Youtube Play is a joint venture between Youtube and the Guggenheim to create a biennial of creative videos.
The Globe and Mail has a brief review of I’m New Here, an exhibition of Eric Glavin’s work at the Birch Libralato in Toronto. The work is interesting because of its incorporation of canonical modernist architecture, which is superimposed in a collage style along with images of masculinity (among a number of other subjects).
Boiteaoutils has a lovely post on the production design for Blade Runner, including some early sketches.
Julian Hanson’s project helps with one of the toughest perennial problems.
Anyone Corporation mentions Log 20, an issue devoted to providing a brief history of curated architectural exhibits. It seems to focus on recent and contemporary shows and essays, but still seems worth a read.
After all, daily prayers just aren’t the same without Islamic architecture.
According to the Onion:
“Frank Gehry No Longer Allowed To Make Sandwiches For Grandkids”
MUMOK, The Museum of Modern Art in Vienna, is staging a workshop for The History of Sexuality Volume I by Michel Foucault: The Opera, which apparently is (as the title suggests) a workshop for an opera based on a seemingly difficult-to-adapt classic work of post-structuralism.
Something to look forward to on tax day.
Deconcrete has an interesting post that “deconstructs” some “classics” by connecting Xenakis’ musical compositions with various secondary figures’ graphic and spatial representations of them. These strategies seem rather fitting for considering one of the few people who achieved a high level of success in two sometimes rather disparate fields: architecture and music.
Mammoth has a great interview of Kazys Varnelis on architecture education (among other things).
In “Beyond Borders” Frederic Lezmi takes us from Vienna to Beirut, considering the transition from Europe to the Orient.