Ernst Gamperl creates large-scale wooden vessels, expertly crafting the material to reveal and express natural details and textures. In this careful and considered process, knots, bulges, splits, indentations, and scars are elevated, shown to be integral parts of the material’s history and lifespan.
Brian Rochefort’s sculptural ceramics are fraught with unexpected surface tension, resulting in cups, vessels and wall pieces that reveal vibrant colours, fissures, density and textures that at times seem to ooze off the surface.
Stefano Boeri believes in building high-density skyscrapers for trees inhabited by humans, which are aimed at improving quality of life by inviting nature into the city. If he had his way, our planet would be populated by entire sustainable, self-sufficient and smart forest cities.
Speaking to Etel Adnan, vast expansions of landscapes, mountains, rivers, and plains are explored. She wants to go there, and so she does.
Atelier Ace announces Ace Hotel Brooklyn, which brings together artists, narratives, and materials that speak to both the building site and the city. Opening summer 2021, the hotel showcases a textile and fibre art program with local artists.