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Eco Warriors: Precy Numbi & Flory Sinanduku

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
August, 16 2023

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.

Ronan Bouroullec: La Chapelle Saint-Michel de Brasparts

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
August, 12 2023

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: Watering the distant, deserting the near

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
August, 08 2023

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.

Andile Dyalvane: The Ancestral Alphabet

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
August, 02 2023

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.

Portraits of Women in the Heart of Dalarna

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
July, 29 2023

Pia Ulin created a carte blanche for our A/W 2022 issue: TLmag38: Origins, featuring photographs of Dalarna, Sweden, where tradition, craft and a connection to nature run deep within the community.

Everybody Talks About the Weather at the Prada Foundation

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
July, 26 2023

“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.

Senyi Awa Camara: The Spirit of Creation

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
July, 23 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.

The Shinmonzen Kyoto

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
July, 18 2023

A spring visit to the Shinmonzen Hotel in Kyoto served as inspiration for TLmag’s forthcoming 2023 edition: The Culture of the Object.

Ronan Bouroullec: Hands to Clay

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
July, 14 2023

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,

Studio Ossidiana: Back to the Future

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
July, 11 2023

For our A/W 2022 issue: TLmag38:Origins, Adrian Madlener spoke with Alessandra Covini and Giovanni Bellotti of the award winning architecture, design and research practice Studio Ossidiana.

At the Heart of Creative Craftsmanship in Burkina Faso

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
July, 06 2023

Mixing the traditional skills and expertise of artists from Burkina Faso with contemporary design ideas, Maison Intègre is producing a stunning collection of furniture and objects in cast bronze.

Diego Olivero Studio: Kaanch Glass Series

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
July, 04 2023

During NYC x Design week in May, Diego Olivero presented his latest project, Kaanch, a series of handmade glass vessels made in collaboration with Indian artisans based in Delhi.

Wonmin Park: Unding: Restoration of Existence

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
June, 30 2023

Unding: Restoration of Existence, on view at Carpenters Workshop Gallery: New York City, is Wonmin Park’s first exhibition in the United States. The show is on view from May 9-July 27,

Fernando Laposse: Grassroots Design

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
June, 27 2023

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.

Garden Futures: Designing with Nature

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
June, 21 2023

The exhibition Garden Futures at the Vitra Design Museum is the first to explore the history and future of modern gardens. The exhibition is on view through October 3, 2023

Lina Ghotmeh: À Table

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
June, 19 2023

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.

Erika Verzutti: New World

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
June, 15 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.

Formafantasma: Oltre Terre

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
June, 09 2023

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.

François Azambourg: Légèretés Manifestes

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
June, 06 2023

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.

A Preview of Design Miami/Basel

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
June, 01 2023

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,

Stellar Works Showroom in Kyoto in Partnership with Hosoo

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
May, 30 2023

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.

Christien Meindertsma: The Evolution of Land

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
May, 18 2023

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.

Kustaa Saksi: In the Borderlands

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
May, 15 2023

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.