The fresh faces and hottest exhibitions to keep on your radar this season.
at the Rolex Arts
Weekend in Mexico
City in 2015
Presenting masterclasses that are worth f lying for, the artists and protégés from the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative will be arriving in Berlin for the Rolex Arts Weekend from 3 to 4 February, 2018. Visitors will be able to join art luminaries such as Oscar-winning film director Alfonso Cuarón, performance artist Joan Jonas, architect Sir David Chipperf eld and Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin for talks, performances and exhibitions. The weekend will showcase some of the works that the mentors and their protégés have been collaborating on over the past year. The weekend will open with an exhibition by Vietnamese visual artist Thao-Nguyen Phan, entitled “Poetic Amnesia”. She will be joined by her mentor Joan Jonas who 16 will help introduce the drawings, photographs and installations. Theatre protégé Matías Umpierrez will then treat visitors to a premiere of his video installation and performance, Imperio, that was conceived when he was working with mentor Robert Lepage, before South African dance protégé Londiwe Khoza presents a premiere of her solo work, You Asked. Sir David Chipperfield will also be taking part in panel discussions. Visit artsweekend.rolexmentorprotege.com
FOR THE LOVE OF CRAFT
Clockwise from top left:
Works by Loewe Craft Prize
2017 finalists Fátima Tocornal,
Heidi Friesen, Igawa Takeshi
and Ernst Gamperl
On 31 January 2018, the finalists of the Loewe Craft Prize 2018 will be announced with a showcase that should span a myriad of disciplines and materials, if past years’ entries are anything to go by. “It’s a personal prize to me. It’s incredibly important to the DNA of Loewe and to be able to showcase people’s approach to craft in modern culture,” says Loewe Creative Director Jonathan Anderson. “We have set up an incredible jury. It’s exciting for the Loewe Foundation and the history of craft.” The winning entry will receive €50,000 and be included in the Loewe Craft Prize 2018 exhibition in London.
FROM MILAN TO SINGAPORE
Furniture lovers need only visit Flexform’s boutique at 200 Newton Road to feel like they’re at a mini Salone del Mobile Milano. The brand is, after all, a long-standing participant of the furniture fair with a showcase ofits Flexform Mood Collection making appearances every year. This year’s collection embraces both retro and deco vibes that are perfect for any design-inspired home. Visit