An exclusive interview with curator David Theodore, Thomas Balaban and Jennifer Thorogood of TBA about the Venice Architecture Biennale and Canada’s Pavilion – Imposter Cities
A review of the 2019 Tallinn Architecture Biennale
ARTECHOUSE NYC extends Celestial, its Acclaimed Exploration of
2020 Pantone Color of the Year: Classic Blue, due to Popular Demand
An exclusive interview with world renowned architect Philip Beesley about his latest installation Meander, on show at Tapestry Hall in Cambridge.
My interview with the artists and curators of Cool Objects who will be taking me through their exhibition Dinner with Diaspora, online at DesignTO.
Interview with architect Christine Elson about her latest online exhibition Conflated Views for DesignTO
“I can do that, all I need is an iPhone and a couple of lights,” this is what my friend says as we go through an interactive experience that flips our image as we walk through. This is one of the many lack lustered experiences we were hunting down because it was Nuit Blanche and art was in the air. I remember years ago when they had proper funding and sponsorship the top tier artists and installations that flooded the streets of Toronto. Now, I feel there is a real gap in programming, curation and all around art. I had this same experience at Hamilton’s Supercrawl, where I was looking for some real art and was disappointed at what was presented.
Unzipped comes to Toronto, the Serpentine Pavilion by BIG Architects
In the recently published book On Seen, Zoe Ryan presents the eleven most influential design and architecture exhibitions in the last 50 years. From This is Tomorrow to Massive Change: The Future of Global Design she identifies the key drivers such as expressive antidotes, new materials and conceptual work that made these exhibitions so important. Coming from a curatorial background she builds the case and sets the stage that historically: Exhibitions have long played a vital role in making and remaking architecture and design history. They bring together key figures and bodies of work, position ideas and present arguments, shed light on current concerns, suggest future directions and draw connection with larger theoretical, political, and cultural conversation…Where within the fields of architecture and design, exhibitions have been critical to advancing ideas (13). Within this context of making and remaking design history through exhibitions, the most famous and prestigious stage for the fields of architecture and design is the Venice Architecture Biennale which is considered “the Olympics for architecture, bringing together a global perspective” (Feuerman, The Conversation) …
Meredith Jay is a multidisciplinary artist who received a BFA in studio art from Concordia University. Located in Toronto, she makes sculptural installations that merge the digital and physical, as well as, sound, drawing, video and film. Through ritual and devotion Jay invokes and questions human behaviour and the collective memory.