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Olympic Artists in Residence

For the first time at an Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee has commissioned three artists to take residence in the Olympic host city during the Games fortnight. The trio is[…]

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Arts Games, Montreal 2018

The Arts Games are a new initiative aiming to do for art and artists what the Olympic Games has done for sport and athletes: put emerging talent on the spotlight,[…]

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The Sixth Olympic Ring

As one of the hallmark art installations of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Faou Foundation announces Ring: One with Nature, a permanent installation by the acclaimed Japanese contemporary artist Mariko[…]

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The Rio 2016 Cultural Passport

During the olympic cultural period, May to September of 2016, Rio de Janeiro will host outstanding shows, expositions, concerts and events which will be held in our theaters, museums, cultural[…]

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Rio 2016 Installations and Legacies

The Rio City Hall’s Olympic Project has followed three principles: legacy, public resources economy and future use of permanent installations. When pursuing its actions, the City Hall has presented solutions[…]

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The Greenest Games Ever?

The Rio 2016 olympic games opening ceremony put sustainability at the heart of its creative programme and this infused all other elements of protocol. The Olympic cauldron was deliverately small[…]