by Manu Sharma May 21, 2022
Artist Stefan Larsson aka AUJIK, who was born in Sweden and now lives and works in Ōtsu, Japan, discusses with STIR his rich body of work, themes and influences.
by Manu Sharma May 21, 2022
Artist Stefan Larsson aka AUJIK, who was born in Sweden and now lives and works in Ōtsu, Japan, discusses with STIR his rich body of work, themes and influences.
by Shraddha Nair May 11, 2022
French artists Caroline Denervaud and Adrien Dantou met during lockdown, and began immediately collaborating with each other on several projects including a Louis Vuitton promo.
by Rahul Kumar May 10, 2022
In an interview with STIR, Will Day speaks of his journey of discovery of art and his intent through his large-scale surfaces for his abstract paintings.
by Srinivas Aditya Mopidevi May 08, 2022
Multiple voices of resistance will come together for lumbung - documenta fifteen, scheduled to open in Kassel, Germany in June 2022.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 06, 2022
A constellation of artists at the exhibition Calder Now at Kunsthal Rotterdam reinterprets the oeuvre of the modernist sculptor to build multisensory experience for the audience.
by Rahul Kumar May 04, 2022
STIR looks at ten artists who stood out at the recently concluded India Art Fair in New Delhi.
by Rahul Kumar May 03, 2022
The multi-disciplinary artist - whose performative works in 1970s responded to Korean political environment - talks about his art practice that transcends genres for a holistic style.
by STIRworld Apr 29, 2022
Chasing Andy Warhol, an immersive walk tour based on the life of the late American artist, is currently taking place in New York's East Village.
by Manu Sharma Apr 21, 2022
Argentinian-Spanish artist Felipe Pantone discusses the light-play behind his captivating work, and the street art that underlines his practice.
by STIRworld Apr 14, 2022
Art Brussels, the Belgian capital’s annual art fair, brings together 157 galleries from 26 countries, spanning over 1000 artists with artistic projects and initiatives.
by Manu Sharma Apr 14, 2022
The Russian multidisciplinary artist Sasha Folova explores her inimitable performance practice that blends latex costumes with abstract forms.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 11, 2022
Curated by Roobina Karode, the museum presents small format works of Indian artist Atul Dodiya, created during the isolated living owing to the global pandemic.
by Devanshi Shah Apr 11, 2022
The artist’s Aeolian Landforms and the site-specific Waterbones series are extracted from nature, the artworks being a study of a continuous dynamic phenomenon that feeds itself.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 10, 2022
Belgian-American artist Cecile B Evans discussed ecological collapse and other social crises through their new video work, presented at Layr gallery in Vienna, Austria.
by STIRworld Apr 09, 2022
German artist Katharina Fritsch and Chilean artist Cecilia Vicuña win the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia.
by Manu Sharma Mar 20, 2022
Brooklyn-based Indian designer, Furqan Jawed, adds a deeply artistic quality to his graphic design works.
by STIRworld Mar 18, 2022
Shantell Martin collaborates with Boston Ballet for the world premiere of Kites, drawing a new trajectory for her work of lines.
by Rosalyn D`Mello Mar 11, 2022
Mother-artists are visualising the heretofore invisibilised corporeal and emotional fatigue of care-giving through diverse materials rooted in embodied subjectivity.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 10, 2022
Mario Klingemann, the pioneer of artificial intelligence driven artworks, discusses his AI algorithm 'Botto' that has raked in more than one million dollars from five auctions.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Mar 10, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits Tomas Saraceno’s exhibition at The Shed in New York and talks to the Berlin-based artist about his Spider/Web installation and the role of phobias.
by STIRworld Mar 02, 2022
The 47-year-old Russian-Ukranian artist Aljoscha holds an anti-war artistic intervention through his conceptual installation work based on bioism in Kyiv, Ukraine.
by Rahul Kumar Feb 23, 2022
The monumental show with over 100 works by 80 artists originates from deep research on the subject of studios as works of art and the documentation of artists’ place of work.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 21, 2022
France-based artist Caroline Le Méhauté creates multimedia works that invite viewers to reassess the role of human existence in accordance with space, matter, and time.
by Rahul Kumar Feb 19, 2022
Visual artist Alejandro Almanza Pereda employs domestic objects and florescent lights in his satirical art installations referencing Dutch still-life painting tradition and surrealism.
by Manu Sharma Feb 16, 2022
Spanish Artist Rafael Jiminez discusses the impermanence and unreliability of human memory, and how it fits into his artistic practice.
by Sukanya Deb Feb 13, 2022
STIR delves into fabric sculptures and the evocation of fabric in modern and contemporary installation practices that defy the very nature of monumentalism in art.
by STIRworld Feb 09, 2022
Artist Niclas Castello's public installation stunt with the Castello gold cube as it appeared in New York City's Central Park promoting the new Castello cryptocurrency.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Feb 07, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to New York-based artist Allan Wexler who thinks with his hands, discovers ideas through accidents, and wants to become architecture.
by STIRworld Feb 07, 2022
The adaptive reuse of two industrial buildings by the New York-based firm houses an arts incubator, NXTHVN - an endeavour of artist Titus Kaphar, set in New Haven, Connecticut.
by Shraddha Nair Feb 06, 2022
Sovereign Art Foundation founder and chairman Howard Bilton talks to STIR about his love for art, and how it can make a difference.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 05, 2022
Terming his work and studio “unclassifiable”, Andrés Reisinger talks to STIR about his unreal products and dream-like spaces, the NFT boom, and the freedom they collectively offer.
by Manu Sharma Jan 28, 2022
Moscow-based digital artist Maxim Zhestkov discusses his complex, algorithmic art that blends imagined architectures with naturalised motion.
by Vidur Sethi Jan 24, 2022
German artist Thomas Geiger and his institutional intervention Kunsthalle3000 include performance, sculpture and language to mediate between public and private spaces.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 03, 2022
Tasneem Lohani and other artists like Mohit Mahato will be presenting their work at The Wrong Biennale’s Now That The World Is Ending, Let’s Get Together in Bengaluru, India.
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 Shraddha Nair Dec 27, 2021
In Codeswitch, an exhibition at California African American Museum, Biggers shares a body of work titled Codex, which melds textile, culture, community and history.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 22, 2021
Looking back at the year 2021, the STIR's round-up on materiality refocuses on a selection of artists who skillfully exploit the medium and process of their choice.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 14, 2021
STIR speaks with the Mexican artist on the sidelines of his solo show at König London that with its paintings and sculptures pointed at the shared ecosystem humans share on the planet.
by Manu Sharma Dec 06, 2021
Belgian conceptual artist Floris Boccanegra explores the refugee crisis through his visualisation of human resilience.
by Shraddha Nair Nov 22, 2021
Croatian artists Bruno Pogačnik Tremow and Ivana Vukšić speak with STIR about their art, which grapples with the ideas of identity, memory and war.
by Girinandini Singh Nov 11, 2021
An exploration of 'labour' in the artistic pursuit and the positioning of the artist in the business of art.
by Jincy Iype Nov 10, 2021
Where others see cracks in asphalt, Ememem finds a canvas to ‘flack’, inserting colourful tiles to turn defects into mosaic street art, earning him the moniker of “pavement surgeon”.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 09, 2021
Located in the remote archipelago of Fleinvær, Norway, and designed by Rintala Eggertsson Architects and Tyin Tegnestue Architects, the solitary structures tread sensitive terrain.
by Indranjan Banerjee Nov 01, 2021
Artist and performer Hanna Tuulikki’s extensive notation and visual score making practice of the moving and sounding body unlocks new meanings and reveals new knowledges.
by Manu Sharma Oct 27, 2021
Japanese multimedia master Ryoichi Kurokawa discusses his approach to natural phenomenon and its creative interpretation within his practice.
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 Manu Sharma Oct 02, 2021
Tehran-based transdisciplinary artist Arash Akbari discusses his artificial intelligence centric arts practice, and explores the generation of self-propelling digital setups.
by Manu Sharma Sep 27, 2021
Ugandan visual artist and composer, Noel Apitta, talks ‘practice and inspiration’ as we examine his art that bridges the gap between the old and the new.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 26, 2021
The Indian contemporary artist's curatorial project for an exhibition, with over 60 international artists, probes the intent and artistic thought process though drawings and sketches as the idiom.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 24, 2021
Claudia Bueno talks about nature, spirituality, and her permanent light art installation at Meow Wolf in Las Vegas, United States.
by Manu Sharma Sep 22, 2021
David Young discusses his artificial intelligence-driven arts practice, and shines light on the new creative hermeneutics.
by Jincy Iype Sep 11, 2021
Dior Maison commissioned 17 of the industry’s most renowned creatives to reinterpret their Medallion Chair for Milan Design Week 2021, their most weighty presence at the fair yet.
by Sravasti Datta Sep 07, 2021
In an interview with STIR, Bertin talks about working on this special project using machine learning that allows viewers to ‘listen’ to Wassily Kandinsky’s 1925 painting, Yellow-Red-Blue.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 30, 2021
Iconic American artist Chuck Close created a diverse repertoire during his lifetime - photographer, photorealist painter, tapestry maker.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 26, 2021
Paris-based French artist and curator, Nelson Pernisco, talks to STIR about his spatial installation artworks, examining the urban narrative, architecture and artefact.
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 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 Manu Sharma Aug 02, 2021
STIR discusses concept and practice with the Belgian mother-daughter creative duo memymom, on their staged ‘dream’ portraits that speak of personal identity and society.
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 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 Rahul Kumar Jul 30, 2021
Russian artist, Karman Verdi, sources contributory images to superimpose them in his space to create a juxtaposed photographic experience that explores emotions during the pandemic.
by Manu Sharma Jul 28, 2021
New media artist Sky Goodman engages with a wide swath of creative inspirations and techniques in order to create an artistic vocabulary that is entirely their own.
by Manu Sharma Jul 20, 2021
Though new to pixel sorting and glitch arts, Dario Paczula’s work often carries a sense of motion, owing to the manner in which he “sorts” a selection of pixels within each piece.
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 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 Manu Sharma Jun 19, 2021
Exploring emergent digital art motifs through the work of Yuma Yanagisawa, an artist who creates immersive installations and experimental films with real-time computer graphics.
by Manu Sharma Jun 08, 2021
An Indian artist currently based in New York, Visakh Menon discusses his craft and its exploration that revolves around error.
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 Zohra Khan Jun 01, 2021
London-based Foster + Partners restores historic Palazzo Marignoli as it transforms the 17th century structure's artistic assets into a stunning retail destination for Apple.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky May 29, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky interviews German artist Thomas Demand about his unique spatial explorations, his collaborations with architects, and why they envy him.
by Shraddha Nair May 26, 2021
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is showcasing over 200 works by German artist Ulay, in the first international posthumous exhibition of the artist, titled Ulay Was Here.
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 13, 2021
Mumbai Artist Retreat is a series of flexible pavilions hosting quaint workshops and residences for artists, nestled within an idyllic palm plantation in coastal India.
by Rosalyn D`Mello May 03, 2021
How do artists cope with strangulating environments that insidiously erase their right to express their subjectivities?
by STIRworld Apr 28, 2021
Part I: Drawing from a diverse array of perspectives, the seven key visuals for the 93rd Academy Awards reflect what cinema means to the film industry and general public.
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 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 Jincy Iype Mar 23, 2021
The series portrays urban cities such as Paris and Miami in the form of kaleidoscopic, geometric mandalas, featuring their distinct architecture and streetscapes.
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 Manu Sharma Mar 17, 2021
Kyiv-based Demian Feriy discusses his uncanny digital art practice with STIR, the one where he uses distortion and weirdness to create beauty with an element of mysticism and awe.
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 Manu Sharma Mar 11, 2021
American 3D artist Steven Baltay talks of his practice that clubs together various artistic genres and his works that are a critique of consumer-driven capitalist excess.
by Manu Sharma Feb 27, 2021
Sofia Crespo, who uses machine learning techniques to create images of biotic life, talks to STIR about her fascination with artificial life in the digital space.
by Jincy Iype Feb 25, 2021
Formafantasma’s second lamp for Flos, WireLine, converts the usually hidden power cable into the main body of the suspension light, and balances a ribbed glass fixture in the middle.
by Jincy Iype Feb 14, 2021
Designed by Cheng Chung Design, the restaurant sits within an unusual cluster of mounds made by artist Luo Xu in China, with its red brick skin echoing inside its arched interiors.
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 Rahul Kumar Feb 01, 2021
STIR speaks with the multidisciplinary artist on the sidelines of his ongoing exhibit, Trajectory, at Von Bartha, Switzerland, on ideas of ‘concrete art’ and self- referentiality.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 21, 2021
New York City’s Meredith Rosen Gallery brings together 19 different artworks, each representing a facet of escapism at a conceptual level.
by Zohra Khan Jan 21, 2021
Conversations About Your Voice: Anita Fontaine talks about the duality of noise in design practice, her mantra of kicking roadblocks, and words of kindness to her younger self.
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 Manu Sharma Jan 11, 2021
Tom Karlsson of Sweden discusses his quest to return to a state of youthful wonderment, and its centrality to his artistic practice.
by STIRworld Jan 04, 2021
As we step into a new year, STIR honours and celebrates the creative genius and infallible spirit of the visionaries who continue to inspire through their legacy.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 04, 2021
Aamina Hammad expresses her deep relationship with plants through the portrait series Beautiful Heads, where props and plants create a range of fictional characters.
by Manu Sharma Dec 23, 2020
Four ROM Corruption artists - Jordan Bortner, Dawnia Darkstone, Sabato Visconti and Rudy Paganini - highlight the practice and purpose of their craft.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 17, 2020
Simon Beck trudges the difficult snow-covered terrains to create geometric-patterned works that require the skill of an orientator and creative bent of an artist.
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 Shailaja Tripathi Nov 20, 2020
The Iranian-American artist’s public art project in New York around the famed Persian Garden probes its complex history.
by Jones John Nov 17, 2020
Responding to a petition to preserve the metropolitan city's fragile ecosystem, nine Indian imagemakers visualise their perspectives on why this movement is important.
by Shailaja Tripathi Oct 21, 2020
Contemporary conceptual and visual artist Willie Cole discusses the appearance of steam irons as leitmotif in his art.
by Shraddha Nair Oct 17, 2020
Mary Sibande, who is currently displaying her photos at BredaPhoto 2020 photography festival in the Netherlands, speaks with STIR about colour and performance in her work.
by Shraddha Nair Oct 01, 2020
A creator who started off as a musician, Bolton began to develop immersive visuals for some of the biggest musicians globally. He talks to STIR about his developing practice.
by Manu Sharma Sep 23, 2020
Karthika Sakthivel’s project at the Royal College of Art in London fostered mindfulness through a breathing exercise couched within the Hindu creation myth.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 22, 2020
In a collaborative effort, Moscow based AES+F developed an opulent and surreal visual aesthetic for Turandot, which was performed at Teatro Massimo in Italy.
by Manu Sharma Sep 12, 2020
An Instagram artist, known as toadofsky, has been building a body of work for over five years, through visual art that evokes the nostalgia of video games popular in the early 2000s.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 11, 2020
STIR takes a deeper look at body architect Lucy McRae’s speculative work on the future of human existence by exploring the limits of the human body, biotech and the self.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 29, 2020
Once an architect by profession, now an artist by vision, Cyril Lancelin creates inflatable structures of artificial landscapes and a novel experience for the viewer.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 14, 2020
At König Galerie in Berlin, artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset presented Short Story, an installation examining the narratives embedded in power dynamics and hierarchy.
by Utkarsh Aug 12, 2020
Artist Oliver Latta aka Extraweg speaks about the process and approach behind his expansive multimedia practice, and the role of Instagram as a space for exhibition.
by Shailaja Tripathi Aug 12, 2020
The ‘godmother of performance art’, Marina Abramović, and our very own Nikhil Chopra discuss their journey, nuances of the genre and their art practice during the lockdown.
by Sukanya Garg Jul 31, 2020
STIR speaks to Daehyung Lee, the Artistic Director of CONNECT-BTS, a global project at the crossroads of music and new media art in London, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Seoul and New York.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 30, 2020
The Israeli artist uses photography, video art and public art in her projects to reiterate the importance of balance between the human mind and environment.
by Georgina Maddox Jul 29, 2020
Copenhagen-based Thomas Dambo likes to build larger-than-life playful giants out of waste or recycled materials such as wood, inspiring people to think of trash as a resource.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 22, 2020
As STIR takes a look at the works of artists from modern history who thrived during the past pandemics, part 2 of 3 delves into the American artist's work that talked of social issues.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 17, 2020
As STIR takes a look at the works of artists from modern history who thrived during the past pandemics, part 1 of 3 delves into Norwegian artist Munch's life during the 1918 influenza.
by Darshana Ramdev Jul 15, 2020
Massimiliano Moro, who lives and works between Lugano and Barcelona, works with artificial light to create immersive, site-specific installations that are universes in themselves.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 07, 2020
Young Indian artist Sarah Naqvi talks about the limitations of labels, her exploration of media and her current work at the De Ateliers Residency in the Netherlands.
by Utkarsh Jul 01, 2020
The Dutch-Brazilian artist shares his thoughts on his multimedia practice and the internet as a space for artistic thinking.
by Meghna Mehta Jun 25, 2020
The architect and artist is transforming emotions into lines and forms as he designs 22 villas, or 'White Gems', at different locations.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 24, 2020
In an interview with STIR, the contemporary Indian artist discusses his artistic practice, his love-hate relationship with Mumbai, and exploring different mediums as an artist.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 16, 2020
STIR looks at contemporary artist Sajid Wajid Shaikh’s creative practice thriving during the global pandemic.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 10, 2020
Artist Daniel Popper talks to STIR about his motivations to create shared spaces for people through installation artworks, which bring together nature and sculpture.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 05, 2020
In an exclusive interview with STIR, Bangladeshi artist Manir Mrittik shares the fascinating connotations of historic masterpieces in his contemporary discourse.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 03, 2020
STIR investigates Farah Mulla’s experiments with aural experiences through her art installations, writing, and possibly cures that replace medical interventions.
by Jones John Jun 02, 2020
Even when life ends, art remains. Christo Vladimirov Javacheff died of natural causes on May 31, 2020, but the work he began with his late wife Jeanne-Claude continues to be made.
by Shraddha Nair May 22, 2020
STIR delves into the artistic practice of one of its favourite finalists for the ‘Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2020’. Part 2 of 3 examines the works of Macao-born Peggy Chan.
by Shraddha Nair May 19, 2020
STIR takes a deep dive into the artistic practice of one of its favourite finalists for the ‘Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2020’. Part 1 of 3 discovers Japanese artist Katsumi Hayakawa.
by Shraddha Nair May 13, 2020
Ralph Rugoff, Director at Hayward Gallery, curates a selection of artworks that re-examine our relationship with trees, transcending cultural and geographical limitations.
by Rahul Kumar May 07, 2020
STIR shortlists a selection from the overwhelming 450+ entries to share the emotion and idea behind works centred around the idea of ‘21’.
by Shraddha Nair May 04, 2020
Through her immersive art installation about interconnectedness that uses AI and spatial sound, in Sao Paulo, Petric asks viewers, ‘are you aware of the impact you leave on the universe?’
by Rahul Kumar Apr 28, 2020
The gallery Chatterjee & Lal brings the chaos of material and sound of the very production of works at the solo show of Mark Prime, titled Heavy to Light | Light to Heavy.
by Utkarsh Apr 22, 2020
Visual artist and balloon destroyer Jan Hakon Erichsen discusses his Instagram project, Destruction Diaries, and reveals that being an online artist has given him a great sense of freedom.
by STIRworld Apr 10, 2020
STIR remembers the notable figures from the world of art, architecture and design, who are believed to have died of COVID-19 complications.
by Jones John Mar 30, 2020
Artist Lita Albuquerque's 25th century female astronaut, called Elyseria, disseminated cosmic awareness at the inaugural Desert X AlUla in northwestern Saudi Arabia.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 26, 2020
Paper artist Peter Gentenaar speaks with STIR about shifting his practice from printmaking to paper making, and his collaboration with designer Iris Van Herpen.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 24, 2020
The art practice of Kolkata-born multimedia artist emphasises on the need to accept diversity and make a promise of forging new relationships based on inclusivity.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 23, 2020
Speaking with STIR, Chevalier takes us through his artistic journey which grew alongside the development of technology through the turn of the century.
by Sukanya Garg Mar 21, 2020
STIR in conversation with Alwar Balasubramaniam about the nature-based processes, techniques and conceptual narratives in his work, at the Talwar Gallery in New Delhi.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 14, 2020
Repetitive process and a meditative approach allow for the Islamic art specialist to explore sounds, we find at her show, Visions in the Making, at Italian Cultural Centre, Delhi.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 12, 2020
New York-based Shahzia Sikander celebrates womanhood and oneness with nature through her practice spanning three decades.
by Jones John Mar 02, 2020
James Hough is the first artist-in-residence at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office and it might just change how the justice system is perceived.
by Sukanya Garg Feb 28, 2020
The Langen Foundation in Germany presents solos of Korean artists Park Seo-Bo and Minjung Kim, working in abstract minimalist monochrome painting, on view till March 29.
by Shraddha Nair Feb 18, 2020
One of the Adobe’s artist residents speaks with STIR about his exploration of digital and immersive art experiences.
by Rahul Kumar Feb 07, 2020
STIRring conversations at SAF’19 (Part 5): Vidya Shivadas curated a special show of FICA awardees working in varied formats and on contemporary concerns.
by Georgina Maddox Feb 06, 2020
India Art Fair 2020 showcased the iconic BMW Art Car, BMW M1 group 4 racing version, painted by American Pop artist Andy Warhol in 1979.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 23, 2020
Abu Dhabi-based Korienkova, fascinated by the development of robots and artificial intelligence, likes to capture the rise of the same in her artworks.
by Georgina Maddox Jan 20, 2020
STIR pays tribute to the American artist, one of the revolutionaries of the conceptual art movement, who was known for blending images and text in his pioneering works.
by Zohra Khan Jan 20, 2020
Conferred to an artist for the first time, the Royal Academy award recognises Iglesias’ work that invites people to look not just at the buildings, but also at the spaces between them.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 16, 2020
The Delhi chapter of VAICA festival provided exposure to a diverse group of artists and their work to make video art accessible to a larger audience and lead discussions around it.
by Sukanya Garg Jan 13, 2020
Resident artist Nidhi Khurana was one of the eight scholarship awardees of a year-long fellowship culminating in the exhibition Every hundred feet the world changes, in Germany.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 09, 2020
The upcoming visual artist collaborates with micro-biologists to work with bacteria, extending her practice with bio-culture as a media, an untapped niche in the world of art.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 16, 2019
Cibic’s ongoing exhibition at Palazzo Podestarile in Florence, Italy, is a satirical reaction to the contemporary consumeristic society.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 04, 2019
In a chat with STIR, Singh talks about the collaborative public-art installation that employs temporary structures like scaffolding and images on the facades of the buildings in Miami.
by Georgina Maddox Nov 26, 2019
American artist Kara Elizabeth Walker, who was born on this day in 1969, muses the grotesque and the carnal in her ongoing exhibit at the Tate Modern.
by Sukanya Garg Nov 23, 2019
In collaboration with AllRightsReserved, the artist launches 1000 vinyl figures of the work Selfie Gun as a reflection on the morbidity of the selfie culture.
by Sukanya Garg Nov 13, 2019
The sixth edition of the country's pre-eminent contemporary art platform, titled Every Step in the Right Direction, will be held from November 22, 2019 to March 22, 2020.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 31, 2019
The sixth edition of Creek Show in Austin, United States, will display light-based art installations by six design teams, from November 7–17, 2019.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 29, 2019
The Brazilian artist's exhibition Longilonge at Ballroom Marfa in Texas would display nature-inspired installations, paintings, drawings, ceramics and soapstone.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 28, 2019
ARoS Aarhus Art Museum presents the exhibition In My Shadow, showcasing text, music, video installations and photographic works of the artist, until February 16, 2020.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 23, 2019
STIR speaks to the German artist about five planets, his recent light installation that represented the universe at the Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria.
by Georgina Maddox Oct 22, 2019
Indian artists Dodiya and Patel converse with Smith about her work, at the Mohile Parikh Center for the Visual Arts in Mumbai, courtesy Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke.
by Rahul Kumar Oct 19, 2019
STIR visits Kathmandu studio of the artist for an exclusive and first-time ever demo-interview.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 18, 2019
Berlin-based artist Monica Bonvicini’s exhibition I Cannot Hide My Anger at the Belvedere 21 is an architectural intervention against outdated socio-political perceptions.
by Georgina Maddox Oct 09, 2019
UK-born artist Ed Atkins’s high-definition, graphic avatars, video-art and text wrenches apart the isolated technology-driven lives of the millennials.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 08, 2019
This exhibition at the NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery, curated by Maya Allison, is showcasing the imagined environments of four artists, offering a glimpse into the UAE and the region.
by Samta Nadeem Oct 07, 2019
British artist Rachel Ara gives a peek into her mind during a casual chat by her work This Much I’m Worth at the Victoria and Albert Museum, the hub for London Design Festival 2019.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 30, 2019
STIR in conversation with artist Donghee Koo about her solo exhibition Delivery, at the Art Sonje Center in Seoul, South Korea.
by Georgina Maddox Sep 24, 2019
Xu Zhen’s performance piece In Just a Blink of an Eye showed human beings as sculptures, frozen mid-action, and restricted from any movement other than blinking.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 14, 2019
Musician and performance artist Peaches explores the themes of sex, queerness and new millennia politics in her exhibition Whose Jizz Is This? at Kunstverein in Hamburg.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 11, 2019
52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS, a year-long project about contemporary issues facing global society culminated in an exhibition at Artspace, Sydney.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 04, 2019
The Yorkshire Sculpture International (YSI), UK’s largest dedicated sculpture festival, opened across Leeds and Wakefield and would continue till September 29, 2019.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 02, 2019
American artist Doug Aitken’s first solo exhibition in mainland China, at Faurschou Foundation, Beijing, was on display till August 4, 2019.
by STIRworld Aug 27, 2019
In this series titled In Residence by NOWNESS, celebrated architects, designers and artists take us around their homes, with personal insights about their design intent
by Sukanya Garg Aug 22, 2019
American street artist KAWS displayed a 110-feet tall inflatable artwork in Taipei, depicting a seated variant of his signature character Companion.
by Sukanya Garg Aug 20, 2019
Artist Piyali Sadhukhan’s solo exhibition Seeing is (not) Believing uses broken bangles to bring forth the issues faced by women in society.
by Sukanya Garg Aug 16, 2019
Shilpa Gupta’s installation For, in Your Tongue, I Can Not Hide - 100 Jailed Poets, featured the works of dead poets who were imprisoned either for their poetry or politics.
by Georgina Maddox Aug 14, 2019
The 57-year-old artist’s solo show inaugurates the new National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, showcasing the life size models of the homes he has lived in.
by Sukanya Garg Aug 09, 2019
Matt Mullican’s exhibition Between Sign and Subject is a collection of works representing a visual system, with which the artist attempts to categorise the world around him.
by Sukanya Garg Aug 07, 2019
Germany-based designer and artist Zuhra Hilal presented her own reading of the skin through the exhibition of her project Surface at Fusion Art Gallery, Turin.
by Sukanya Garg Aug 05, 2019
STIR speaks to artists Brandon Tay and Tan Zi Xi, who showcased an interactive art installation and an anamorphic mural respectively, at the F(r)iction exhibition in New Delhi.
by Georgina Maddox Jul 31, 2019
A behind-the-scenes peek at what went into the making of Skin: The finer nuance, at Threshold Art Gallery, Delhi.
by Sukanya Garg Jul 27, 2019
The Irregulars Art Fair 2019, at Studio Khirki in New Delhi, provided a platform for artists across genres to display their works based on the theme ‘Altered Realities’.
by Sukanya Garg Jul 23, 2019
Indian artist and filmmaker Amar Kanwar’s works at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid defined the gathering of testimonies of India’s most vulnerable populations.
by STIRworld Jul 20, 2019
Four monolithic mirror-finished installations by Israeli artist Arik Levy are on display at Blickachsen 12, an outdoor biennale in Germany.
by Georgina Maddox Jul 19, 2019
The artist’s residency programme at the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores the landscapes of his grandparents’ homeland through an immersive art experience.
by Sukanya Garg Jul 19, 2019
The 19th edition of Regionale in Basel, titled Sound Embodied promoted electronic and digital media sound art from Switzerland, Germany and France.
by Sukanya Garg Jul 16, 2019
Contemporary Indian artist Nalini Malani called attention to world conflicts through her exhibition, Can You Hear Me?: Nalini Malani 1969-2018, at Arario Gallery, Shanghai.
by Sukanya Garg Jul 12, 2019
Kolkata-based artist Jayashree Chakravarty uses natural and organic materials for her exhibition A wired ecology to express her deep concerns for ecology and environment.
by Zohra Khan May 24, 2019
The Nature Rules, an exhibition at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo aims to transform a place of conflict to a place where life can flourish.
by Shraddha Nair May 20, 2022
Co-curator Reema Fadda and artist Shezaad Dawood talk to STIR about the second edition of Desert X AlUla, located in the Medina Region.
by STIRworld May 19, 2022
Australian artist CJ Hendry reconstructs East London's New Testament Church for her exhibition Epilogue, which immerses viewers in a continual confetti downpour.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 18, 2022
The exhibition My Self-Portraits as a Theater of Labyrinths is a deep dive into the photographic practice of Japanese contemporary artist Yasumasa Morimura.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky May 16, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to artists Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero of Luftwerk who treat light as a material and make us see it in ways that are new and magical.
by STIRworld May 12, 2022
Prominent artists such as Roy Lichtenstein, Edvard Munch, Francis Bacon and more stole the show at the TEFAF New York Art Fair.
by Sukanya Deb May 05, 2022
Berlin-based artist and designer Tabitha Swanson looks at creating impossible fabrics while treating digital fashion as a move towards sustainability in the industry.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 30, 2022
Venice Art Biennale's Finnish Pavilion presents video artist Pilvi Takala's work, curated by Christina Li and produced by Frame Contemporary Art Finland.
by STIRworld Apr 30, 2022
Curated by the family of late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, the exhibition presents over 200 unseen pieces illustrating Jean-Michel’s life from an intimate perspective.
by Manu Sharma Apr 29, 2022
Romanian artist Dani Macovei discusses his fascinating digital practice with STIR, exploring his motivations in the process.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 27, 2022
Danish visual artist Jakob Kudsk Steensen’s body of work, punctuated with an immersive experience, engages with the discussion on the dire state of natural phenomenon.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 27, 2022
Berwick-based artist Patrick Hartley discusses his recently exhibited body of work titled Cost Of Life, which looks at the past several years of work including images and sculpture.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 24, 2022
Straddling the old and new, quiet and bold, handmade and industrial, the Turkish artist presents works that respond to his research on his culture and history at Anna Laudel gallery.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 23, 2022
Artists participating in the exhibition Ceramics in the Expanded Field at MASS MoCA, USA, showcase their renewed interest in clay to reconfigure it in new ceramic works.
by STIRworld Apr 22, 2022
Austrian artist Hermann Nitsch – known for his works of flesh and blood - passed away before the opening of his 20th Painting Action, on view during the Venice Art Biennale 2022.
by Vidur Sethi Apr 22, 2022
Paris-born artist Romain Kronenberg speaks about storytelling, language and myth in the unfinished narrative of Boaz, exhibiting at La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, France.
by STIRworld Apr 20, 2022
The large-scale installation by American artist Jason Rhoades will occupy Whitney Museum’s fifth floor during the Whitney Biennial in New York City.
by Sukanya Deb Apr 17, 2022
Dubai-based artist Lantian Xie’s solo exhibition Volcano at Grey Noise, looked at institutional infrastructures and the manufactured nature of instruction.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 16, 2022
1400+ works of over 200 artists will form the largest exhibition at the upcoming edition of the Venice Art Biennale, responding to the theme The Milk of Dreams.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 13, 2022
Bright Moments gallery showcased digital works of artist Jeff Davis at the debut edition of Art Dubai digital at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 12, 2022
The multimedia artist with his art practice, at the intersection of sculptural installation, audio-visual and digital arts, creates large-scale installations to extend sensorial experience.
by Manu Sharma Apr 08, 2022
STIR explores American sculptor Ken Kelleher's abstract artistic practice, along with his recent entry into the NFT and crypto world.
by Girinandini Singh Apr 05, 2022
The Turkish artist talks about her latest exhibition which uses the waste generated at the Istanbul Airport as a medium urging us to think of art itself as something human.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 02, 2022
Bangkok-raised artist Korakrit Arunanondchai's recent performance-based video artworks were drawn from an intimate space of experiencing the death of his grandfather.
by Jincy Iype Mar 30, 2022
Hermès launches its new Arceau Le temps voyageur watch at Watches & Wonders Geneva, with a “phantasmagorical" scenography by artist Sabrina Ratté called Time travels the world.
by Natalia Torija Nieto Mar 30, 2022
In Ukraine, curators, artists, musicians now double as drivers, volunteers and fighters. Planeta Ukrain voices their hope for life, and participation at the 23rd Triennale Milano. A tribute.
by STIRworld Mar 30, 2022
The 3D visual artist Khyati Trehan from New Delhi was one of the eight designers invited by The Academy to design the Oscar statuette imspired by their love for movies.
by Manu Sharma Mar 29, 2022
American artist-activist group INDECLINE explores their recently-released film Side Hustles, and reflect on the collective's anti-authoritarian exploits over the past year.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 28, 2022
Danish post-war and contemporary artist Ruth Campau creates site-specific installations in vertical brushstrokes by hands to let the audiences have a body experience around it.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 25, 2022
In a recent show at Chemould Prescott Road, the artist showcased works that emerged from his research of astrophysics, and personal experiences of migration and bereavement.
by Manu Sharma Mar 24, 2022
Colombian multidisciplinary artist Helena La Rota López discusses her strange and mesmerising performance practice.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 23, 2022
The Korean artist Jieun Gu through her installations and video art underline the effect of digital technology on the psychological alienation experienced by humans.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 22, 2022
Istanbul-based artist Basak Bugay, who shared her ink-based drawings and sculptures at Zilberman Istanbul, speaks with STIR about psychoanalysis and her childhood.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 21, 2022
The UK-based environmental artist Steve Messam with his 'bigger than a house' site-specific installations disturbs the familiar face of the landscape to unfold stories around it.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 16, 2022
The sculptures and installations by the US-based artist Keith Lemley create immersive environments to recognise the harmony between thought and matter, past and present.
by Sukanya Deb Mar 15, 2022
The last of a three-part series investigates modernity and the cultural underpinnings around its conception in African diaspora artists who contributed to the Western canon.
by Manu Sharma Mar 13, 2022
Peruvian artist Nicole Franchy discusses her collage practice, and explores its power to focus and erase.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 12, 2022
Twelve artists from Italy and Belgium participating in La Vie matérielle at CENTRALE for contemporary art offer a broadened understanding of what constitutes the female art.
by Almas Sadique Mar 12, 2022
Touted as the first biographical monograph of the versatile Italian designer, artist and businessperson Luca Meda, the presentation will also mark Italian Design Day 2022.
by STIRworld Mar 11, 2022
Trans artist Cassils' conceptual work of art called PISSED, a tank of glowing urine to protest against the then Trump administration, has been acquired by Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 09, 2022
The large and intricate sculptures carved with the cardboards by the Swedish artist Nina Derkert are a play with the conventional dimensions of the world bestowed upon us.
by STIRworld Mar 08, 2022
American artist Faith Ringgold’s social and political art comprising figurative and quilt work made over 50 years is on display at the New Museum in New York City.
by Manu Sharma Mar 06, 2022
German visual artist Simon Schubert explores his strange figures, their preoccupation with human loss, and the shared world they inhabit.
by STIRworld Mar 04, 2022
Indian contemporary artist Subodh Gupta's latest exhibition, Cosmic Battle, combines his signature stainless steel works with the cosmos at Nature Morte art gallery in New Delhi.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 02, 2022
Swiss artists Gerda Steiner and Jörg Lenzlinger share details about works like COPAIN (2021), and an examination of the history of bread, revealing insightful cultural commentaries.
by Manu Sharma Mar 01, 2022
STIR explores the four-decade long oeuvre of visionary American artist Karla Knight at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut, United States.
by Sukanya Deb Feb 26, 2022
The Chilean-born, New York-based artist talks about the project and self-contained digital marketplace that challenges the speculative nature of decentralised capital.
by STIRworld Feb 26, 2022
The American artist collaborates with BMW to create THE 8 X JEFF KOONS, a series of 99 BMW M850i x Drive Gran Coupés that was unveiled during Frieze Los Angeles.
by Manu Sharma Feb 25, 2022
Exploring the strange, surreal, and anachronistic works of the French retro futurist artist Timothée Boubay.
by STIRworld Feb 24, 2022
British contemporary artist Damien Hirst’s major solo exhibition with 24 large scale paintings opens at the National Art Center, Tokyo, in Spring 2022.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 24, 2022
British-Israeli photographer and video artist Ori Gersht oversees nature as an embodiment of cultural and historical metaphors, providing quaint translation through photographs.
by Shraddha Nair Feb 22, 2022
SMACK, Luesita, Cassie McQuater, and Miao Xiaochun among other artists respond to the 15th century masterpiece Garden Of Earthly Delights at Matadero Madrid.
by Shraddha Nair Feb 12, 2022
Serpentine North Gallery in London is showcasing the work of graffiti artist KAWS with both physical and virtual reality artworks through the Acute Art virtual reality app.
by Shraddha Nair Feb 10, 2022
Carly Whitefield, Assistant Curator at Tate Modern, speaks with STIR about the Seoul-born artist Anicka Yi's feature In Love with the World at Turbine Hall at the London’s art gallery.
by Rahul Kumar Feb 09, 2022
Maria Grazia Chiuri of Dior and Karishma Swali from Chanakya Atelier present the art of contemporary Indian artists Madhvi and Manu Parekh in this unique project.
by Rahul Kumar Feb 07, 2022
Belgian ceramic artist and designer opens up his studio for a major retrospective exhibition that provides informative experience about porcelain as a material.
by Manu Sharma Feb 03, 2022
Portuguese audio-visual artist Andree Martis explores her space-building work, and locates the spiritual and cosmic within technologically-driven art.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 01, 2022
In the last part of a three-part series, interdisciplinary artist Amitesh Grover speaks with STIR about his project, All That We Saw, for the third edition of the Chennai Photo Biennale.
by Girinandini Singh Jan 30, 2022
STIR speaks with the Kenya-born ceramic artist about her creative practice, her memories as an art student at Cambridge, the materiality of clay, and her works on display at the museum.
by Zohra Khan Jan 27, 2022
The Dutch artist’s latest work from Bilbao reveals a dreamscape of countless biodegradable light sparks mimicking a sky stirred by fireflies.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 22, 2022
While the Italian artist-designer-filmmaker-animator barely begins to scratch the surface of his repertoire, Virgilio Villoresi coalesces his dreamy inspirations in a conversation with STIR.
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 Manu Sharma Jan 15, 2022
American artist Parker Heyl explores his sustainable, wood-based kinetic sculpture practice, and discusses his critical approach to automation in art.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 06, 2022
The exhibition Spiritus by the Paris-based artist Georges Poncet reaffirms the significance of the famed theme of spirituality through the series of photographs.
by Almas Sadique Jan 06, 2022
The reticent American artist, known for his cheerful portrayal of everyday life, passed away at his home in Sacramento, California, on December 25, 2021.
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 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 Rahul Kumar Dec 28, 2021
How visual artists express the ideas of personal pain or practice arts as a therapy to convey on the theme of mental health.
by Vidur Sethi Dec 23, 2021
In the Court for Intergenerational Climate Crimes in Amsterdam, writer-lawyer Radha D’Souza and artist Jonas Staal mount a large-scale installation in the form of a tribunal.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 20, 2021
Exploring two distinct artistic practices in textile and clay that create intricate works, evoking a sense of awe for flora and fauna of our planet.
by Shraddha Nair Dec 08, 2021
Monika Fabijanska curates a look back at American artist Betsy Damon’s initial years of performance art practice at La MaMa Galleria in New York.
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 Jerry Elengical Dec 03, 2021
In his UNSCRIPTED chat, the Spanish artist and designer recalls his youthful exploits, love for all things music, and a desire to comprehend the world, armed with a pencil.