From my daily browsing and reading time, I selected ten links that I found interesting both in the cultural and digital realms (and at their intersection). As you will see, the subjects vary from unusual cart, to a John Malkovich interview, to cancelled Beckett . This is a weekly feature, on every Monday. I hope you enjoy it.
- Art Dubai will donate 50% of ticket sales to earthquake relief efforts in Syria and Turkey
“When there is a humanitarian disaster like the one unfolding in Turkey and Syria, a swift response is important,” says a spokesperson for the fair
- “Earthquakes don’t kill people, bad buildings do”
Architects should play a major role in the recovery after disasters like the recent earthquake in Turkey and Syria, but egotistical posturing will not help anyone, writes Cameron Sinclair.
- The Turner Prize Wrestles With an Identity Crisis
How does a selective competition fit with the contemporary art world’s aspirations toward greater inclusivity?
- See Inside Actor Jim Carrey’s Art-Filled Home, Now on the Market for $29 Million (Art Not Included)
Carrey has lived on the property for 30 years.
- Meet Tyler Hobbs, the breakout star of generative art
Tyler Hobbs is making waves with abstract, algorithm-assisted art that harnesses code as a creative medium. We speak to the American artist ahead of two physical exhibitions in New York and London
- Omar Ba Paints the Pride and Pain of the Colonized
The artist’s solo US museum debut at the Baltimore Museum of Art is a contemptuous, at times satirical, take on oppression that gives way to a new history.
- Is Contemporary Art a Form of Witchcraft?
Upcoming exhibitions in Exeter and Los Angeles cast artists as the keepers of essential outsider knowledge.
- John Malkovich: “I am not in any hurry”
Interview, by The Talks
- Five unusual cars unveiled in 2023
Although the year has just begun, 2023 has seen sideways-driving, colour-changing and pepper-spray-emitting cars unveiled. Here are five of the most unusual cars of 2023 so far.
- Irish director’s all-male Beckett play cancelled as only men could audition
He considered casting people of other genders, but did not do so because of rules set down by the playwright
If, during your travels through the Wild Wild Web you find a link that catches your attention, let me know. I’ll take a look and, if I also find it interesting, it will make the following week’s list.
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