“One of these days,
you will see that your pain
is the reason why you’re still here.
This is how we make art.
This is how we beat the monsters.”
– Erin Van Vuren
Icheon has a 1,000-year history of producing celadon porcelain. The city, which was named South Korea’s first Special Ceramics Industry Zone in 2005 and a UNESCO City of Crafts and Folk Arts in 2010, boasts a large number of industrial-academic-research infrastructures, including the Korea Ceramics Art High School, the Korea Ceramics Foundation, the Korea Institute of Ceramics Engineering and Technology, and SK hynix.
The exhibit “Icheon: Reviving the Korean Ceramic Tradition” was on display at the American Museum of Ceramic Art, AMOCA from October 12th- December 29th, 2013.
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty will be on from March 14 to July 19, 2015 at the V&A.
On April 8, 2014, they started demolishing this building in the 13th arrondissement of Paris.
What was it? A temporary street art exhibition which involved:
Here is a series of interviews subtitled in English, with Medhi Ben Cheikh, the curator of the project and some of the artists.
Follow the project here: http://www.tourparis13.fr/