Posts Tagged ‘Yanobe Kenji’

As part of the 2009 Aqua Metropolis Osaka event, a special exhibition of Kenji Yanobe’s darkly cartoonish visions of ‘the ruins of the future’ was held.  Yanobe, who was born in Osaka, is fascinated with science-fiction visions of the future — including the techno-utopian exuberance of the 1970 World Expo in Osaka and the pop […]

I ran into this amazing film about the 1975 San Francisco Artists’ Soapbox Derby on Boing Boing and I think it’s an incredible document about the potential transformation of public space that’s allowed when art becomes a communal undertaking and the axis of aesthetic attention is moved outside of the confining walls of the museum.  […]