Belgian photographer Sebastien Van de Walle captured the powerful performance art movement in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo during a 2018 visit. There he met Percy Numbi and Flory Sinanduku who create wildly creative costumes out of the waste and trash that sits in a dried up river bed in a poor neighborhood in the city.
Martin Bethenod, Managing Director for the Bourse de Commerce – Museum of the Pinault Collection, wrote an essay for the launch of Ronan Bouroullec’s collection of furnishings for the tiny chapel of Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts in Brittany.
Nasser Alzayani’s work explores memory and myth with underlying messages of climate and cultural heritage. His installation, Watering the distant, deserting the near, was the winner of the Louvre Abu Dhabi Art Here Richard Mille Art Prize in 2021.
On a trip to South Africa, Li Edelkoort had the opportunity to visit Andile Dyalvane in his studio and experience the process and ritual that goes into his making. She wrote about his work for our A/W 2022 issue: TLmag38: Origins.
“Everybody Talks About the Weather” is a research exhibition conceived by curator Dieter Roelstraete on view at the historic palazzo of Ca’ Corner della Regina, Fondazione Prada’s Venetian venue, from 20 May to 26 November 2023.
Tracy Lynn Chemaly writes about the animistic and powerful ceramic sculptures of Senyi Awa Camara, whose work has crossed from her rural African village into the white walls of contemporary art galleries and museums in unexpected ways.
Following Daily Drawings, shown at the Hôtel des Arts, Toulon, in March and April 2023, Ronan Bouroullec presents Les mains à l’argile (Hands to Clay), the second part in the triptych of exhibitions on his work with Villa Noailles,
For TLmag38: Origins, we spoke with Fernando Laposse about how his design practice has developed over the last several years in Mexico, where he works with local farmers using native plants such as corn and agave to create his contemporary design collections.
On June 9th, the Serpentine unveiled its 22nd Pavilion, designed by Paris-based architect Lina Ghotmeh, at Serpentine South. Titled À Table, after the French phrase for ‘time to eat, the Pavilion will remain up through 29th October 2023.
For the A/W 2022 issue of TLmag38: Origins, Olivier Basciano wrote about the work of Brazilian artist Erika Verzutti and their relationship to nature, archaeology and time, while playing with motifs and themes about contemporary art and colonial histories.
Oltre Terra is an ongoing investigation conducted by Formafantasma focused on the history, ecology, and global dynamics of the production and distribution of wool products and sheep farming. A new exhibition is on view at the National Museum of Oslo through October 1st.
The Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris presents an in-depth look at the imaginative and prolific career of French designer François Azambourg. The exhibiton features nearly 200 objects – from lightweight mobiles to prototypes to iconic design pieces.
TLmag offers a preview of the 17th edition of Design/Miami Basel, opening on June 12th, in the iconic Basel Messeplatz. The fair will present an intimate look at historic works alongside contemporary masters,
The House of Hosoo and Stellar Works put forward their passion for craft and tradition in a stunning showroom in Kyoto. Located in a traditional Japanese family house, the space reveals a unique collaboration between these two distinctive brands.
The 18th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice opened on May 20th and runs through November 26, 2023. Curated by Lesley Lokko, the sweeping exhibition is titled “The Laboratory of the Future”.
For TLmag38: Origine/Origin, Tracy Lynn Chemaly spoke with Dutch designer, Christien Meindertsma, about her project Fertile Grounds, which among many things, looks at new solutions outside of dairy farming to help preserve the remaining Frisian peatlands.
Finnish textile artist Kustaa Saksi presents a decade of his hypnotic, intricate and beautiful jacquard weavings, along with two new special commissions, at the Design Museum, Helsinki through October 15, 2023.