I heard a rumour once that all Gillian Wearing has in her vast studio is a computer. Considering that all of her fascianting artwork is made up of volunteers’ contributions and crowd-sourced material, I guess that kind of makes sense. Seeing as Gillian is one of our favourite contemporary artists, we’ve been wondering what she’s been beavering away at since her sensational show at the Whitechapel Gallery last year and now we know.
In this truly exciting new project, Gillian is reaching out to everyone in the world who has a window and is asking them to film their view as they open the curtains, keeping their arms and hands safely out of shot. The result is a surprisingly emotional look at the outside world of other people, and a strange feeling of being trapped behind glass in a dark room. It’s just so eerie and beautiful. Got a window? Got a camera? No time to lose, send in your view now.
- Christopher Golden creates colourful digital environments that utilise visual abnormalities
- Erin Aniker's quietly radical, feminist illustrations remind us that activism doesn't have to be loud
- Marion Jdanoff explores the historical context of the world's big cats in Léopard = Nuit
- Photographer Catherine Losing uses objects to tell stories referencing culture and history
- Friday Mixtape: A world cup special from the It’s Nice That team
- Peter Franklyn Banks’ series Cromer Pier is a melodic call to the sea
- “Create a flag which represents your own Island”: explore culture through design in our latest Insta brief
- Guang Yu on how everyday observations informs his design practice
- Sadiq Khan approves flight of Trump Baby blimp
- Plexopolis: a series of games to educate and inform students on accomplished design
- Chris Dorley-Brown’s sharp images of East London are actually made up of many multiple shots
- Suzanne Saroff's meticulously arranged photographs alter perceptions