This week’s Top 7 exhibitions to see includes: Virtual reality, plywood, a moving tunnel, war, barrels, memories and darkness.
Curated by Waldwick Jatoba, David Elia’s installation is titled ‘Desmatamento’, meaning ‘deforestation’, is based on the design of his chair… Read More
State of Indigo – presented by the India Pavilion at London Design Biennale 2018 – will immerse viewers in the labour-intensive setting of the production of indigo, a pigment used to dye textiles, repel insects, cure ailments, disinfect, ward off spirits and even to decorate an entire city.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum to represent the United States at the 2018 London Design Biennale
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (New York) will once again represent the United States at the London Design Biennale with “Face Values,” an immersive installation that explores the pervasive yet often hidden role of facial detection technology in contemporary society.
A jury including British architect Richard Rogers, London Design Festival co-founder Ben Evans, MoMA curator Paola Antonelli and V&A director Martin Roth awarded the London Design Biennale Medal 2016 to the Lebanese installation by architect Annabel Karim Kassar. The award recognises the most exceptional design contribution to the Biennale.
The first ever London Design Biennale opens for a three-week take-over tomorrow. Installations, artworks, prototypes and designs from 37 countries and territories have come together in an entertaining and inspiring exploration of the role of design in our collective futures.