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Traditional Patterns, Contemporary Lens
BY GUILLAUME SARDIN
@ VOL 7
ON DEC 17, 2013
Guillaume Sardin, an architect and designer, shares his works in Rwanda and how working in a different cultural context unleash unexpected ideas. Such ideas include the Rwandan Heraldry project which promotes a new way to share the heritage of the country using etymology, traditional patterns and custom designed symbols.
BY ANIK GLAUDE
@ VOL 4
ON SEP 26, 2014
Anik Glaude is the curator at the Varley Art Gallery of Markham. She sees her role as that of mediator, bridging the gap between the artist and the gallery, between the artwork and its audience. This crash-course in contemporary art will illustrate the basics of art being produced today.
The Journey of a Contemporary Jewellery Gallery in Hong Kong
BY ANNA CHENG
@ VOL 24
ON AUG 04, 2015
Anna Cheng walked away from a career as an interior architect to open a contemporary fine jewellery gallery showcasing international artists and designers. She's also a certified diamond grader and is the 4th generation in a family of jewellers.
Mahatat for Contemporary Art
BY HEBA ELCHEIK
@ VOL 29
ON OCT 11, 2016
Heba ElCheik believes in democratisation of the arts, and as such has worked to decentralise and make them available to everyone through art in public spaces and community art projects. In this talk, ElCheik discusses the Mahatat for contemporary art, a social and cultural enterprise she co-founded in Cairo.
Thangka + contemporary
BY DAMIEN PASCOE
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ON AUG 02, 2017
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Why Contemporary Art Is Important, and How to Understand It
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Kai Dennett explaines how to interpret contemporary art using three questions. Very informative and amusing.