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Alena Halmes crafting a new design language

Alena Halmes, based in Basel, Switzerland, is a product designer and photographer interested in making the invisible more tangible. She creates objects that are based on the experiences of those living with disabilities, in order to open up new perspectives on their everyday challenges. This approach is notably illustrated in Augen zu. Eine unsichtbare Designsprache, (Eyes […]

Editorial: Challenging Hegemonies

In a world that seems to be geared towards a small, elite group of people, it is important to be able to push back, to manifest a challenge to these hegemonies that unfairly dictate and dominate culture. One of our founding principles here at SuperGlue is to open up art for everybody, making art accessible […]

Sun Ho Lee; Ecology (Eng.)

The ways in which contemporary art has reflected the concept of ‘eco-’ can be observed through the various genres related to the ecological. The genres of eco-related art such as land art, environmental art, ecological art, ecofeminist art, crop art, and Ecovention have been classified and expressed differently according to each standard, as if similar. […]

Sun Ho Lee; Ecology (Kor.)

동시대미술이 ‘eco-‘의 개념을 어떻게 반영해왔는지는 이를 통해 파생된 다양한 갈래들을 통해 살펴볼수있다. Land art, environmental art, ecological art, ecofeminist art, crop art, Ecovention 등 eco의 개념을 반영한 동시대미술의 장르들은 비슷한듯 다르게, 각각 나름의 기준에따라 구분되어왔다. 자연을 이용하거나, 환경을 위한 인간의 행동을 촉구하거나, 자연과 인간을 동일화 시키거나, 생태계를 관망하고 관찰하거나 하는등의 다양하고도 세밀한 기준에따라 나뉘어져왔다. 그렇다면 이렇게 환경,자연,생태,서식 등의 […]

Anne-Laure Franchette on the ecologies of urban spaces

I first discovered the work of Zurich based artist Anne-Laure Franchette through instagram. Later on, I had the opportunity to see her installation La tête et les Mains(2021) at the space TOPIC, Geneva. Whether through the screen or up close, what immediately struck me was the recurrent presence of small medallions made from  colourful resin, […]

Existing in balance; testing borderlines with Orfeo Tagiuri

Upon walking into Orfeo Tagiuri’s studio, a world of narratives unfolds unto you; excepts of his own thoughts and poems fill the wall, jostling for places with sketches, wood carvings and evidence of the post man. However, within this melee of creativity exists a flow state for the artist, a carefully curated vision of process […]

Eco-Art; the relationship between human and non-human

The ways in which contemporary art has reflected the concept of ‘eco-’ can be observed through the various genres related to the ecological. The genres of eco-related art such as land art, environmental art, ecological art, ecofeminist art, crop art, and Ecovention have been classified and expressed differently according to each standard, as if similar. […]

the Concept of Domesticity featured in Korean Contemporary Art

The connection of social categories such as space and labour combined with the meaning and value of the works of art have been emphasised in contemporary art fields. In this context, the category of space and labour was expressed naturally by the intersection of “Domesticity” in artworks. Domesticity is prevalent throughout society, and the contemporary […]

Interview: Annie Rose fiddian-green

When Annie-Rose Fiddian-Green went to art school, she was taught how to break down the principles of her work, exploring how to convey the emotions she felt, which led to her work becoming more dynamic and physical, depicting linear forms that move gracefully throughout the pieces. The colour palette Annie uses echoes the release of […]

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