Plastique Fantastique is a collective for temporary architecture that samples the performative possibilities of urban environments. Plastique Fantastique has been influenced by the unique circumstances that made the city a laboratory for temporary spaces. Plastique Fantastique's synthetic structures affect surrounding spaces like a soap bubble does: Similar to a foreign body, it occupies and mutates urban space.
Hong-based artist Johnson Tsang (previously featured here) bends, stretches and distorts human faces to create his impressive porcelain sculptures. "The comical works morph facial features and body parts, at times cramming the identities of multiple persons into a single being. These new pieces from his
Washington D.C.’s Hirshhorn Musuem and Sculpture Garden, part of the Smithsonian Institute, will soon get a stunning inflatable pavilion that will wrap around one side of the round building and balloon up from its ceiling. Architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro