Marilyn Monroe at naked by Lawrence Schiller.

Mondo Gallery [MAD] 07/05-30/06/2013
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
An exhibition not to be missed. It exhibited for the first time in Spain some nude pictures of the actress on the set of 'Something's got to give', her last, unfinished film. From May 7 to July 15, 2013, Mondo Gallery presents "Marilyn and Me and More: America and 60", a journey with twenty images of the work of famed New York photographer Lawrence Schiller on the famous actress, which portrayed at different times of her career.

Mondo Gallery in collaboration with the Embassy of the United States, and the Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences of Spain presents Marilyn and Me and More: America and the 60'una exhibition of 30 photographs by Schiller in the 60s' , an era full of social upheaval, political and cultural. In this exhibition you can see snapshots of Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum, Donnald...


Marilyn Monroe, in the flesh.

Lawrence Schiller. Marilyn & Me. A Memoir in Words & Photographs. TASCHEN.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
A deluxe edition by Taschen to count as, just months before her death, Marilyn Monroe gave a young photographer his big break, and this is his story

«You’re already famous, now you’re going to make me famous,»


photographer Lawrence Schiller said to Marilyn Monroe as they discussed the photos he was about to shoot of her. “Don’t be so cocky,” Marilyn replied, “...


INTER[SECTIONS] Architecture, City and Cinema.

School of Architecture at the University of Porto. [POR] Portugal.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA via Jorge Gorostiza
CALL FOR PAPERS NOW OPEN. The international conference INTER[SECTIONS], to be held at the School of Architecture at the University of Porto, will focus on the relationship between urban space, architecture and the moving image, offering a forum for scholars, practitioners and the public. Cinema and architecture's association has been the subject of scholarly investigations for some time, but rarely have the different ways to approach this theme been brought together in a multidisciplinary debate that examines the depiction of the city through cinema and the role of films as a reflection, commentary and experimental laboratory for architecture.

Ruptura Silenciosa from School of Architecture at the University of Porto. has organized this conference has been called INTER[SECTIONS], and held in...



SCI-Arc 40th Anniversary Pavilion, by Oyler Wu Collaborative. [LA] EE.UU.
metalocus, LAURA CANTO.
Designed and built by the office of Oyler Wu Collaborative along with students of the Southern California Institute of Architecture, Stormcloud is the third project in a series of installations designed for SCI-ARC.

Project Description.

The previous two installations, Netscape and Centerstage were designed for the school's graduation ceremonies in 2011 and 2012 respectively. With SCI-Arc celebrating its 40th anniversary, the school commissioned the new pavilion for the after-party of its April 2013 gala. Tasked with the...



Ivorypress Space. [MAD] 30/05 > 13/06/2013
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
On 30 May Dionisio González will open his first exhibition at Ivorypress Space, entitled Le Corbusier: The Last Project . In this show, which is part of the Off PhotoEspaña Festival, the renowned photographer reflects on utopia, survival and destruction through twenty unrealised projects by the architect Le Corbusier.

‘This exhibition intends to show a work of restitution of omitted vestiges’, explains González. It is therefore an archival task ‘based on processing the object so that it does not become corrupted by oblivion and may be interpreted through its scale and dimension’. The artist has selected buildings that were never erected, such as the Governor’s Palace in Chandigarh, India; Villa Paul Prado in Buenos Dauphin 10 | Dionisio González,...


ON A KNIFE-EDGE, by Enric Llorach.

metalocus, ENRIC LLORACH.
OMA recently presented a video on the input, and dynamic work of the branch office in New York directed by Shohei Shigematsu. Taking advantage of the document Enric Llorach wrote this text, about overall work by Rem Koolhaas and OMA, he shares with readers METALOCUS and that we present below.

The essence of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in New York is easily discerned from the words of Shohei Shigematsu (interview broadcast on Crane.tv (1)) who speaks with a soft eloquent tone. He explains that the OMA does not have a set of preconceived forms of architecture, but it does have a clear way of thinking. While the latter is indeed credible, the former is a lot less clear. My point of departure...


Thirty Seconds To Mars - Up In The Air

[MUSIC VIDEO] from 30SecondsToMars
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
Saturday's musical video. Thirty Seconds To Mars performing "Up In The Air" the short film by Bartholomew Cubbins.

A piece of over eight minutes with the participation of Dita Von Teese.



Swinging Gotham.

Jazz. New York in the Roaring Twenties by Robert Nippoldt, Hans-Jürgen Schaal. TASCHEN.
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
Jazz. New York in the Roaring Twenties. This week was held the Jazz's night and we have found that this book TASCHEN, is perfect, was an excellent choice and also it reminds our METALOCUS-TASCHEN contest.

It’s the Roaring Twenties, and New York is exploding with jazz fever. Crowds flock to the nightclubs and dance halls in Harlem to see the likes of Louis Armstrong with the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra playing at the Kentucky Club, or Duke Ellington at the Roseland Ballroom or the world-famous Cotton Club. Designed, illustrated, and edited by Robert Nippoldt, this award-winning book pays homage to this exceptional era, via an entertaining blend of...


Borderless Competition. Vinners.

metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
The winning entries have just been announced in the international competition Borderless: Designing Future ASEAN Borders. The competition brings attention to the spaces along the borders of the 10 members of ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, with the aim of improving their existing conditions. The jury selected three winning designs and three honorable mentions out of 200 submissions from over 30 countries. The winner was the proposal titled, "Floating Border Project" by Hélène Grialou and Sebastien Gafari.

Following are the three winning concepts and three honorable mentions.

1st Prize.- "Floating Border Project". By Hélène Grialou and Sebastien Gafari.

Project Description.- The Floating Border Project takes place at the limit between Cambodia and Thailand, on the...


Mercado de Motores.

In an industry unit, Metro de Madrid. [MAD] Spain. 5/05/2013
metalocus, LAURA CANTO.
Art, Design, Recommendations
Presented as the first Flea Market in Madrid, breaking away from what we know traditionally by a regular flea Market and out of other standart known markets, Mercado de Motores moves us over a place where it renewals its old time and able to hold up a Vintage style and a "retro" inspiration.

A place that has a huge engines that served as power generators for Metro de Madrid infrastructure to almost 1930. Fortunately there were not destroyed but kept and preserved, helped by the fact that they were housed in a industrial unit declared Cultural designed by Antonio Palacios, architect of buildings known as the Círculo de...



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