|Photo Credit: Vincent Desjardins|
Under this title anything could happen, Le Corbusier is too many things, but Caixaforum Barcelona is going to try to show us a little bit more about his works and life. I must admit I know nothing about this exhibition other that it will show all of Le Corbusier’s work, from Switzerland to the very end and that it has been curated by the great Jean-Louis Cohen, the same one we published about 6 months ago (you can read it here). It will open it’s door next January 29th, and little has been published yet.
|Juan Navarro Baldeweg. Bilbioteca Hertziana 1996|
|Juan Navarro Baldeweg. Kunthal Kade. 2002|
|Ai Weiwei: Sunflower Seeds. TATE|
This long list of genres that Weiwei is involved in come together in the Venice Biennale Edition this year. After his imprisonment in China 2011, he created an installation based on 6 metal shipping containers with a Cor-Ten exterior. From the outside, a minimal sculpture installation, the inside, not minimal at all.
The interiors contain 6 different memories captured as a 3d photograph, fully detailed; his own memories sculpted half size. These can not been accessed and these scenes are able to be seen from portholes in both the side and the top of the containers. The different containers show scenes from him showering in front of prison guards, him waking up with guards staring at him, him being interrogated, him eating, … This work has been named S.A.C.R.E.D (Supper, Accusers, Cleansing, Ritual, Entropy, Doubt), this initials respond to the different actions that take place as for the place where it is being displayed, Sant’Antonin church.