Latest posts

5 Artists Exploring The Sculptural Possibilities Of Bread

Bread was inexorably linked with the formation and proliferation of early human societies. From the Fertile Crescent of the Middle East, where wheat was domesticated, cultivation spread north and west, to Europe and North Africa, and east towards East Asia. This in turn led to the formation of towns, as opposed to the nomadic lifestyle,…

A History Of The Persian Rug

With a history spanning more than 2,500 years, the art of carpet weaving in Iran was initially born out of necessity. Pragmatic coverings, these textiles were created to insulate the temporary homes of nomadic tribes people, placed on the ground to provide protection from cold temperatures and moisture. Over the centuries, the skill of carpet…

Interviews

Interview: Godfried Donkor Examines The Relationship Between...

Led by co-founders Michelle Gayle and Dennis Marcus alongside Artistic Director Ashley Shaw Scott Adjaye, the wife of Ghanaian-British architect David Adjaye, The World Reimagined, launching on 13 August and running until 31 October 2022, is a UK arts education project seeking to transform the ways in which we understand the transatlantic slave trade and…

Interview: Palestinian DJ Sama’ Abdulhadi On Community...

The first Palestinian DJ and music producer to gain international recognition, Sama’ Abdulhadi has established herself as a seminal figure of Palestine’s burgeoning underground scene. As a child, Abdulhadi moved to Ramallah, Palestine, from Jordan, her place of birth. Her love of music was apparent from a very young age but it was her interest…

Interview: Artist & Master Jeweller Wallace Chan On ...

Hong-Kong based artist Wallace Chan’s material-focused practice fluidly oscillates between jewellery and sculpture. He began as a gemstone carver in 1973 and gained worldwide recognition for his innovation of materials and techniques – from The Wallace Cut, an illusionary three-dimensional carving technique conceived in 1987 to the mastery of titanium, and more recently, The Wallace…

 

Interview: Artist & Master Jeweller Wallace Chan On ‘TOTEM’ At Fondaco Marcello, Venice

Hong-Kong based artist Wallace Chan’s material-focused practice fluidly oscillates between jewellery and sculpture. He began as a gemstone carver in 1973 and gained worldwide recognition for his innovation of materials and techniques – from The Wallace Cut, an illusionary three-dimensional carving technique conceived in 1987 to the mastery of titanium, and more recently, The Wallace…

Stay up to date with Something Curated