04/09/2014

BAQ 2014 lecture schedule is ready.

XIX Bienal Panamericana de Arquitectura 2014. [Quito] Ecuador.
metalocus, SARA REBOLLO
Ecuador Association of Architects organizes since 1978 the Pan American Quito Architecture Biennale, a space for periodical exchange, comparison and analysis of products and current architecture and urban trends.

The BAQ 2014 wants to expand the vision of architecture, expanding its focus to move from the fragmentary and to global, from the dogmatic to the complex, from the anthropocentric view to a more complete ecological view, integrating our discourse with from other disciplines.

It is presented as an exercise in focus and blur, which seeks the critical questions necessary to alter our perspective...

02/09/2014

Austria's Pavilion in EXPO Milano 2015.

Expo 2015. [MIL] Italy.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Austria’s participation in EXPO Milano 2015 is focused on generating positive impetus for exports and tourism. The design of the Austria n pavilion was selected on the basis of an EU - wide competition. The idea put forward by team.breathe.austria highlights the ecological and technical competence of Austria.

Around 20 million guests are expected to visit the world exposition in Milan in 2015. The highly developed region of northern Italy is one of Austria’s most important business partners.

Ecology and innovation at the Austrian Pavilion.

The Austrian Pavilion at EXPO Milano 2015 should...

02/09/2014

‘The Untitled Show’ by Waqas Khan. Exhibition at Sabrina Amrani Gallery.

Sabrina Amrani Gallery. [MAD] Spain. 11/09/2014 - 31/10/2014.
metalocus, BELEN CALLEJO
Sabrina Amrani Gallery opens the season with the miniature works of Waqas Khan. The Pakistani artist returns, after two years from his debut solo show in Europe, to Sabrina Amrani Gallery in an exhibition with his new intriguing and vibrant work. The final purpose of his work is giving the viewer the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of visual infinity, the potential of philosophical awareness, and the visual effects produced inside the retina of the beholder, depending of the viewer's eye.

The pakistani miniature artist Waqas Khan returns to Sabrina Amrani Gallery, two years after his debut in Europe in the same space. These two years have been intense for the artist: He has exhibited in the most prestigious art fairs such as Art Basel, FIAC, Frieze...

02/09/2014

Open Call for Curator at Oslo Architecture Triennale 2016.

OAT 2016. [Oslo] Norway
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Oslo Architecture Triennale (OAT) launches an international Open Call for Curator for its sixth international festival in Oslo, Norway in autumn of 2016. After a successful triennale in 2013, OAT now wishes to open up new ideas and concepts as to how the triennale and the architecture and planning professions can partake in the future development of society.

The curator will have the artistic and academic responsibility for the Oslo Architecture Triennale 2016, and will be given the opportunity to develop the concept, theme and content over a period of two years. The Curator will have primary academic and artistic responsibility for OAT 2016...

30/08/2014

“Seoul: Towards a Meta-City” Exhibition at AEDES Gallery.

AEDES Gallery. [BER] Germany. 30.08 > 09.10.2014
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
On Friday, the Aedes Network Campus Berlin (ANCB) Metropolitan Laboratory hosted a symposium to mark the opening of the exhibition ”Seoul: Towards a New City,” in collaboration with the City of Seoul, today 30 August, 2014.

When Seoul was established as the capital of the Joseon dynasty in the late 14th century, Seoul’s cityscape reflected an ethical understanding between humans and nature, demonstrating the national emphasis on the people itself. In fact, old Seoul manifests the modern values of a city as described by...

27/08/2014

‘Paris Abstract’ or Paris Roof Tops by Michael Wolf.

at Koch Gallery [San Francisco, CA] US > 30.08.2014
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
For a photographer living in a major city filled with iconic architecture, museums, and myriad tourist destinations, the struggle to capture an authentic image is great. This was the exact situation photographer Michael Wolf found himself in after moving to Paris from Hong Kong in 2008.

Robert Koch Gallery presented from July, Paris Abstract, an exhibition premiering new work by photographer, Michael Wolf. In Paris Abstract, Wolf continues his exploration of the...

25/08/2014

VAN EYCK'S CALL FOR APPLICATIONS IS OPEN.

[Maastricht] The Netherlands
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
The Van Eyck invites artists, designers, photographers, architects, curators, writers, and thinkers to apply for a work period at the Jan van Eyck Academie for 4 up to 12 months. Participants are given the time and space that is needed to develop their talents, to discover as yet unexplored perspectives and delve into deeper layers of themselves.

The Jan van Eyck Academie is a post academic insitute open for artists, designers, photopraphers, architects, writers, thinkers and curators from all over the world.

- A work period at the Van Eyck varies between 4 up to 12 months. Start is in March 2015. By mutual agreement, a work period can...

22/08/2014

DRAWING AMBIENCE: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association.

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum [St. Louis] US. 12.09.14 > 04.01.15
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
This great presentation will show, the first public exhibition of architectural drawings from the private collection of the noted educator Alvin Boyarsky. The collection is slated to be shown at the Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis, US.

Amassed during Boyarsky’s tenure as chairman of the Architectural Association (AA) in London from 1971 until his death in 1990, Drawing Ambience: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association features early drawings by some of the most prominent architects practicing today —...

21/08/2014

HOLLEIN in Vienna.

MAK [Vienna] Austria > 05.10.2014
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
A retrospective exhibition at MAK celebrates Hans Hollein and describes the entire work of this eclectic architect who was also a designer, curator, writer and theorist thanks to original materials collected from the private archive.

The MAK exhibition HOLLEIN, who died a few months ago at the age of 80, delves into his rich universe and undertakes a sweeping new contemplation of his entire body of work based to a large extent on materials from...

19/08/2014

Riverbed by Olafur Eliasson.

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. [Humlebæk] Denmark. 20.08.14 > 04.01.15
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Olafur Eliasson's take on Louisiana is radical, fascinating and unique. The central work is a huge, site- specific project that reverses the relation between nature and art. At the same time focus on local sensory experience in a global perspective. The transitions between inside and outside, culture and staged nature become fluid and transitory – and the progress of the visitor through the museum take centre stage.

Tomorrow, on 20 August 2014 Louisiana Museum of Modern Art opens its doors for the first solo exhibition of the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson. The main work in the exhibition, a giant landscape, will unfold throughout the South Wing of the museum in one great sweep as a major intervention in the museum’s usual administration of...

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