Can I walk there? The silent and motionless desert does not answer these questions.

Michael Heizer's the City artwork - Nevada

The city of Michael Heizer, 1970-2022. “It’s pretty self-contained,” says Triple Aught Foundation board member Kara Vander Weg. “It is a natural material taken from the site and placed back on the site. The earth comes from the site, the rock comes from the site, the concrete is poured on site.

Eric Piasecki/Courtesy of the Triple Aught Foundation © Michael Heizer

According to Kara Vander Weg, Senior Director of the Gagosian Gallery and Board Member of the Triple Aught Foundation, my every feeling is justified.

“There is no prescribed route,” says Vander Weg. “If I enter as a visitor, I arrive at the center of the project, I spend a moment orienting myself in a 360 degree view of the sculpture and then I choose to go in one direction or another. It can become a very winding route, depending on the time of day and the light. I tend to make a circular path around the whole sculpture. It is valuable to see how it stands out from the surrounding land. Inside the sculpture is so varied in terms of topography and has large open expanses – you have a great distance where you can see half a mile away. It’s so inspiring. It is sublime to see this sculpture open. But everyone has to find their own way.

She first visited the unfinished work in 2014 during a private viewing. “It’s not just a matter of sight, it’s a matter of sound, certainly when you walk in silence, crushed gravel in your footsteps, the smell of sagebrush depends on the time of year you’re there. It’s everything. It’s the air. It’s that whole-body experience,” says Vander Weg.

Exploring the vast work of art, I walked six and a half miles, and every path in the Town has become an abandonment to the unknown.

Heizer, who started the Town when he was 27 and who is now 78, has an additional and profound rule for visitors, given the world we live in now: no photographs. Vander Weg explains, “In the 50 years it took Heizer to build it, our experience of the world has been so dimmed by electronic devices that it’s almost more important to have that solitude.

The Triple Augh Foundation begins accepting reservations for the 2023 season on January 2, 2023, at tripleaughtfoundation.org. $150 per person, with a student rate of $100 per student and free (but with reservations still required) for residents of Lincoln, Nye, and White Pine counties in Nevada.

Heizer also created the 340-ton sculpture Levitated Mass (left) at LACMA, which was supported by donors including Steve Tisch and Carole Bayer Sager.

Heizer also created the 340-ton sculpture Levitated Mass (left) at LACMA, which was supported by donors including Steve Tisch and Carole Bayer Sager.

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A version of this story first appeared in the Nov. 9 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Click here to subscribe.

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The new tube map artwork cover is here…and it’s a beauty https://artdeko-bg.com/the-new-tube-map-artwork-cover-is-here-and-its-a-beauty/ Wed, 09 Nov 2022 10:00:22 +0000 https://artdeko-bg.com/the-new-tube-map-artwork-cover-is-here-and-its-a-beauty/ Do Ho Suh’s artwork in the 37th will be commissioned. Image: TfL by Emma Kay Target themed You’re in Londonthe elegance of David Shrigley squiggles. Hew Locke is beautifully annoying Tunnel vision. We all have our favorite tube card artwork covers. (I mean, you’re a London reader, so most likely you do…) The 37th Art […]]]>
Do Ho Suh’s artwork in the 37th will be commissioned. Image: TfL

by Emma Kay Target themed You’re in Londonthe elegance of David Shrigley squiggles. Hew Locke is beautifully annoying Tunnel vision. We all have our favorite tube card artwork covers. (I mean, you’re a London reader, so most likely you do…)

The 37th Art on the Underground commission has just arrived: it’s by London-based Korean artist Do Ho Suh, it’s called Routes/Roots: London, and it’s something of a beauty.

The work as a poster on a wall, flanked by two
The lines are stitched together, with countless strands fraying in all directions, creating a tangled and fuzzy version of the map we know so well. Image: TfL

The illustration features an enlarged section of the tube map we know so well (now with the added eggplant hue of the Elizabeth line), but instead of being neatly drawn, the lines are stitched, with countless strands that fray all over the place, creating a tangled and fuzzy version of the map we know so well.

What does all this mean?

We are told that the central theme of Routes/Roots: London is an exploration of the patterns and idiosyncrasies of everyone’s daily journeys through the city, during and after the pandemic. “The tube map cover,” explains Art on the Underground, “connects to the new and old ways we navigate, the ways we move through and around the city.”

The artwork – which was created using traditional Korean embroidery techniques – plays with the idea that the tube map is a tool for rational navigation, when in reality Londoners navigate according to all sorts of factors, say more relaxed rides or stopping somewhere to meet a mate.

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Grab your copy of the new pocket map/artwork now. Image: TfL

In the artist’s own words: “Basically a lot of my work is about the transportability of space, what we take with us as we move around the world, so I loved working on a real map and think about the gaps between locations and complicating the sharpness of lines.”

If the name Do Ho Suh sounds familiar, you might remember Bridging Home – his 2018 installation, which saw a traditional-style Korean home stuck incongruously on a catwalk above Wormwood Street.

A Korean traditional house on a walkway
Bridging Home, London, 2018 © Do Ho Suh

Routes/Roots: London can be seen on the new pocket maps, stocked at London Underground stations from now on. As well as fresh artwork, the cards feature another small tweak, with Bond Street now joining the Elizabeth line – since finally opening in october – and the new direct service. Sunday Elizabeth line trains are also a thing.

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‘Is it a Banksy?’ – framed illustrations lead to speculation, but clues suggest otherwise https://artdeko-bg.com/is-it-a-banksy-framed-illustrations-lead-to-speculation-but-clues-suggest-otherwise/ Sun, 06 Nov 2022 20:03:59 +0000 https://artdeko-bg.com/is-it-a-banksy-framed-illustrations-lead-to-speculation-but-clues-suggest-otherwise/ New Take a closer look and there’s a link to another piece of art five miles away ‘Is it a Banksy?’ – Residents of Kingswood have speculated who is behind an artwork that appeared on the wall of a disused factory in the town. It was spotted over the weekend, with photos posted and possible […]]]>

Take a closer look and there’s a link to another piece of art five miles away

‘Is it a Banksy?’ – Residents of Kingswood have speculated who is behind an artwork that appeared on the wall of a disused factory in the town. It was spotted over the weekend, with photos posted and possible reasons behind the framed piece on social media.

The artwork shows an amputated panda with the letters WTF in a design and font similar to the World Wildlife Fund logo. ‘Adopt a rat today… make a difference. Stop the Suffering’ is painted on it and the artwork sits inside a frame behind bamboo sticks.

But the biggest clue as to who’s behind the art might be the poster inside, which reads “Free the Stockwood Chimpanzees.” It could refer to artwork of a similar style, showing two chimpanzees behind bars, which appeared in Stockwood in May. Both artworks also share the same set of numbers in the bottom left corner – 415475.

This connection has already been picked up by someone from the Kingswood People Facebook group. Lynda Teagle said: “It appears to not be the first piece by the same artist – certainly not Banksy.” But others wondered if it was Banksy. One said: “Looks like Banksy??”

The artwork sits on the wall of an empty factory close to downtown, and the perfect place to secretly display the artwork. A new housing estate is being built nearby, and there are only one or two houses overlooking the location.

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Scan these works and they will come to life https://artdeko-bg.com/scan-these-works-and-they-will-come-to-life/ Thu, 03 Nov 2022 21:10:44 +0000 https://artdeko-bg.com/scan-these-works-and-they-will-come-to-life/ Through December, visitors to two Chinatown parks in Lower Manhattan and Flushing will find a series of banners emblazoned with large Chinese red knots, a hallmark of the cultural districts in which they find themselves. Looking closer, they will find at their center brilliant scenes blending contemporary and traditional symbolism and storytelling. And if they […]]]>

Through December, visitors to two Chinatown parks in Lower Manhattan and Flushing will find a series of banners emblazoned with large Chinese red knots, a hallmark of the cultural districts in which they find themselves. Looking closer, they will find at their center brilliant scenes blending contemporary and traditional symbolism and storytelling. And if they choose to scan a QR code at the bottom of the banner, the images will begin to come alive with operatic tales of love, struggle, resilience and tragedy.

The displays, mounted on fences at Bowne Playground in Flushing, Queens, and Columbus Park in Manhattan, are splashes of color that invite residents of surrounding neighborhoods to engage with Chinese heritage, tales of immigrants and the modern reinterpretation of outdoor folklore. The series is called The red string and is the work of the artist duo Lily & Honglei – consisting of Lily Yang, who works primarily with augmented reality (AR), and Honglei Li, who specializes in oil painting – with support from More Arts, a non-profit organization whose mission is to produce socially engaged public art in New York City.

The red stringinstallation view, Bowne Playground

At the heart of each of the eight banners, measuring six feet by four and a half feet, is an image taken from an animation. The short videos are inspired by images from Honglei Li’s oil paintings, and their narrative structures are inspired by East Asian folk tales and opera stories.

An animation is a retelling of the ancient legend of “butterfly loverswhich Yang calls “one of the most beautiful, popular and influential Chinese folk stories”. Two young college students, one female and the other male, meet on their college trip and become close friends. Soon they fall in love. But the story ends in tragedy: she has already been entrusted by her family to another man, and devastated, her lover dies. She joins him in death, and only then can they unite in spirit, like butterflies moving away from the earthly world.

“We loosely reinterpret this story to depict a couple in traditional opera costumes, wandering around New York City at night,” Yang told Hyperallergic. “The contrast between the characters and metropolitan landscapes, such as Times Square, Station 7 in Queens, and the Brooklyn Bridge, visualizes the cultural isolation they experience and the long journey that leads them to a new identity.”

Another banner, titled “The Stereotype: The Lives of the Invisible”, pays homage to the countless lives led by Lao Liu, a friend of Lily & Honglei. The animation uses a large scale oil painting series as source material, and was motivated by Honglei Li’s own experiences both as a sidewalk artist in Times Square and as a witness to the difficult lives and deaths of people he knew. Liu held several diverse jobs, including at an upstate vegetable farm, nail salon, restaurant, and on a construction site. When he was chased by police for working in construction without a permit, he was brutalized and ended up with a broken hand. Unable to continue working in construction, he began collecting bottles and cans from the streets for recycling. “That’s the last thing we knew about him,” Yang said. “We lost it.”

Lily & Honglei, “Zodiac” (left) and “Chinatown” (right)

A priority in Lily & Honglei’s artistic practice is to uplift people whose stories have been obscured. “There aren’t many works of art depicting their lives, either their actual living conditions or their spiritual work,” Yang says, referring to people like Liu. “It’s always overlooked.”

Yang sees the augmented reality component as a way to engage people in the community without forcing them into the privileged spaces of arts and cultural institutions. It’s a medium the duo have worked with for over a decade, and with this installation, the hybridization of the physical and digital worlds is seamless: visitors don’t need to download an app to view the animations, and can access it with the built-in QR scanners in their phone cameras.

“It’s something we always want to do: break down the boundaries of gallery or museum walls, and communicate directly with the public, in parks and neighborhoods. It’s the audience that really excites us,” Yang said.

Dylan Gauthier, curator of More Arts who helped organize The red string, sees the installation as a response to rising hate crimes and violence. But, he added, “animations themselves seek to uplift and draw us into a place of beauty through greater cultural understanding and solidarity between new and old.”

“As artists, I think it’s an important task for us to preserve cultural heritage,” Yang said. “But it’s also important for us to transform our cultural heritage and reflect new attitudes.”

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Now on Kickstarter, Road to Recovery, a new collection of artwork and essays about veteran experiences https://artdeko-bg.com/now-on-kickstarter-road-to-recovery-a-new-collection-of-artwork-and-essays-about-veteran-experiences/ Mon, 31 Oct 2022 21:50:51 +0000 https://artdeko-bg.com/now-on-kickstarter-road-to-recovery-a-new-collection-of-artwork-and-essays-about-veteran-experiences/ We are now seeking community support through Kickstarter, a new collection of original artwork and accompanying essays by artist James Agesen! James Agesen, a Canadian artist from London O4ntario, has announced an exciting crowdfunding campaign to support the launch of his first art book, Road to Recovery. The highly anticipated art book is expected to […]]]>

We are now seeking community support through Kickstarter, a new collection of original artwork and accompanying essays by artist James Agesen!

James Agesen, a Canadian artist from London O4ntario, has announced an exciting crowdfunding campaign to support the launch of his first art book, Road to Recovery. The highly anticipated art book is expected to contain 100-150 pages of watercolor art, each accompanied by a short essay.

An exciting collection of original worksRoad to Recovery will feature abstract watercolors on canvas which reflect Agensen’s past experiences and personal turmoil as a military veteran. His raw, vivid, and captivating art will come to life in the book and honor the mental health struggles of veterans and first responders like him who proudly served their country, while continuing to live each day battling physical and emotional tolls. that often accompany a life of selfless service. The paintings further draw inspiration from Agensen’s work and conversations with veterans through the Veterans Art Initiative, an arts and community service foundation he founded during his own journey to overcome. post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the costly mental health effects of service in today’s world. military environment.

The art book promises to captivate readers and showcase Agensen’s much-loved creative talents. A promising Canadian artist, Agensen’s work has been published in art magazines and museums, including the London Bridge Boomer Gallery in London, England, and the Gallea Art Gallery in Montreal, Canada, although he is This is her first published art book with essays.

To learn more and support the launch of Road to Recovery, please visit: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1097781642/road-to-recovery

Funds raised through the crowdfunding campaign will be used to support the publication and marketing of the art book. Starting today, pledge as little as CA$10 to support the project. Other rewards, including signed copies of the early edition book and limited edition prints, are also available, but in limited numbers. Act fast and visit the Kickstarter campaign page today.

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Appalshop partners with the Educational Foundation of America to support EKY artists https://artdeko-bg.com/appalshop-partners-with-the-educational-foundation-of-america-to-support-eky-artists/ Fri, 28 Oct 2022 21:26:00 +0000 https://artdeko-bg.com/appalshop-partners-with-the-educational-foundation-of-america-to-support-eky-artists/ Weekday broadcast of WYMT Mountain News First at Four WHITESBURG, Ky. (WYMT) – Appalshop is partnering with the Educational Foundation of America to financially support artists in eastern Kentucky affected by flooding. Artists can apply via the Appalshop websiteand receive a check for $500 if they qualify. “This is a no-questions-asked grant. It’s just here […]]]>

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WHITESBURG, Ky. (WYMT) – Appalshop is partnering with the Educational Foundation of America to financially support artists in eastern Kentucky affected by flooding.

Artists can apply via the Appalshop websiteand receive a check for $500 if they qualify.

“This is a no-questions-asked grant. It’s just here to help you rebuild and keep our community alive and have the culture that we hold so dear here,” said Willa Johnson, Director of Films for Appalshop.

The first 80 artists who apply and qualify will receive the check.

“If they’ve lost some or all of their gear and they’re applying, and they can show loss, it’s $500 to take and run,” Willa Johnson said.

Flood survivor Mona Collier is among several artists who have already applied.

She lost her house and almost all of the artwork in it.

“I lost everything. I pulled out two works of art that were completed. That’s all I found. They were both of Jesus too,” Collier said.

While his copy of Jesus painting was damaged, the original stood amid the flood destruction.

With this inspiration and the grant, Mona Collier will continue her work.

“I probably would have done just a little bit, and not what I always did,” she said.

Willa Johnson said Appalshop received a total of $50,000, of which $40,000 will be used for grant checks. They are still deciding where to spend the rest of the money.

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