For the first time ever, the Olympics have created a program to host artists in residence. This year in Rio, French street artist JR is among three to install works throughout the Olympic village. Massive black & white photos of young athletes hopeful to make it to the Olympics some day are mounted on scaffoldings. These sculptures hold a strong presence in Rio, bringing another dimension to the games.
From October 12 to November 15, 2016, the DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art in Montreal welcomes a traveling exhibition on the work of Icelandic artist Björk.
A virtual reality experience at the intersection of music and visual arts, the exhibition offers an intimate look at 20 years of digital and moving-image works created by the musician. And we're pretty excited.
A recent study carried out by Oxford Economics found that, contrary to popular belief, when it comes to millenials, quiet spaces to work trump cool snacks and game rooms.
Here's a list of 10 design solutions for creating collaborative work spaces that also make room for concentration and quiet. We think some of these tips are pretty useful.
Immersive multi-sensory installations have become the norm and audiences have grown sensitive to what works and what doesn’t. Colourscape, exhibiting in Yorkshire, England at the end of August, is a multi-sensory space that is impactful for its simplicity of concept, creating an intense physical experience through a series of "interconnected chambers of changing color, light” and live sound performances. Originally created in the 1970s, the walk-in installation has travelled to festivals over the past 26 years, immersing audiences through a very simple play with the senses.
Airbnb is Shaking Things Up with a New Venture into Urban Planning
Home-share communities like Airbnb have changed the way we visit cities. But their rapid rise to can't be sustained forever without new ideas. That's why Airbnb recently announced a brand-new innovation lab called Samara tasked with imagining the future ventures of the company. Their first project is a communal housing project and community center aimed at revitalizing tourism in a small-town in Japan.