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16
Apr
2011
Willehad Eilers, better known as Wayne Horse, is not only a workhorse, but a genius with a truly unique way of telling a story and a humor that never seizes to amaze me. His latest project, The Ill Mannered Milkman, is a film, which follows the infamous Teddy Milks and the ABC kids into the woods, as a fictional...
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09
Apr
2011
Pictoplasma embraces the quirky characters that overflow our media landscape…quite literally since they created the first real live characters. Starting at the turn of the century, Pictoplasma has established itself as the world’s first and leading platform with a unique focus on contemporary character culture across all forms and media, from design and animation all the way to fine...
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07
Apr
2011
This week the Starkart Gallery in Zurich opens the very first solo show of the Parisian NNE member Ludo, called La Belle Vie. The Starkart Gallery is comprised of 15 rooms and will be filled with Ludo’s work from the ‘Nature’s Revenge’ series, as well as eighteen brand new pieces ranging from graphite-works with oil color to installations. Ludo...
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06
Apr
2011
Art auctions are arguably the most exciting and most disgusting part of the art world today. Rising prices, unregulated market speculations, blue chip investments and historical rip-offs…art auctions got it all, which is why we like to focus on the social and community driven artists’ side of the art world. But there is always exceptions to rules, however unregulated,...
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28
Mar
2011
When browsing through the website of the Dutch artist Dadara one can easily be drawn into his colorful and visionary creations. Whether it be sculptures, paintings or outdoor installations, Dadara’s illustrative clear lines, bright colors and strong messages characterize his work and make his unique voice instantly recognizable. In combination, his projects often create a world of their own....
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23
Mar
2011
Our very own Harlan Levey, curator, founder of the NNE network and creative director of Modart, has been talking about Mousse for over a year now. While the novel concept of Mousse Art has been developed into a full blown theory Levey has been working on the second book-edition of Modart, which is dedicated to Moussism and its representative...
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22
Mar
2011
I-­jusi (roughly translated as “the juice” in Zulu) is an award-­winning, experimental graphics magazine by graphic designer extraordinaire, Garth Walker, born along with the New South Africa in 1994 as a development of the question: “What makes me African?”. Deeply rooted in the African vernacular experience and inspired by the street, i-jusi has found itself on coffee tables and...
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