Gastronomical Story-Telling: Story in London

Innovative chef Tom Sellers celebrates narrative gastronomy at his new restaurant Story in South East London. The 26-year-old chef brings his culinary talents to London’s food scene, with a menu full of dishes inspired by stories.  Having trained under Michelin-star chefs Tom Aikens, Thomas Keller and René Redzepi, Sellers entered the Young British Foodies Awards in 2012 (an initiative celebrating innovative ...
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Nomadic Art: Doug Aitken’s Station to Station

This September, multimedia artist Doug Aitken will embark on a lengthy train-trip across America to highlight the cultural and creative landscape of the country. Station to Station invites a handful of creative folk, including musicians, contemporary artists, writers and food enthusiasts, to travel alongside Aitken, stopping off at 10 stations along the way to create and install site-specific artworks. Artists and writers ...
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Disruptive Art: Territory at AVL Mundo in Rotterdam

Last Sunday, Stylesight traveled to the rugged surroundings of the Rotterdam harbors to attend AVL Mundo's Territory exhibition, and the open studio of Atelier van Lieshout. Curated by sculptor Joep van Lieshout, AVL-Mundo presents a distorting and border-crossing exhibition in the suitably atmospheric surroundings of a forgotten former feed mill. The exhibition invites five international artists, renowned for their extreme approach to ...
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What’s On: Leandro Erlich’s Dalston House at London Festival of Architecture

Argentinian artist Leandro Erlich’s latest work, Dalston House opens tomorrow in East London. Resembling the facades of Victorian terraced houses that once stood on the street, Dalston House is located on a vacant lot on Ashwin Street, becoming temporary neighbors to Café Oto and Dalston Roof Park. Known for creating three-dimensional optical illusions, Leandro Erlich has placed a facade horizontally on ...
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In Orbit: Tomás Saraceno at K21 in Düsseldorf

Visionary artist, Tomás Saraceno has created an interactive installation using steel wire and inflated PVC spheres at the K21 museum in Düsseldorf, Germany. The impressive structure, entitled "In Orbit," is suspended more than 80 feet in the air above the atrium of the K21 Ständehaus museum. Visitors can traverse between 6 PVC spheres dotted along an expansive net structure. The delicate appearance ...
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Filtered Reality: Instagram’s New Video Option

Facebook has unveiled a new video feature for popular photo-sharing app Instagram. Launching on iOS and Android platforms, over 130 million Instagram users can now create 15 second long videos. Thirteen new video filters lend nostalgic effects to the videos giving them a distinctive and familiar Instagram aesthetic. Similar to current photo tools, users can add captions and tags to the videos, ...
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Modern British Style: The New MG3

British motor company, MG has just unveiled a new car model aimed at the younger and more stylish consumer. The “supermini” MG3 boasts an array of exciting and future-thinking features, including Bluetooth speakers and LED, automatic lights. In addition, its exterior and interior can be completely customized to suit the personality of the driver. Styling options include a variety of colors, ...
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Design Miami/ Basel

Last weekend Stylesight had the privilege of attending the Design Miami/ Basel show in Basel, Switzerland. Design Miami/ Basel celebrated its 8th edition at the permanent exhibition hall designed by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron in Basel. During this event, top galleries gathered to present a stunning display of 20th and 21st century design along with well-known interiors pieces. This trade ...
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Scope Basel 2013

Stylesight traveled to Basel this weekend and attended the inspiring Scope Basel International Contemporary Art Show in Switzerland. Scope Art Show presented its seventh Basel edition alongside Art Basel, and this year was held at a new location: in a 4000 m2 pavilion in the Klybeckqual area on the river Rhine. Featuring over 75 international exhibitors with pioneering work across multiple ...
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COS Park Nights talks at the Serpentine Gallery

This summer, Swedish ultra-hip fashion brand COS will host a series of talks in collaboration with the Serpentine Gallery. A temporary pavilion designed by internationally renowned Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto will be hosting the series of events, which include film screenings, discussions and performances. In addition, a clothing collection inspired by the pavilion is being launched alongside the Park Nights series, ...
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What’s On: Three Gallery Shows in Chelsea, New York

If you're looking for a little out-of-the-ordinary inspiration this weekend, a trip to the Chelsea area of New York may prove promising. With three unique exhibitions all within a block of each other­, it's time to bring out that old sketchbook and head to some galleries. A selection from Neue Welt at Andrea Rosen Gallery Pages from FESPA Digital/ FRUIT LOGISTICA by Wolfgang ...
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LE BOOK Comes to Life at CONNECTIONS N.Y.C

Every year, LE BOOK- the international reference for fashion, photography, illustration, design and production- comes to life with series of invitation-only events for creative industry professionals called CONNECTIONS. Held in London, Paris and New York, the events are conceived as trade shows for the creative community, featuring thousands of artists, portfolios and creative agencies wanting to connect with art directors, art buyers, marketing and communication executives, ...
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Next Nature: Silk Pavilion by MIT Media Lab

Merging the digital and natural worlds, MIT Media Lab’s latest project uses robotics and silkworms to create an enormous Silk Pavilion. The recently unveiled project investigates the interplay of nature and man-made technology to radically transform architectural designs and objects. Researchers analyzed the ways silk worms build cocoons, and used motion-tracking to create a digital model that could mimic the silkworms. A ...
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Aberrant Architecture: Roaming Market

London-based design studio Aberrant Architecture has unveiled a mobile roaming market as their latest quirky project. Inspired by sixteenth century market structures and Lambeth’s connections to mystics and fortune-tellers, the bright blue mobile stall acts not only as a signpost but it serves as a local information point for passers-by. Located at one of London's oldest markets, Lower Marsh Market in Waterloo, ...
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55th Venice Biennale 2013: Jeremy Deller’s English Magic

British, Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller has opened the British pavilion for the Venice Biennale 2013. Entitled "English Magic", Deller's exhibition is a critical exploration into British identity, the industrial revolution and popular culture. A dramatic mural of St. Helier (the capital of Jersey) on fire remarks on a secretive tax-haven banking culture, while a provocative piece by the Victorian painter William ...
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