Category: Review

19. February 2020

20th / 21st century | Review

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Yves Saint Laurent as ambassador for Lyon silk

by Hibou Pèlerin

Soie ou saucisson – in the traditional Lyonnaise families, you belonged to either the silk camp or the sausage camp. Both have left their mark on the city’s economic development. Visitors to the Musée des tissus in Lyon can now discover what links the silk camp with the renowned fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent.

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20. December 2019

20th / 21st century | Review

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Museum tours for armchair travellers

by Hibou Pèlerin

Our beady-eyed Museum owl, Hibou Pèlerin, really has no time at all for flight shaming. But at this time of year, her desire for travel and adventure does slow down a bit. So, she took a little surfing trip into the realm of online exhibitions.

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21. October 2019

20th / 21st century | Fashion

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African fashion

by Hibou Pèlerin

African fashion design is flourishing, and has been making waves on the world’s catwalks in recent years. ‘Connecting Afro Futures – Fashion x Hair x Design’ at Berlin’s Museum of Decorative Arts, the Kunstgewerbemuseum, provides current insights and examines the background to this upswing.

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3. July 2019

20th / 21st century | Culture

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Design as a band-aid for nature

by Hibou Pèlerin

Under the title ‘Broken Nature’, the XXII Triennale di Milano showcases original contributions to the climate debate from the perspective of design, art and applied science.

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22. March 2019

20th / 21st century | Review

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Earplugs alone are not enough

by Hibou Pèlerin

The Museum of Communication is rethinking the limitations of what can be exhibited with an interactive listening circuit at its exhibition on silence.

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