The constant shift in a sense of identity set against the endless fluctuation of people and narratives are the conditions in which artist Andrés Pereira Paz likes to operate. His works examine the role that pre-Hispanic and postcolonial arts and crafts play in the construction of cultural identity. Appropriating Andean imagery he explores how the collective and individual can both support and undermine one another in this process.
We live in a world with an extraordinary amount of diverse data yet not all data is created or perceived in the same way. We find real-time data, historical data, scientific data, digital data, memory data, the list goes on.
Without trying to analyze the consequences and complexities of Brexit, we have asked some Spanish people who run businesses related to art and design in London to tell us how Brexit is affecting them in their work.
Nothing can curb the innate ability that somebody like Óscar (Léon, 1975) has for generating new ideas. For him, not only spaces which are expressly dedicated to art but also those which populate our daily lives, like supermarkets and city street vendors, provide an unstoppable source of inspiration.
Spanish designer Oscar Diaz designs PIXO, a tablet mount to attach your tablet to your computer and use it as a second display. It has been specifically designed to be compatible with many different brands of tablets and computers. Last 6th of April he has launched a crowdfunding campaign to cope the production of this new product and have it ready for shipping for November 2016.
When you think about the Koldo Camacho’s story, you have to imagine a path that was always leading towards design. A native of Donosti-San Sebastian, his work has led him to live and work in Madrid, the south of France and London; he has put on exhibitions in Milan’s design show and, more recently, at London Design week.