10 interesting links from around the Web #040

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 Iris Apfel, to Wayne McGregor, to the movie Dune.

  1. Wayne McGregor’s new work merges genetic code, AI and choreography
    Company Wayne McGregor has collaborated with Google Arts & Culture Lab on a series of works, ‘Autobiography (v95 and v96)’, at Sadler’s Wells (12 – 13 March 2024)
  2. Interior designer Iris Apfel dies aged 102
    American interior designer, fashion influencer and “geriatric starlet” Iris Apfel has passed away at the age of 102.
  3. Dune: Part Two – Hans Zimmer designs the sound of sand
    Composer of the Dune: Part Two score, Hans Zimmer tells Wallpaper* about his ‘industrial, mechanical, brutal’ sonic journey
  4. What’s the point of digital fashion?
    What if you could own more clothes without crowding your closet or growing your carbon footprint? Introducing the dematerialized future of your wardrobe, digital fashion entrepreneur Karinna Grant talks about the brands selling pixelated clothes via NFTs and augmented reality — and explores the creative and sustainable potential of fashion that transcends physical constraints.
  5. From audioguides without men to a new women’s museum in London, here’s how the art world is celebrating International Women’s Day
    We’ve compiled a list of exhibitions of events whose impact on foregrounding women artists is likely to live on beyond one calendar day
  6. The Vatican Has Invited Maurizio Cattelan and Corita Kent to Participate In Its Venice Biennale Pavilion
    Pope Francis will visit the Vatican pavilion in April, marking the first papal attendance at the Venice Biennale.
  7. The First Permanent HIV/AIDS Memorial in London Names Shortlisted Artists
    The memorial will be located near Middlesex Hospital, where Princess Diana opened the U.K.’s first AIDS unit in 1987.
  8. Artists Reimagine the Oscar for ‘The Hollywood Reporter’ The magazine commission
    11 artists to reinterpret the iconic statuette for their annual ‘Oscar Issue’. Their efforts can be viewed in an exhibition co-presented by Jeffrey Deitch.
  9. First Impressions From the 2024 Whitney Biennial
    The exhibition that often acts as a barometer of trends and ideas percolating in global art communities has both hits and misses.
  10. Here Are the 15 Most Searched Artists in 2023
    See the names driving the greatest curiosity among collectors in 2023—and how they stack up against the same list from 2005.

(Image credit: Wayne McGregor’s Autobiography, Company Wayne McGregor (Jasiah Marshall), Théâtre de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France (2023), Photo credit Ravi Deepres)

If, during your travels through the Wild Wild Web you find a link that catches your attention, let me know. I’ll have a look and, if I also find it interesting, it will make it into the next list.

By | 2024-03-14T16:41:02+01:00 March 14th, 2024|Culture, Digital|0 Comments

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