06/07/2015

'Virtual control - security and the urban imagination' by Max Colson.

Exhibition at RIBA. [London] UK. 09/07 > 25/08/2015
metalocus, SILVIA BATRES, IRENE GARCÍA.
Architecture, Art, Exhibitions
Next July 9th exhibition 'Virtual Control - Security and the Urban Imagination' opens at the Practise Space at RIBA. It will be open until August 25th. Exhibition explores privatised urban public space and security design in the UK's cities.

The exhibition of photography, video and installation 'Virtual control - security and the urban imagination' by Max Colsonorganized by UCL Urban...

06/07/2015

Zaha Hadid at the State Hermitage Museum.

[Saint Petersburg] Russia, 27.06 > 27.09.2015.
metalocus, IRENE GARCÍA, SILVIA BATRES.
Architecture, Exhibitions
Zaha Hadid at The State Hermitage Museum is the first retrospective exhibition of this architect in Russia. It provides unprecedented insight into her work in a mid-career retrospective highlighting Zaha Hadid's exploration of the Russian Avant-garde at the beginning of her career, and the continuing influence of its core principles on her work today.

The project was prepared specifically for the Nicholas Hall of the Winter Palace being one of the museum’s major ceremonial historical interiors. The exhibition prepared by the State Hermitage Museum and Zaha Hadid...

04/07/2015

'Madrid 24h', photography exhibition at CentroCentro Cibeles.

Exhibition, PHotoEspaña 2015. CentroCentro Cibeles [MAD] Spain. 23/06>30/08/2015.
metalocus, ALEX DURO.
José Tono Martínez, CentroCentro Cibeles director; María García Yelo, PHotoEspaña director and Francisco Hortiguela, Director of Samsung's Institutional Relations, Communication and Corporate Citizenship, inaugurated last June 23rd the exhibition 'Madrid 24 h' in CentroCentro Cibeles. A day in Madrid's life, a group exhibition of photographs that comes from the homonym online contest organized by PHotoEspaña and Samsung, with the participation of the City of Madrid.

During almost a month, 'Madrid 24h' has invited all Madrid's inhabitants as well as the large number of visitors that every day visit the capital, to photograph the city to capture all the details, corners, atmospheres and sensations that the city offers during the day. Among the 3,223 received photographs, a jury composed by PHotoEspaña, Samsung and Madrid...

03/07/2015

“Gleizes and Metzinger: Du Cubisme (1912)” at the Juan March Foundation.

Exhibition [MAD] Spain. 14.07/29.08.2015
metalocus, ANDREA PORTILLO.
Art, Exhibitions
Between July 14 and August 29, 2015 will be displayed at the Juan March Foundation the exhibition 'Gleizes and Metzinger: Du Cubisme (1912)'. Albert Gleizes and Jean Metzinger were painters, theoreticians of Cubism and authors of the essay 'Du cubisme', published in 1912 by parisian poet and publisher Eugène Figuière.

Finished last June 28, the big spring exhibition devoted to The modern taste. Art Deco in Paris, 1910-1935, and before that, this autumn, on 16 October, the first complete retrospective ever presented in Spain of the versatile Swiss artist Max Bill (1908-1994) opens, the Juan March Foundation prepares this summer an exhibition of small format, which can be seen, from 14...

02/07/2015

Yannis Karpouzis, Descubrimientos PHE15 Award.

17th edition of PHotoEspaña, 03.06 >30.08.2015
metalocus, ANDREA PORTILLO
PHotoEspaña, along with a jury of international experts in photography, has awarded the Descubrimientos PHE15 Award to the Greek photographer Yannis Karpouzis for his series "The parallel crisis" (2010). A work in progress that explores photography and the crisis in Greece, his native country, as factors that stop the time. The series shows portraits contextualized in the landscape that reveal strength and contrasts. Characters and locations that give a feeling of unease. The award will allow Karpouzis to be part of PHotoEspaña 2016 with a solo exhibition. Photography belonging to the series "The parallel crisis" by Yannis Karpouzis, Discoveries Award PHE15. Photography © Yannis Karpouzis.

The photographer Yannis Karpouzis, Descubrimientos PHE15 Award at the edition of PHotoEspaña 2015 explains what can be understood as a crisis (from the Greek κρίσις - krisis) «any event that is -or is expected to lead to- unstable and dangerous situations that affects an individual, group, community or...

29/06/2015

Vitra & Camper: Pop-up project on the Vitra Campus.

Vitra Campus [Weil am Rhein] Germany.
metalocus, IRENE GARCÍA
Coinciding with the exhibition 'Making Africa' which takes place at the Vitra Design Musem, this summer is opened the Pop-up project on the Vitra Campus, designed by architect Francis Kéré Diébédo and organized by Vitra and Camper.

From June 18th to September 30th of this year you can enjoy the 'Pop-up project' at the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein created by Vitra and Camper...

23/06/2015

The Monaco Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015.

by Enrico Pollini [MIL] Italy.
metalocus, BRANLY ERNESTO PÉREZ, ANDREA PORTILLO
The Monaco Pavilion for the Milan 2015 Expo wants to reaffirm the importance of solidarity and sustainability for our future, with cooperation and education as main part of the message.

The architect Enrico Pollini has been in charge of the development of the pavillion that will represent the Principality of Monaco until 31 October at the Milan 2015 Expo. The pavilion, made of container, intended to represent the country's commitment to international solidarity and a new idea on the concept of sharing...

23/06/2015

Opening. 2015 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by SelgasCano

Serpentine Gallery [LON] UK
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Serpentine Galleries celebrates the 15th anniversary of the world-renowned Pavilion commission with a design by Spanish architects selgascano. Since it was launched in 2000 by Gallery Director Julia Peyton - Jones, the Serpentine Pavilion has become an international site for architectural experimentation, presenting inspirational temporary structures by some of the world's greatest architects.

2015 Serpentine Pavilion became a reality today, as the much-anticipated structure was officially unveiled.

 

Spanish architects selgascano are designing the 15th Serpentine Pavilion. The award-winning studio, headed by José Selgas and Lucía Cano, is the first Spanish architecture practice to be asked to...

20/06/2015

Notes from a world of slaves. CROSSINGS by Arko Datto.

Promenades in the Arabian Desert
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Arko Datto started their travels to Europe began 13 years ago. While transiting through the Gulf states, he became fascinated with the bustling megalopolises of Arabia, a cold post-apocalyptic vision of towering megaliths seen across the hazy abrasive heat.

CROSSINGS series was created with the help of Google Maps and Google Earth, wherein the images were taken. Arko Datto shows the society that the migrant diaspora has helped to build, shape and maintain while occupying the bottom echelons of society.

The narrative is woven around quotations found in Academic Reports and Journalistic Articles on the existing state of...

20/06/2015

Exhibition Cergy-Pontoise at l'Arsenale.

Formes et Fictions d'une ville nouvelle. Pavillon de l'Arsenal [PARIS] France.
metalocus, IRENE GARCÍA
From June 17th to September 20th you can enjoy at Pavillon de l'Arsenal in Paris the exhibition 'Cergy-Pontoise, Formes et Fictions d'une ville nouvelle'. A thematic exhibition about the History of this iconic and experimental urban proposal in the banks of the Oise River that raises questions about the development of future cities.

'Cergy-Pontoise, Formes et Fictions d'une ville nouvelle', the exibition that takes place this summer at Pavillon de l'Arsenal de Paris tells the story of the development of this emblematic model of urban planning. With new material and unpublished documents the exhibition shows the origin of this...

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