Film Producer Eva Maria Daniels Opens Diller Daniels Gallery in Her Home

A hub for Icelandic artists in an intimate Swiss setting

Twenty minutes from downtown Zurich, in the hills of Wollerau, Switzerland, independent film producer Eva Maria Daniels transformed her home into the Diller Daniels gallery, which officially opened on 11 March. A bridge between her Icelandic roots, her years working around the US and her future in Switzerland, the space embodies Daniels’ international scope and diverse passions. It’s also a cultural gift to her young son, …

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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 …

An Exhibition That Celebrates Failure

Featuring 40 objects on loan from Sweden’s Museum of Failure, Cité du Design’s exhibition, When Design Flops (on view online) celebrates lessons learned during the design process, as well as inventions that are intentionally absurd. From a twin champagne glass to the somewhat frightening Little Miss No-Name doll, many of these creations were artistic endeavors, while others were enormous (and costly) snafus. Some designs were …