by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 24, 2020
The experimental works of the UK-based contemporary artist Alexandra Carr on the phenomenon of creation and cosmology inquire about the single-dimension of perspective.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 24, 2020
The experimental works of the UK-based contemporary artist Alexandra Carr on the phenomenon of creation and cosmology inquire about the single-dimension of perspective.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 21, 2021
On the eve of the 2021 edition of Art Basel at Basel, Giovanni Carmine speaks about the vision of Unlimited section and the works he is personally looking forward to.
by Meghna Mehta Feb 21, 2020
The three gateways to Expo 2020 Dubai by British architect Asif Khan, woven from carbon fibre, are an artistic installation and a modern adaptation of traditional mashrabiya.
by Avantika Shankar Jul 18, 2019
The design firm from Milan – creator of architectural structure made of mushroom mycelium – explains why the fungus material is a sustainable building material for architects.
by Sukanya Garg Jul 17, 2019
Lithuanian artist Emilija Škarnulytė won the Future Generation Art Prize 2019 for her video installation t 1/2, which examines ecological disaster and nuclear warfare.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 26, 2022
Overlooking the Dolomites of South Tyrol, the project pays tribute to its roots as an alpine lodge embracing an eclectic aesthetic replete with light wood and designer furnishings.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 22, 2022
In the first part of a three-part series, STIR examines the curatorial framework of the third edition of Chennai Photo Biennale titled Maps of Disquiet.
by Laurameroni Design Collection Jan 21, 2022
Discover a selection of tailor-made projects, created by architects and designers, featuring Laurameroni products and customised solutions in high-end residential and public interiors.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 21, 2022
The Paris-based firm has created a trio of structures in wood and concrete at the historic Domaine de Bayssan Estate, to replace temporary marquees that had occupied the site.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 20, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews GES-2 House of Culture, the first built work by Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Russia.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 20, 2022
Site-specific responsive drawings by Fiona Grady, having play of light as integral to them, strive to reorient the relationship between the viewers and the built environment.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 17, 2022
Chinese architecture practice YI+MU Design Office infuses new life into a prominent former textile factory in Jinan, China, by reinventing it as a sales and exhibition centre.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 17, 2022
The Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at NOMA, Louisiana, Katie Pfohl, and multimedia American artist, Dawn DeDeaux, speak with STIR about climate change and the art practice.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 14, 2022
The immersive exhibition at Bassin des Lumières, Bordeaux, relooked at the canonical paintings from the Impressionist period to offer an experience nurtured by immersive art.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 12, 2022
Facilitating a play between its distinct material expression and elaborate landscaping, Earth and Glass House by Delhi-based Studio Lotus conceptualises its form and spaces in nature.
by Jincy Iype Jan 10, 2022
Cheng Chung Design’s DongFengYun Hotel Mi'Le – Mgallery in China unfolds as a series of domes and unique brick architecture, in a slow dance of the vernacular and contemporary.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 08, 2022
Developed around the Impression Sanjie Liu shows in Yangshuo County, ‘Bamboo Bamboo, Canopy and Pavilions’ harnesses bamboo to craft an otherworldly journey through nature.
by Rahul Kumar Jan 05, 2022
Nobuo Takamori, the lead curator of the ongoing biennial at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, talks about Asian Futurism and Asian sci-fi culture as the core themes of the show.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 02, 2022
The sculptural works of the Tehran-based artist, Nazgol Ansarinia, revisit the capital of Iran to underscore the ironies of urban development.
by Manu Sharma Jan 01, 2022
Artist Boris Acket discusses his audio-visual installation practice, how it inhabits space, and the massive scale it exists on.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 30, 2021
Looking back at the year 2021, we refocus on a selection of artists who create works with a burst of colour or at a massive scale.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 29, 2021
Belgian contemporary artist, Arne Quinze, creates larger-than-life public sculptures for the viewers to not just celebrate nature, but also let them have conversations around it.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 25, 2021
The Narcissus Theorem, Jean-Michel Othoniel’s latest exhibition of the glass sculptures at Petit Palais, Paris, relooks at the myth of Narcissism to evoke the world of idealism.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 23, 2021
Two hundred creative professionals recreate 200 trunks based on the Louis Vuitton original from the 1850s, to mark the birth bicentenary of Monsieur Louis Vuitton.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 21, 2021
Claire Morgan’s A tentative strategy for a renewal, or, wanting to tell you everything and then changing my mind, at Galerie Karsten Greve in Paris, underscores the power to combat loss.
by Esra Lemmens Dec 20, 2021
Diving into the creative festival, which featured 250 activities, 430 UAE-based designers and 560 companies, a noted industry insider talks about some of her favourite findings.
by Sukanya Deb Dec 19, 2021
Looking at the hybridity of material and images through plastic foliage and Black histories as presented by Kandis Williams’ A Garden at Art Basel Miami Beach 2021.
by Srinivas Aditya Mopidevi Dec 18, 2021
Focusing on Superflex’s recent project in New York, Interspecies Assembly, we speak about the group’s preoccupation with conversations among the humans and other living creatures.
by Jincy Iype Dec 17, 2021
Here is STIR’s round-up of the most inventive and functional product and industrial designs of 2021, from a dissolving soap container to lighting that sanitises public spaces.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 17, 2021
The second edition of VAICA festival, Fields of Vision, brings 121 video works to the online platform to highlight their creative and critical engagement in the hands of 79 Indian artists.
by Jincy Iype Dec 16, 2021
Sight, sound and scent coalesce in the theatrical installation Five Echoes by Es Devlin, on show at Art Basel 2021, celebrating 100 years of the iconic Chanel N°5 fragrance.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 15, 2021
In an exclusive interview with STIR, the Tony Award-winning set designer David Rockwell discusses his ideas about designing from an audience-centric, empathy-driven point of view.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 15, 2021
LUX: New Wave of Contemporary Art at 180 Studios in London, attempts to deconstruct the boundaries between the fields: arts and sciences, humanity and technology.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 14, 2021
Now in its fourth year since its inception in 2018, Dezeen Awards continue to highlight the best in the fields of architecture, design, and other allied disciplines, globally.
by Zohra Khan Dec 13, 2021
Adjaye Associates is set to build the Barbados Heritage District, dedicated to documenting the harrowing portal through which millions of African lives toiled and suffered.
by STIRworld Dec 13, 2021
My Favourite Things, an understated, open office design for young programmers features an upcycled, colourful terrazzo floor and warm wooden walls, in true Dutch interior style.
by Jincy Iype Dec 09, 2021
The year that was – STIR rounds up design and architectural fairs and festivals that made a powerful comeback after delays and challenges of the years devoured by the pandemic.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 09, 2021
A solo exhibition with a set of sculptures affirms the influence of abstract expressionism, pop art, and minimalism in John Chamberlain’s thoughts and methods governing his art practice.
by Zohra Khan Dec 08, 2021
In Melbourne, a pink pond and an immersive garden constitute the architecture commission Pond[er] that draws people to reflect on their relationship with the environment.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 07, 2021
Eva Wittocx speaks about her curatorial project, bringing together a wide representation of the British artist’s works at M Leuven as part of the city festival around the Big Bang.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 06, 2021
STIR rounds up the multiple forms of 3D printing technology and innovation from architecture to product design to wearable design.
by STIRworld Dec 04, 2021
STIR speaks to the minds behind the bold mural by artist ChifumiKrohom on the basketball court at Mumbai’s St. Andrew’s High School, which evokes the power of team spirit in sport.
by Jincy Iype Dec 01, 2021
Surrendering itself as a gift to the heavens, Secret Sky is a sculptural architectural installation by Catie Newell of Alibi Studio, where an old, disused barn is given a new life.
by Sameer Abraham Thomas Dec 01, 2021
Artist Puneet Kaushik presents an expanded oeuvre at his solo exhibition titled Threads of Time – The Material Memoirs at Gallery Espace, New Delhi.
by Zohra Khan Nov 29, 2021
Based on the idea that imagination is stimulated by dim light, the installation Context Reflections by ANARCHITECT invited visitors to contemplate their context.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 27, 2021
The Korea-born, France-based artist creates a dreamlike structure in her paintings to explore the conventions of space and time and open the world of renewed transformations.
by Shraddha Nair Nov 26, 2021
Amsterdam-based Studio Drift talks about their recent works including the latest exhibition Fragile Future, which features a collection of installations at The Shed in New York.
by Rahul Kumar Nov 24, 2021
In an interview with STIR, Biemann dives into three of her significant works, Devenir Universidad, Forest Mind, and Acoustic Ocean, and the making of an ingenious university.
by Indranjan Banerjee Nov 21, 2021
With a focus on contemporary design practices in Islamic traditions, the curator of the triennial prize speaks to STIR on the works of the one winner and eight finalists.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 20, 2021
Spanish contemporary artist Julia Llerena creates sculptural installations with broken pieces of glass, iron and stone to thread together their meaning to talk about multifaceted reality.
by Girinandini Singh Nov 19, 2021
An exploration of established systems of power through Lumen, Sutapa Biswas’ first substantial solo show in 14 years, at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.
by Jincy Iype Nov 18, 2021
ecoLogicStudio sets examples of resilient infrastructures and restoring ecosystems with an inflatable air purifying machine and a green architectural system, at COP26 this year.
by Rahul Kumar Nov 18, 2021
Ikon Gallery in Birmingham presents a solo exhibition of artist and activist, Mit Jai Inn, who explores utopian ideas for humanity and society for a better world.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 17, 2021
Large-scale kinetic sculptures by Adela Andea are built on the ideas of technology and consumerism, devoid of the imbalance that between the two can cause on the environment.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 13, 2021
The sixth edition of Sea Art Festival, titled Non-/Human Assemblages with diverse in-situ installations illustrates the necessity of an empathetic, shared non-/human ecology.
by Nadezna Siganporia Nov 12, 2021
Concrete and glass forms wrapped around a central courtyard turn a former warehouse, built in 1964, in the Hudson River valley into the home for post-war Italian art.
by Manu Sharma Nov 10, 2021
Auckland-based creatives Uwe Rieger and Yinan Liu discuss their work within the realm of spatial new media practices.
by Shraddha Nair Nov 08, 2021
Between Wounds and Folds on view at Smack Mellon New York initiates a difficult conversation around meat and global warming.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Nov 04, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits Expo 2020 Dubai where spectacle-driven architecture is the core of the new smart city of the future; shares his list of 20 must-see pavilions.
by Manu Sharma Nov 03, 2021
Iranian critical maker Behnaz Farahi explores their cutting-edge creative practice along with the theoretical grounding that it is built upon.
by Devanshi Shah Nov 02, 2021
The Vienna Design Week is one of Austria’s largest curated design festivals, transforming the city of Vienna into a hotspot for design with its events, exhibitions, tours and workshops.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 30, 2021
Sculpture Moona Lisa by Nick Walker, currently part of the exhibition Vanguard | Bristol Street Art: The Evolution of a Global Movement is another parody of the iconic work.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 27, 2021
The UK-based multidisciplinary designer elaborates on the rug collection that combines muted tones with striking patterns so as to let the pieces be placed in various interior settings.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 25, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to the Lebanese-American architect about his mission to demonstrate how art and architecture can intersect and form an osmotic relationship.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 12, 2021
Rio-based Catalan artist Daniel Steegmann Mangrané deploys elements that are organic and technology-driven as a way to bridge the gap running between the subject and the object.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 07, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits Reuse, Renew, Recycle: Recent Architecture from China exhibition at New York’s MoMA and shares his conversation with the featured architects.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 06, 2021
The exhibition celebrating first anniversary explores Kyoto’s modern architecture through 26 projects under seven themes with photographs, models and other archival material.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 04, 2021
Designed by Bourgeois Lechasseur Architects, the prefabricated cabins are a remote destination that combine contemporary comfort with the great outdoors.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 04, 2021
The art practice of London-born Colombian multidisciplinary artist, Carolina Caycedo, certainly speaks to the world of art, but also raises a protest against exploiters of environment.
by Jincy Iype Oct 02, 2021
The Bermonds Locke apartment hotel by British designers Holloway Li draw heavily from Californian sunsets and desert landscapes for its sunny and faintly psychedelic interiors.
by Zohra Khan Oct 01, 2021
Speaking with Paul Cocksedge on UNSCRIPTED, STIR discovers a refreshing perspective on scale, and ways how repetition and routine can become great sources of creative energy.
by Jincy Iype Sep 30, 2021
Angular brick walls crowned with reflective steel volumes shape the memorial by Daniel Libeskind, the first to memorialise the 1,02,000 names of the Dutch Holocaust victims.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 27, 2021
Through a combination of immersive digital content and physical exhibitions, Adorno London invited eight curators from different countries to present eight distinct collections.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 24, 2021
Conceptualised by British designer, Peter Marigold, The Unboxing Show is a Festival Commission for Coal Drops Yard and questions the concept of passive consumption.
by Jerry Elengical, Samta Nadeem Sep 23, 2021
The French architect’s installation at Fortnum & Mason, Piccadilly, promotes circular design and biodiversity for the Festival Commissions lineup at London Design Festival 2021.
by Devanshi Shah, Samta Nadeem Sep 22, 2021
Created as a collaboration between Tin Drum and Sou Fujimoto, STIR had the opportunity to discuss the immersive experience, located at the V&A, with project Director Yoyo Munk.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 21, 2021
As part of the London Design Festival 2021 Special Projects lineup, the timber installation explores the importance of daylight and fresh air in human lives.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 18, 2021
Developed by Nebbia Works for the London Design Festival 2021 at the V&A Museum, this immersive pavilion highlights the importance of low-carbon materials and circular design.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 18, 2021
This year, the festival hopes to be a platform that will enable audiences to rediscover the city of London as a design destination, as it continues to reopen.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 18, 2021
Writer, curator and educator, Anniina Koivu, speaks with STIR about her curatorial intervention at Milan Design Week 2021, and the multidisciplinary nuances of her practice.
by Jincy Iype Sep 17, 2021
STIR speaks with the president of recently concluded Salone del Mobile event about being the first woman to take up the role, growing up with the fair, and the success of its 59th edition.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 17, 2021
Developed initially as a research project on the future of healthcare, the team at OMA takes the visitors at Venice Architecture Biennale 2021 through their rendition of a future hospital.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 13, 2021
This year’s edition of London Design Festival boasts a more robust series of installations, exhibitions and displays with an international roster of designers.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 13, 2021
Irish photographer Richard Mosse's retrospective exhibition, Displaced, is a visual walkthrough of the difficult terrains to talk about migration, conflict, and climate change.
by Jincy Iype Sep 11, 2021
STIR speaks to Wegwerth, who designed Supersalone's sustainable installations as one of its co-curators, about the importance of reusing materials and creating circular design cycles.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 10, 2021
The exhibition In Venice by Melissa McGill, with a variety of works on the city of Venice, introduces the audience to the environmental changes the city has experienced.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 09, 2021
German artist Bettina Pousttchi exhibited her large format photograph installation at Konzerthaus for their bicentennial anniversary.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 08, 2021
With the 59th Salone del Mobile in full flow in its new format, STIR at Supersalone highlights a selection of galleries and exhibitions currently livening up the city of Milan.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 08, 2021
STIR interviews the contemporary Indian artist on the sidelines of her mid-career survey exhibition - Today will end - at M HKA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp.
by Bianca Felicori Sep 06, 2021
Bianca Felicori highlights for STIR six exhibits at the recently opened Supersalone that tackle themes of sustainability and inclusion, united by a desire to solve everyday problems.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 06, 2021
Art Basel 2021 in its hybrid format promises to bring the best of both, digital and physical platforms, for its audiences to underscore the scale and many representations of arts.
by Manu Sharma Sep 05, 2021
Traversing the awe-inspiring multimedia practice of St. Petersburg-based art collective, TUNDRA, and shedding light on the path forward in a post-pandemic world.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 29, 2021
Danish artist-duo Elmgreen & Dragset strives to critique the institutional settings of their public art installations famous for recontextualising the objects with an artistic twist.
by Jerry Elengical Aug 28, 2021
The event organised by Design Core Detroit will feature citywide programming centered on local design practices to highlight Detroit’s status as a leading design hub within the US.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 27, 2021
The exhibition New Standards, at the Pavilion of Finland of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021, underscores the thriving history of the timber house Puutalo Oy.
by Jincy Iype Aug 26, 2021
With this series, STIR has its finger on the pulse of Milan Design Week’s special edition Supersalone, geared to take place in September 2021 in an innovative, hybrid format.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 25, 2021
Rahul Mehrotra and Sourav Biswas bring a layered discourse on the state of urbanism to the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021
by Jerry Elengical Aug 25, 2021
Inside the Triglav National Park, Slovenia, the hospitality project employing vernacular architecture and crafts into the design, mirrors the beauty of its mountainous terrain.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 24, 2021
As part of the Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Special 13, Jason Bruges Studio celebrates the athletics through an immersive installation using Japanese cultural heritage of the Zen garden.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 23, 2021
Envisioned as a love letter to a post-pandemic Melbourne, the design methodology by Russell & George makes for an interesting case for the palimpsest over the tabula rasa.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 17, 2021
Multivalent experiences of migrants and circulation of cultural history are at the centre of Berlin-based artist and writer Pinar Öğrenci’s video-installation for Colomboscope 2021.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 16, 2021
The 22nd edition of the International Garden Festival at Grand-Métis, Canada, provides a blank canvas for architects and designers to explore the festival's theme 'Magic lies outside'.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 15, 2021
Danish artists Sofie Hesselholdt and Vibeke Mejlvang revisit the history of iconic symbols and objects to reconfigure its inherent meaning with a tinge of irony and humour.
by Anmol Ahuja Aug 12, 2021
STIR interacts with Günther Vogt about his studio’s displays at the Venice Architecture Biennale: Rolling Stones, Migrating Landscapes, and Common Water – The Alps.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 12, 2021
Pirkko Siitari and Taru Tappola, curators of Helsinki Biennial, titled The Same Sea, talk about the making of the biennial through collaborative approach and environmental awareness.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 10, 2021
In a curation of over 40 artists from the Latinx community across the USA and Puerto Rico, El Museo diversifies the narrative around the Latinx contemporary artists.
by Nitija Immanuel Aug 09, 2021
Over 25 years after the last Moke rolled off the assembly line, Michael Young brings the cult car back, geared with modern automotive technology for a new generation of drivers.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 09, 2021
Architectural light installations by London-based sculptor, Nathaniel Rackowe, carry a minimalistic streak to let the viewers be a participant to their meaning-making exercise.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 08, 2021
The exhibition Specters of Noon with sculptures by Allora & Calzadilla at the Menil Collection, Texas, addressed colonial expansion and geopolitics' repercussions on humans and nature.
by Girinandini Singh Aug 07, 2021
STIR speaks to Singaporean artist Sarah Choo Jing on her highly evocative photo-narratives, communicating complex relations and the process of creating visually resounding stories.
by Girinandini Singh Aug 01, 2021
Austrian artist and educator, Brigitte Kowanz, speaks on her sculptures of light that are inspired by a visually poetic tradition and how they manifest themselves in the idea of space.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 31, 2021
Installations by the Tel Aviv-based artist, Gal Weinstein, are made with a variety of materials to draw attention towards the imbalance in nature when humans go against the wave of time.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 31, 2021
A transmedia artist based in New York, Stephanie Dinkins speaks with STIR about the biases in data and cultural erasure in artificial intelligence and other digital systems.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 30, 2021
A special presentation at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021, Future Assembly is an exhibition within an exhibition that explores the collaborative nature of design.
by Pallavi Mehra Jul 28, 2021
Lake Como Design Festival 2021, to be held from October 5-10 in Italy, unveils the exhibition History Repeating by curator Marco Sammicheli as the heart of this year's event.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 26, 2021
The inaugural Mexico Design Fair, housed in the picturesque Casa Naila along a private beach at Oaxaca, Mexico, featured an array of carefully curator design objects.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 25, 2021
Each/Other at the Denver Art Museum features works of indigenous artists Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger, laying importance on indigenous wisdom and collaborations.
by Soumya Mukerji Jul 23, 2021
A series of striking films from the streets of Beirut mark a year to the Lebanon port blasts. Rana Haddad puts our eye to The Human Lens at the Venice Architecture Biennale.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 23, 2021
Projects by BIG, Foster + Partners, Studio Gang, Zaha Hadid Architects, SOM, Heatherwick Studio and Studio Lotus are among 200 shortlists for WAF Awards 2021.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 23, 2021
American artist Dan Graham speaks with STIR about the relationship shared among architecture, built-environment and viewers on the sidelines of his show at 303 Gallery, New York.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 17, 2021
Photographer Luisa Lambri and architect and artist Bijoy Jain explore the ideas of space and line through the lens of history and material in their distinct practices.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 14, 2021
Taiwan-born Lee Mingwei invites the visitors to explore emotive experiences and decipher the variety of thoughts through his participatory conceptual performances.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 14, 2021
Spearheaded by Philip Beesley and curated by Sasha Hastings, the sensorial installation Grove at the Venice Architecture Biennale explores constant metamorphosis of our environment.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 13, 2021
Works by Norwegian artist and musician, Sandra Mujinga, were displayed in the exhibition Midnight at Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art in Middelburg, the Netherlands.
by Aastha D. Jul 12, 2021
STIR speaks with Elisabeth Falkensteiner and Baerbel Mueller, the curators for Ecologies and Politics of the Living at the Vienna Biennale that aims to inspire alternative imaginations.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 10, 2021
The French architect-turned-artist, Cyril Lancelin, envisions cactus as a material for his sprawling installation work to recreate a tension between the real and unreal worlds.
by Devanshi Shah, Anmol Ahuja Jul 09, 2021
STIR interacts with the curator and exhibitor of the Lithuania Pavilion by the Lithuanian Space Agency (LSA) on their extraterrestrial imagination at Venice Architecture Biennale 2021.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 08, 2021
The Swedish artist, Charlotte Johannesson, puts up her tapestry and digital art as part of Take Me to Another World, a solo retrospective at Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid, Spain.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 07, 2021
Geneva-based artist Apnavi Makanji’s body of work, spread across the mediums of drawings, installations and videos, is an investigation of the ideas on home and memory.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 06, 2021
Showcasing a new kind of “augmented reality”, designers Tim Parsons and Jessica Charlesworth interact with STIR on the Post-Human and their catalog for its enhancement.
by Girinandini Singh Jul 06, 2021
STIR speaks with Scotland-based contemporary artist, Bea Last, on her process-based creative practice which builds on a socially impactful aesthetic language.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 29, 2021
Marcin Dudek's solo exhibition Slash and Burn II at Harlan Levey Projects 1080 is an invitation to relook at the violent past of the artist only to underline the importance of its futility.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 28, 2021
The curatorial-archival practice of Morad Montazami, director of Zamân Books & Curating, aims to extricate the critical vocabulary on Southern Modernism from the western domination.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 26, 2021
The Tokyo-based architect recounts the design process of the Japan Pavilion at the London Design Biennale 2021, and how it encourages us to find new ways to read urban space.
by John Jervis Jun 23, 2021
London’s financial district is struggling to adapt to the challenges of COVID-19 and Brexit – could culture and community provide the answer?
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 20, 2021
Amsterdam-based visual artist Fiona Tan’s first retrospective, With the other hand, at the Museum der Moderne Salzburg and Kunsthalle Krems, spans her output across the past 20 years.
by Devanshi Shah Jun 19, 2021
Norway's digital program at the London Design Biennale 2021 explores the intimate relationship between the country's waterscapes and design through four marquee projects.
by Devanshi Shah Jun 18, 2021
Debuting at the biennale, Maison Fibre is a scaled habitable installation made using computational design, and the first multi-storey structure of its kind.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 18, 2021
The directors of Amsterdam and New York based Art/Switch Foundation tell STIR about their series of virtual conferences that throw light on green practices in the art industry.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 16, 2021
Dutch artist Germaine Kruip, with her minimalistic sculptures at exhibition Screenplay at Axel Vervoordt Gallery, invites the viewers to reaffirm their presence in the built environment.
by Anmol Ahuja Jun 15, 2021
STIR discusses the Kenyan visual artist and architect duo's idea of a utopian African future through KEJA and the Anthropocene Museum at the Venice Architecture Biennale.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 15, 2021
Khageswar Rout’s Annex & Dissever Code present enlarged, yet intricate organic forms in terracotta that negotiate between reason and instinct at gallery Project 88 in Mumbai, India.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 12, 2021
US-based Chinese artist Zi Yi Wang discusses material culture, globalisation and loss of heritage, referencing her exhibition at the Olympia gallery in New York.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 11, 2021
Sumayya Vally-led South African studio Counterspace draws upon cross communal spaces within London to craft a structure at Kensington Gardens with chiselled, abstract forms in pink and grey.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 10, 2021
At the Jewish Museum of Belgium, the exhibition Ellis Island with a variety of works by the artists of different generations, is a visual walk through the meaning of home and belonging.
by Amy Frearson Jun 08, 2021
A makeshift forest, an avocado economy, and a museum of plastic spoons: Amy Frearson explores a biennale with global change on the agenda.
by Nadezna Siganporia Jun 08, 2021
Since 1965, the Rubell Family Collection has had many homes, from a New York townhouse to the sprawling 100,000 sq. ft campus in Miami, transformed by Selldorf Architects.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 07, 2021
As the Global Goals Pavilion at the 2021 London Design Biennale, the interactive installation featuring birdsong and music invites visitors to learn and engage with the UN Goals for 2030.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 06, 2021
The exhibition Another Energy at Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan, is a curated display of 16 female artists aged 70 to 105, from across the globe.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 05, 2021
The latest exhibition, Die Nichtschönen: Works 1967–1974, at Kunsthalle Basel showcases the sculptures by the German artist Joachim Bandau that underscore the reality of ugliness.
by Jincy Iype Jun 04, 2021
From listening to nature to exploring algae’s possibilities in reducing CO2, STIR rounds up key ‘green’ works at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale, to mark World Environment Day 2021.
by Devanshi Shah Jun 03, 2021
STIR speaks with curator Marianne Krogh, and architects Lene Tranberg and Erik Frandsen about the cyclical motion through their site-specific installation at Venice Architecture Biennale.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 02, 2021
Celebrating the power of community-based movements at the 2021 London Design Biennale, the India Pavilion features innovative, eco-friendly solutions for 21st century India.
by Anmol Ahuja May 31, 2021
A drive-in cinema, food truck hub, and a digital advertising backdrop are few of the multimodal activities Woods Bagot envisaged in its intervention for Pump to Plug, Los Angeles.
by STIRworld May 29, 2021
Scheduled for June 4-6, the event unites 137 of the city’s leading art galleries in a three-day showcase across Central, South, and East London.
by Jerry Elengical May 28, 2021
Nisha Mathew Ghosh, the curator of the India Pavilion at LDB 2021, titled Small Is Beautiful. A billion stories, speaks with STIR on her inspiration and aims for the installation.
by Rahul Kumar May 21, 2021
In his recent solo presentation, titled Fugitive Dust, at Vida Heydari Contemporary in Pune, Pravat exhibits works that pan across disciplines and media.
by Jincy Iype May 20, 2021
The renaissance of the living museum, Montreal Biodome in Canada by KANVA employs multi sensorial spaces that focus not just on humans, but the flora and fauna it so impressively houses.
by Anmol Ahuja May 19, 2021
Visualised for the 2021 Italian edition of the Harry Potter saga by Salani Editore, AMDL Circle’s inventive graphic design for its book covers puts architecture front and centre.
by Jerry Elengical May 18, 2021
Built for Le Festival des Cabanes, located near Lake Annecy on the River Ire’s banks, La Charbonnière presents an alternative view of how we can live in harmony with nature.
by Manu Sharma May 18, 2021
Mexican artists Gabriela Reyes and Jorge Flores discuss their unique blend of coding, light art and digital design.
by Devanshi Shah May 15, 2021
STIR engages in a candid conversation with the curators of Applied Arts Pavilion Special Project at the Biennale Architettura 2021, organised in collaboration with V&A London.
by Shraddha Nair May 14, 2021
New York-based artist Tony Oursler talks about his exhibition, the first full-scale retrospective of his career in Asia, at Kaohsiung Museum for Fine Arts in Taiwan.
by Rahul Kumar May 12, 2021
Joseph Thompson, the founding director of the museum, talks about his engagement with the light artist and completing his representation at the museum with a forthcoming installation.
by Devanshi Shah May 09, 2021
London-based Superflux's installation at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021 goes beyond a human centric narrative as it imagines a home where humans live with other species.
by Rahul Kumar May 06, 2021
In an exclusive interview, Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Suplerflux provide an insight into the research based, analytical and creative practice to imagine the future.
by Shraddha Nair May 05, 2021
Superblue Miami has the ball rolling to inaugurate their new location in Florida as James Turrell, Es Devlin and teamLab come together for the first showcase in early spring 2021.
by Nadezna Siganporia May 03, 2021
Housed in a private 19th century building and right across from the Grand Ducal Palace, ‘Always Close’ has been designed as the very antithesis to the serious business of money.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 28, 2021
Masters at Tina Keng Gallery re-contextualises the greater Chinese modernism, through the works of artist Wu Dayu.
by Girinandini Singh Apr 24, 2021
The Kochi Biennale Foundation revisits the ‘site’ after a year of restriction and virtual formats, bringing a spirit of resurgence to a resurrecting art world.
by Aastha D. Apr 23, 2021
Through a series of offline and online spaces, the 5th edition of six-month long Istanbul Design Biennial continues to iterate means of caring as the fundamental principle of design.
by Zohra Khan Apr 23, 2021
STIR decodes the eccentricities of the duo behind studio Doshi Levien on UNSCRIPTED – an original series of video conversations documenting stories that are not scripted yet.
by Devanshi Shah Apr 22, 2021
STIR brings you a series of articles that chronicles the best of digital and physical exhibitions at this year’s edition of the Biennale Architettura 2021.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 22, 2021
Berlin-based artist Karolin Schwab creates immersive installations to let the audience experience a slight shift in nature in order to underline the harmony between the two.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 21, 2021
Roobina Karode of Kiran Nadar Museum of Art talks about the style and concerns of Jayashree Chakravarty’s practice on the sidelines of her solo show of a single installation.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 17, 2021
Jardin de lumière, by Qatar-based artist Ghada Al Khater and Parisian digital studio bonjour Interactive Lab, adopted generative design to recreate the Persian carpet.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 14, 2021
The interdisciplinary and intergenerational festival focusing on south Asian context uses Cecilia Vicuña’s literary work as the core of the curatorial framework for its upcoming edition.
by STIRworld Apr 14, 2021
Dubbed ‘Wind Catcher’, the lightweight design by Copenhagen-based firm can adapt to various climates and is ideal for campers, RV users, or those needing emergency power backup.
by STIRworld Apr 12, 2021
The entries present an optimistic view of how the festival, and by extension, humanity, can live alongside nature within the framework of a decarbonised economy.
by Devanshi Shah Apr 09, 2021
Curated by Aric Chen with Martina Muzi, the exhibition X is Not a Small Country: Unravelling the Post-Global Era, is an exploration of complex conditions of globalisation.
by Manu Sharma Apr 06, 2021
Chinese artist Ding Peng’s bleak vision of the future is explored through his art practice.
by Pallavi Mehra Apr 02, 2021
The New Delhi based architect tells STIR how designers can build sustainably, and why there is a need for sustained design intervention to combat disease.
by Priyanka Sacheti Apr 01, 2021
Home to striking large sculptures and installations, Jaddaf Waterfront Park brings together diverse communities of Dubai through the medium of public art and space.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 31, 2021
The Sharjah Art Foundation in UAE presents a seminal exhibition by artist Zarina Bhimji, in the largest survey of her work to date.
by Girinandini Singh Mar 27, 2021
Austrian artist Thomas Medicus talks about his art practice and working with glass to create sculptural illustrative installations.
by Devanshi Shah Mar 27, 2021
On the German-American architect’s 135th birth anniversary, a glimpse into Mies van der Rohe Haus and its adaptive program that attempts to capture the zeitgeist of this work.
by Devanshi Shah Mar 26, 2021
The Melbourne Design Week 2021, featuring more than 300 exhibitions, talks, films, tours and workshops over 11 days, provokes designers to think about the future world that they want.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 22, 2021
Artist Dia Bhupal creates compelling imagery by stitching thousands of contributed pieces and places them in public spaces to celebrate the resilience and fortitude of people.
by Jincy Iype Mar 19, 2021
The ZCMETAL Headquarters & Exhibition Hall revel in its celebration of stainless-steel in its silvery interiors that evoke the texture and look of natural canyons.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 18, 2021
Peruvian contemporary performance and installation artist, Cecilia Paredes, underscores the reality of relocation and assimilation through her in an effort to not lose one’s identity.
by Girinandini Singh Mar 16, 2021
Artists Lauren Was and Adam Eckstrom of Ghost of a Dream speak to STIR on the evolution of collaboration and the place art collectives hold in responding to social needs.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 15, 2021
The site-specific installations by British artist Liz West successfully create a kaleidoscopic effect on the viewers to explore hitherto unseen part of its spatial set-up.
by Jincy Iype Mar 11, 2021
Roosegaarde speaks about Urban Sun, his latest work that uses far-UVC light to disinfect public spaces, with a hope to make mankind 'architects of the future and not victims'.
by Devanshi Shah Mar 11, 2021
Artist Carol Bove’s sculptures, as part of the second commission for the facade of The Met, are in stark contrast to the New York city landmark, as a reminder to look forward.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 09, 2021
Immersive and experiential public art installations by the collective LeuWebb Projects, led by Christine Leu and Alan Webb, draw a balance between creativity and criticality.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 06, 2021
The contemporary artist’s exhibition, Night into Day, at Fondation Cartier, has two sculptures made out of images and object that play with viewers' perception of time and space.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 04, 2021
The exhibition at Odunpazari Modern Museum in Turkey brings together over 30 international and Turkish artists, while inviting the viewers to reflect on the past, present and future.
by Avantika Shankar Mar 01, 2021
STIR speaks to Paul Green of the gallery on the Nobel Prize-winning musician and poet’s impressive oeuvre of visual art, and his burst of creativity during COVID-19 lockdown.
by Girinandini Singh Feb 27, 2021
The artist working with code talks on representation and the perils of data and information usage in his creative process.
by Devanshi Shah Feb 25, 2021
In an interview with STIR, American architect Steven Holl discusses making architecture through 17 recent projects within the framework of this travelling exhibition.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Feb 23, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Russian architect Totan Kuzembaev about his ability to work with his hands and why his houses need no decoration.
by Priyanka Sacheti Feb 22, 2021
Photographer and academic, Karen Knorr, offers insight into how travelling tales and animals merge together in her documentary photo series.
by STIRworld Feb 20, 2021
With a refreshing perspective of the Marble Arch, the 25-metre tall Marble Arch Hill installation will give its visitors a connecting view of the Oxford street and Hyde Park in London.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 18, 2021
The art practice of Czech mixed media artist Kristof Kintera scrutinises the relationship between the human condition, technology and nature with a spark of intelligent humour.
by Shraddha Nair Feb 17, 2021
A bas-relief over hundred meters long is inaugurated at a public park in Krasnodar, Russia. The Paris-based artists tell STIR about their thoughts on a future world.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 16, 2021
The Pakistan-based filmmaker’s slow-cinema tells a compelling story on human life laced with the question of survival in the face of single-minded acts of growth and progress.
by Jincy Iype Feb 15, 2021
Designed to curb the wastage resulting from discarded trade fair stalls, Plexus draws inspiration for its amorphous frame from the lattice-like body of a Venus flower basket.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 13, 2021
The centre, designed as a paradigm showcasing the past, present, and future of Aboriginal cultures, will also support contemporary art practices in a postmodern structure.
by Manu Sharma Feb 13, 2021
Brazilian digital sculptor Gabriel Massan subverts colonialist stratifications through their decentralised lifeforms.
by Avantika Shankar Feb 11, 2021
Experiential installations and immersive artworks at the NGV Triennial in Melbourne confront audiences with questions of co-habitation and complicity in public space.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 10, 2021
The 'water' theme at the core of Rhe: everything flows draws a parallel between water movement across borders and culture’s ability to permeate human life despite distances.
by Shraddha Nair Feb 06, 2021
Named one of Forbes' 30-under-30 most influential individuals in Israel, Grinberg examines his internal and external experiences through painting and sculpture.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 05, 2021
Created by the multidisciplinary artist Luke Jerram, the touring artwork inspired by the Gaia mythology underlines the interconnectedness between various beings on Earth.
by Avantika Shankar Feb 03, 2021
The Triennial at Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria considers a future in which nature regains control over architecture and design.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 02, 2021
The playfulness of the fantastical sculptures by the Australia-based artist and filmmaker Daniel Agdag reanimates the world that would not let go of machines and industries.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 28, 2021
French visual artist Olivier Ratsi predominantly uses lights to let the audience experience the unseen layer of physical reality with his immersive works.
by Manu Sharma Jan 19, 2021
A representative of the notorious US-based collective INDECLINE discusses the group’s history, practice and trajectory.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 14, 2021
The UK-based sculptor discusses his longtime relationship with the ocean and his recent underwater museum.
by Gautam Sen, Avik Chattopadhyay Jan 13, 2021
Gautam Sen and Avik Chattopadhyay continue their journey with the coachbuilders into a fresh new year and move into the age that witnessed the “art” of coachbuilders.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 13, 2021
British artist Rebecca Louise Law uses flowers as a pivotal material that does not fail to render life to the sprawling immersive works and audience breath in a palette of emotions.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 12, 2021
A recipient of the European Property Awards (mixed-use architecture category), the building by SIAMAK Living Architecture is an example of holistic biomimetic design.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 09, 2021
An artist of German origin revisits her roots through the award-winning photo series titled Plexus, a journey triggered by her grandmother’s passing away.
by Nadezna Siganporia Jan 08, 2021
London-based Heatherwick Studio turned a 1920s granary in Cape Town into the world’s largest museum dedicated to contemporary art from Africa.
by Rahul Kumar Jan 05, 2021
Belgian multidisciplinary artist Hans Op de Beeck creates architectural scale works that invite viewers to wander and discover a magical world.
by Jones John Jan 02, 2021
Not Fully Human, Not Human at All at the German city’s Kunstverein reflects on underlying unities between the refugee crisis and the ongoing pandemic.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 22, 2020
The sixth edition of ASIA NOW: Paris Asian Art Fair at Avenue Hoche focussed on Indian art scene with leading Indian artists on its list.
by John Jervis Dec 18, 2020
The exhibition Memphis: Plastic Field in the British town of Milton Keynes explores the group's playful, provocative spirit as it showcases over 150 pieces from the 1980s design movement.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 14, 2020
The “world’s most technically advanced surface-submersible” VICTA, designed by maritime technology business Subsea Craft, takes final shape in Hampshire, UK.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 11, 2020
The British experiential collective strives to create a smooth immersive experience around the works to emphasise the interdependency between humans and ecology.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 10, 2020
The Artistic Directors of the upcoming edition of the Gwangju Biennale talk about the ideas of evolution through cognitive and lived experiences as the theme for the event.
by Rosalyn D`Mello Dec 09, 2020
Theaster Gates’ ongoing solo, Black Vessel, at gallery Gagosian in New York harnesses Black spirituality practices and traditions to sacralise Black archives.
by Nadezna Siganporia Dec 08, 2020
Architects Chasper Schmidlin and Lukas Voellmy transform a 12th century monastery in the Swiss Alps into a private museum founded by Polish entrepreneur Grażyna Kulczyk.
by Shailaja Tripathi Dec 07, 2020
Artist Brigitte D’Annibale uses the voices of children and old works in her recent exploration to ponder upon the human condition.
by Jones John Dec 03, 2020
Upon returning to Italy after 18 years, the visual artist presents computational perspectives of art history at his first retrospective in his native country.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 03, 2020
STIR speaks with the award-winning Austrian designer working at the vanguard of digital design and 3D-printing across architecture, product and fashion design.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 02, 2020
Durjoy Rahman speaks with STIR about his vision, and plans about his recent initiatives through an art foundation based in Berlin and Dhaka.
by Shraddha Nair Dec 01, 2020
Zimoun, who lives and works in Bern in Switzerland, creates immersive site-specific audiovisual installations using commonplace industrial materials.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 30, 2020
Works by the Bangladesh-based artist Tayeba Begum Lipi, rooted in the troubled history of gender roles, bespeak the ideals of womanhood dovetailed with social hurdles.