20/07/2012

JOHN CAGE. Exhibition in honor of his 100th birthday.

Staatsgalerie [STUTTGART] Germany. 21/07-11/11/2012.
metalocus, ALICIA FARO
A few days ago we published a house by architect Steven Holl with indirect references to John Cage, one of those characters that both suggest to many architects. To mark the 100th birthday of John Cage, the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart is presenting a selection of his graphic works alongside little known material from the Sohm Archive.

The indirect reference to which we refer is a 1967 sketch for a music score by the composer Istvan Anhalt, “Symphony of Modules,” which was discovered in a book by John Cage titled “Notations,” and which...

19/07/2012

AGUSTÍN BETHENCOURT DÍAZ, Architect and Photographer.

Exhibition "Encuentros" CTAV. [VAL] Spain. 19/07-05/09/2012.
metalocus, ALICIA FARO
From 19 July to 5 September 2012, we will enjoy the photographs exhibition of this architect and photographer.

The exhibition will take place at Colegio Territorial de Arquitectos de Valencia. There you can see the collection ENCUENTROS of Agustin Bethencourt .

"In this series of photography I try to reflect my interest in contrasts. Formal investigations are conceived in a...

15/07/2012

Day to Night by Stephen Wilkes.

metalocus, INÉS LALUETA, LUIS DE GREGORIO
Photographer Stephen Wilkes imagined the day and the night together in a single picture, the result, "Day to Night", a photography series where Wilkes show us the two faces of "the city that never sleeps".

The latest work of photographer Stephen Wilkes "Day to Night" captures the contrast change the times of day. Surreal scenes where day and night merge, embodying the atmosphere of the Big Apple. To create each snapshot Steven spent more than 10 hours of work.

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11/07/2012

Yohji Yamamoto at Design Museum Holon.

[HOLON] Israel. 05/07-20/10/2012.
metalocus, VÍCTOR LÓPEZ-REY.
Maestro of avant-garde fashion, Yohji Yamamoto remains one of the world’s most influential and enigmatic designers and over the last forty years has made a vital contribution to fashion, challenging traditional norms of clothing with his style. The display at Design Museum Holon is particularly meaningful as it coincides with the 60th anniversary of the Japan-Israel relationship and the 40th anniversary of Yamamoto’s company, Y’s.

The exposition will challenge and re-conceptualise the way in which conventional fashion exhibitions are presented. A series of site specific installations will be presented throughout the Museum spaces and will examine the intriguing dialogue developed between Yamamoto’s groundbreaking work and the distinctive architectural structure of Design Museum Holon, designed by ...

11/07/2012

OK CORRAL, by Roberto Alberto.

C-aps. Acero Puro Show Room. [Sevilla], Spain. 06/06-12/07/2012.
metalocus, VÍCTOR LÓPEZ-REY.
Art, Exhibitions
Roberto presented in Seville, in C-aps experience (room aceropuro) a rich, versatile and varied project, full of fresh ideas, where we sample from his most personal and intimate pictures of great literary burden is evident both in the titles as compositions to works that exude subtle irony own vindication of underground urban movements, to leisure amusements and objectual experiences on the edge of the artistic work and applied art.

An overview almost filmic in its treatment, with plot and ending that leaves no one indifferent. With this exhibition closes C-aps first season full of debate and a great audience response.

Venue: C-aps. Plaza de la Puerta Real, 8. 41002, Sevilla, Spain.
Date: June 6 to July 12, 2012.

10/07/2012

The golden decade of the anime stays in Madrid this summer.

Exhibition. La Casa Encendida [MAD] 06/07-23/09/2012
metalocus, LUIS DE GREGORIO
La Casa Encendida presents this summer, between July and September a retrospective dedicated to the best anime of the 90s. The exhibition "Anime Cut Proto. Visions and spaces in the Japanese animation ", shows a selection of drawings of the stages of creation of some of the most influential science fiction animes realized during the golden decade of the genre. At the same time, a film series will be organised; "Anime in The Terrace" with a selection of sixteen classical works.

From July 6 to September 23, 2012 "Proto Anime Cut. Visions and spaces in the Japanese animation", curated by Stefan and David d'Heilly Riekeles is a unique opportunity to understand the process of artistic creation and enjoy the "preparatory drawings". The works, which are shown for the first time in Spain,...

05/07/2012

MULAFEST, at IFEMA. Feria de Madrid.

[MAD] 12-13-14-15/07/2012 [VIDEO]
metalocus, ALICIA FARO
Next week will take place the I Festival Internacional de Tendencias Urbanas de Madrid. The collective MULA, was born in Madrid with the idea of ​​sharing lifestyles and artistic disciplines considered, until not long ago, minority.

The festival will be held at IFEMA, Feria de Madrid, on July 12-13-14-15, 2012 -Thursday to Sunday- and will focus on the following areas: music, art, dance, skate, bmx, garage and tattoo, which will be integrated into the same space.

Between the activities presented MULAFEST, is the...

04/07/2012

Gardens By The Bay by Grant Associates and Wilkinson Eyre Architects.

Gardens By The Bay [Singapore]
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA, LUIS DE GREGORIO.
Grant Associates, a landscape architecture consultancy, in collaboration with Wilkinson Eyre Architects, have completed the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. The view from the treetops: Singapore's stunning super forest takes shape as its opening day nears. Gardens By The Bay development unveils treetop walkway with panoramic views of the city.

This project was won in an international design competition as part of a team led by landscape architects Grant Associates. The masterplan for Marina South forms part of Singapore’s new Gardens by the Bay development and will draw from the distinctive flora of the region to create a new destination in the city. It has been designed as a series of distinct ecosystems which will enable the gardens to function with maximum environmental...

03/07/2012

Meet your creator - Quadrotor Show

by Saatchi & Saatchi creatives and Marshmallow Laser Feast. [VIDEO]
metalocus, SERGIO CIDONCHA, VÍCTOR LÓPEZ-REY.
Art, VIDEO, Recommendations
Witness the flight of the quadrotors; dancing before us in a light-beam drenched ballet choreographed to the heavenly arpeggios of OneOhtrix point never. This is an event concept created by Marshmallow Laser Feast and Saatchi & Saatchi creatives Jonathan Santana & Xander Smith.

The theatrical production introducing the New Directors’ Showcase reel 2012 has been conceived for the second time by Saatchi & Saatchi's award-winning senior creatives Jonathan Santana & Xander Smith with the theme ‘Meet Your Creator'...

02/07/2012

ECSTATIC ALPHABETS/HEAPS OF LANGUAGE.

MoMA [NYC] tough 27/08/2012.
metalocus, ANA SEGURA
For those who plan to visit or be in New York the current summer, we present this exhibition in which letters, words, and phrases, not only can be readen. Also can be transcribed, revolved, and refused, to become into ways of experimentation. Until August, 27 at MoMA.

Literal usage becomes incantatory when all metaphors are suppressed. Here language is built, not written.”

Robert Smithson, “Language to be Looked At and/or Things to be Read,” 1967.

Works by 12 contemporary artists and artists’ groups...

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