Posts Tagged ‘Collective’

LUXUS Magazine at Wrocław Contemporary Museum

LUXUS. Hydro-electric Installation, 2013; mixed media, LUXUS Magazine; Photo: Michal Wisniowski.

The art scene in Wrocław, Poland, seems especially taken with collectives at the moment. While the Awangarda Gallery recently brought in work by Russian group Chto Delat, this city has its own rich history of collectives tied heavily to tumultuous sociopolitical events of the past. The groups Orange Alternative and LUXUS developed concurrently out of the revolutionary 1980s—spurred on by student protests and the Solidarity resistance movement—with[.....]

Of the Place: An Interview with Amy Franceschini

Amy Franceschini, Michael Swaine & Ignacio Valero. Selected photograph from "A Variation on the Powers of Ten," February 17, 2011.

Artist and educator Amy Franceschini is the founder of Futurefarmers, a San Francisco-based artist collective and design studio that designs projects that address current social, environmental and political challenges through the use of diverse forms of audience engagement. The essence of Futurefarmers projects has been described as “a balance of critical and optimistic thought with the use of inventive and pragmatic design elements.” The collective is[.....]