Italian design duo and co-curators of TLmag’s next print edition, Formafantasma, re-evaluate our relationship with trees and poses a series of essential questions about design and sustainability in their latest exhibition ‘Cambio’.
Le Stanze Del Vetro on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore hosts the exhibition Venice and American Studio Glass exhibition from the 6th of September 2020 until 10th January 2021. The show presents 155 outstanding glass vessels, sculptures and installations created by 60 American and Venetian artists.
Pao Hui Kao is a designer, researcher, and artist based in Eindhoven. She explores ‘ordinary’ materials in the creation of extraordinary aesthetics. TLmag caught up with her to talk about her work and presentation with Spazio Nobile Gallery.
What truths do maps truly convey about our place in the world? Continuing her methodological focus on sustainability and temporality, the newest series of works by British-Taiwanese artist Rain Wu allows us to re-imagine our relationship with these cultural artefacts.
Gijs Bakker recently developed the MASieraad foundation that initiated Challenging Jewellery; a temporary Master’s at the Sandberg Instituut. TLmag caught up with Bakker to talk about the programme in the current changing field of design.
The vibrant colours of Bela Silva’s newest series give Spazio Nobile’s space a Spring awakening. Inspired by the artist’s recent trip to Mexico, the show celebrates Latin-American culture, its history and diverse craftsmanship in a cycle of drawings, ceramic works and a Codex Mexico.
“Le Sacre de la Matière” echoes a notable Rite of Spring. It comprises the works of these six strong and free creators who relate to each other, each in their own way, together with translating the vital energy of creation in the applied arts and contemporary artistic design.
Carol and Sarah Piron, both in their thirties, are at the head of Filles à Papa (FAP), a fashion label with an international reach that, over a decade, has made a place for itself on the ultra-competitive market. It was the ideal opportunity for us to meet these Liege-based sisters in their workshop/showroom, located in this Walloon province known for its industrial culture.
Whether it’s by using scutched flax fibres to create a rug or 65 litres of crude oil to create a a stone-like table, Pauline Esparon’s process is dedicated to transforming the unrefined materials that surround us to highlight the qualities that we’ve taken for granted.