11/07/2014

Bogart Cinema. Imagining a Building.

Exhibition about Art, Architecture and Memory [MAD] Spain. 9/05/2014 - 12/10/2014.
metalocus, BELÉN CALLEJO.
Bogart Cinema “opens” and presents the new exhibition "Imagining a Building" curated by Ines Caballero, a representation of the different interpretations of some artists on this cinema from 1907, today unused, whose purpose is to get the visitor to imagine the building through a series of interventions that invite us to reflect on this kind of abandoned spaces.

Bogart Cinema. Imagining a Building is an exhibition curated by Ines Caballero, representing, through an artistic and documentary language, the architecture and the history of the building of Bogart Cinema. In the autumn of 2013, six artists visited the building, it had been closed since 2001. Each one of the artists documented his visit and now presents the results of their personal interpretations: its places, its...

09/07/2014

Z! Zingonia, Mon Amour.

Venice Biennale 2014. [VEN] Italy.
metalocus, BELÉN CALLEJO.
In the 14th International Architecture Exhibition, of The Biennale di Venezia, Argot ou La Maison Mobile and Marco Biraghi present a work based on Zingonia city, in North of Italy. This case study was presented at MondiItalia with a photographic work realized on May in the city of Zingonia, by Filippo Poli, as an example of italian modern utopias. Currently, this city under renovation, which seeks to prevent forgets his roots and culture as a source of inspiration for the new modern and contemporary architecture.

Zingonia is an exemplar frame in the movie of italian modern utopias, between Adriano Olivetti’s Ivrea and No-Stop City by Archizoom.

Regardless to its recent destiny, the city planned by Renzo Zingone has embedded the seeds of...

09/07/2014

Matter and Light. Josep Ferrando, Barcelona.

Exhibition. Aedes Gallery. [BER] Germany. 12/07-21/08/2014.
metalocus, SARA REBOLLO
On 12 July, Aedes Architecture Forum in Berlin will celebrate the opening of "Matter and Light", displaying architect Josep Ferrando's work. Parallel to this show, you can also visit the exhibition "In progress Matter & Light", designed by Ferrando himself.

Aedes Architecture Forum presents for the first time in Germany the work of the architect Josep Ferrando from Barcelona. His buildings distinguish themselves through the reduction of the principal materials used. The selected materiality and the sensitive use of lighting open up subtle spatial connections...

08/07/2014

Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes. CaixaForum Madrid.

CaixaForum, Madrid, Spain. 10/06/2014 - 02/09/2014.
metalocus, BELÉN CALLEJO.
After passing through the MOMA in New York and CaixaForum Barcelona finally arrives at CaixaForum Madrid the successful exhibition of renowned architect Le Corbusier: " An atlas of modern landscapes", that shows a tour of the entire trajectory of the considered architect from the XX century, where architectural landscapes, domestic landscapes, landscapes objects with the most representative models and plans shown.

Le Corbusier. Architect, city planner, painter, interior designer, writer, editor, photographer and amateur film-maker. Le Corbusier was a multidisciplinary artist who amazed the world with his creative power and unconventional ideas. Through 200 objects illustrating the full dimensions of his creative processes, the exhibition Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes explores the many...

07/07/2014

The City is Not for Selling but for Living. Collective Architectures in Barcelona.

[BCN] Spain. 07.07>13.07.2014
metalocus, SARA REBOLLO
An intense week of activities promoted by groups under 'Collective Architectures' opened yesterday and begins today. Collective Architectures is an open, constantly growing international network of individuals and groups interested in participative construction of the urban environment. Since 2007 a symposium has been held in a different city each year with the aim of strengthening the network and consolidating alternative ways – from people and for people – of creating cities that differ from the official model.

The 2014 gathering is to be held in Barcelona from 6 to 13 July with the theme The City is Not for Selling but for Living, an essential idea, especially today and in a city like Barcelona which is beset by a host of human and urban problems caused by the global capitalist system. An open event that will gather a large number of people from around the world to discuss and work...

06/07/2014

Conceptions of Space. MoMA.

MoMA [NYC] USA. 5.07 > 19.10.2014
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Focusing on recent acquisitions in MoMA’s Department of Architecture and Design, Conceptions of Space addresses how contemporary architects continue to embrace spatial creation as a fundamental focus of their work. The exhibition reveals how, beyond formal traits and functional needs, the conception and articulation of architectural space still defines architecture as an artistic endeavor, and a response to wider cultural issues.

In the early and mid-20th century, the concept of space was critical in defining the modern movement in architecture. Notions of architectural space related to the coherence...

06/07/2014

"Evangelion and Japanese Katanas exhibition".

Exhibition. ABC Museum. [MAD] Spain. 05/07/2014 - 28/09/2014.
metalocus, BELÉN CALLEJO.
From 5 July, ABC Museum presents "Evangelion and Japanese Katanas Exhibition". This exhibition shows over traditional Japanese art to contemporary anime inspiration, based on Japan medieval battles, with a large number of antique pieces such as leaves, pods, handles ... that make swords.

Evangelion was born as anime, that will appear a manga and a series of feature films, gaining worldwide success both formats.They are their mythical characters who introduce us to a world of katanas. The exhibition "Evangelion and Japanese Katanas" makes a route through the contemporary swords inspired in the famous animated film, but also through the...

05/07/2014

MANIFESTA 10.

[St. Petersburg] Russia. 28.06 > 31.10.2014
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
After many months of planning MANIFESTA 10 finally opened to the public on Saturday, 28 June 2014, in St. Petersburg, Russia. Manifesta 10 presents the art of our times across several venues in the Hermitage Museum and at locations within the city of St. Petersburg.

Some considered the choice of St. Petersburg controversial, however Manifesta believes that engaging with Russia at this time is important and necessary. Over the coming 125 days, MANIFESTA 10 will present the art of our times, featuring some of the world’s most renowned contemporary...

03/07/2014

FICARQ 2014, from 15th to 19th July.

[Aviles] Asturias. Spain.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
[Only in Spanish] La segunda edición del Festival Internacional de Cine y Arquitectura de Avilés (FicArq) arranca el próximo 15 de julio. Cinco días de películas, conferencias y mesas redondas para celebrar los puntos de unión entre cine y arquitectura. Con el centro Óscar Niemeyer como base de la programación, FicArq 2014 repasa algunas de las propuestas cinematográficas sobre arquitectura de los últimos meses y abre una ventana desde el norte de España a algunos de los estrenos que están por llegar a la cartelera.

En dos semanas comenzará el único festival de Cine y Arquitectura en España.

 

La sección Arquitecturas filmadas contará con el documental sobre el proceso de reforma y ampliación del RijksMuseum de Amsterdam, hogar de las obras maestras de Vermeer o Rembrandt, ...

03/07/2014

Storefront TV / Call for Pilots.

[NY] USA.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
After the exciting inaugural Storefront TV season in Fall 2013, Storefront for Art and Architecture announces the launch of a second season with a Call for Pilots, inviting proposals of original television programs and web series. All selected pilot programs will be taped at Storefront for Art and Architecture in front of a live studio audience and broadcasted online. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through August 20, 2014.

Interested parties should submit a proposal using this form on or before August 20, 2014.

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