Esoteric Online Events from Viktor Wynd’s Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art + Unnatural History

Titilating talks from The Last Tuesday Society's eccentric agenda

To call Viktor Wynd an author, artist and collector barely scratches the surface of his bon vivant persona or his charismatic eccentricities. Founder and proprietor of Hackney, London’s The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & UnNatural History and its upstairs absinthe cocktail bar, Wynd has a career that’s a labor of love—one that was upended by the pandemic. From his cottage in the English …

Cairo Hosts Real Mummy Parade For National Museum of Egyptian Civilization Opening

To commemorate the opening of Cairo’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, 22 ancient Egyptian royal mummies were carefully paraded across the city in elaborately decorated, oxygen-free nitrogen capsules alongside costumed performers. The final destination was their new resting place within the walls of the long-awaited museum. Artnet explains, “Safely moving the millennia-old remains was a multimillion-dollar affair that involved building special shock-absorbent vehicles as well …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Toronto's esports stadium, a Central Saint Martins collaboration, mixed reality developments and more in our look around the web

Art Basel Debuts Free Spring Digital Film Program Commencing with South Korean artists Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho’s dialogue-free (but meticulously sound-designed) short film, The Ways of Folding Space & Flying, Art Basel’s 2021 digital film program presents free online screenings selected by Art Basel Film sector curator Li Zhenhua. This short, which explores Taoist philosophical concepts, premiered at the 2015 Venice Biennale. Other films in …