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 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 Zohra Khan Sep 14, 2021
The Yang Liping Performing Arts Center in Dali, China, features a porous, partly sunken structure with a gargantuan organic roof, designed by the Beijing-based studio.
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 Rahul Kumar Sep 02, 2020
In an exclusive interview with STIR, Roobina Karode looks back at her journey to evolve KNMA into a world-class museum and shares her views on the role of arts.
by Jones John May 29, 2020
The exhibition titled New Visions presents some of the most experimental pioneers of the photographic medium at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter in Norway.
by Sukanya Garg Nov 29, 2019
After her first solo in Hamburg, the Saudi artist will showcase For the First Time in a Long Time in Dubai, exploring the friction between restriction and untamed nature.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 15, 2019
In conversation with Smriti Rajgarhia, Director of the Serendipity Arts Foundation, about the upcoming Serendipity Arts Festival 2019 in Goa, from December 15-22, 2019.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 03, 2019
STIR interviews artist Jakob Kudsk Steensen about his immersive augmented reality (AR) project The Deep Listener, which was showcased at Serpentine Gallery, London.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 10, 2019
Artist Rina Banerjee’s solo exhibition, Make Me a Summary of the World, showcases artist's collection of sculptures, installations and paintings at the San José Museum of Art.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 04, 2019
STIR visits Sunaparanta - Goa Centre for the Arts, to cover Viraj Naik’s solo exhibition Ordinary Superheroes: Tales from the AniMan Kingdom, on display until September 20.
by Sukanya Garg Aug 02, 2019
STIR speaks to the artist about her experiential installation Window Without a Wall, which narrates her relationship with an apartment’s window in New York, and a poem on 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 Zohra Khan Jan 25, 2022
Previously documented in a short animated movie, Rafal Barnas and Boguslaw Barnas present the transformation of an old homestead into a modern residential manor in Poland.
by Jincy Iype Jan 22, 2022
Treating urban run-off from two Torontonian neighbourhoods, the Stormwater Facility designed by gh3* is a concrete monolith with a gently inclined roof and geometric openings.
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 Anmol Ahuja Jan 14, 2022
The renowned Swiss architect designs the multi-storey office building in Basel, Switzerland, as a structural expression unto its own.
by Zohra Khan Jan 13, 2022
Reinforcing the urban mobility network of The Netherlands, Bicycle Garage The Hague is designed as 'a radical redefinition of the typology', featuring space for 8,000 two-wheelers.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 11, 2022
Award-winning British photographer Mandy Barker and the curator for Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts, Leandre D’Souza, speak with STIR about marine plastic debris.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 08, 2022
Spanish architect Manuel A. Monteserín Lahoz’s pop music destination in Taiwan’s port city Kaohsiung accommodates the spectators through small topographical gestures.
by Manu Sharma Jan 07, 2022
American image-maker Ben Ridgeway discusses his visionary artistic practice, its grounding within a state of pure imagination, and his melding of the spiritual and technological.
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 Anmol Ahuja Jan 03, 2022
Accept & Proceed’s Nigel Cottier examines the vast possibilities of formulating letterforms through design and systemic programming in his latest book, Letterform Variations.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 03, 2022
This extension of Lushan West Sea Resort in Jiujiang, China, evokes a sense of serenity with rippling walls that meander along the site, inspired by traditional shan shui paintings.
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 Rahul Mehrotra Dec 28, 2021
Is architecture, in its compulsive drive to create the autonomous object, inherently hardening the thresholds separating it from other disciplines?
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 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 Manu Sharma Nov 29, 2021
Exploring language as a transmissive agent of culture and belonging through the collaborative arts practice of Sri Lankan performer Ahilan Ratnamohan for Colomboscope.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 26, 2021
A dynamic mixed-use space for inspiring collaboration, the NM Bodecker Foundation building emerges as a hub for creative communities amid repurposed 1950s warehouses.
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 Devanshi Shah Nov 08, 2021
Luxury goods company LVMH worked with Japanese architectural firm SANAA to renovate the iconic structure, retaining its interior and exterior Art Nouveau and Art Deco details.
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 Zohra Khan Oct 29, 2021
From kitschy flea market finds to her dreamy sartorial obsessions, discover interesting nuggets about the bold and beautiful, London-based designer Bethan Laura Wood.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 27, 2021
Designed as a “love letter to journalism”, the world of Wes Anderson’s latest film is an enunciation of the director’s penchant for all things symmetric, pastel, and picture-perfect.
by Jincy Iype Oct 26, 2021
Set within and inspired by desolate interplanetary landscapes, Eidos shoes explore speculative future concepts in tangible forms, combining sustainable design with hyperreality.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 16, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Sergei Tchoban about the architect’s Russian Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, his interest in domed spaces, and the role materiality plays in his architecture.
by Manu Sharma Oct 13, 2021
American artist Tim Zarki explores his shift from industrial design to 3D and generative arts practices.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 11, 2021
Nestled into the sloping terrain of Ubud in Bali, Indonesia, this two-storey mansion offers a luxurious private stay for tourists, complete with an overhanging infinity pool.
by Girinandini Singh Oct 11, 2021
Exploring the impact of creative expression and visual practices during the pandemic and moving beyond it.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 08, 2021
As Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s ‘L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped’ comes down, STIR speaks with creatives Yves Béhar and Sandeep & Tania Khosla on their experience of the artwork.
by Jincy Iype Oct 06, 2021
In an exclusive interview with STIR, Quirk Studio details the intricacies of designing the Mysa Home in Mumbai, and what it takes to build a substantial oeuvre in the Indian design circuit.
by STIRworld Sep 29, 2021
The Swedish pop group has reunited after nearly 40 years with a new album and digital concerts in London - created by Industrial Light & Magic, that will commence in May 2022.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 25, 2021
Ilori’s 'Bring London Together’, a Landmark Project at the London Design Festival 2021, celebrates the creative community under city's Mayor Sadiq Khan’s “Let’s Do London” campaign.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 20, 2021
Ferrum 1 is one of the first buildings in Russia to feature a Corten steel façade and is designed around the central theme of "rust on the outside, gold on the inside".
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 Nitija Immanuel, Jerry Elengical Sep 16, 2021
STIR speaks with the curators of the exhibition at Wrightwood 659 in Chicago, centered on two lost masterworks - Louis Sullivan’s Garrick Theatre and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin Building.
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 Manu Sharma Sep 12, 2021
French glitch artist, Thomas Collet, explores his raison d’etre and contextualises the glitch art within the technological discourse of computer programming.
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 Girinandini Singh Sep 11, 2021
STIR examines the shaping of narratives through the ages, as digital art takes on the mantle of abstract thought in visual art.
by Soumya Mukerji Sep 07, 2021
It’s the strangest of times, and perhaps the best time to count our blessings, illustrates the British designer, Justyna Green, with her 100 Days of Gratitude project.
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 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 Anmol Ahuja Aug 24, 2021
Embedded within the earth along the Western Ghats, and overlooking the backwaters of Panshet Dam near Pune, the Cove House is a weekend retreat that blends into its terrain.
by Jincy Iype Aug 23, 2021
Petrjanda/brainwork places Lazy House between a valley and a forest in the Czech Republic, establishing picturesque views from the transpicuous home clad in glass, steel and timber.
by Manu Sharma Aug 22, 2021
Exploring professional uncertainty and the anxieties of a mechanised future through American artist Jonathan Fletcher Moore’s kinetic installation, Total Office Environment.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Aug 21, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Toyo Ito about the house he grew up in, how it influenced him, and his desire to design forest-like spaces and unconfined buildings.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 19, 2021
The pavilions look to re-modulate how we read cities, through nine interventions designed and conceptualised by some of the most renowned Japanese architects and artists.
by Jerry Elengical Aug 18, 2021
Following the conclusion of the London Design Biennale 2021, the team behind the India Pavilion reflects on their collaborative efforts and personal takeaways from the event.
by Manu Sharma Aug 18, 2021
Weighing the gains and losses of establishing an arts canon within the genre of new media, through the works of Russian digital artist, Dmitry Kornienko.
by Manu Sharma Aug 06, 2021
Understanding speculative design and the imagined world through the work of Minnesota-based new media visionary, Will Wharton.
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 Anmol Ahuja Jul 22, 2021
STIR interacts with Prof. Dr. Puay-peng Ho, curator of Singapore’s national pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale on to-gather: the Architecture of Relationships.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 18, 2021
Multiple-layered photographs of the Slovenian photographer, Vanja Bučan, invite the audience to gauge the imbalance defining the relationship between humans and nature.
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 Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 17, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews a retrospective of the work of James Wines of SITE, whose unique drawings not merely depict architecture but critique and attack it.
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 Jerry Elengical Jul 12, 2021
In the Sathon District of Bangkok, this two-storey home serves as a sojourn from the bustling city, while also offering a visual feast to entice and entertain.
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 Jerry Elengical Jul 08, 2021
Emphasising nature’s tranquility and delicacy, Red5 Studio partners with Ben Decor on their second cafe design for ‘September’ - a Ho Chi Minh City-based brand of coffee shops.
by Rosalyn D`Mello Jul 01, 2021
In part two of the series, despite the crowded displays and the repetitious Manthropocene discourse at the VAB 2021, the writer experienced instances of elevated calm and pleasure.
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 Jincy Iype Jun 27, 2021
Director and curator of Berlin Design Week 2021, Alexandra Klatt, selects 10 talks and exhibitions that resonated best with the theme, stitching responsible design with ecological futures.
by Anmol Ahuja Jun 26, 2021
Located in Fukushima, Japan, the Soil House by ADX evokes a natural connection and the childhood joy of playing with sand for a client displaced by the 2011 earthquake.
by Manu Sharma Jun 25, 2021
Exploring the pioneering spirit of British digital explorer, Vector Meldrew, through his stimulating work.
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 Anmol Ahuja Jun 22, 2021
An urban intervention reminiscent of a Chinese street market and a shortcut connecting two streets, this red avenue by Ateliers Jean Nouvel is a shaded commercial haven.
by Jincy Iype Jun 19, 2021
Suspended between hills or jutting off cliffs, these five conceptual homes by Milad Eshtiyaghi provide slices of escapism and inspiration for cinematic, imaginary architecture.
by Devanshi Shah Jun 16, 2021
Louis Vuitton’s latest publication, Fashion Eye Venice by Cecil Beaton, highlights the parallel between photographer Beaton’s vision of beauty and the serenity of mid-20th century Venice.
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 Girinandini Singh Jun 13, 2021
The artist discusses themes of departure, dislocation and temporality in her recent work, which explores the impact of the lockdown experienced across three continents.
by Pallavi Mehra Jun 12, 2021
This vibrant home conceived by Priyanka Itadkar and Falguni Bhatia of Mumbai-based Act of Quad studio proves that good design does not have to break the bank.
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 Jincy Iype Jun 09, 2021
STIR speaks with Indian artist and designer, Alex Davis, about Moody Blooms, a collection of life-size, monochrome sculptures emulating the beauty of flowers with stainless steel.
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 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 Girinandini Singh Jun 07, 2021
Indu Antony on avoiding the trap of the ‘saviour complex’ as an artist working with marginalised issues of gender, class equity, feminism, and LGBTQ+ rights.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 04, 2021
At a solo presentation titled (Un) Containable Life, at 1x1 Art Gallery in Dubai, artist Sonia Mehra Chawla showcases a transmedia practice that included her works from 2013-2020.
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 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 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 26, 2021
The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced a digital collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, showcasing 15 stories free to view from the RIBA collection.
by Jincy Iype May 25, 2021
Situated in Bogotá, El Tropicario is a cluster of six irregular glass volumes hosting various ecosystems that co-exist with lush landscaping inside Colombia’s largest botanical garden.
by Jerry Elengical May 20, 2021
STIR honours the legacy of Dieter Rams, one of industrial design’s most celebrated visionaries, on his 89th birthday, with the products that exemplify his ‘10 principles for good design’.
by Aastha D. May 19, 2021
Can architecture act as a measure in which the simultaneity of the planetary and the quotidian are read together?
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 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 17, 2021
The transformation of the 1928 main building by Frank Gehry, in a 20-year-long project, is a careful reconstruction of the values of the original architects and not just their 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 Anmol Ahuja May 15, 2021
STIR interacts with the curator and exhibitor of Canada’s official representation at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021, on Canadian cities doubling up as elsewhere in films.
by Aastha D. May 13, 2021
Director, Museo de Arte Moderno, Victoria Noorthoorn, offers an insight into how her curatorial practices have evolved and continue to transform the boundaries of the museum space.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 13, 2021
New Mexico-based Katherine Hunt’s art practice involves textiles and fibre to create minimalistic artworks that have a meditative quality to them.
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 Manu Sharma May 01, 2021
Mathieu Felix of accomplished Barcelona-based studio Tigrelab discusses the group’s past and future.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 27, 2021
Sagmeister presents the idea of long-term thinking and a positive outlook to world events through his art in a solo exhibition, Beautiful Numbers, at Thomas Erben Gallery in New York.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 26, 2021
A series of interviews that put a spotlight on global art practices that focus on issues at the margins of the broader society.
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 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 21, 2021
Bespoke high cabinets, glass vitrines, and designer furniture characterise ‘Home for the Arts’, an apartment designed for an art collector and writer couple.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 20, 2021
As part of their 30-year celebration, Museo Reina Sofia pays tribute to the iconic works of Mondrian, a Dutch Neo-Plasticist who was a pioneer in the De Stijl movement.
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 Anmol Ahuja Apr 13, 2021
Envisaged as an affordable urban hotel in the heart of Tokyo, the Toggle Hotel is designed as a kaleidoscopic response to the monochromatic skyline of the Japanese capital.
by Manu Sharma Apr 13, 2021
Argentina-born Salvador Marino, whose art focuses on prosthetics, discusses post-humanist bio-politics.
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 10, 2021
Amritsar: A City in Remembrance traces the history and culture of the city through the dual perspective of historical narratives and material culture.
by Nadezna Siganporia Apr 08, 2021
London-based architecture firm, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, takes a classical Georgian heritage building and transforms it into the venue for Saatchi Gallery.
by STIRworld Apr 03, 2021
Developed as part of the Floating Pavilion Ø program by Pan- Projects, the space encourages residents to appreciate and maintain the city’s water features and natural environment.
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 Girinandini Singh Mar 27, 2021
Austrian artist Thomas Medicus talks about his art practice and working with glass to create sculptural illustrative installations.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 23, 2021
The V&A Museum recalls the psychedelic and magical world of Alice, her misadventures and discoveries with a narrative that looks back at its own history and adapted applications.
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 Shraddha Nair Mar 18, 2021
The Mumbai art gallery brings together a new body of site-specific works by Bangalore-based textile artist, Boshudhara Mukherjee.
by STIRworld Mar 12, 2021
Renzo Piano adds a sculpturesque glass dome, a sprawling rooftop and various multi-purpose theatre and gallery spaces to a famed 1930s department store in western Los Angeles.
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 Manu Sharma Mar 05, 2021
Israeli digital artist Ofir Liberman is on a quest to find technology that connects us to reality and rouses his audience from virtuality.
by Jincy Iype Feb 24, 2021
The latest iteration for the Gehry Project sees two boxy towers clad in textured metal and glass, rising at the cultural intersection of King Street West and Ed Mirvish Way.
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 Girinandini Singh Feb 19, 2021
The AI artist speaks to STIR on authorship in art, beauty, representation, biases, and developing an inclusive foundation for artificial intelligence in art.
by Shreeparna Chatterjee Feb 18, 2021
The winning entry for 2021 Times Square Design Competition uses plywood as the primary material for its installation to represent ‘inclusivity and collective resilience’.
by Manu Sharma Feb 17, 2021
STIR interviews Brazilian photographer and visual artist Paulo Abreu to explore his sublime and melancholic gestural configurations.
by Shreeparna Chatterjee Feb 16, 2021
Designed with a flexible plug-in system that adapts to residents' needs, the Van B Residence is an example of adaptable usage of space in apartment buildings.
by Priyanka Sacheti Feb 15, 2021
A conversation with multidisciplinary artist, Suchitra Mattai, about the concepts and influences that have definitively shaped her practice and work over the years.
by Manu Sharma Feb 13, 2021
Brazilian digital sculptor Gabriel Massan subverts colonialist stratifications through their decentralised lifeforms.
by Rahul Kumar Feb 12, 2021
American artist Perry Chen investigates the ideas of complexity and uncertainty of our times through his new body of work, titled Perpetual Novelty.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 10, 2021
Francis Kéré’s new design for the Benin National Assembly looks at a unique source of inspiration in native African tradition and context to create a shaded, democratic 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 Anmol Ahuja Feb 08, 2021
Presented as a short film and book, Planet City is a radical, provocative idea that visually examines extreme urban densification as a potential reversal to a climate catastrophe.
by STIRworld Feb 08, 2021
ZHA has been announced the designer for Phase-II of the International Exhibition Centre in Beijing, amplifying the city’s strategic position as a hub of knowledge and global exchange.
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 Anmol Ahuja Feb 04, 2021
Sir David Adjaye, Alice Rawsthorn, and Ryue Nishizawa form part of an impressive line-up of changemakers in architecture at The World Around’s Second Annual summit held recently.
by Zohra Khan Feb 02, 2021
Conversations About Your Voice: The legendary American illustrator reveals how he tackle days when ideas elude him and how he nourishes his creative voice.
by Zohra Khan Jan 29, 2021
Conversations About Your Voice: The Dutch street artist and industrial designer lets us into his world, which is driven by the mantra - 'Do your own thing with a smile'.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 29, 2021
In Madrid, Disonata. Art in sound up to 1980 brings together artists, architects, poets and others who influenced the landscape of sound art till 1980.
by Jincy Iype Jan 28, 2021
Terrazzo flooring, fresh plants and a suspended silvery metal grid define the fluid, dreamlike interiors of the café in Fuzhou, China, which marries surreality with simplicity.
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 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 Anmol Ahuja Jan 21, 2021
Designed by Italian designer and visualiser Pierpaolo Lazzarini, the ‘Pagurus’ is the latest in a series of nature inspired yacht concepts developed by the studio.
by Jincy Iype Jan 19, 2021
Red and blue ultraviolet lights “grow” across a vast Dutch farmland forming this installation by Studio Roosegaarde, highlighting the beauty and importance of agriculture.
by Manu Sharma Jan 16, 2021
American painter Gregory Jacobsen takes STIR on a journey through his corpulent and violent realm.
by Zohra Khan Jan 15, 2021
Conversations About Your Voice:The Brooklyn-based artist tells STIR about the good and bad sides of her craft, and what sucks about being an illustrator.
by STIRworld Jan 09, 2021
Zaha Hadid Architects' new halls of residence are conceptualised as a socially animated circulation model for spontaneous communal interaction and a stronger campus culture.
by Zohra Khan Jan 07, 2021
Conversations About Your Voice: The revolutionary Pentagram partner lets us into her all-embracing design world that upholds boredom as the key to getting the best ideas.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 28, 2020
The Germany-based photographer Uwe Langmann uses the minimalistic hues of blues and whites in his work to raise a meditative atmosphere that extends a warm invitation to the viewers.
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 Zohra Khan Dec 16, 2020
STIR presents a series of unmasked dialogues with five design contrarians from Kyoorius Designyatra 2020 who inspire self-discovery.
by Jones John Dec 12, 2020
Through surreal arrangements of the human body, the Mexico City-based photographer attempts to re-orient our relationships with ourselves, others and the environment.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 11, 2020
Intended to be a holistic, memorable experience for the weary traveller in Vietnam, the homestay attempts to be its own visual landmark in a homogenous neighbourhood.
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 Anmol Ahuja Dec 10, 2020
Located in the Huadu district of Guangzhou, China, the whimsical looking building is a 2000-seater purpose-built theatre that is due for opening in early 2021.
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 Dec 09, 2020
The two pioneers of German design collaborate to create a truly iconic, hand-painted sneaker pair that will be sold in an online only auction hosted by Sotheby’s, New York.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 25, 2020
Swiss architect-turned-artist Nicolas K Feldmeyer brings together the precision of an architect and the creative bent of an artist to create on-site installations and photographs.
by Zohra Khan Nov 24, 2020
Featuring eight granary-styled cylindrical forms in rammed earth, The Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library in Johannesburg is set to become the epicenter for African Renaissance.
by Meghna Mehta Nov 24, 2020
Speaking with STIR, Sönke Hoof, who designed the Svaram Campus of Sound, informs the design focuses on ‘how the building sounds’ as some spaces echo while some reflect back.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 16, 2020
Indian artist Parul Gupta aims to dismantle geometrical symmetry through this work that never left her studio.
by Jones John Nov 13, 2020
STIR investigates the multifaceted art-activism of Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz, who is showcasing his first solo exhibition at the Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai.
by Jones John Nov 07, 2020
As the British artist of Indian origin prepares to unveil the Tate Britain’s façade, she talks to STIR about why she does what she does.
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 STIRworld Nov 07, 2020
Designed by Plan Architect Co Ltd, the Golden Jubilee Museum of Agriculture in Thailand is inspired by a Thai King - the meaning behind his name fuelling a gravity-defying design.
by Meghna Mehta Nov 04, 2020
Sydney's Phoenix Central Park combines architecture and artistic fields as the gallery is designed by John Wardle Architects and the performance space by Durbach Block Jaggers.
by Jincy Iype Nov 04, 2020
Trash to Treasure: Designed by Yves Béhar and made by Safilo, the ink blue Ocean Cleanup sunglasses are made with recycled plastic collected from the Great Pacific Garbage Path.
by Jones John Nov 02, 2020
The conceptual artist tells STIR about his deconstruction of a Ramkinker Baij sculpture missing out on being exhibited.
by Manu Sharma Oct 26, 2020
Spanish video artist José Ángel Gomis González channels memory and lived experience to create a video project that spans 18 chapters.
by Rosalyn D`Mello Oct 24, 2020
The Viennese photographer boldly went where few photographers dared to go, exploring the inner reaches of female consciousness.
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 Meghna Mehta Oct 17, 2020
Educator, curator, executive director at MAAT Lisbon and a judge at Dezeen awards, Leanza tells STIR that design works best when it withdraws from devising end-goals...
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 Rahul Kumar Oct 05, 2020
The specially curated series by STIR takes a peep into artist studios to explore a work that has been created but never placed before an audience.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 26, 2020
Rob DeSalle curates an exhibition which allows the audience to understand colour and all its implications through interactive art installations.
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 16, 2020
ArtScience Museum adds to the permanent exhibition by teamLab, which re-imagines and challenges our perception of nature, museums and the art industry.
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 Jincy Iype Sep 14, 2020
STIR X Script Made In series: Anubhav Gupta picks vibrant and diverse product designs by Ishrat Sahgal, Tejas Sidnal, Chinar Farooqui, Tushant Bansal and SPIN from India.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 14, 2020
Italian sculptor Willy Verginer chisels wood to make realistic figures that react to serious contemporary issues.
by STIRworld Sep 12, 2020
The upcoming residential project ‘Floating Terraces’ is designed on a grid framework of terraces and courtyards, seeking to establish a relationship between the built and the landscape.
by Jincy Iype Sep 07, 2020
STIR X Script Made In series: Colomboscope picks names redefining Sri Lankan design - Luka Nina Alagiyawanna, Deepthi Wickremasinghe, Nihara Fernando and Sagara Ranga.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 05, 2020
Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s immersive polka-dotted, phallic-sculptured infinity room - Love is Calling - is a culmination of her journey towards the sublime.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 01, 2020
The Pace Gallery brought together iconic works of artists Dan Flavin, James Turrell, Robert Irwin and Peter Alexander in a display in Seoul, South Korea.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 31, 2020
German artist Nils Voelker sees everyday objects as a potential source of material to create immersive kinetic works that expand the horizon of creative possibilities.
by Zohra Khan Aug 28, 2020
STIR X LOCO Design pair artists Morag Myerscough and Neil Harbisson who unpack mysteries around colour consciousness that transcend dominant perceptions.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 27, 2020
In conversation with STIR, award-winning artist Malin Bulow discusses her engagement with the spaces in between sculpture, installation and performance.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 25, 2020
In the eighth and final part of the series, STIR investigates RMB City, that was ahead of its time in 2009, but today professes a distinct possibility of a multiplayer video game.
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 Rahul Kumar Aug 14, 2020
On the occasion of World Photography Day, Cop Shiva discusses his adventure with the medium, possibilities it offers and aspiration for the future.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 11, 2020
The Swedish artist Anders Persson lends a new perspective to the debate running between art and science around the functionality of visual perception with a lens of technology.
by Rosalyn D`Mello Aug 10, 2020
What happens when the production or consumption of food lies in the centerpiece of an artwork or performance? Can an artistic focus on feeding lead to a more inclusive society?
by Shraddha Nair Aug 04, 2020
In part five of the series, Chris James Carter from Nottingham narrates his life altering experience of using video games to cope with and improve his mental health.
by STIRworld Jul 28, 2020
On the 69th birthday of Santiago Calatrava Valls, STIR commemorates the Valencia-born architect's inspirations, inventions, neo-futuristic designs and all things biological.
by Jincy Iype Jul 28, 2020
STIR X Script Made In series: Campana brothers present five Brazilian designers for the future - Domingos Tótora, Inês Schertel, Ricardo Graham, Hugo França and Luiza Caldari.
by Jones John Jul 25, 2020
The photographer’s genre-bending explorations in the contemporary ink tradition were part of an Art Basel pop-up exhibition at Alisan Fine Arts.
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 Shraddha Nair Jul 14, 2020
In part two of the series, STIR looks at how creators use video games as a method of sharing stories they want to tell in an engaging and immersive format.
by Utkarsh Jul 09, 2020
Brooklyn-based artist José Parlá discusses gentrification and structural racism as he explores the roots of the Bronx with his first solo show It's Yours in New York City, US.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 06, 2020
The Japanese artist Shinji Ohmaki with his sculptures pushes the viewers to question the given reality of spatial forms to accentuate the experience of the human existence.
by Meghna Mehta Jul 04, 2020
Designed by architect Rodrigo Simão for himself and his family in Petropolis in Rio de Janeiro, this house is a lightweight airy structure that becomes one with the landscape.
by Jincy Iype Jul 03, 2020
Architect Ana Torres and Gon Architects create a quirky layout within the 124 sqm studio apartment, with bright red, yellow and blue linking and dividing its largely white interiors.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 03, 2020
Dutch scientist-turned-artist talks about his continued commitment for his wind-propelled kinetic sculptures, its evolution so far, and aspirations for future.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 26, 2020
Emerging Brooklyn-based new media artist Barak Chamo talks to STIR about his latest exhibition and perspective on the relationship of man and machine with regard to technology.
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 Jones John Jun 25, 2020
After more than three decades of making art out of derelict film spools, the acclaimed underground filmmaker made his peace with eternity on June 13, 2020.
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 Rahul Kumar Jun 23, 2020
The Historian’s Eye tells a visual tale of the travels and encounters of Dalrymple, exploring a whole new dimension of his creative expression.
by Shristi Nangalia Jun 17, 2020
On MC Escher's 122nd birthday, STIR celebrates the legacy of the graphic artist popular for employing geometrical metaphors to his mind-bending graphical illustrations and prints.
by Meghna Mehta Jun 15, 2020
These projects by Mumbai-based Sanjay Puri Architects, due for completion in the coming years, are innovative, sustainable and climate-sensitive design solutions.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 10, 2020
A conversation with leading members of art ecosystem reveal key trends in the Indian art world and what the post pandemic future may have in store for us.
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 03, 2020
STIR investigates Farah Mulla’s experiments with aural experiences through her art installations, writing, and possibly cures that replace medical interventions.
by Christiane Thiry Jun 02, 2020
Architect Quentin Wilbaux, an expert in Moroccan architecture, shares his philosophy and journey of heritage restoration work in Marrakech in an interview with Christiane Thiry.
by Jincy Iype May 26, 2020
Conceptualised by Ugur Sahin Design, Alfa Romeo USD Barchetta has a roofless form with LED lights, a V-shaped hood and a rollover protection system with carbon fibre accents.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 26, 2020
Moroccan artist Mohamed Melehi’s art is rooted in the regional tradition of Casablanca Art School, yet never far from the spatial-temporal axis of a transnational network.
by Utkarsh May 14, 2020
Rouzbeh Rashidi, the founder of Dublin-based Experimental Film Society (EFS), talks cinema and cinephilia as he traces the journey of the company on its 20th anniversary.
by Sukanya Garg May 12, 2020
STIR in conversation with Korean artist Yiyun Kang whose latest installation Beyond the Scene in Seoul is part of BTS’s global public art initiative involving 22 artists.
by John Jervis May 11, 2020
John Jervis writes about the people and ideas that shaped the world’s most successful art gallery, and how it will need to find a new approach in a world of reduced tourism.
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 Zohra Khan May 06, 2020
Speaking with STIR, the Iranian architect discusses the concept behind Retrofuturism – a series of photomontages that formulate a new definition around restoration in Iran.
by Zohra Khan May 04, 2020
In an interview with STIR, the French architect reflects on the inspiration behind Catharsis, a hyperbolic space for the Black Rock City, soon to be experienced virtually.
by Jincy Iype Apr 28, 2020
Boston-based industrial designer Mian Wei has crafted a ‘no screws’ wooden table with a minimal aesthetic, inspired by Dougong, an ancient Chinese interlocking method.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 28, 2020
The artist uses VFX and simulation to encourage people to visualise Milad Tower, Eiffel Tower and Leaning Tower of Pisa as equal bearers of the coronavirus pandemic burden as humans.
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 Shraddha Nair Apr 20, 2020
Germany-born Diemut Strebe discusses her engagement with artificial intelligence in her artwork, The Prayer, which is powered by an algorithm that draws from religious texts.
by Malaika Vaz Apr 10, 2020
In our Climate vs. COVID-19 series, experts tell us what the Coronavirus can teach us about the bigger environmental crisis, and why prudence, not panic, is the solution.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 10, 2020
American artist Cate Woodruff works with light, space and colour to create vibrant photographs and installation artworks. Her work has also been featured in the outer space!
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 Meghna Mehta Apr 02, 2020
Nicola Rutt speaks with STIR about Here East – an adaptive reuse of a project built for the 2012 London Olympics, proving that architecture can provide solutions for games structures.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 31, 2020
Art studio Breakfast, located in Brooklyn, has successfully broadened the horizon of digital technology from glowing pixels to brixels to create artwork and sculptures.
by John Jervis Mar 27, 2020
It's Mies' birth anniversary, but would the pre-eminent architect of America’s golden age receive the same welcome from his adopted nation in the age of “making America great again”?
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 Rahul Kumar Mar 20, 2020
STIR speaks with a few Indian galleries participating in the first virtual fair launched by Art Basel, and also brings to you exclusive day one success statistics from the art fair.