Donate Yourself, an Augmented Reality experience created by artist (and Goldsmiths Design graduate) Stacey Pitsillides, can be interacted with as a walking tour around the Ouseburn Valley area until 30 November.
Featured on Short of the Week: “The Retreat”, a film produced by alumnus Jordi Morera (BA Design 2013).
A ‘modular opera’ produced during the Covid-19 lockdown by alumnus Haroon Mirza (MA Design Critical Practice 2006), “Ikon year zero”, can be watched for free via Ikon Gallery and YouTube until February 14th.
Wendy shared with us a few reflections on her work in Japan and the current direction of her career:
“I participated in the creative programme PARADISE AIR in Japan with a financial grant from the Hong Kong Government. I was staying in the town Matsudo, only 30 minutes away from the vibrant and hectic Tokyo. I lived there for a month making art creations for the programme. I was impressed by the organisers’ passion and commitment to building a more vivid and cultural neighbourhood in the Matusdo City through art experience. One thing I have to mention – the accommodation and studio space I was offered was a former love hotel! The team started the programme about 5 years ago with support from the local government, and they revitalised the place into an art hub hosting international artists for residency programmes, as well as providing studios for local creatives. The concept came from an ancient tradition in that area that people paid for staying overnight by leaving a piece of art, not money. I found it really interesting and I was glad that they found a smart way to continue the custom in modern society. Continue reading “MA alumna Wendy Lau talks about art residency project in Japan”