Who's afraid of Oriental Girls?
Is the title of a group exhibition that focuses on the work of five female artists, who all have their roots in either East Asia or South Asia. Beside their similar origin they share the Netherlands as their new residence. And it is this clash of two totally different worlds that is often subject in the work of Lee Eun Young, JiHyun Youn, Yunjoo Kwak, Monali Meher and Miyuki Okuyama, and what...
Shift the Focus to Fragrance
During the Graduation Show, last week, at the Design Academy in Eindhoven a lot of projects caught my eye. Some even appealed a totally different sense. As Payam Askari’s graduation project Bouquet of Flowers did. Granted, the fragile glass vials drew me to his presentation. But alongside lay a semi transparent booklet with pictures of flowers. And what were those five elixirs with...