1. “Artists should have confidence in the fact that making a drawing is changing the world.” Danish-Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson, here presents his strong and personal advice to young artists.

    “Making art is making the world”, Eliasson continues, stressing his point that art should not be marginalized, as art is not fragile, but quite the opposite: “Working with art is working with something that is very fierce, very strong and very robust.”

    Artists should be very sensitive to their surroundings and the context in which they find themselves. They should, however, also stay true to themselves and make sure that the strong market and its attractiveness does not commercialize them.

    Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967) works with sculpture, painting, photography, film and installations. He grew up in Iceland and Denmark and studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine arts from 1989-1995. In 1995 he moved to Berlin where he founded Studio Olafur Eliasson. Eliasson is behind many major exhibitions and projects around the world, such as ‘The Weather Project’ at Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall in 2003, ‘Take Your Time: Olafur Eliasson’ organized by SFMOMA in 2007, which travelled until 2010 to major venues such the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and ‘Riverbed’ at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark in 2014. Among Eliasson’s projects in public space are ‘Green River’, carried out in various cities from 1998-2001 and ‘The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion’ in 2007 in collaboration with Kjetil Thorsen of Snøhetta. He lives and works in Copenhagen and Berlin.

    Olafur Eliasson was interviewed by Marc-Christoph Wagner at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark in 2014.

    Camera: Klaus Elmer
    Edited by: Kamilla Bruus
    Produced by: Marc-Christoph Wagner, 2014
    Copyright: Louisiana Channel, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

    Supported by Nordea-fonden

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  2. The refreshing design of the 2016 Lincoln MKX is one that transcends across continents. The form and features evoke a sense of movement, both inside and outside of the car, while providing the utmost in comfort and enjoyment to the driver and passengers.

    Read more about the inspirations, creative process and design of the 2016 Lincoln MKX on now.Lincoln.com.

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  3. As a Vegas based artist, Tim Bavington doesn't shy away from color. After searching for a way to combine his love for painting and music, the answer was found in a color-coded chord wheel. Bavington starts with sheet music prior to creating. Every aspect of the chords, width, size and color factor in to the piece of art, in turn creating a masterpiece that can be experienced long after the song is over.

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  4. Oslo, september 2014: The mounting of Woody 15, a prefabricated cabin, 15 sqm in cross laminated timber. Design by Marianne Borge, Production and mounting by Massiv Lust, proud winner of Nordic Wood price 2014, http://www.massivlust.no

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  5. I august 2013 dro fotograf Thor Håkon Ulstad til Svalbard for å ta bilder av forlatte gruvesamfunn, på jakt etter skjønnheten i forfallet. Se filmen, bilder og følg prosjektets utvikling. Denne 3 minutter lange filmen gir noen smakebiter på turen og bildene.
    Følg prosjektet på: http://facebook.com/detforlattesvalbard

    In August 2013, photographer Thor Håkon Ulstad went to Svalbard to document abandoned mining communities, hunting for the beauty in decay. Watch this movie, the pictures and follow the development of the project.

    Musikk / Music:
    Tuba Tuba - Marrakech (ALT FORANDRES)
    Brukt med tillatelse / Used with permission
    © Karmakosmetix 2012
    tubatuba.no - indianer.nu - karmakosmetix.com

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