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5 Immersive Outdoor Installations at Toronto’s Ice Breakers 2019

5 Immersive Outdoor Installations at Toronto’s Ice Breakers 2019

Animating Toronto’s wintry waterfront in late January, Ice Breakers 2019 features five installations organized around the theme of Signal Transmission. Here’s what to expect. 

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12 days ago

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Inside the Bewildering Pharos Wing at Tasmania’s Mona Museum

Inside the Bewildering Pharos Wing at Tasmania’s Mona Museum

The Pharos wing at Australia’s Mona museum is a bewildering series of luminous installations designed to keep visitors in the dark.

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December 18, 2018

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Nendo Meets M.C. Escher in Between Two Worlds

Nendo Meets M.C. Escher in Between Two Worlds

At Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria, Nendo has completed a collaborative exhibition with the M.C. Escher Foundation, celebrating the Dutch artist’s work with an immersive, eye-deceiving labyrinth.

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December 13, 2018

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Meet Designer Bertjan Pot, the Man Behind the Masks

Meet Designer Bertjan Pot, the Man Behind the Masks

Bertjan Pot is famous for his Random Light for Moooi – but he’s also known his colourful, delightfully odd, rope-woven masks. We caught up with the Dutch designer to discuss his experimental approach to design.

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November 30, 2018

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Honouring the Italian Master, Gio Ponti, in France

Honouring the Italian Master, Gio Ponti, in France

The life and work of the prolific Italian maestro is being celebrated at Tutti Ponti: Gio Ponti, Arch-Designer, at the Musée des Art Décoratifs in Paris.

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November 15, 2018

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Trends 2019: Reflecting, Refracting and Innovating with Colour

Trends 2019: Reflecting, Refracting and Innovating with Colour

As part of our exploration into major trends for 2019, we find designers manipulating colour to animate spaces and invigorate surfaces is yielding vibrant results.

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November 9, 2018

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Tadashi Kawamata’s MAAT Art Installation is an Urgent Wake-Up Call

Tadashi Kawamata’s MAAT Art Installation is an Urgent Wake-Up Call

The Japanese artist’s immersive Over Flow, on view at Lisbon’s MAAT, represents an inundation of plastic and styrofoam garbage collected from Portugal’s shores.

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November 1, 2018

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Doug Aitken’s Mirage Detroit is a Living Pavilion in a Restored Bank

Doug Aitken’s Mirage Detroit is a Living Pavilion in a Restored Bank

Artist Doug Aitken activates Michigan’s long-unoccupied State Savings Bank with Mirage Detroit, a mirrored installation that reflects, swallows and responds to its surroundings.

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October 23, 2018

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SCHAUM/SHIEH’s Sculptural Facade Defines Houston’s Transart Foundation

SCHAUM/SHIEH’s Sculptural Facade Defines Houston’s Transart Foundation

A recent addition to Houston’s museum district, the Transart Foundation for Art and Anthropology, packs a multifunctional venue into a sculptural white structure.

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October 19, 2018

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Artist Do Ho Suh’s Latest London Project Explores the Idea of Home

Artist Do Ho Suh’s Latest London Project Explores the Idea of Home

On a London footbridge, South Korean artist Do Ho Suh’s Bridging Home, London juxtaposes architecture to both create and reflect on culture shock.

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October 15, 2018

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