Mimi Berlin suddenly had a small crush on Donny Osmond. Why? You ask of us. Well, we visited the Heden Gallery in The Hague the other day and got a tour to the upstairs house. The gallery owns that place, but was rented out. The house was in the state the family had lived in for years and years. The remnants of a teenage girl’s room caught our attention. She was clearly a Donny Osmond fan, she even wrote on her wall that he was part of her life. Herr Kaldenbach made wonderful photo’s in the former home of the family, they were the inspiration for us, at Mimi Berlin, to try and create the world of the Donny Osmond fan.
The ‘Muro delle Bambole’ is a protest, or a way to highlight violence towards/killing of women: that’s femicide in one word. The Wall of Dolls Milan can be found outside, in the Via De Amicis 2. It’s a very grim and gloomy installation of a collection, with maybe hunderds of dolls: tattered, dirty and grey (because they’ve been outside since 2015) they hang from a metal rack.
Amongst the dolls are posters which explain what you’re looking at, images of women who died and also some dried out flowers. So we guess it became a monument as well to remember the female victims of (domestic) violence.
The initator of these walls, which are scattered througout Italy, is Italian TV host Jo Squillo, she works with the organization ‘WeWorld’ in Italy. Continue reading →
Just some image editing to have some eye contact with.
-Camera’s by unknown artist via daily.youandsaturation
-Finnycar by Finnano Fenno (23, milano/siracusa. .finger drawings with iPhone. .use #finnycar for a collab. .editor for @polkadot_mag . .now your car photo has sense.http://www.polkadot.it) on Instagram: Be sure to check out this account it’s fun!
The Alphabet Frames by CHIAOZZA are custom A-Frames in the shapes of letters. The Alphabet Frames are commissioned projects. Like the A-Frames, they are geometric wall sculptures constructed of flat, interlocking pieces of wood finished with matte acrylic paint and wood stains. Dimensions are roughly 12 x 2 x 16″. Continue reading →