Instant Hutong | marcella campa & stefano avesani – “fluo house is a site specific meet-up space made of colorful tapes and created on occasion of Beijing BaiYe – Beijing White Night on 22-23 March 2013, in which for 24 hours visitors could enjoy 24 different events and encounters around Dongsi area in Beijing. We chose a half destroyed little room within a demolition site and we decided to deal playfully with this idea of temporary, ephemeral, fading and rebuilding. After removing dust and debris, the back wall was decorated with a graphic illusion as starting visible sign to mark our intervention. Visitors could take fluorescent stickers and reflector adhesive strips and use them to fill the remaining walls.”
the largest artwork ever made out of rice, Saeri Kiritani, a NY-based artist who originally hails from Kanazawa, has been named one of the winners of the National Portrait Gallery’s 2013 portrait competition. Titled, 100 pounds of rice, Kiritani glued together over 1 million grains of rice to create a 5-foot high portrait of herself. Even the hair is made from rice noodles.
Karen Knorr’s past work from the 1980’s onwards took as its theme the ideas of power that underlie cultural heritage, playfully challenging the underlying assumptions of fine art collections in academies and museums in Europe through photography and video. Since 2008 her work has taken a new turn and focused its gaze on the upper caste culture of the Rajput in India and its relationship to the “other” through the use of photography, video and performance.
Acrylic paint on fine art paper of world famous Dalai Lama on Turn Table painted by Arotin Hartounian, US base artist
World Famous anime director Katsuhito Otomo (akira, steamboy…)had gather few top class Japanese anime creator and create a short storiy movie ” Short Peace” , release on July , 20th, 2013 , Japan.
Yusuke Seki Japanese architect has completed the design and renovation of the traditional kimono shop Otsuka Gofukuten in Kyoto, Japan.
Illustration by New York base Japanese artist Yuko Shimizu