Why Do People Applaud After a Performance?

Would you clap at a painting? Would you clap at a painting when the artist himself is present? A performance is an artwork. It doesn’t need applause. On the contrary, the applause takes away a great deal of the magic. Seriously. A performance is not a stage play. An artist is not an actor. We…

KATHARINA BLANKE / ARTIST ABSTRACT / 2010

Katharina Blanke’s works are utopistic-poetic illustrations and constructions of dresses. She analyses existing dress illustrations and garments, decomposes and re-stages them as newly interpreted vestment objects. As clothing architecture and textile sculpture, like a hollow garment shell, the portrayal of the robe becomes a personified object. Its wearability is deliberately left behind. The functional article…

Dominik Wullimann: Artist Portfolio Now Available for Download on writeronart.com

The artist portfolio for Dominik Wullimann (previously appearing on writeronart.com) is now available for download. It was created by Dominik Wullimann (of course), consulted and with editorial assistance by Michael Schär, writeronart, and designed by Markus Erdmann, esense gmbh. -> Download the portfolio in PDF here (14.8mb) -> Go to the article on Dominik Wullimann…

Young Designers‘ Mall presents: saltinblu

Every day, one of the labels participating in YDM will be presented here. Today: saltinblu A group of artists in Basel, saltinblu was founded in 2009. As a group, they exhibit, the last two exhibitions took place in Manu Art Gallery and Carambolage Kunst & Kultur. saltinblu’s goal lies in „jumping into the blue“, discovering…