Timur Si-Qin VR work at Art Basel Hong Kong

For Timur Si-Qin (born 1984), working with new media is second nature. “VR is a natural extension of my skill set,” he says. “I’ve used [it] for several years to plan my exhibitions and have worked with 3D software since I was a teenager.” Read more on Financial TimesLINEBREAK

Olfactory Suggestion

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WWD: Prada, Gucci Raise Tiger Protection Awareness with Chinese New Year Campaigns, Lu Yang

Prada and Gucci are linking their Chinese New Year campaign with a good cause for 2022, the year of the tiger in the Chinese zodiac.LINEBREAKUnder the project “Action in the Year of the Tiger,” Prada is making a donation to the China Green Foundation’s “Walking With Tiger and Leopard” program to raise awareness for wildlife and biodiversity protection in China.LINEBREAKIt also includes an art project, which is an open invitation for creative talents under 30 at art schools in China and beyond to present their personal interpretation of the tiger, whether via painting, design or sculpture. Participants can submit their works via Prada’s website.LINEBREAKAll works will be judged by a jury comprising the artists Liu Ye, Lu Yang and Goshka Macuga, and some will be chosen for use in a special project taking place throughout 2022.LINEBREAK

ArtMag by Deutsche Bank: Anime, Animation, Avatare: Lu Yang ist „Artist of the Year” 2022

Der chinesische Künstler Lu Yang ist „Artist of the Year” 2022 der Deutschen Bank. Lu Yang wurde in Shanghai geboren, wo er auch heute lebt und arbeitet. Lu Yang ist einer der international einflussreichsten chinesischen Multimedia-Künstler der Gegenwart. Als „Artist of the Year“ wird er im Herbst 2022 im Berliner PalaisPopulaire der Deutschen Bank seine erste große Einzelausstellung in Deutschland zeigen.LINEBREAK