For Dub Love project, the coreographers duet Bengolea-Chaignaud collaborate with High Elements, Dubplates DJ from the Reunion island. Along with the musical investigation, the goal is to carry out a hybrid choreographic research, from early reggae dancing to the constructions allowed by ballet on pointe. Confronting on pointe to Jamaican music, very motivated by a need to go back to basics, creates potential tension, a fiction, to get away from stereotypes related to those cultures. Check Art Happens website for details about their 2014 and 2015 tour, first show will be at Théâtre Vidy in Lausanne on July 13th.
Amanda is a jewelry designer and owner of Lilah Vintage Etsy shop. Formerly working for Warner Bros as Assistant Production Coordinator, after her grandmother Louella passed away she inherited all her broken jewelry, this event sparked Amanda’s interest in jewelry, gems and fine jewelry making. Inspired by the elegance and clean lines of mid century designers like Eames, Herman Miller and Neutra and combining a love of both old and new, she searches the globe to find quality vintage gems which always come with fantastic and harrowing stories. In her own words if an “item was handmade with thought and care instead of mass produced I feel creates an emotional connection for both the buyer and designer”. Read more after the jump!
Join Hassla and Marlo Pascual at Printed Matter to celebrate the artist’s new book. Marlo Pascual’s interest lies in the construction of the image. Through the use of repetition she takes the idea of the image moving from found image, to collage, to object, to installation, and then back into a book as the foundation for her first book. Throughout the book we see singular images followed by an image overlapped with another image, or the image as an object, or installation, and then back again. As we see these images in the various forms and stages we gain a better understanding to the construction of the image.
Casey Warren and Danielle Krieger are the duo behind Mindcastle a Seattle based, Emmy award winning creative studio dedicated to telling stories through evocative imagery. They worked for clients such as Canon, Major League Baseball, ESPN, HBO, Showtime Sports, and Disney. Based on a true story, From 1994 tells the story of a mother’s love for her child. While playing in his room, 10-year-old Casey (Leo Schuehle) discovers a time capsule containing a letter from his mother (Nicole Alouf). In reading this letter, he gains insight and a new-found understanding of what her hopes and dreams are for him in the future. The film leaves viewers to ask themselves what might we say to a loved one if we only had one chance to say it all?
One of the largest events of its type, Semi-Permanent is a creative platform spreading art and design inspiration. It consists of a conference and side events which include exhibitions, competitions, workshops and parties. It’s a week long celebration of all things design. Semi-Permanent explores the diverse and exciting design world bringing together exceptionally talented artists and designers to speak at the event. Among current edition speakers are Mike Mills, Kate Moross, Tara McPherson and Elke Kramer. Sydney typographer, hand-letterer and illustrator Gemma O’Brien will be teaching a workshop about learning the basics of creating a piece of custom script lettering using a swashes, ligatures, flourishes, shadowing and/or illustrative decoration. The class will begin with analysis of different styles of script lettering and demonstrations of various techniques, followed by an exercise to put these ideas into practice. Full info and schedule thru the links below.