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Adhocracy Athens

27 Apr, 2015

Adhocracy Athens is the continuation of the research started for the 1st Istanbul Design Biennial in 2012, after traveling to New York (New Museum, 2013) and London (LimeWharf, 2013) the event now takes place in Athens. Adhocracy is a philosophy of action characterized by creative, flexible, purposeful attitude. Unlike bureaucracy and its fixed schemes,...

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On Tempelhofer Feld

23 Apr, 2015

Very soon, a wonderful book is coming out. A former airport in the center of Berlin, known as Tempelhofer Feld, is documented and used as starting point for a wider dialogue. Authors Wouter De Raeve and Benjamin Deboosere search, reflect and pose questions on the future role of spacial practice, architecture and...

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Info Stoas

1 Apr, 2015

Into Stoas by Natassa Pappa is an attempt to map the exits of the stoas located in the commercial triangle; the chaotic Athenian district which is ideal for inquisitive strolls. Starting point were the exit signs on some of the remaining passage entrances, which maintain a surreal detail often overlooked,...

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Romka Magazine #9

31 Mar, 2015

The new Romka Magazine is here! Romka is a collective photo album in which people from all over the world share the stories behind their most valued photographs. The magazine explores the interplay of photography and personal memory by showcasing how both life-changing events as well as small anecdotes are...

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24 Nov, 2014

As a result of being out of words to explain her euphoric state of mind with colors whilst experiencing LSD for an experiment of US army, a beauteous housewife of 1950s utters:   “I wish I could speak in Technicolor!”   When Elephants Come Marching In in de Appel, Amsterdam...

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Abandoned Xmas Trees

21 Nov, 2014

Christmas is blinking – about to arrive homes… Every year after Christmas I feel such melancholy and loss because of seeing all those abandoned Christmas trees on the streets of Berlin. Different hues of green, still beautiful, left behind – tears leaking from every single leaf… Exaggerating? Maybe, a little…...

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Orchard Beach : The Bronx Riviera

13 Nov, 2014

Wayne Lawrence is a Brooklyn based documentary photographer who focuses on communities overlooked by mainstream media. In his series Orchard Beach : The Bronx Riviera he  documents Orchard, a beach in New York with a previously bad reputation.  The beach now has been cleaned up and has given the community a...

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Acid #3

6 Nov, 2014

The new issue of Barcelona based surf magazine Acid nr. 3 is out. Acid is a magazine that looks at the world with curiosity and humility, using surfing as an entry point. In Issue 3 they have put together an eclectic mix of stimulating topics, like the story of a Slovenian surfer,...

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Temple of Holy Shit

1 Nov, 2014

The Temple of Holy Shit is a public waste installation, a kind of shit recycling plant which was installed during the Parckdesign 2014 festival in Brussels. For a period of 6 months the temple found its home in the center of the park, serving as public toilet for its visitors....

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Object to Things

1 Nov, 2014

Yingmei Duan, Rubbish City, 2008   Once a friend had an idea of an exhibition with 1 artist and 20 curators – by shifting the roles. Although, I had no idea how he was planning the structure, I found this idea interesting by thinking that it may open up a...

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Dear Lulu

30 Oct, 2014

A while ago we wrote a post about the Post Digital Publishing Archive. A great platform that highlights experimental publishing projects.  ‘Dear Lulu’ is a great example on what we’re on about. Dear Lulu is a test book which was researched and produced by graphic design students at Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany,...

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Eins und Alles — Einblicke in Identität

27 Oct, 2014

“Eins und Alles — Einblicke in Identität” is a reflection about the complex term of identity. Developed in 2014 as bachelor thesis by the current master students in the art direction program at ECAL, Johannes Bauer and Ricardo Ferrol. Eins und Alles — Einblicke in Identität is a collection of interviews...

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