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Kajsa Willner: On Materiality and Aggregation

September, 18 2020

In her latest exhibition at Form Design / Center in Malmö, Swedish designer Kajsa Willner imagines a more nuanced and holistic attitude towards the major sustainability challenges we face concerning plastics.

“Le Sacre de la Matière”, Spazio Nobile at The Ancienne Nonciature, rue des Sablons 7, Brussels (Grand Sablon), Finissage on 18 October 2020

Spazio Nobile is glad to invite you to Sunday Brunch Finissage of Le Sacre de la Matière at L’Ancienne Nonciature Brussels, rue des Sablons 7, B-1000 Brussels (Grand Sablon), on October 18,

Valentine Witmeur Lab: A Knitwear Revival

September, 17 2020

Before turning to knit sweater design, Valentine Witmeur was an influencer. Produced in Portugal and distributed through a network of high-end stores -the creations of this Brussels-born designer are part of an on-trend yet carefully considered approach to fashion.

Homo Faber Guide: Connecting Crafting Excellence

September, 17 2020

Today, 17th of September 2020 the Michelangelo Foundation launches a new online, searchable platform Homo Faber Guide. The portal showcases artisans, ateliers, museums, galleries and experiences linked to the world of fine craftsmanship around Europe.

Jun Gobron: The Good Life

September, 15 2020

At 25, this Namibia-born, Belgian-Japanese designer chose to change his career path – making one of the best decisions of his life. Immersed in multiple cultures, but deeply rooted in the dynamics of the Belgian design scene,

Belén: Historic Space as Starting Point

September, 11 2020

In the heart of Amsterdam we find Felix Mertis, a location that has a history of serving a society of scientists, artists and thinkers to come together in The Enlightment. Over decades,

Les Ignorants: Two Sides of the Same Coin

September, 11 2020

With a shared obsession with the organic and an instinctive relationship with raw material, the two distinct practices of designer Lionel Jadot and photographer Serge Leblon are united under a common thread in Spazio Nobile Gallery’s latest exhibition. 

Marco Probst: The Art of Reinvention

September, 09 2020

Having been CEO of leather goods brand from 2012 to 2018, Marco Probst is (since December) once again the happy CEO of his Maison. He guards his secret with Germanic rigour mixed with a smidgeon of Belgian fantasy.

Spotlight On: “Morphoses”

September, 08 2020

Valcke Art Gallery’s recent exhibition presents the transformative works of three distinct craftsmen: David Huycke, Christophe Desvallées and Guy van Leemput. TLmag talks to director Johan Valcke about the exhibition, as well as his take on the contemporary Belgian art scene.

Knit! by Kvadrant: Through Inspirations and Design Processes

September, 05 2020

Knit! by Kvadrat is a series of work by 28 different designers exploring the potential of knitted textiles by Kvadrat Febrik. Knit! debuts in Copenhagen during 3 Days of Design (3–5 September 2020) physically and as a digital,

Timo Miettinen: Building Bridges through Contemporary Art

September, 02 2020

In this interview first published in TLmag’s “Islands of Creation”, managing editor Blaire Dessent talks to Finnish businessman and art collector Timo Miettinen about his passion for contemporary art, the new developments with Salon Dahlmann,

Sheila Hicks: Ravelling and Unravelling

August, 26 2020

When Mildred Constantine and Jack Lenor Larsen wrote these words in their seminal book about textile based art in 1973, Sheila Hicks was a young artist establishing her career, but they could be easily applied to Sheila Hicks in 2019.

CHART 2020: De-centred Programme

August, 20 2020

76 artists presented by 28 galleries across five Nordic capitals. CHART launches its de-centred programme of exhibitions, talks, and events taking place in each participating gallery from 28-30 August, marking the eighth edition of the annual Nordic event for contemporary art.

Alessandro Roma: Inner Landscapes

August, 19 2020

Working in painting, sculpture, collage and everything in between, Italian artist Alessandro Roma talks to TLmag about how his methodology has continued to change form and takes us through the inspiration behind his practice.

Hilma Af Klint: Artist, Researcher, Medium

August, 18 2020

Before Kandinsky, Malevich and Mondrian, there was Hilma af Klimt. After a breakout exhibition of her work in their Stockholm museum back in 2013, Malmö’s Moderna Musseet revisits the Swedish artist’s oeuvre to present new insights into af Klimt’s systematic research.

Fashion: An Industry in Need of a Conductor

August, 16 2020

Founder of the fashion department of the Ecole nationale supérieure des Arts Visuels (ENSAV) in Brussels, in 1986, which she later baptised La Cambre Mode(s), Francine Pairon continued to pursue her vision,

Erez Nevi Pana: Layers

August, 12 2020

Erez Nevi Pana’s research gives an answer to a specific question: is it possible to conceive design without using any kind of material derived from animals? Born in Bnei Brak (Israel) in 1983,

Neri Oxman’s “Material Ecology”

August, 11 2020

Now available through MoMa’s ‘Virtual Views’ programme, Neri Oxman’s latest exhibition not only takes a critical look at the future of architecture and design, but also aims to re-define the role of the designer as the initiator of a process,

Pearl Lam Galleries: How the Spirit Becomes a Camel

August, 08 2020

“How the spirit becomes a camel, the camel a lion, and the lion at last a child”, these well-known words from Nietzsche inspired the title of the Shanghai-based Pearl Lam Galleries exhibition ‘Metamorphoses’.