Curated by Dr Yongwoo Lee and Hans Ulrich Obrist, the exhibition in the Himalayas Art Museum brought together artists and researchers with the aim of proposing new strategies for alternative approaches and solutions to issues of social and environmental sustainability.As this requires collaborative thinking between disciplines, Collective needed to bridge the gap between the specialized vocabularies of the sciences, the arts, and public interest.Creativity and efficiency pervade Rachel’s work, and she consistently demonstrates a high degree of determination, generosity and enthusiasm in all aspects of her professional life.Her unique perspective blends a love for art history, technology, knowledge of contemporary art, as well as experience as a skilled educator.The Maya were prolific makers of carved stone-slab monuments, or stelae, which were normally set up within architectural complexes and most often portray specific, named individuals who were members of the hereditary dynasties that ruled Maya city-states.This imposing figure is identified by the accompanying inscriptions as K’inich B’alam (Sun-Faced Jaguar), ruler of El Perú.
For Hong Kong and Madrid-based Collective Studio, the answer is an interdisciplinary, immersive museum experience that is free and open to all.
The Kimbell stela was once part of a sculptural ensemble of three stelae displayed in a plaza at El Perú.
The central monument, now in the Cleveland Museum of Art, represents on the same scale an equally intimidating woman, who may represent K’inich B’alam’s wife.
usually doesn't come up when people list off the Museum District's must-sees.
Nestled a few doors down from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the gallery offers a quieter, more focused experience than some of its flashier peers.