Big news for the art and design world: Project Projects has won the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award for Communication Design. The award is the nation’s highest honor for design.
Those of you who enjoyed Peter Burr and Porpentine’s labyrinth IMG MGMT are gonna love this: “Cave Exits” An immersive video installation on view Thursday May 7th through Tuesday May 12th at 3DL Art and Technology Center (opening Wednesday May 6th 6-8). Burr tells us the installation is directly related to the essay—and I for one, can’t wait.
It may be Venice Biennale week over in Italy, but here in New York, there’s no shortage of things to do. Head to DUMBO for a screening of the cult horror classic Ganja & Hess, head to Williamsburg for a show of depressing paintings, and head to Bushwick for a show of artworks by 99 artists, each priced at $9.99. We’re super excited about that Bushwick show given this week’s activities—you can’t even get a stick of chewing gum for under 10 bucks in venice.
Sploosh! Thwap! Plip! Can’t you hear the sound effects? Here, a deeply muted, evocative take on abstraction from Emilio Gomariz.