The experience of the city is personal, as such artists often choose to depict their vision of a city, a dystopian or utopian projection of the space as they see it. Yet Stephen Hobbs of the Trinity Sessions is experienced in inner city art projects that work on urban rejuvenation harnessing the skills of underprivileged […]
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Architecture meets Art in “post-apartheid” South Africa In the hot seat: Artist Stephen Hobbs in conversation with leading architects and collectors on the relationship between art and architecture. “I claim for architects the rights and liberties that painters and poets have held for so long” Pancho Guedes A critical dialogue between art and architecture is […]
Below are a selection of images from Stephen Hobbs‘ recent exhibition at Krings-Ernst Gallery, Cologne. The exhibition is a shared collaborative project with Hobbs and architects June-14 Meyer Grohbrugge & Chermayeff and Toshihiko Mitsuya. Look out for Hobbs’ upcoming solo exhibition with David Krut Projects in May 2013.
On 21 July at Villa Arcadia, 22 Oxford Road, Parktown, Stephen Hobbs will be speaking and taking part in a discussion which he has titled Urban Labotomy/Laboratory. The talk will “(d)raw on Rem Koolhaas’ notion of skyscraper buildings as a design disconnect between – interior function and exterior form, thus a dysfunctional signifier of urbanity, […]