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Fruiting Habits: Artist Jonathan Trayte creates strange and witty objects for the home

2018-05-22T12:06:08+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

London artist Jonathan Trayte is presenting his first solo show in America this summer. Entitled Fruiting Habits, it's a surreal and psychologically provocative landscape, with living, sleeping and eating quarters. This fantasy world at Friedman Benda in New York is instantly appealing, but also intentionally strange, and laced with mordant wit. His pieces form a [...]

Philosopher’s Tree by Michael Kenna is a spiritual journey in mindfulness

2018-05-22T12:05:36+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Michael Kenna is one of today's most important and influential black and white landscape photographers. Now, a new exhibition at Blue Lotus Gallery in Hong Kong will focus on a subject most dear to the master photographer's heart: trees, coupled with his usual philosophy on slowness. For forty-five years, Kenna has worked with traditional film [...]

Adapt to Survive: Artists imagine how our world might look and feel in the future

2018-05-22T12:05:25+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

How will humans continue to survive years from now? The question is being explored in a new exhibition that brings together artworks by seven international artists who imagine how our world might look and feel in the future. Engaging with the idea that adaptation is necessary for survival, featured works include films, sculpture and text-based [...]

Nine Tenths of the Law

2018-05-22T03:05:18+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

All photos: Stephanie Lister (except where otherwise specified). Chloe Watlington used to wake up to the sound of a ladder clinking against the side of her squat. The unorthodox alarm meant that contractors from the advertising firm Clear Channel Outdoor were updating the rooftop billboard at the intersection of MacArthur Boulevard and Martin Luther King [...]

2001: A Space Odyssey, the 70mm All-Photochemical Restoration

2018-05-22T10:50:17+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

I first saw Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) at not-quite thirteen years of age from the back rows of San Francisco’s movie palace, the Castro Theatre. Prepared as I was by a recent reading of Arthur C. Clarke’s novelization of his and Kubrick’s screenplay, I still had my prepubescent mind blown by the ultimate trip, [...]

Just Putting It Out There: Andrew McIntosh and Morwenna Morrison examine landscape and memory

2018-05-21T12:05:34+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

A new exhibition of contemporary works by Andrew McIntosh and Morwenna Morrison at Islington's James Freeman Gallery addresses landscape and memory, and our subconscious embellishments of places and moments. With past and present merging through a mythological element in the work of both artists, the show (which runs until 23 June 2018) asks us to [...]

A Quest for Healing: Artist Zhang Yanzi explores her curiosity of the human body, medicine and healing

2018-05-21T12:05:21+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Chinese artist Zhang Yanzi is staging one of her first solo exhibitions in the UK with A Quest for Healing at the Surgeons' Hall Museums in Edinburgh. Running until 4 November 2018, it will showcase her latest works stemming from her curiosity about the human body, her investigation of the human condition, medicine and healing. [...]

Superfried develops new identity for TRIPOM to stand out from the usual medical cliches

2018-05-21T12:04:56+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Two doctors recently approached Manchester studio, Superfried, to help them develop a new, not-for-profit web-based education resource in a rapidly growing field of Perioperative Medicine – that's "medical care of patients from the time of contemplation of surgery through the operative period to full recovery" to you and me. They wanted a new brand identity [...]