W à t w e n o d i g h e b b e n i ‘s g e b r u i k e n w à t w e h e b b e n ^^^
confusion is the new luxury.
m e e r d a n e e n v o r m ^^^ i s h e t e e n b e p a a l d g e d r a g ^^^ e n e e n s t a a t v a n z i j n ^^^ e e n s t e m m i n g
Tijdens de tentoonstelling Couture Graphique toont MOTI (Museum Of The Image) het project Te[ch]x(t)iles. Voor dit project heb ik van ieder ontwerp-proces een film gemaakt. Hierbij ben ik zo dicht mogelijk bij het gevoel van zowel het ontwerp als de ontwerper gebleven. De films tonen de essentie van ontwerp en ontwerper binnen de hedendaagse beeldcultuur. De ontwerpers zijn: Anne Stooker, Antoine Peters, Bas Kosters, Berber Soepboer, Iris Nijenhuis, Jacob Kok, Marius Op ‘t Eynde, Next Nature, Rianne Suk en Sabine Staartjes.
Couture Graphique is te zien van 15 februari t/m 8 augustus 2013 www.motimuseum.comRead More
CICADA Studio made 8 mini-movies for MOTI Museum of The Image: one for the internet, seven for the exhibition ‘Rollercoaster’.Read More
At MOTI’s symposium I DON’T KNOW WHERE I’M GOING BUT I WANT TO BE THERE we shot the first of what will be a long series of ‘MOTI talks’. We met up with fashion designer Bas Kosters, the MoMA’s senior curator of architecture and design Paola Antonelli and artists Dan Pekjovschi, Peter Kennard and Matthieu Laurette for an intimate heart to heart on the how and why of the image in contemporary culture. Or as MOTI’s director Mieke Gerritzen defines it: the age of visual obesity.
MOTI Talks: Bas Kosters is a Dutch fashion designer who’s colorful and slightly anarchistic approach to the so-called luxury field has had a fresh protest-ish feel to it, from day one. Surpassing the cut and dry submissive aesthetic approach that could so easily have been fashion’s crisis state of mind, Bas likes a bombastic struggle.
MOTI Talks: Paola Antonelli is senior curator of architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Some of her projects for the MoMA include Safe: Design takes on Risk at MoMA, Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design and Thresholds: Contemporary Design from the Netherlands. She taught and lectured Design Theory at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and University of California, Los Angeles and contributed to magazines such as Metropolis, the Harvard Design Review, I.D. magazine, Paper and Harper’s Bazaar. She’s also trying to get a Boeing 747 into the collection of the Museum of Modern Art.
MOTI Talks: Romanian artist, writer and cartoonist Dan Perjovschi works his commentary in response to current events in seemingly naive, impulsive drawings. He exhibited at the Museum of Modenr Art in New York, Institute for Contemporary Culture of ROM (Royal Ontario Museum) Toronto, the 9’th Istanbul Biennial, centre Georges Pompidou Paris and galerie Michel Rein, Paris. He published the artist books I draw – I happy, A book with an attitudes – Dan Perjovschi in Geneva, and I’m Not Exotic, I Am Exhausted.
MOTI Talks: Peter Kennard is a British artist that uses photomontage artwork, photography, installations, and exhibitions as a political weapon, hoping to instigate debate about art, politics and society. Because many of the left-wing organisations and publications he used to work with have disappeared, Kennard has turned to using exhibitions, books and the internet for his work. He is senior tutor in photography at the Royal College of Art and has works featured in many major collections, including Tate Britain and the Victoria & Albert in London. His works were featured in numerous publications including The Guardian, The Observer, Sunday Times, The Telegraph, The Independent and Time Magazine.
MOTI Talks: Matthieu Laurette is a media and conceptual contemporary artist who works in a variety of media, from TV and video to installation and public interventions. His works have been exhibited at the Guggenheim New York, the 49th Venice Biennale, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center/MoMA New York and Centre Pompidou. Paris. In 1993, Laurette declared himself an artist in a French TV gameshow called Tournez manège (The Dating Game). When the presenter asked him who he was he replied: ‘A multimedia artist’. Laurette had sent out invitations to an art audience to view the show on TV from their homes. Since this first television appearance, Laurette has been developing an ongoing series of what he calls ‘Apparitions’ on TV and in the media. In a diverse series of actions and interventions, Laurette has since demonstrated his findings of the absurd bueaucratic orchestrations of contemporary western culture and it’s many comical flaws and contradictions.
The ‘talks’ are now in post production. Expect them featured here soon, and of course at the MOTI website.Read More
In a packed Klokgebouw hundreds of invited Dutch Design Week guests toasted the lovely occasion with drinks and speeches and got a first look at the FILM + DESIGN Festival 2011′s main location.
CICADA Studio congratulates Dutch Design Week and the team with this remarkable achievement and wishes them all the best in the coming decade!Read More
var _gaq = _gaq || ; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-12109213-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']);
image credits: Marijke de Bie
Video-installation we made together with Studio Smack. With sfinx like mystery, an ever changing outlook and a strict demeanor, design has found it’s voice. Be it a goddess, dictator or oracle, her voice can be a guide for good design, better design, divine design…Read More
Surpassing the subculture doc realm this is not just a psychobilly tale: though as a scene practically non existent in the Netherlands, our native psychobilly culture is very much alive. Outnumbered on this side of the border, Dutch psycho’s thus rely on weekly quests to the vast German psycho community, nighttime wanderings, drug infused and desolate.Read More