British artist Fiona Banner explores the limits and possibilities of language in text-based drawings, sculptures and installations. Best known for her laborious, handwritten descriptions of war films and epics such as Lawrence of Arabia, Banner has also used the art-historical genre of the nude to explore issues of violence, vulnerability and voyeurism; and has used sculptures of punctuation to investigate breakdowns and gaps in communication. – Excerpt from Artinfo interview, 2006.
Rita, a multidisciplinary studio based out of Montreal, have recently updated their portfolio. Great work spanning a lot of disciplines.
Graphic Airlines from Hong Kong is having their exhibition “Talking” in Shenzhen.
Check out their latest works.
Collaborates with nature to create beautiful site-specific art. More info here.
This is everywhere, but for those who haven’t seen it, Peter Callesen deserves a post. Check out his large scale installations.
Last night I went to the Stefan Sagmeister talk here in Denver hosted by AIGA. World famous designer from Austria. The series of talks he’s giving are promoting his new book Things I Have Learned In My Life So Far.
This particular video is actually from a lecture he gave at TED, and has more to do with design and happiness, but he does go into the beginnings of this book towards the end.
Good article on the book from Creative Review here.