Pieter-Jan Pieters

by Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Pieter-Jan Pieters makes digital music using his body parts as the instruments Pieter-Jan Pieters is a recent Design Academy Eindhoven graduate, and founder of OWOW (theomnipresentworldofwizkids), interested in innovation, design, technology, engineering and fun. At Design Indaba Conference 2013 he talked about his Sound on Intuition (SOI) graduation project. The SOI project looks ...

Laura Buckley

by Sunday, June 19, 2016

Stepping into one of Laura Buckley's installations is a disorienting experience: her fusions of sounds, images and objects seem to turn our thoughts inside out. The video footage is invariably humdrum: hopping sparrows, a reddish sun filmed from a train window, kids at the beach, an escalator ride. But beamed from projectors in low-lit rooms ...

George Shaw

by Thursday, June 16, 2016

The National Gallery's Rootstein Hopkins Associate Artist, George Shaw discusses his idiosyncratic use of Humbrol enamel paint, typically used to colour model trains and aeroplanes. "I did not ever want to be a painter. But I was good at drawing. As a young child, I remember drawing a big battleship with a load of planes flying ...

Ever

by Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Ever Siempre appreciates the overlooked and ordinary, and we can't help but thank him for that. Ever's focus is the common human subject. He embraces the beauty of man while masterfully intertwining elements of raunchiness and vulgarity to depict his culture's abrasive nature. Naked people are regular amongst his murals, with their eyes and mouth often ...

Interview with Zim&Zou

by Sunday, June 12, 2016

Hello Zim&Zou, can you begin with telling us a little bit about your art practice? How did you begin working as designers? Hello there! We’re Zim&Zou, a french artist duo, our specificity is to work mainly with paper. This material is at the center of our practice but we’re often using some other stuff like felt, ...