by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 31, 2020
The lockdown due to the ongoing pandemic offered us ample time to put in good use — indulge in the possibilities of the spiral-cased representations of art and cinema.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 31, 2020
The lockdown due to the ongoing pandemic offered us ample time to put in good use — indulge in the possibilities of the spiral-cased representations of art and cinema.
by Utkarsh Jul 27, 2020
STIR explores the subject of isolation by delving into the works of three photographers. The third and the last part looks at a series of still life photographs by Vasantha Yogananthan.
by Utkarsh Jul 22, 2020
STIR explores the subject of isolation by delving into the works of three photographers. Part 2 of 3 looks at the project The Splitting of the Chrysalis by Yorgos Yatromanolakis.
by Sukanya Garg Jun 17, 2020
The Holocenter New York’s initiative Light Windows invited artists to create light-based installations on their windows to steer hope and artistic engagement in community during the pandemic.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 24, 2020
Clap Studio, located in Valencia, transcends the boundaries between art and design to create its own perception of the experience of being isolated during the coronavirus pandemic.
by Sourabh Gupta Apr 09, 2020
Sourabh Gupta, the principal architect of studio archohm and design dean of The Design Village institute, recommends books to browse and reflect on during COVID-19 lockdown.
by Utkarsh Jul 16, 2020
STIR explores the subject of isolation by delving into the works of three photographers. Part 1 of 3 looks at the project Days Untitled by Dhaka-based photographer Sadia Marium.
by Zohra Khan Apr 21, 2020
The Copenhagen-based architect and artist draws vignettes of cities submerged in the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic and people experiencing strange days of isolation.
by STIRworld Mar 27, 2020
Here are 10 architecture and design books to read to evoke imagination as the coronavirus pandemic has forced social distancing, isolation and work from home scenarios.
by Girinandini Singh May 01, 2022
Atwill speaks to STIR on her inspiration from the cultural history of the mining communities of North-East England, the edges of reality, and the intermateriality of medium.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 26, 2022
The Belgian conceptual designer Nel Verbeke with her exhibition The Architecture of Time displays the sculpture to keep the audience moored with their surroundings.
by Anmol Ahuja Apr 16, 2022
Designed by fuseproject for Intuition Robotics, ElliQ is conceived as an interactive table top health companion to help older adults cope with required mental and social activity.
by Jincy Iype Apr 08, 2022
Designer Maximilian Eicke builds Dukuh Haus, his unique Bali dreamhome in tandem with designing all sculptural pieces of furniture, products and accessories that reside inside.
by Zohra Khan Mar 31, 2022
079 Stories by the Ahmedabad-based practice reveals a porous cubical volume and a tranquil outdoor landscape where conversations take centrestage.
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 26, 2022
The Oscar nominated production designer walks STIR through the monochromatic, square framed no-place in Joel Coen’s adaptation of the profound Shakespearean tragedy.
by Almas Sadique Mar 26, 2022
On the German-American architect's 136th birth anniversary, STIR spotlights the ideas that guided his designs through some of his furniture pieces.
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 Anmol Ahuja Mar 21, 2022
In conversation with STIR, the Oscar nominated production designer delves into the Netflix film’s production design and recreating a 1925 Montana ranch in rural New Zealand.
by Jincy Iype Mar 12, 2022
The private shipping container house encircling a circular pool, by Benn + Penna Architecture, reveals choreographed simplicity, recessing into its rugged Australian site.
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 Jerry Elengical Feb 28, 2022
In a hybrid ceremony at the Es Devlin-designed UK Pavilion, the winners of the ‘Reimagining Cities and Towns Post-COVID’ competition were honoured for their imaginative proposals.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 14, 2022
Delhi-based artist Baaraan Ijlal and artist-historian Moonis Ijlal with their show Hostile Witness built a life-size fantastical world to relive history of cities and people.
by Pallavi Mehra Feb 12, 2022
The Dutch studio has added six treehouses to Playa Viva resort, blurring the boundaries between indoors and outdoors and offering guests the opportunity to be one with nature.
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 Sukanya Deb Jan 19, 2022
Looking at the 11-episode video project, Where Did Macy Go, by artist Ziyang Wu, who archives and speculates around the COVID-19 global pandemic and its societal implications.
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 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 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 Jerry Elengical Dec 12, 2021
STIR presents some of the most exciting space design projects - from vehicles to entire settlements - that share a vision of how humanity can settle on other worlds.
by STIRworld Dec 10, 2021
Described as the happiest and warmest of all the blue hues, the soft purple Very Peri encapsulates the transition we are going through.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 27, 2021
Imagining what life on the red planet might look like in the future, the Ukraine-based studio has envisioned a torus-shaped development that channels elements of science fiction.
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 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 Jerry Elengical, Anmol Ahuja Oct 29, 2021
Studying the varying inspirations behind the spaces of the hit Netflix series, STIR delves into the evocative architectural aspects of what makes Squid Game immensely bingeable.
by Rahul Kumar Oct 26, 2021
Curator Jacopo Crivelli Visconti speaks with STIR about the overarching theme of the 34th Bienal de São Paulo and making of the exhibition during the ongoing pandemic.
by Jincy Iype Oct 14, 2021
STIR speaks to Michiel Raaphorst, founding partner, V8 Architects and Marjan van Aubel who preach sustainability with their biophilic design for The Netherlands pavilion at Dubai Expo.
by Girinandini Singh Oct 11, 2021
Exploring the impact of creative expression and visual practices during the pandemic and moving beyond it.
by Girinandini Singh Sep 30, 2021
Part of Colomboscope 2020, Asvajit Boyle from Fold Media Collective speaks of the evolving landscape of creative expression and the increasing digitality of our lives.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 20, 2021
The US-based artist’s sculptures, featuring an accidental abstraction, forge a relationship between the past and the present, to let the viewers take on a journey of introspection.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 15, 2021
Curator Barbara London presents Seeing Sound at KADIST San Francisco, a multi-part sound art exhibition produced by Independent Curators International.
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 STIRworld Aug 18, 2021
This plush seaside villa in the Al Gurm Resort in UAE, by Novembre Studio, embodies the metaphor of hiding on a desert island.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 14, 2021
The exhibition Given Time: The Gift and its Offerings at Aicon Gallery, New York, is a walk through what lies between gift and gifting – reciprocation and obligation.
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 Jincy Iype Aug 04, 2021
Rado's new True Square Over The Abyss by Indian artist duo Thukral and Tagra plays on human connections in its midnight blue, high-tech ceramic, titanium with sapphire crystal body.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 29, 2021
Hyperreal iceberg series by the Los Angeles-based artist, Luciana Abait, part of the exhibition A Letter to the Future, talks about the fragile state of environment.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 10, 2021
Proposals by BIG, Foster + Partners and Sou Fujimoto Architects, which respond to the pandemic, climate change and social equity, are among the winners for the WAFX 2021 Prize.
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 Vladimir Belogolovsky Jun 09, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky reports from Venice about the XVII Venice Architecture Biennale that opened after one year delay, questioning “How Will We Live Together?”
by Shraddha Nair Jun 01, 2021
Museum Frieder Burda presents a new series of work made by Los Angeles artist, Matthew Lutz-Kinoy, during the global lockdown, on view at Salon Berlin till June 5.
by Girinandini Singh May 28, 2021
GeoVanna Gonzalez speaks with STIR on her functional sculptures creating a dynamic and open space for collaboration and participation.
by Jerry Elengical May 25, 2021
Rising from the Hudson River in New York, a lush rectangular garden island designed by the London-based studio serves as a refreshing urban park and public venue.
by Girinandini Singh May 15, 2021
Rogan Brown on drawing inspiration from the ethereal, the abstract and the rationale in the natural world and the pleasure of returning to a spirit of exploration.
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 Anmol Ahuja Apr 21, 2021
Marking the school’s inaugural academic year and Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s first completed building in China, the Tianjin Juilliard School is a spiritual extension to its New York Campus.
by STIRworld Apr 19, 2021
Inspired by the legend of the King’s golden touch, the installation by Moradavaga functions as both a geometrical exercise and a set design for a dance performance in Portugal.
by Bhawna Jaimini Apr 13, 2021
Bhawna Jaimini wonders if gated communities are destroying public life and whether we can afford to shut millions outside our gates to scavenge as we exploit their labour.
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 Devanshi Shah Apr 02, 2021
Conceived by Mexico-based Singaporean writer and designer Prashant Ashoka, this remote cabin situates itself as an extension of the environment, inspiring creative living.
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 24, 2021
Designed in response to the highly industrialised setting of Okhla in Delhi, the Rug Republic office is housed in an inward looking structure, a curved ‘protective armour’ of corten steel.
by Girinandini Singh Mar 20, 2021
The artist collective speaks to STIR about the space held by communities and public engagement in the visual narrative of a place.
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 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 Anmol Ahuja Mar 03, 2021
A striking blue colour and a wave like thick sheath wrapping around its three-sided layout lend this library-cum-theatre in Shanghai its famous nickname, ‘the blue whale’.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 26, 2021
A leading name in the field of stage design, London-based Es Devlin speaks of production designs that leave an indelible mark on the memory of audience and performer.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 20, 2021
The team at the interdisciplinary lab Pollinator critiques the issues engulfing contemporary times to open a path of conversations.
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 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 23, 2021
California-based artist Stephanie Potter Corwin collects data to see if the patterns of human behaviour have changed over the years with virtual connectivity in the contemporary world.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 21, 2020
Designed with Australian real estate group Lendlease for an international competition, the design by CRA explores how a historical institution is transformed for the digital age.
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 Anmol Ahuja Nov 26, 2020
The Calyx Project is a prototype for a compact house as well as a community that looks at an innovative, sustainable and integrated housing solution for the homeless.
by Zohra Khan Nov 07, 2020
Inside the centre for digital arts and culture, a brightly coloured staircase takes centerstage and becomes a vertical public plaza that maximises serendipitous encounters.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 07, 2020
Currently being tested in Greenland, Project LUNARK involves a space habitat prototype inspired by origami that simulates life on the moon.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 31, 2020
STIR speaks exclusively with the recently appointed Chair of Department of Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 29, 2020
The 11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, which opened its doors to the public in September, focuses on political resistance to underscore the invincibility of togetherness.
by Zohra Khan Oct 17, 2020
Ambrosi Etchegaray adapts the historic townhome into Círculo Mexicano, a boutique hotel defined by skylit patios, brick-vaulted roofs and minimal furnishing.
by Shraddha Nair Oct 09, 2020
Under the layers of human interaction with technology, installation artist Katja Novitskova talks about time loops and their relevance to current dialogue.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 15, 2020
Experimental works by the 36° collective break the boundaries between art, science and technology to let viewers discover a layered virtual maze.
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 Rahul Kumar Aug 26, 2020
STIR speaks to Shubigi Rao and Bose Krishnamachari, as the team is in the final stages of the forthcoming edition of the most coveted biennale of the region.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 17, 2020
Ahead of World Photography Day, photographer Sharbendu De evokes emotions that go far deeper than a visual documentation of the Lisu community through near-surreal images.
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 Shraddha Nair Aug 08, 2020
The Florida-based museum's new virtual offerings include a repository of curated films, artist interviews, virtual tours, exhibitions and home activities in times of quarantine.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 06, 2020
The multidisciplinary studio re-invents the way we connect to our natural environment through its digital art exhibit of five installations for Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
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 Sukanya Garg Jul 16, 2020
Art for Earth, a suspended forest of ribbons created by artist Anne Patterson, was on display at Ermenegildo Zegna Fashion show in Milan, echoing concerns of sustainability.
by Jones John Jun 09, 2020
The workshop series for Creative Image Magazine was started by Purvai Rai and Roshni Bhatia with hopes that art might elevate spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 04, 2020
The conceptually interactive art practice of artist Mithu Sen is an unbroken attempt to undefine the conventionality attached to the inherited normative order of things.
by Devanshi Shah May 29, 2020
With the coronavirus disrupting education and taking learning to virtual classrooms, STIR explores how effective and challenging this shift has been in the creative discipline of design.
by Meher Varma and Harshyla Singh May 15, 2020
EXCLUSIVE: COVID-19 has changed the way we view the world, and in this lens, lies a fresh life for colour. Meher Varma and Harshyla Singh chart the new shades and meanings being born.
by Shristi Nangalia May 08, 2020
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Austrian architecture firm’s social-distancing park reimagines future green spaces in the form of a fingerprint-inspired safe garden.
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 Utkarsh Apr 30, 2020
The recent death of American photographer and diarist, Peter Beard, calls for a re-examination of his practice that stemmed from his interactions with the natural world.
by STIRworld Apr 17, 2020
In our Moments of Affection: Milanese Alliances (M.A.M.A.) series courtesy of FLOS, Hoppen, Zupanc and Malerba show solidarity for the Milan Design Week amid COVID-19.
by Meghna Mehta Mar 30, 2020
The installations led by workshop leaders from Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil and the Netherlands taught ‘learning-by-doing’ methodology to the students.
by STIRworld Mar 20, 2020
In our Moments of Affection: Milanese Alliances (M.A.M.A.) series courtesy of FLOS, Hutten, Cappellini and Barkowski show solidarity for the Milan Design Week amid COVID19.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 25, 2020
The life-size sculptures made out of cement, resin and steel by South Korean sculptor Park Kipyung suggest the resilience of human race despites its physiognomical flaws.
by Sukanya Garg Feb 10, 2020
STIR speaks to artist Mirpuri, whose exhibition Dear Women at Method Art Space in Mumbai addressed the themes of trauma, pain and the subsequent healing undergone by women.
by Zohra Khan Jan 18, 2020
The French designer and visionary, who has more than 10,000 projects from diverse genres to his credit, has just turned 71.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 18, 2020
Imagine Van Gogh allows viewers to experience the artist’s inner world through his grand classical compositions.
by Dan Hogman Jan 08, 2020
Artist and architect Dan Hogman sketches the two buildings that add to the skyline of San Francisco and sit in one frame like yin and yang.
by Sukanya Garg Nov 30, 2019
The two artists collaborated for The Power of Two Suns at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Arts Center at Governors Island, reflecting on reactions to the onset of disaster.
by Georgina Maddox Sep 06, 2019
Chilean artist Gonzalo Rabanal talks about universality of performance art, one that does not need translation.
by Soumitro Ghosh Sep 04, 2019
Soumitro Ghosh revisits The Residency in Lucknow, to find himself immersed in a unique experience – of placing himself within the historical context of the ruins.
by Georgina Maddox Aug 23, 2019
The exhibition TarraWarra International 2019: The Tangible Trace explores the notion of a trace as a residue or marker of a place, situation or body of knowledge.
by Apurva Bose Dutta May 20, 2019
A testing ground for experimentation, the architecture and philosophies of this town in southern India continues to attract attention for its deviation from the conventional.
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