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Hot docs on artists and their work

Hot docs on artists and their work

Toronto is host to many indie film festivals, and Reel Artists Film Festival, which starts tomorrow, is one of the most original: five days of documentaries showcasing leading international artists, from photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto to performance artist Marina Abramovic.

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February 21, 2012

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Gigon/Guyer’s moving buildings

Gigon/Guyer’s moving buildings

An architecture exhibition in Zurich showing works by Gigon/Guyer Architects proves that a moving picture is worth a lot more than a thousand words.

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January 20, 2012

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Q&A: Talking with Gary Hustwit

Q&A: Talking with Gary Hustwit

The documentarian behind Helvetica, Objectified, and – his latest – Urbanized was recently in Toronto for an exclusive viewing of all three films, which are screening at the TIFF Bell Lightbox until January 17. Azure caught up with him to talk about city planning, Frank Gehry and Massimo Vignelli.

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January 16, 2012

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Unfinished Spaces and the revival of Cuban architecture

Unfinished Spaces and the revival of Cuban architecture

A new film explores the re-energization of a series of architectural jewels by Ricardo Porro, Roberto Gottardi and Vittorio Garrati that were nearly lost to the Cuban jungle.

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January 13, 2012

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Design on Film

Design on Film

This summer, ArchiText and InterfaceFlor present Docs at Dusk, an outdoor film fest in Toronto focussing on sustainability and design. The lineup: The End of Suburbia, So Right So Smart and Blue Gold: World Water Wars. 

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July 12, 2011

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This Week: Architecture and Design Film Festival in Chicago

This Week: Architecture and Design Film Festival in Chicago

From May 5 to 9, the Architecture and Design Film Festival in Chicago features a selection of 39 films and documentaries about design heavyweights including Renzo Piano, Stefan Sagmeister and Philippe Starck. Here are our top 10 picks.

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May 4, 2011

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Real artists on film

Real artists on film

Next week, Toronto’s Reel Artists Film Festival brings the work of such brilliant creators as Wanda Koop, Pipilotti Rist, Sol LeWitt and Ai Weiwei to the big screen.

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February 18, 2011

Section: Curiosity

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