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William Kentridge: Reduced to Being an Artist

William Kentridge: Reduced to Being an Artist

”One can always write ones biography in the terms of the failures which have saved you.” Meet South African artist William Kentridge in this extensive and humorous reflection upon life and his relationship with art. William Kentridge (b. 1955) is South Africa’s most important contemporary artist, best known for his prints, drawings and animated films. …

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Wura-Natasha Ogunji - Beauty in the Streets of Lagos

Wura-Natasha Ogunji – Beauty in the Streets of Lagos

Performance and visual artist Wura-Natasha Ogunji here shares her intense experience with the four-hour performance ‘Beauty’, where she and a group of other women have their hair braided together in a public space in Lagos, Nigeria. Doing the performance in a public space proved to be a challenge in many ways. Not only did the …

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Inside Italy’s Handmade Amusement Park

In a forest in Northern Italy, a man known simply as Bruno has spent nearly a lifetime building an amusement park by hand. Bruno, who has no formal engineering or construction training, designed rides inspired by the movement of nature. Today, patrons can enjoy more than 40 manually-powered rides, all for free.

"No other object changes life as dramatically as a car." - Erwin Wurm

“No other object changes life as dramatically as a car.” – Erwin Wurm

“No other object changes life as dramatically as a car.” Interview with the acclaimed Austrian artist Erwin Wurm, who has created an automobile that seems to come straight out of a comic strip. Erwin Wurm (b. 1954) is an Austrian artist known for his humorous approach to formalism. Since the late 1980s he has been …

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Vice meets with Jonathan Meades to talk about Art, Acid, and Architecture

Vice meets with Jonathan Meades to talk about Art, Acid, and Architecture

A cult figure in Britain, journalist and documentary filmmaker Jonathan Meades has never run with the pack. He specializes in a provocative kind of revisionism—underlying all his best work is a deep understanding of his subjects, an eye for the telling detail, and a chaotic sense of humor. After two years off our screens, Meades …

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