SC Exclusive: Carsten Höller on Brutalist Eating and His New Fashion Collaboration

Approaching art making with a scientific curiosity, Carsten Höller investigates human behaviour through play — producing works often associated with relational aesthetics. Among the artist’s much-referenced interactive works is Psycho Tank, a sensory-deprivation chamber in which participants float weightlessly in a pool. In 2000, he famously installed a slide in the Milan office of designer…

5 Questions With Hannah Levy

New York-based artist Hannah Levy’s metal, glass, and silicone sculptures are evocative of commonplace items, from domestic fixtures and furniture, to garments and medical equipment, even appearing at times akin to human flesh or food. Her lustrous works reveal an underlying unease as functionality is stripped away from form. Reimagining the familiar as uncanny, Levy…

Sofia Mitsola: “To Fantasise Is to Exercise Your Own Freedom”

Referencing figures from ancient Greek and Egyptian histories, Japanese animation, and pornography, Sofia Mitsola creates her own mythological characters, staging them in grand and theatrical compositions. Opening on 5 June 2024, Pilar Corrias presents Villa Venus: The Garden, an exhibition of new works by the London-based artist. The show marks the latest chapter in her…

Sofía Salazar Rosales: “My Anthropomorphic Sculptures Keep in Their Mouths the Flavour of Their Origins”

Exploring the fantasmas — ghosts, memories and echoes — that exist imperceptibly in the spaces we inhabit, Sofía Salazar Rosales’ practice draws from the languages of sculpture, installation and architecture, asking the question, “What if walls could talk?” Traversing various mediums, her works eschew categorisation, extending and unravelling unseen and unsung details of the world…

How Wallace Chan’s Stint as a Monk in Tibet Shaped His Latest Show

Chinese multidisciplinary artist Wallace Chan — who pioneered the Wallace Chan Porcelain, a material five times stronger than steel, and more recently, titanium’s unprecedented use in large-scale sculpture, among other innovations — returns to Venice with the exhibition, Transcendence. On display until 30 September 2024 at the Chapel of Santa Maria della Pietà, the show…

Rahel Stephanie Wants to Tell You About Indonesian Food

Rahel Stephanie is the Indonesian, London-based chef and food writing sensation behind the pop up brand Spoons, which she created, somewhat by accident, in 2019. Since then, she has flown.  In April of this year, Stephanie released her debut zine, Pedas – a document devoted to the brand of Indonesian food culture she wants to share…

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