10 interesting links from around the Web #036

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 Ai Weiwei to soup on the Mona Lisa, to Carrie’s Tutu.

  1. Six student jewellery designs that have a function beyond aesthetics
    Dezeen School Shows: for this roundup of student projects, we’ve picked six jewellery designs featured in Dezeen School Shows that have additional functions.
  2. Ai vs AI: Ai Weiwei asks the big questions nightly in central London
    Ai Weiwei and Circa consider the role of the question in Piccadilly Circus, London
  3. Art as a Medium of Resistance
    The tropical ‘attitude’ that brings together two regions in rejection of European colonialism
  4. Issey Miyake’s Runway Becomes a Blank Canvas for a Brushstroke-Inspired Collaboration
    The French artist Ronan Bouroullec lent his dreamy work to the garments and scenography of the tranquil Winter 2024 show.
  5. The Books That Influence Hans Ulrich Obrist
    To celebrate the release of his new book, Remember to Dream! 100 Artists, 100 Notes, the author and curator shares a list of literary works that have inspired him
  6. Cindy Sherman’s New Portraits Are Weird—and Very Revealing
    A new exhibition at Hauser & Wirth finds the 70-year-old artist grappling with age.
  7. These Are the Artists in the 2024 Whitney Biennial
    The 81st edition of the historically controversial show will open on March 20.
  8. Carrie Bradshaw’s Iconic $5 ‘Sex and the City’ Tutu Sold for More Than $50,000
    It’s now probably the priciest piece of ballet wear.
  9. Going big: digital artists who show on a grand scale at immersive institutions
    The rise of huge immersive venues, with giant, wraparound programmable LED screens, has provided a new canvas, and potential new audience, for digital artists. We look at four of the main players, from widely varied backgrounds
  10. Climate Protesters Soup the Mona Lisa in Paris
    “What is more important? Art or the right to healthy and sustainable food?” the activists yelled.

(Image credit: London, Piccadilly Lights Rendering _ Ai vs AI by Ai Weiwei © CIRCA.jpg)

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 it into the next list.

By | 2024-01-29T15:27:57+01:00 January 29th, 2024|Culture, Digital|0 Comments

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