DAKU and his installation that comes to life with daylight

DAKU and his installation that comes to life with daylight

Collater.al Contributors · 4 months ago · Art

Daku, India’s most important anonymous street artist, is taking part in the festival “Life is beautiful” 2019, to present the latest addition to the series “time changes everything” in collaboration with justkids.

The typographic installation, located in Fremont street, a district known as the corner of writers in Las Vegas, features Shakespeare’s words in block letters, as a tribute to the library that once housed the building.
It says: ‘very slow for those who wait, very fast for those who are scared, very long for those who lament, very short for those who celebrate’.

An installation kept alive by the light and that slowly falls asleep at dusk of day. The letters are placed perpendicularly to the wall with L-shaped supports: the sunlight makes the projection visible on the wall, at sunset the letters become Italicized and at night they are completely camouflaged, becoming one with the white facade.

Text by Giordana Bonanno.

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Molo, Alberonero’s last artwork in the USA

Molo, Alberonero’s last artwork in the USA

Collater.al Contributors · 4 months ago · Art

We are in Fall River, in the United States of America, which is a city part of Bristol County in the state of Massachusetts. The FABRIC Arts Festival is set to take place in Fall River on September 25th-28th with a multidisciplinary program that aims to interweave local traditions, places, and people in the creation of a new way to experience the city. Fabric Arts Festival is a celebration of art, music, community and the city and it’s organized by Casa dos Açores Nova de Inglaterra (CANI).

Among the artists involved, the artist Alberonero, who made “Molo“. He tells us:

Molo is a temporary installation built on top of the water in the city of Fall River. The work is dedicated to the gaze and the relationship between our body and the space around it. A place to enter and discover a new and extraordinary point of view on the characteristics of the industrial and natural landscape of the city, traditions, and roots of the place. The work is ephemeral and it’s possible to look through it, for it was built using wood and agricultural mesh, which enables the work to breathe and to be penetrated by the light and shadows, changing its aspect over different times of the day.  A place to be discovered playing with the surfaces of the veils, inspired by temporary and primitive nomad architecture.” Alberonero always works with the square module and also here that he made this pavilion using the rectangular shape, in the cut of the nets and in the “plan” of this structure made by poor materials and opened to the sea. It’s like a corridor towards the infinite blue, which is reflected in the water and which changes every time with the light changes.

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Text by Bianca Felicori
Photo by Diogo Lima and Alberonero

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The Crown 3, watch the official trailer!

The Crown 3, watch the official trailer!

Giulia Guido · 4 months ago · Art

One of the most anticipated returns of this year is that of no less than Queen Elizabeth II. The Crown, the original Netflix series that tells the story of the life of the Queen of England, comes in its third season.

The period of time covered by the ten episodes that will be available from November 17 goes from 1964, that is from the birth of Edward, fourth and last son of the Queen, arriving until 1977.

In these years the English crown has to face several changes related to society, but also to internal problems, not least those related to Prince Charles, who in 1971 met Camilla Parker Bowls and, above all, in 1977 met Diana Spencer. On this last point, there is still no certainty, we do not know if we will really see Lady D or we should wait for the fourth season.

Already at the beginning of the production of the first season, among the plans of the creator Peter Morgan, there was the idea of changing the actors every two seasons, for this reason. we will find a completely new cast starting from the protagonist: Claire Foy had to give way to Olivia Colman, fresh from Oscar for her performance in The Favorite. At her side, we will see, among others, Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret.

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Kellogg’s cereals for the LGBTQ+ community

Kellogg’s cereals for the LGBTQ+ community

Giulia Guido · 4 months ago · Art

All Together is the name of the new cereal mix that Kellogg’s has created to support GLAAD, one of the first non-profit organizations of LGBT activism that has always aimed to better represent the LBGTQ+ community and to combat homophobia and any other form of discrimination related to gender identity and sexual orientation. 

In particular, Kellogg’s supported the anti-bullying campaign by donating $50000 to the organization and making this new breakfast option available for a limited period only at Kellogg’s NYC cafe. 

The color chosen for the new pack is purple, the same color that thousands of people wear during Spirit Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness on the theme of LGBTQ+. Because the keyword is inclusivity, on the box we see 6 Kellogg’s mascots: Tony The Tiger, Toucan Sam, Snap, Crackle and Pop, Cornelius ‘Corny’ Rooster, Sunny and finally Frosted Mini-Wheats. and inside we find their six grains. The final mix includes Raisin Bran, Corn Flakes, Puffed Rice, Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops and Frosted Mini-Wheats. 

Supporting diversity and love in all its forms has never been so sweet. 

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The best of LUMA Projection Arts Festival in Binghamton

The best of LUMA Projection Arts Festival in Binghamton

Claudia Fuggetti · 4 months ago · Art

The LUMA Projection Arts Festival in Binghamton, now in its fifth year, is the only festival in the United States with an important exclusive focus on projection mapping, a 3D visual art form that projects spectacular videos on buildings or objects of various shapes and sizes.

At the LUMA in the New York district, the Binghamton area was transformed into a huge outdoor art gallery full of color, light and sound. This was only possible thanks to the use of powerful 3D projection and animation technology.

The event recorded the presence of about 45,000 participants, capturing the attention of the spectators and transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. This year’s theme focused on mythology and space and man’s relationship with nature.

We must also underline another innovative aspect of the LUMA, that of free accessibility by the public. Take a look at the video below:

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