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Philippe Kern: Close-up on culture

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June, 03 2020

This French lawyer specialising in European and copyright law has lived in Brussels for 30 years. Convinced that art and design are sources of innovation and drivers of societal change, he founded KEA,

Mudac’s Re-evaluation of the Ordinary

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June, 02 2020

For their final exhibition in their original location, mudac’s curators have teamed up to pay tribute to ‘their’ Guadard house by highlighting the most ordinary — and thus extraordinary — objects they have collected over the last twenty years.

Meeting Base Design

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May, 29 2020

Dimitri Jeurissen, co-founder of Brussels-based but internationally active agency Base Design, gives us his vision of communication 2.0 and the new challenges that not only his clients, but his own studio,

Philip Weber: Redefining Glass Making With ANALOG

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May, 28 2020

Berlin Art Glass debuted their new lighting brand ANALOG in Alcova Sassetti last Milan Design Week. The first series of this brand is called On Movement and Material and is created in collaboration with Philip Weber,

Manon Daviet’s Knitted Landscapes

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May, 26 2020

Using various textile techniques like knitting, embroidery and tufting, Paris-based textile artist Manon Daviet transposes her drawings into tapestries, creating what she calls “volume paintings”. Here, she talks TLmag through her multidisciplinary practice,

Mounir Fatmi: Experimental Archives

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May, 25 2020

Ever since he was a child, Mounir Fatmi has been curious about the transformation of objects – how, with a slight change of context or position, they can take on entirely new meanings.

Igshaan Adams, Personal Devotion

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May, 22 2020

Cape Town-based, multi-disciplinary artist, Igshaan Adams, expresses and unpacks his identity – race, religion and sexuality – through his art. In ritualistic performances and through…

Galerie Templon: Chiharu Shiota

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May, 21 2020

This summer, Galerie Templon will be filled with the spectacular woven work of Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota. Two in-situ installations and a series of new sculptures explore the “Inner Universe” that some may see as the mind,

Mythologies are Stories: An Interview with Athina Ioannou

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May, 20 2020

Greek artist, Athina Ioannou (1968), currently residing in Dusseldorf, maximizes and reinterprets painting with minimal and economic means. Her sensuous ‘abstract’ painting – which she prefers to refer to as ‘plus-painting’ –

WALDEN’s Pockets of Everyday Wilderness

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May, 19 2020

Continuing the ecological conversation that “Broken Nature” at Milan’s Triennale brought forward last year, the 22 designers selected for Schloß Hollenegg for Design’s latest exhibition tap into the design world’s collective consciousness.

The Island of the Colorblind

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May, 18 2020

Relating to the theme of TLmag’s 31st print edition, Islands of Creation, we present an extract from ‘The Island of the Colourblind’ by Dutch photographer Sanne de Wilde.

Alok Nandi: The Future of Design is Now

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May, 13 2020

Creative director, speaker, consultant, teacher and author – this multi-faceted designer and theorist gives TLmag his vision on the past and future of design and the profession of the designer in relation to the COVID-19 crisis.

Silvano Magnone: Taking Time

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May, 12 2020

Using wet plate collodion photographic processes from the mid-19th century, Silvano Magnone’s images take over an hour to develop. As a result, his intimate portraiture gives shape and feeling to suspended time.

Maja Heuer: A Love Letter to Glass

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May, 11 2020

The Glass Factory founder Maja Heuer reflects on her motivations for establishing the Glass Factory and the need for new approaches to the business of glass.

Bas Smets: Towards a New Generation of Landscape Architects

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May, 08 2020

Archaeology is a pertinent source of knowledge on ancient cultures – its enquiry deeply embedded in the past. Brussels-based landscape architect Bas Smets switches this timeline around as he looks towards designing what he calls ‘the archaeology of the future’.

Natutama: Life Beyond the Amazon Rainforest

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May, 05 2020

This poetic monochromatic photo series by Brazilian-American photographer Eliseu Cavalcante documents his 2500 mile journey down the length of the Amazon River – capturing the life of the people who live on its shores.