Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, Fla.
Featuring immersive installations, anthropomorphic sculptures, light sculptures, and graphic wallpaper, this major solo exhibition by Korean artist Haegue Yang showcases her penchant for visual abstraction and surprise. Yang’s creations typically span a variety of media and methods (including olfactory, sonic, and performative elements), resulting in an altogether exhilarating viewing experience. (November 2–April 5, 2020; times and prices vary)
Austin Design Week
Various locations, Austin, Texas
The Lonestar State’s proudly weird, locally minded capital city hosts its fourth-annual week-long design celebration, in which gratis workshops, panels, talks, and studio tours take place throughout the city, all under this year’s theme, Make Space. (November 4–8; times vary)
Belfast Design Week
Various locations, Belfast, Ireland
With an emphasis on digital design, the Belfast Design Week is unlike any other. Expect to hear conversations around topics including “Empowerment through Game Design with Unity” (November 5) and “User Factor Story Boards” (November 8), and to see a slew of workshops, gallery visits, and panels. (November 4–10; times and prices vary)
Design Canberra Festival
Various locations, Canberra, Australia
Taking over Canberra, Australia, during the month of November, the Design Canberra Festival invites people of all backgrounds to discover and create new ideas, connections, and collaborations. More than 150 events, markplaces, studio tours, and home tours will transform the Australian capital into a design haven. (November 4–24; times and prices vary)
Ko Kirk Yamahira
Gallery 4Culture, 101 Prefontaine Pl. S, Seattle
Time and space are transformed in artist Ko Kirk Yamahira’s extraordinary deconstructed creations. In this self-titled exhibition, works are transformed from flat surfaces into draping, layered forms via individual threads plucked from the canvas weave. The intricate process honors his pure enjoyment of the creative process. (November 7–December 5; times vary, free)
Image on the homepage: Installation view of Haegue Yang: ETA1994–2018. Wolfgang Hahn Prize, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, 2018 . Photo: Museum Ludwig, Saša Fuis, Cologne
The Design Datebook is GRAY’s weekly list of must-attend design and cultural events around the world. For additional events, visit our calendar.