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Fieldworks

The color is powerful: yellow, even if in an apparently inconspicuous detail, dominates an atmosphere and propagates into the sensations of contact with art. (It can even be, Proust’s narrative suggests, fatal.) It symbolizes the challenge and the acceptance of the game – the same...

The color is powerful: yellow,...

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Disclosing the Idea of Death

In May 2021, in one of many defining moments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Swedish composer Mårten Jansson recorded, with the vocal ensembles VOCES8 and Apollo5, the Philharmonia symphony orchestra and the British soprano Anna Dennis, based on the verses of Charles Anthony Silvestri, the...

In May 2021, in one of many de...

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Minutia and monument

When I visited In the Pink for the first time, in Loulé’s historic centre, director Pedro Vasconi showed me two beautiful corners: the renovated skylight, which lets in light over the curved staircase. And, on the upper floor, after we pass through the small service...

When I visited In the Pink for...

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Loulé Design Lab

Recovering craft traditions of a region or locality, reinvigorating their colours, their ways of making and using them is an extraordinary achievement. But making people’s lives socially and economically sustainable is an even greater accomplishment....

Recovering craft traditions of...

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