Junya Ishigami On Designing The Serpentine Pavilion 2019

The Japanese architect Junya Ishigami, celebrated for his experimental structures which interpret traditional architectural conventions and reflect natural phenomena, has designed the Serpentine Pavilion 2019, open to the public from tomorrow. Ishigami’s design takes inspiration from roofs, the most common architectural feature used around the world. The design is made by arranging slates to create…

The CSM Material Futures 2019 Graduates You Should Know

Through collaboration, research and blurring the worlds of craft, science and technology, Central Saint Martin’s MA Material Futures graduates look beyond existing boundaries to anticipate our future needs, desires and challenges for the 21st century. Coming from diverse disciplines and backgrounds, this year’s cohort traverse fields including fashion, architecture, communication, textile, critical, digital and speculative…

The Instagram Account Looking At Our World Through The Eyes Of A Robot

Curated by Taipei-based Haan-Yuu Feeng, @software2050’s Instagram feed offers a view of our world through an imagined artificial intelligence entity, observing humankind first hand, hacking surveillance cameras around the world and infiltrating Google’s databases. According to Feeng, the more this robot sees, the more emotional and empathetic it becomes. With this narrative lense in mind,…

Sam Jacob Studio Designs DKUK’s New Gallery-Come-Salon Space In Peckham

Realised by artist and hairdresser Daniel Kelly, DKUK provides a platform for engaging diverse audiences with contemporary art in the welcoming environment of a hairdressing salon. A distinctive model for producing work, DKUK combines the practical, commercial framework of a hairdressing business, with the funding support of Arts Council England. The project offers artists a…

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