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V&A Dundee. Photo: © Hufton Crow
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V&A Dundee: a beautiful building that deserves to be lived in

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma describes his new £80million V&A Dundee building, which fully opens to the public on Saturday, as ‘a living room for the city’. Chris Sharratt visits Scotland’s first design museum and is seriously impressed by the architecture.

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The London Mastaba’s imaginary insides

Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s ‘The London Mastaba’, 2016-18 Image courtesy of the artist. In July 2018 the Artist Working Group met on the grass in Hyde Park, next to the serpentine Lido. For quite a lot of the meeting we talked about […]

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Forensic Architecture, 
The Ayotzinapa Case:
A Cartography of Violence. https://www.forensic-architecture.org/case/ayotzinapa/
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A Q&A with… Simone Rowat, Forensic Architecture

Nominated for the 2018 Turner Prize and a recent recipient of the European Culture Foundation’s Princess Margriet Award for Culture, the London-based independent research agency Forensic Architecture is making political and cultural waves with its evidence-based work. Chris Sharratt talks to artist and filmmaker Simone Rowat, one of the group’s 15 team members.

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In Circles, Around Tables, Alice Gale-Feeny, Royal Academy of Art, June 30 2018
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Alice Gale-Feeny: Artist Bursary 2018

Research informing long-term projects on the relationship between voice, improvisation and architecture, looking at notions of community. Supporting the development of the Artist Working Group, a London-based group who meet in houses and galleries around shared meals.

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THE SKYSCRAPER INDEX

A series of sculptures based the strange equivalence of architecture of financial districts across the world. The series examines the idea that today’s tallest towers are more than simply buildings: they represent a belief system that is ubiquitous throughout the […]

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A Brief Account

Considering architecture in the age of the Anthropocene: a site based investigation on Hawaii Island

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Red & Green

A studio visit with curator Helen Nisbet (currently curatorial fellow at Cubitt Gallery London) included discussion around mapping spaces, particularly the presentation and re-presentation of place in paint.  I have been deeply involved in a commission to make work in […]

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Assemble and Simon Terrill, The Ostrich and the Kipper, 2017, installation view, 'Parallel (of Life and) Architecture, The Edge, Bath. Courtesy: The Edge
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Art and architecture: the Smithsons – their legacy and ideas explored

Culminating in a day-long symposium on the ‘ideas, impact and architecture’ of Robin Hood Gardens’ architects Alison and Peter Smithson, the group show ‘Parallel (of Life and) Architecture’ includes a collaboration between Assemble and London-based artist Simon Terrill. Chris Sharratt finds out more.

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‘Shoal’ brings new light to Biosciences!

Installed in August 2017 in the Biosciences Department of Durham University, this stunning installation sweeps through the space and is transforming the atrium with an amazing display of light and colour. On loan from the National Glass Centre and located […]

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Miami Moderne

Jenny Steele’s research project ‘Miami Moderne’ is supported by an Artists International Development Grant from Arts Council England and The British Council. She will be researching into 1930s-1940s modernist seafront architecture within Miami Beach.

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