“Artists and graphic designers like working on music projects because they get creative freedom,” says Gemma Curtin, co-curator of Electronic: From Kraftwerk to the Chemical Brothers, on view at the Design Museum, London W8 (until 14 February). The show explores the design and aesthetics that define electronic music. Curtin says: “Graphic designers like Peter Saville
We celebrate creativity in all its forms, here we showcase artists and performers from the global community whose passion is to entertain your visual cortex.
While most music festivals have been cancelled in reaction to the coronavirus pandemic, a new entertainment complex will display “the theatrical, interactive artwork synonymous with these events” in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 930sq m open-air gallery, known as Art Island, will tentatively make its debut in September as part of the new entertainment complex and
Walls covered in graffiti and street art can offer a synopsis of social movements. Recently, in response to police brutality and the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and many others, artists worldwide have been ignited, taking to streets to express themselves. Syrian artists Aziz Asmar and Anis Hamdoun painted “I
London’s celebrated Design Museum will be playing host to an exciting new exhibition entitled Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers. Curated by Jean-Yves Leloup, the comprehensive collection charts the 50-year history of electronic music – from experimental studio production and underground raves, to the pioneering Chicago and Manchester club scene.
With electronic music now firmly
You couldn’t come to Berlin for Synthposium. But in this year of the virtual, you can explore electronic media from anywhere, without a plane ticket, at A MAZE. It’s relevant to the moment – and can be relevant to music and visual performance, too.
TOTAL DIGITAL is the theme for the “international game and playful
Glass Animals are taking user-generated content to the next level.
The renowned English indie-electronic band took to Instagram yesterday, July 21st, to ask their fans to send 3D head scans for a new video they are producing. “YO. we need 3d scans of your heads for a video we’re making,” they wrote, adding that they want
With live show cancelations across the PNW, ravers may find themselves utterly raveless for the short-term future. Luckily, rave from home days can be just as fun as a concert: depending on your mindset, company, and, of course, music. To really scratch that itch for a live show experience, though, awesome visuals are a must.
From the birth of acid house and the free party scene, through the era of super clubs and into the digital age, flyer design has always been an integral part of rave culture. Below are 12 illustrators keeping the art form vital in 2020.
Floating Bstrd is the illustration guise of Marko Vuleta-Djukanov,
Many in the arts community and beyond are familiar with the art of Andrew “Android” Jones, or they may have seen his mind-boggling animations on tour with Shpongle, Bassnectar, Tipper and other electronic leviathans. He’s credited with being one of the foremost pioneers and the most promising leader in multimedia psychedelic art today. Innovations like his SAMSKARA
‘This isn’t a normal 9-5 job, but the people who hire you will remember if you acted professional or not.’
Dance music, across all its multifarious subgenres and styles, has brought music and parties to nearly every corner of the globe, creating extraordinary experiences and memories for all of us in laser-drenched nightclubs and breathtaking
Wanderings through Tokyo nights, a rave in a forest, and countless mistakes eventually add up to emerge as Jean-Vincent Simonet’s captivating photographs, if you can still really call them that. Simonet is someone who lets his images speak for themselves, and you may have all kinds of preconceptions about his photographic reworks of reality. One thing
We chat to the guys behind the Mycelium Studios Landmark Mural Project, the large-scale public artwork headed by artistic whiz Mike Makatron.
To celebrate five years of operations, Mycelium Studios is creating a landmark public artwork to further identify the studios as a creative beacon in the City of Moreland.
The large-scale artwork will be painted on