October 17, 2016 | Coshamie
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#COSHAMIEMet: Marcel Wanders

THE CREATOR OF ALESSI’S CIRCUS COLLECTION & THE KNOTTED CHAIR OPENS UP IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH COSHAMIE: The New York Times named him the ‘Lady Gaga of Design’ and by all means Marcel Wanders has built up an international brand on the foundation of love, beauty and innovation, much like the pop icon. Marcel’s designs have redefined how we look at the objects in our lives, crossing boundaries and thriving in creations away from normality. He was expelled from the Eindhoven Design Academy, but graduated cum laude from the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten. He opened his studio in Amsterdam in 1995, and in 1996 he gained international fame for his Knotted Chair, now iconic for its combination of hi-tech materials...

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Riptide: New Dialogues and Narratives with Koo Jeong A

REDRAWING CONTEMPORARY ART AND COLLABORATIONS THROUGH THE WORKS OF KOO JEONG A: The Korean Cultural Centre in London has made a beautiful habit out of its annual award programme, which introduces key figures from Korea’s vibrant contemporary art scene to UK audiences. Eminent artist Koo Jeong A was the recipient of the ‘2016 Artist of the Year’ award by KCCUK, for her undeniable contributions not only to Korean contemporary art, but also to the global art stage. Riptide’s concept started out as a solo exhibition with Civilising Process, one of the 1001 line drawings from ‘Koo Jeong A: R’ (2006) – the beginning for a number of projects meant to open up the possibilities of creating new narratives and stories. [caption id="attachment_3161"...

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