CR’s pick of forthcoming exhibitions, design events and creative activities including Yorkshire in Yellow, First Eleven at KK Outlet London, Now Your See It photography show at the Met in New York, Joga Bola! festival’s Brazilian street art project in London, the 24th International Poster Biennale in Warsaw, and FutureEverything’s Drew Hemment talks at Campfire in London…
Yorkshire in Yellow
Millennium Gallery, Sheffield
Until 7 Sep
In honour of the Maillot Jaune (‘yellow jersey’), worn by the leader of the Tour de France since 1919 – a symbol of the talent, hard work and dedication needed to lead the Peloton – leading designers from the UK and beyond with a connection to Yorkshire, have been invited by Made North to design their own versions as T-shirts. 60 of these designs are currently suspended from the ceiling of the Millennium Gallery‘s as part of Sheffield Design Week (23-29 June). Click here to read more on Sheffield Design Week on the CR blog.
This is also is one of the headline events of the Yorkshire Festival 2014, with 100 days of arts and culture, which this year celebrates the Grand Départ of the Tour de France happening in Yorkshire on 5-6 July.
Don’t miss a whole range of other exciting events and activities for all ages as part of the festival, officially running until 6 July (with some events extending past this date), including workshops, outdoor installations, exhibitions, open studios, performance and much, much more.
A selection of the t-shirt designs are also included CR’s Monograph this month, available to CR subscribers. For more info click here.
KK Outlet, London
Until 30 June
To celebrate the Wrold Cup 2014, this exhibition at KK Outlet presents eleven football shirt designs from creative such as Anna Lomaz, Becky & Joe, KesselsKramer, Craig & Karl, Helmut Smits and more.
Alongside the kits, they will also be screening World Cup matches, serving food and selling collectible ‘shinnies’ stickers and prints.
Now Your See It: Photography and Concealment
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Until 1 Sept
Contemporary and vintage photos and videos from the Met’s collection, in an exhibition that looks beyond the camera’s ability to expose and reveal, and explores the artistic fascination with that which is hidden, obscure or unseen.
Work comes from the likes of Taryn Simon, Chris Burden, Vito Acconci, Diane Arbus, Vera Lutter, and Weegee, amoungst others.
Joga Bola! – Street Art Brazil Project
Rich Mix, London
Until 28 August
As part of a free Brazilian cultural festival at Rich Mix this summer, four Brazilian urban artists have been invited to create murals, installations and lead DIY workshops.
Stencil artist Daniel Melim will join forces with three of street art collective SHN, to create a permanent mural in Rich Mix’s main space, and an installation created from hundreds of silkscreen posters on the mezzanine level. Poster making, evening music events and World Cup screenings run alongside. Read more on the CR blog here.
24th International Poster Biennale
Until 14 Sep (main exhibition)
Poster Museum, Warsaw
Award-winning and shortlisted work from 2012-13 will be on show, accompanied by street-art installations and other poster exhibitions across the city. 349 and 64 artworks have been selected for the competition exhibitions from the professional designers and debuting artists categories, whilst past winners will also have work on show in other venues.
The biennale is produced in association with the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and for the first time with the Association of Applied Graphic Designers STGU.
Campfire presents… FutureEverything’s Drew Hemment
The Lighthouse, London (N1 7BJ)
19 June (6pm)
Journeying through the evolution of digital culture, FutureEverything CEO Drew Hemment and executive producer Tom Higham talk at The Lighthouse tomorrow night, as part of Campfire – a “storytelling evening” held every third Thursday, with guest speakers rom the fields of art, science, business, technology, entertainment and beyond, and accompanying exhibitions.
Hemment and Higham will trace the two-decade history of Manchester based FutureEverything, an innovation lab for digital culture with an annual festival of the same name, and their plans for the future. A new exhibition about the festival will also be on show, with photographs, radio interviews, film screenings and installations.
(The talk will also be followed by a screening of England’s World Cup match against Uruguay at 8pm.)
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