In Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity exhibition and publication, artist Mike Stubbs explores Britain’s Imperial Airship programme, as well as reflecting on our sense of place, belonging and ownership of our society and its direction.
Published 25 August 2021 by Rob La Frenais
One of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s most ambitious projects is due to be completed posthumously in September, the wrapping of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
Published 8 June 2021 by Rob La Frenais
The STRP (pronounced "Strype") Festival opened in the Strijp-S area of Eindhoven, Holland, from June 2-6. Makery spoke to festival director Ton Van Gool on the first day of the festival.
Published 18 May 2021 by Rob La Frenais
Helena Nikonole and Lucy Ojomoko create genetically modified bacteria of human skin microbiome that affect the sense of smell transmitted by the human body, a radical approach to issues of health and disease prevention.
Published 13 April 2021 by Rob La Frenais
Jeremy Narby, the worldwide-known author of ‘The Cosmic Serpent’ (1998) is releasing a new book this year, ‘Plant Teachers - Tobacco and Ayhuasca’. Interview.
Published 18 March 2021 by Rob La Frenais
The 11th Liverpool Biennial opens this 20 March 2021. 'The Stomach and the Port' explores notions of the body and ways of connecting with the world. Makery discussed with the Biennal's curator Manuela Moscoso.
Published 26 February 2021 by Rob La Frenais
In ‘Extraterrestrial - The First Sign of Intelligent Life beyond Earth’, Avi Loeb, former chair of astronomy at Harvard University, confirms that the interstellar object `Oumuamua, could be a sign of extraterrestial life. Review.
Published 29 January 2021 by Rob La Frenais
Sophie Hoyle explores an intersectional approach to post-colonial, queer, feminist, critical psychiatry and disability issues.” The artist will be in Bourges in April.
Published 17 December 2020 by Rob La Frenais
Tiny Mining is a mineral exploration co-operative and community committed to the open source exploitation of the interior of the human body for rare earth and other mineral resources.
Published 23 November 2020 by Rob La Frenais
The Rencontres Internationales Monde-s Multiple-s was is held online from November 13 to December 6. Interview with Vienne Chan and Boris Oicherman from The Forms of Ownership.
Published 18 November 2020 by Rob La Frenais
As part of the Rencontres Internationales Monde-s Multiple-s in Bourges, France, we met the artists Daniela Mitterberger & Tiziano Derme on their work with bats and interspecies communication.
Published 16 November 2020 by Rob La Frenais
The Rencontres Monde-s Multiple-s will be held online from November 13 to December 6. Interview with Kat Austen on her multimedia project ‘Stranger to the Trees’, microplastics and coexistence.
Published 13 November 2020 by Rob La Frenais
The Rencontres Internationales Monde-s Multiple-s was to be held in Bourges from November 13 to December 6, 2020. But the confinement will have decided otherwise. Interview with Margherita Pevere.
Published 3 November 2020 by Rob La Frenais
In the last years of the ’60s two extraordinary experiments happening in London, the Drury Lane Arts Lab and the New London Arts Lab are the subject of a new book by David Curtis - ‘London’s Arts Labs and the 60’s Avant-Garde’.
Published 13 October 2020 by Rob La Frenais
On the eve of the opening of ISEA2020 in Montreal, Makery spoke to Erandy Vergara, Programming Director and Artistic Co-Chair of this year’s edition.
Published 16 September 2020 by Rob La Frenais
Sharpen your thorns and you will travel safely! How a Traveling Plant challenged the restrictions of a post-virus Ars Electronica.
Published 1 September 2020 by Rob La Frenais
After Palermo in 2018, Manifesta organises its thirteen edition in Marseille, in the context of a year marked by Covid-19. For the first time organised in France, Manifesta will last until November 29.
Published 24 June 2020 by Rob La Frenais
Dasha Ilina recently got an honorary mention at Ars Electronica for her faux corporation offering therapy for those constantly on their phones, the ‘Center For Technological Pain’.
Published 27 May 2020 by Rob La Frenais
The recently published 'Art as We Don’t Know It' catalogue showcases art and research that has grown and flourished within the wider network of both the Bioart Society and Aalto University's Biofilia lab in Finland during the previous decade. Review.
Published 8 May 2020 by Rob La Frenais
The independent curator and critic Rob La Frenais runs the "Future of Transportation" group on Facebook. New chronicle about mobility after the lockdown.