The Future of Art: BBC Podcast

FutureProofing is a radio program/podcast on BBC Radio 4 about the future of human existence in every aspect including language, cities, sports, and art. It is an audio 'time machine', as they put it, offering educated guesses about our future. Due to rapid technological advancement, art has evolved to incorporate technology, especially algorithm, to create immersive,… Continue reading The Future of Art: BBC Podcast

The Art Scene in Istanbul

During my visit to Istanbul, I visited several galleries and the reviews are in! I thoroughly enjoyed the exhibitions at Caddebostan Cultural Centre (CKM) in Kadikoy and at Pera Museum in Taksim. Caddebostan Cultural Center (CKM) CKM houses a cinema, a theatre, and several exhibition spaces on various floors as well as numerous offices, shops,… Continue reading The Art Scene in Istanbul

England is Mine: The Art of Not Giving Up

I recently watched 'England is Mine', a movie that seemed very relevant to my current life experience. 'England is Mine', directed by Mark Gill, is a biographical movie about the lead singer of the famous 80s British indie band The Smiths. The movie tells the story of Steven Patrick Morrissey before he formed the Smiths and… Continue reading England is Mine: The Art of Not Giving Up

RIBA Sterling Stories 2017

On a Thursday evening a few weeks ago, I had the chance to attend the RIBA Sterling Stories event. This event takes place prior to the announcement of the Stirling Prize winner of the year, and consist of presentations of the 6 finalist architectural projects. It was my first time attending an event related to such… Continue reading RIBA Sterling Stories 2017

Open House London: The City Hall

The City Hall in London is a truly iconic building sitting gleefully by the Thames River at More London. It is (literally) a tilted silver egg - a truly astonishing and inedible one. The building is a vortex drawing the audience from the bottom level upwards. The spiraling ramp rolling through the whole building offers… Continue reading Open House London: The City Hall