Art & Design
Since 2006, British artist and conservationist Jason deCaires Taylor has been sinking hundreds of sculptures in oceans worldwide. With time they transform into living artificial reefs full of marine wildlife. In celebration of World Oceans Week, deCaires Taylor recalls some of his favorite underwater moments and speaks about how he engages new ambassadors for the sea.
German-Egyptian sculptor Dr Gindi approaches her artistic practice through the themes of infinity and immortality. With her art, she sets out to change the narrative about human decay.
How will COVID-19 affect the efforts on solving social and environmental issues within the industry? What role does the circular economy play and where lie the chances and barriers for change? Facts, figures, and expert opinions.
British photographer Rachael Talibart captures the moods of the ocean. Whereas her critically acclaimed series “Sirens” portrays the wild temper of the water, her work “Ghosts in the Shell” speaks to the gentler spirit of the sea.
The latest light installation by Dutch artist-designer Daan Roosegaarde turns a 20,000 square-meter leek field into a luminous dreamscape of red and blue light. It’s a tribute to the farmers cultivating the fields while also inspiring us to imagine a more sustainable future.
Gretchen Andrew visualizes her desires as an artist through pieces she calls “vision boards.” She then turns her objectives into an internet reality, tricking Google’s search engine algorithms into showing her vision boards on top of the image search results for keywords such as “Cover of Artforum,” “Turner Price,” or “Best MFA.” By making the Law of Attraction part of her art practice, Gretchen’s work turns into a self-fulfilling prophecy in the real world, as renowned publications and galleries feature her work.
In her photo series “Ain’t Talkin’ Just Lovin’,” Vietnamese photojournalist Nguyen Thanh Hai, known professionally as Maika Elan, documents the lives of people who choose pets over partners.
The Beijing-born, Chicago based artist Yuge Zhou creates video installations that examine the relationships between people and places in urban and natural environments. In our interview, Yuge shares how her experiences as an immigrant influenced her art.
American artist Patricia Carr Morgan photographed the world’s largest ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland. The images appear like abstract paintings and ice sculptures; a testimony of the ever-changing landscapes.
A conversation with Yinka Ilori about the role of design in society, family values, and the special gift he inherited from his mother and grandmother.