TRACY•TV #38 – Michael Wolf – Life in Asian megacities

TRACY•TV #38 – Michael Wolf – Life in Asian megacities

Life in cities is the theme of the work of the German philosopher Michael Wolf. He photographs how people live in anonymous massive cities such as Tokyo and Hong Kong. He now has an exhibition in the Fotomuseum of The Hague. Dutch journalist Tracy Metz visited together with Wolf the exhibition and interviewed him on the works ‘Architecture of Density’, ‘Bastard Chairs’ and ‘The Real Toy Story’.

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TRACY•TV #37 – Bruno Doedens shows a different Dutch landscape

TRACY•TV #37 – Bruno Doedens shows a different Dutch landscape

This week I show you three design and architecture projects. I took a look behind the scenes at the winter studio of Sarah van Sonsbeeck. She designs ‘mental architecture’ and asked students of the Academy of Architecture to design silence for the city of Amsterdam. The Window Show displays art in the shop windows of the Haarlermmerstraat. And I was at the yearly presentation of landscape artist Bruno Doedens where he showed a preview of his new work.

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De stad in Spraakmakers: Letters to the Mayor

De stad in Spraakmakers: Letters to the Mayor

Elke dinsdag ben ik voor het nieuws van 11 uur te gast in het KRO NCRV programma Spraakmakers op Radio 1 om actuele ontwikkelingen op het gebied van architectuur en stedelijk leven te bespreken. In Rotterdam heeft Het Nieuwe Instituut zo’n 50 architecten uitgenodigd mee te doen aan het internationale project ‘Letters to the Mayor’. Wat willen zij meegeven aan de burgemeester?

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TRACY•TV #36 – Carthography expo shows how distant we are from our environment

TRACY•TV #36 – Carthography expo shows how distant we are from our environment

This week, I spoke to futurologist Jeroen van Mastigt about how technology help us to find true love. And is having virtual sex for example considered as adultery? I went to fashion designer Anne de Grijff to have my first piece of custom clothing made, exciting! In the weekend, I went to the gallery Zone 2 Source in the Glazen Huis in the Amstelpark and spoke to director Alice Smits and artist Antii Tenetz about the latest exhibition about carthograpy. It show how in our current representations of earth we distance ourselves very much from the actual earth.

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