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Forum Basel

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Forum Basel – Urban spaces for community life
S AM Swiss Architecture Museum, Basel, CH
Opening: 19.05.2017, 7PM
20.05. – 18.06.2017

 

Welcome to the public spaces of the S AM Swiss Architecture Museum! In keeping with the original purpose of the ‘Museion’ of Greek Antiquity, S AM is to be a house for public life from 20 May to 18 June. Visitors can dwell in a co-working space in the first room, play table tennis in the second, get the feeling of being at a marketplace in the third or at a cinema in the fourth. Become part of public life at S AM and use its rooms for working, playing, reading, eating and relaxing. Commercial or political uses are strictly prohibited. For the entire exhibition period, admission to S AM is free.

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Mutations-Créations / Imprimer le monde

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Mutations-Créations / Imprimer le monde
15 March 2017 – 19 June 2017
Galerie 4 – Centre Pompidou, Paris

 

Digital technologies have revolutionised design and production, transforming the practice of architects, designers and artists. What is the status of the author-creator in the age of non-standard production and its unique but industrially manufactured objects? What is the status of the 3D-printed object, simultaneously everyday object, technological product, work of art, designer item, and architectural prototype? How come the digital age has seen it spread to every field of production? Described as a disruptive technology, 3D printing has become widely diffused over the last decade and a half, thanks open-source-software-based platforms, adopted throughout industry from aeronautics to biotechnology.

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Cartier in Motion

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Cartier in Motion
25 May – 28 July 2017
The Design Museum, London
Open daily 10am – 6pm, last entry 5pm

 

Exploring the creativity of Cartier and its links with the history of flight and design in the early twentieth century, Cartier in Motion, an exhibition curated by Norman Foster, marks the opening year of the new Design Museum in London. The exhibition explores the myriad changes in society at the turn of the twentieth century, through the prism of Louis Cartier’s involvement with the pioneers of the age, including the renowned aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont – for whom he designed one of the world’s first wristwatches – and noted engineer, Gustave Eiffel.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: CONSCIOUSNESS – ANIMA MUNDI festival

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: CONSCIOUSNESS – ANIMA MUNDI festival
It’s LIQUID International Art Festival
Deadline: June 25, 2017

 

It’s LIQUID Group, in collaboration with Ca’ Zanardi, is selecting all interesting video-art, painting, photo, installation and performance art works to include in CONSCIOUSNESS, International Art Festival, that will be hosted in Venice, at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi and other prestigious venues and historical buildings, from July 13, 2017 to September 03, 2017.

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Transfashional: Experimental fashion in the context of contemporary art

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Transfashional: Experimental fashion in the context of contemporary art
19 May – 04 June 2017
Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art Jazdów 2, Warszawa

 

Can art and fashion respond to current social, economic, cultural and environmental urgencies and shape new paradigmatic positions? Transfashional explores the ways in which artists and designers are engaging and contributing to these questions.

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Reduce Reuse Recycle ➔ International

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Reduce Reuse Recycle ➔ International_Expo
from 28 April to 4 June 2017
Gallery of Accademia di Architettura

 

Reduce/Reuse/Recycle International is an exhibition on architectonic reuse projects and transformation strategies, sharing an affirmative attitude towards the existing. Curated by Muck Petzet, Professor for Sustainable Design at the Accademia di architettura, the show is a follow-up research and exhibition project to the German contribution to the 13th Venice Biennale in 2012.

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From Poussin to Cézanne: Masterpieces of the French Drawing from the Prat Collection

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From Poussin to Cézanne: Masterpieces of the French Drawing from the Prat Collection
Museo Correr, Venice
From 18 March to 04 June 2017

 

On display at Museo Correr is an outstanding nucleus of 110 highly refined drawings from one of the most important private French collections: the Louis-Antoine and Véronique Prat Collection, which includes all the great masters from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century, from Poussin and Callot to Seurat and Cézanne.

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