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CALL FOR ARTISTS: LIQUID ROOMS + THE LABYRINTH – VENICE

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: LIQUID ROOMS VENICE
Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi, Venice - February 26-27-28, 2015
VENICE ART HOUSE Gallery, Venice – February 27 / March 07, 2015
Deadline: February 02, 2015

It’s LIQUID Group, in collaboration with International ArtExpo and Ca’ Zanardi, is selecting all interesting video art works, photography works, paintings, installations and performance art works to include in the next 2015 exhibition:

LIQUID ROOMS + THE LABYRINTH, a unique exhibition path hosted in Venice in two different venues: Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi, from the 26 to the 28 of February 2015; and VENICE ART HOUSE Gallery, from February 27 to March 07, 2015. The event will be a mix between contemporary art show and art residency.

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Interview: Eleanor Oakes

008Still from Barnes Hall, 2012. Image courtesy of Eleanor Oakes

Interview: Eleanor Oakes

Luca Curci talks with artist Eleanor Oakes during Hidden Rooms exhibition in Venice.

Eleanor Oakes was born in New York and currently lives and works in the Detroit area. She received an MFA in Art Practice from Stanford University in 2014 and a BA in Visual Arts and Art History from Princeton University in 2007. Oakes has worked within many photographic communities; organizing artist lectures, exhibits, events, educational programming, as well as a regularly published photography magazine.

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Call for artists: LIQUID IDENTITIES – Bangkok

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Call for artists: LIQUID IDENTITIES – Bangkok
International experimental video-art festival
Deadline: February 09, 2015

International ArtExpo is selecting all interesting video/short films to include in the next 2015 exhibition:

LIQUID IDENTITIES, international experimental video-art festival which will be held in Bangkok (Thailand) at The Ferry Gallery, from the 07th to the 14th of March 2015. The event will be curated by Arch. Luca Curci (Founder of LUCA CURCI ARCHITECTS, International ArtExpo and It’s LIQUID Group). 

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UNASUR by Diego Guayasamin Architects

Diego GuayasaminImage courtesy of Diego Guyasmin Architects. Photo by Sebastián Crespo

UNASUR by Diego Guayasamin Architects

The site of the proposal has been conceived as a continuous environment without barriers and open to the public transmitting dimensional dynamic space (proposal) to the mentioned Complex. Likewise, the proposal is setback generating a large entrance plaza to the project not only, but as a gesture of respect and contribution to the immediate environment. UNASUR‘s building, has a horizontal type that does not exceed the height of the monument, is located in a lower level and even solves 75% of its program underground; including significant areas.

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Interview: Alberto Riccardo Messaggi

Alberto Riccardo MessaggiImage courtesy of Alberto Riccardo Messaggi

Interview: Alberto Riccardo Messaggi

Luca Curci‘s conversation with artist Alberto Riccardo Messaggi (alias Rick Deckard), during Hidden Rooms, Venice.

Rick Deckard is the alias for the Italian videographer Alberto Riccardo Messaggi. Video images been his passion since early stage, he studied at the Center for Professional Film&Tv techniques in Milan and ended up eventually at The New York Film Academy, Tribeca, New York, where he got his degree in Fine Arts & filming (among the teachers: Pablo Berger – Blancanieves). Since then he went looking for the most appropriate language to express his visions, experimenting with video, digital photography and writing (his first novel “Ira – La città nella boccia di vetro” was published in 2006).

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Fashioning the Body: An Intimate History of the Silhouette

Fashioning the BodyWhalebone corset, France, ca. 1740–60.  Courtesy of Les Arts Décoratifs, collection Mode et Textile

Fashioning the Body: An Intimate History of the Silhouette

Fashioning the Body: An Intimate History of the Silhouette examines the extraordinary ways in which women and men have shaped their bodies into distinctive silhouettes in the name of fashion.

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Henry Moore: Wunderkammer – Origin of Forms at Gagosian London

Henry MooreHenry Moore working in the Maquette Studio, 1960. Photo: John Hedgecoe. Courtesy of The Henry Moore Foundation

“Henry Moore: Wunderkammer – Origin of Forms” at Gagosian London

Gagosian London is pleased to present “Henry Moore: Wunderkammer – Origin of Forms,” curated by Richard Calvocoressi, Director of The Henry Moore Foundation. A giant of modern sculpture, Moore engaged the abstract, the surreal, the primitive and the classical in vigorous corporeal forms that are as accessible and familiar as they are avant-garde.

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Sugamo Shinkin Bank by Emmanuelle Moureaux

Emmanuelle MouerauxImage courtesy of Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture

Sugamo Shinkin Bank by Emmanuelle Moureaux

The site is located on the corner of major intersection, where there is a frequent movement of cars, bicycles and people. Taking this unique location as a characteristic, the facade is designed to be rhythmical that changes expression as people see from different angles.

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