‘Not a Shield, but a Weapon‘ is an installation of 180 high-end handbags evoking the effects of the trade liberation in the Philippines. Pio Abad proposes a link between Margaret Thatcher’s legacy and the history of Marikina,Philippines where the handbags were produced. Margaret Thatcher’s Asprey handbag was featured in 1985 while she was walking alongside […]
At Encounters Art Basel Hong Kong, artist Shen Shaomin takes us to a hypothetical meeting of the most significant Communist leaders in history: Lenin, Mao, Kim II Sung, Ho Chi Minh and Fidel Castro. While the others are all in coffins, Fidel Castro lies faintly breathing and speechless. At times of economic crisis, what values work? […]
Audemars Piguet was founded in 1875 in the swiss region of Le Brassus. Since then, there has been an exploration in connections between the worlds of arts and crafts in an dream to combine artistic talent and technical mastery. The Audemars Piguet’s timepieces are creative and innovative like the contemporary artworks selected by its Art Commission. https://www.audemarspiguet.com/en/experience/
‘Dear Basketball’ is an emotional and beautiful short animated movie inspired by Kobe Bryant’s poem. Directed by veteran animation director Glen Keane and with the wonderful music of legendary composer John Williams. The Animated Shorts are curated by Whoopi G at the Tribeca Film Festival.