Eindhoven through locals →
vaatika: Found a pintrest wall on eindhoven. Interesting to see many different websites, but seems that for many locals the most cliche places and ‘monuments’ describe Eindhoven. Many also associate well with objects that they find during various art/design/cultural shows and exhibitions.
Is eindhoven a city of future?
brainport view: Biotech, design, food, Automotive. It claims to be the biggest design hub- what makes eindhoven a design hub? _The places, the factories turned into design houses and workshop places, shops, the design academy, the philips design wing, Design Week, Van Abbe, glow Eindhoven, Tu/e, etc. Brainport 2020
Two faces. city life. Participation. Material.– keywords for the concept
Temporality vs Permanence
What is the difference between the function of a temporary monument or a permanent one? How will a line across few streets showing places in a fresh perspective serve any different purpose? Debate. Discuss.Comment.
Ghent 2012 Light monuments
The Luminarie De Cagna is an imposing cathedral-like structure that was recently on display at the 2012 Light Festival in Ghent, Belgium. The festival was host to almost 30 exhibitions including plenty of 3D projection mapping, fields of luminous flowers, and a glowing phone booth aquarium, however with 55,000 LEDs and towering 28 meters high theLuminarie De Cagna seems to have stolen the show. ...
Arrival and departure
An installation by Michael Fernandes at Scotiabank Nuit Blanche in Toronto, an all-night contemporary art event held earlier this month. What are you up to? Who are you? What do you miss? What do you want? […] A few of the possible set of questions that prompters will ask you. Then, your responses are transcribed onto large blackboards. The aim of this participatory project is to solicit...
Sharing restrained but moveable spaces →
What about having close seating outside the station which makes people come and sit together, share stories, anecdotes, etc.
Material and temporality
There are certain installations, objects and works of art which are temporary by nature of the material used to create it. Art work: waiting for a seat A tribute in America to the melting economy (quite literally) harmless weapons by Kyle Bean Snow geometrics by Simon Beck sand sculpting on indian beaches saw dust monument
Participation and creation
Participatory installation by Slovakian artist Roman Ondák. Every visitor is encouraged to mark their height on the wall and after several months a dark band encircles the gallery
Transition between the built and natural... →
What is temporary…?? Changes are always temporary. Broken building? Pice of art or a temporary illusion?
Temporality as a reaction to light. The connection between two unpredictable and intangible.
Having casual conversations with a few people who have been in Eindhoven since decades and have seen the war, was a starting point to understand the city and its history. As the conversations became non serious, I decided to dig and know the history of the growth of the city stating centuries ago. Area around the todays septemberplein looked like in 1450. here are two maps. One juxtaposed on...
What is a monument? →