Tag: Ministry of Clouds

Steering Committee on Turbulance :: Dossier 01.14 :: The Hierarchy of Persistence, John A Sargent III

Steering Committee on Turbulance :: Dossier 01.14 :: The Hierarchy of Persistence, John A Sargent III

The Hierarchy of Persistence :: oil on canvas Archive of Intent :: oil on canvas Boundary :: oil on canvas Receiver

 

Centre for the Study of Clouds and Words :: Dossier 02.13 :: Grapefruit, Yoko Ono 1964

Centre for the Study of Clouds and Words :: Dossier 02.13 :: Grapefruit, Yoko Ono 1964

Grapefruit, Yoko Ono 1964 Grapefruit, Yoko Ono 1964 :: image, the Cultural Attaché to Winged Creatures, Madeline Fountain 2013   Grapefruit, Yoko Ono 1964 Grapefruit, Yoko Ono 1964 Grapefruit, Yoko …

 

Center for the Study of Clouds and Words :: Dossier 01.13 :: Kilroy after Weatherman :: Madeline Fountain, 2011

Center for the Study of Clouds and Words :: Dossier 01.13 :: Kilroy after Weatherman :: Madeline Fountain, 2011

Madeline Fountain 2011

 

Bureau of the Built Environment :: Dossier01.13 :: Tetsuo Kondo, Cloudscapes at MOT

Bureau of the Built Environment :: Dossier01.13 :: Tetsuo Kondo, Cloudscapes at MOT

 

 

Bureau of the Built Environment :: Event report 01.13 :: Think Act Change at Alaska Projects

Bureau of the Built Environment :: Event report 01.13 :: Think Act Change at Alaska Projects

Madeline Fountain’s skyscape with silhouette of projected pooch. Image courtesy Diego Bonnetto.

 

Standing Committee on Precipitation :: Sound File 01.13 :: Sister Rosetta, Didn’t it Rain 1964

Standing Committee on Precipitation :: Sound File 01.13 :: Sister Rosetta, Didn’t it Rain 1964

Sister Rosetta Tharpe plays “Didn’t it Rain” in Manchester 1964.     More sky songs from Sister Rosetta…  

 

The Directorate of Volcanic Intelligence :: Dossier 01.13 :: Worlds in the Making, Semiconductor films 2011

The Directorate of Volcanic Intelligence :: Dossier 01.13 :: Worlds in the Making, Semiconductor films 2011

Semiconductor Films, Worlds in the Making 2011   Semiconductor Films Worlds in the Making, 2011

 

Cultural Attaché to Winged Creatures :: Dossier 01.13 :: Suspicious Minds, Poultry Portraits by Madeline Fountain

Cultural Attaché to Winged Creatures :: Dossier 01.13 :: Suspicious Minds, Poultry Portraits by Madeline Fountain

 

Department of Silver Linings :: Dossier 02.13 :: Leandro Erlich, Single Cloud Collection 2012

Department of Silver Linings :: Dossier 02.13 :: Leandro Erlich, Single Cloud Collection 2012

Leandro Erlich, Single Cloud Collection 2012

 

Department of Silver Linings :: Dossier 01.13 :: Imaginary Lines by Silvia Velludo 1997

Department of Silver Linings :: Dossier 01.13 :: Imaginary Lines by Silvia Velludo 1997

 

The Bureau of the Built Environment :: Dossier 03.12 :: Flying Houses by Laurent Chehere

The Bureau of the Built Environment :: Dossier 03.12 :: Flying Houses by Laurent Chehere

all photographs copyright Laurent Chehere

 

Standing Committee for Precipitation :: Dossier 02.12 :: “I Wish You Hadn’t Asked” by James Dive

Standing Committee for Precipitation :: Dossier 02.12 :: “I Wish You Hadn’t Asked” by James Dive

There is a moment in every relationship where something is said that can never be taken back and the rot sets in…Hyde Park Barracks until …

 

Sydney Fringe Festival 2012 :: The Ministry of Clouds at Fringe Arts

Sydney Fringe Festival 2012 :: The Ministry of Clouds at Fringe Arts

Fringe Arts runs from September 7 – 30th at the Italian Forum Cutlural Centre ::  Norton Street :: Leichhardt Open Tuesday – Sunday from 1 …

 

Théatre des Nuages :: Review 01.12 :: Tomorrow’s Sunset

Théatre des Nuages :: Review 01.12 :: Tomorrow’s Sunset

  Image Tolmie MacRae Image Tolmie MacRae Image Tolmie MacRae Image Tolmie MacRae

 

The Bureau of the Built Environment :: Dossier 02.12 :: Dr Strangelove Dr Strangelove by Kristan Hortan

The Bureau of the Built Environment :: Dossier 02.12 :: Dr Strangelove Dr Strangelove by Kristan Hortan

Dr Strangelove, Dr. Strangelove :: All images copyright © Kristan Horton    

 

Standing Commitee for Precipitation :: Dossier 03.11 :: The Snowflake Man

Standing Commitee for Precipitation :: Dossier 03.11 :: The Snowflake Man

source: www.snowflakebentley.com Wilson A. Bentley The Snowflake Man   “Under the microscope, I found that snowflakes were miracles of beauty; and it seemed a shame that this beauty …

 

Bureau of the Built Environment :: Dossier 01.12 :: Berndnaut Smilde

Bureau of the Built Environment :: Dossier 01.12 :: Berndnaut Smilde

  Nimbus, 2010 installation at Probe exhibition space in The Netherlands.   Berndnaut Smilde Nimbus II, 2012 Hotel MariaKapel, Hoorn photo: Cassander Eeeftinck Schattenkerk    

 

Centre for the Study of Clouds and Words :: Profile 01.11 :: Luke Howard

Centre for the Study of Clouds and Words :: Profile 01.11 :: Luke Howard

source: wikipedia Luke Howard (1772 – 1864) ‘Namer of Clouds’ Round Blue Plaque 7 Bruce Grove, Tottenham, London. In 1803, Luke Howard developed a classification system for clouds based on …

 

Cultural Attaché to Winged Creatures :: Dossier 02.11 :: The Kakapo

Cultural Attaché to Winged Creatures :: Dossier 02.11 :: The Kakapo

The Kakapo’s native habitat is the cloud forest of New Zealand making it the obvious candidate for the role of the Ministry’s Special Envoy to …

 

Bureau of the Built Environment :: Dossier 01.11 :: HYPERSKY :: kram/weisshaar

Bureau of the Built Environment :: Dossier 01.11 :: HYPERSKY :: kram/weisshaar

“The installation HYPERSKY by Clemens Weisshaar and Reed Kram is a digital fresco of the 21st century, seamlessly integrated into the ceiling of …

 

Department of Silver Linings :: Dossier 03.11 :: Anish Kapoor

Department of Silver Linings :: Dossier 03.11 :: Anish Kapoor

Anish Kapoor “Cloud Gate”   Copyright Arcidalia (reblogged from Flickr) Click through to The Guardian interview with the artist.   Anish Kapoor "Sky Mirror" 2010   Anish Kapoor "Sky Mirror Red " …

 

Department of Silver Linings :: Dossier 02.11 :: Perran Costi

Department of Silver Linings :: Dossier 02.11 :: Perran Costi

Presenting the work of Perran Costi. The Baggage Series is a comment on land ownership and the often unattainable dream of buying a patch of …

 

Cabinet of Psychedelic Mind Clouds :: Dossier 01.11 :: Christian Ward

Cabinet of Psychedelic Mind Clouds :: Dossier 01.11 :: Christian Ward

The Ministry presents its first dossier of Psychedelic Mind Clouds (as well as some beautifully drawn airborne clouds), expressed to perfection by genius UK illustrator, …

 

Ambassador for Rainbows :: Visual Arts Reportage 01.11 :: Julie Verhoeven

Ambassador for Rainbows :: Visual Arts Reportage 01.11 :: Julie Verhoeven

  Click on the rainbow for a nostaligic ride over it.    

 

Department of Airborne Transportation, Engineering and Technology :: Demonstration Video 01.11 :: Cloud Knot

Department of Airborne Transportation, Engineering and Technology :: Demonstration Video 01.11 :: Cloud Knot

Learn to Tie the Auspicious Chinese Cloud Knot     Knot tying is an art form considered to be of great importance by the Ministry of Clouds on …

 

Standing Commitee for Precipitation :: Submission 02.11

Standing Commitee for Precipitation :: Submission 02.11

John Baldessari "Falling Cloud," 1965 Credit: Falckenberg Collection, Hamburg

 

Department of Airborne Transportation, Engineering and Technology :: Archival Image 01.11

Department of Airborne Transportation, Engineering and Technology :: Archival Image 01.11

The first air show at the Grand Palais in Paris, France. September 30th, 1909. Photograph by Léon Gimpel. At the Ministry of Clouds we are often …

 

Office of Fashion and Wearables :: Cloud Artefact 02.11

Office of Fashion and Wearables :: Cloud Artefact 02.11

  Rose gold and sterling silver cloud ring by Madeline Fountain for delight and darkness.    

 

Standing Commitee for Precipitation :: Submission 01.11

Standing Commitee for Precipitation :: Submission 01.11

Nell one happy cloud – many raindrips, 2010 enamel on New Zealand kiln dried pine 202.6 × 75.8cm

 

Department of Silver Linings :: Dossier 01.11

Department of Silver Linings :: Dossier 01.11

Agent Claire Francis submitted this compelling reminder of silver linings. The Secretary of Silver Linings followed with an update on the department’s activities as follows; Some days …