At 25, this Namibia-born, Belgian-Japanese designer chose to change his career path – making one of the best decisions of his life. Immersed in multiple cultures, but deeply rooted in the dynamics of the Belgian design scene, he embodies ‘Belgitude’ 2.0.
In the heart of Amsterdam we find Felix Mertis, a location that has a history of serving a society of scientists, artists and thinkers to come together in The Enlightment. Over decades, it’s become one of the most important monuments of the city. Today, the interior of the historic landmark is designed by i29 who approached design studio Belén to investigate and develop the textile wall coverings of the restaurant and the entrance of this historical building.
With a shared obsession with the organic and an instinctive relationship with raw material, the two distinct practices of designer Lionel Jadot and photographer Serge Leblon are united under a common thread in Spazio Nobile Gallery’s latest exhibition.
Valcke Art Gallery’s recent exhibition presents the transformative works of three distinct craftsmen: David Huycke, Christophe Desvallées and Guy van Leemput. TLmag talks to director Johan Valcke about the exhibition, as well as his take on the contemporary Belgian art scene.
Knit! by Kvadrat is a series of work by 28 different designers exploring the potential of knitted textiles by Kvadrat Febrik. Knit! debuts in Copenhagen during 3 Days of Design (3–5 September 2020) physically and as a digital, interactive exhibition that can be viewed worldwide.
In this interview first published in TLmag’s “Islands of Creation”, managing editor Blaire Dessent talks to Finnish businessman and art collector Timo Miettinen about his passion for contemporary art, the new developments with Salon Dahlmann, and how island life influences his vision on art.
With 38 galleries participating, an exhibition turned city trail, a blossoming off-programme and a brand new website – Brussels Gallery Weekend’s 13th edition is set to be full of innovations.
When Mildred Constantine and Jack Lenor Larsen wrote these words in their seminal book about textile based art in 1973, Sheila Hicks was a young artist establishing her career, but they could be easily applied to Sheila Hicks in 2019.
In her first showing in Scandinavia, Korean-German artist Jongsuk Yoon takes over the largest exhibition hall at the Nordic Watercolour Museum with her immense murals.
76 artists presented by 28 galleries across five Nordic capitals. CHART launches its de-centred programme of exhibitions, talks, and events taking place in each participating gallery from 28-30 August, marking the eighth edition of the annual Nordic event for contemporary art.