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Abstract paintings spiritual art by Rassouli Avatar Fine Arts. Confinement: photographic responses to the pandemic. Mandala Maker Online, Free Mandala Generator. New comic book The Grot is a timely quarantine read imagining Australian life in a climate-ravaged world - ABC News. Australian illustrator and comic artist Filthyratbag tackles anxiety, sexism and body image on Instagram - ABC News. Nick Cave: 'cancel culture is bad religion run amuck' Political correctness has an “asphyxiating effect on the creative soul of a society”, according to Nick Cave, who has criticised “cancel culture” in his latest newsletter where he calls it “bad religion run amuck”.

Nick Cave: 'cancel culture is bad religion run amuck'

In his latest Red Hand Files newsletter, the Australian musician was asked what he thinks of cancel culture. In response he decried people’s refusal to engage with “difficult ideas” and claimed that moving toward a more equal society could mean essential values were forfeited. “Political correctness has grown to become the unhappiest religion in the world,” he wrote. “Its once honourable attempt to reimagine our society in a more equitable way now embodies all the worst aspects that religion has to offer (and none of the beauty) – moral certainty and self-righteousness shorn even of the capacity for redemption.” Heather Dewey-Hagborg. Heather Dewey-Hagborg (born June 4, 1982, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an information artist and bio-hacker.[1] She is best known for her project Stranger Visions, a series of portraits created from DNA she recovered from discarded items, such as hair, cigarettes and chewing gum while living in Brooklyn, New York.[2] From the extracted DNA, she determined gender, ethnicity and other factors and then used face-generating software and a 3D printer to create a speculative, algorithmically determined 3D portrait.

Heather Dewey-Hagborg

While critical of technology and surveillance, her work has also been noted as provocative in its lack of legal precedent.[3][4] Education[edit] Dewey-Hagborg continued refining her work as an artist and computer programmer, studying artificial intelligence,[5] while obtaining a Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University (NYU)[7] in 2007. It was here she curated a robotic performance art show called Robots on the March! Choose vintage, avoid stretch: how to wear jeans sustainably. Why are jeans so controversial?

Choose vintage, avoid stretch: how to wear jeans sustainably

Is it the estimated 10,000 litres of water needed to grow the cotton for every pair? The dark blue lines of toxic pollution in China’s Pearl River that can be seen from space? 'Massive backwards step': Australia to no longer have a federal arts department. Australia will no longer have a federal department with a major focus on the arts.

'Massive backwards step': Australia to no longer have a federal arts department

On Thursday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a public service overhaul, cutting the number of departments from 18 to 14 from next February. Under the changes, the current Department of Communications and the Arts will be rolled into a new entity that will be called the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications. Cultural and creative activity contributed $111.7 billion to Australia’s economy in one year.

Getty It remains to be seen how the arts will fit into this new department and how arts funding and resources will be affected. - Visual Art Encyclopedia. Himalayan Art Resources. Nicholas Roerich. Nicholas Roerich (/ˈrɛrɪk/; October 9, 1874 – December 13, 1947) – known also as Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh (Russian: Никола́й Константи́нович Ре́рих) – was a Russian painter, writer, archaeologist, theosophist, philosopher, and public figure, who in his youth was influenced by a movement in Russian society around the spiritual.

Nicholas Roerich

He was interested in hypnosis and other spiritual practices and his paintings are said to have hypnotic expression.[1][2] Born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, to a well-to-do notary public father of Baltic German ancestry and a Russian mother,[3] he lived in various places around the world until his death in Naggar,[4] Himachal Pradesh, India. Trained as an artist and a lawyer, his main interests were literature, philosophy, archaeology, and especially art. Revolutionary easel improves your artwork. Remove aches and pains.

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As are the testimonials of adventurous and forward thinking artists that decide to paint with one. CLICK HERE TO READ THEM By rotating the large winged bracket at the top of the tripod, the centre shaft can be raised and locked to give another 30cm in canvas height if required. Giving 180cm in total height to the centre of your canvas. 6 Mind Expanding Movies That Will Make You Question Reality And Life. By Sofia Some movies are made to touch our heart and soul with an overabundance of sentiment.

6 Mind Expanding Movies That Will Make You Question Reality And Life

They make us come in touch with our humanity and empathy. And some films are made to touch our mind, to get our mental cogs working, to awaken and expand our consciousness. They are films that deal with questions that we are all too eager and too afraid to ponder. It is those films that signal our awakening, and that push us into seeing life and our existence differently. 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die. The book has been popular in Australia, where it was the seventh best-selling book in the country for a week in April 2004[3] and was promoted alongside the presentation of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's My Favourite Film television special.[4] The book has been published in several languages such as English, Dutch, Swedish, Greek, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish, Portuguese (Brazilian and Portuguese editions), Hungarian, French, Spanish, Slovene, Croatian, Turkish, Estonian, and Polish.

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

The localized editions include a few of the country's own films. Contributors[edit] Editions[edit] Source: WorldCat. It is sometimes the small things, the ones we take for granted, that are the most wonderful. The Unconformity: beauty and devastation collide in isolated Tasmanian mining town. The descent into Queenstown, Tasmania, is one of disparate and formidable beauty.

The Unconformity: beauty and devastation collide in isolated Tasmanian mining town

As the Lyell highway wends its way through hairpin bends, the surrounding mountainsides shed world heritage forest, shed trees of any kind, becoming the region’s famed lunar dreamscape. The magenta, ochre and smoky-green hues of the denuded hillsides are remarkable to look at, cast in a slightly different glow at every turn, recalling the mesas of New Mexico, or the Painted Desert (Arizona or South Australia, whichever you fancy).

But this beauty is complicated by its genesis – more than a century of extensive mining has decimated the area: minerals are hauled out of the earth, and decades of sulphurous smelter fumes allow little in the way of regeneration. How to contact any director or producer if I want to show them my own created story or script - Quora. Lulu - Online Self Publishing Book & eBook Company. Letting environmental art speak for itself is no longer enough. Cynthia Hooper is constantly dancing.

Letting environmental art speak for itself is no longer enough

At least, this is how the Californian film-maker describes balancing the two halves of her practice. Yes, she makes works of art; but she also tries to raise awareness of environmental issues. EXIT - ArtCOP21. When 25 Nov 2015 - 10 Jan 2016 12pm - 12am From 12:00 to 0:00 every day except Tuesday. Closed January 1st, May 1st and December 25th Exceptional closing at 18h on 24th and 31st December. Upcoming Events – Amy Balkin: Public Smog – Art+Climate=Change.

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, Saturday – Sunday 12 – 5pm Amy Balkin is an American artist whose practice investigates the geo-political and legal structures that define and claim the land and sky. Interested in the evolving issues around climate change politics, Balkin’s process-oriented work includes the purchasing of land and the atmosphere, the creation of websites, photographs and videos, and the presentation of public talks. Ice Watch Paris. Alex Grey. Tourist8. If you’ve ever waited on a three-hour line only to find the Eiffel Tower just…meh, then you know the value of avoiding tourist traps. Here, eight places we firmly think you can skip--and what to do with your time instead. Times Square Bright lights, big city. That’s about all Times Square is to NYC. Tilt shifting Vincent Van Gogh paintings reveal so much more about this talented artist - Lost At E Minor: For creative people. Vincent van Gogh’s art is already spectacular for its beautiful blending of colours in grand landscapes.

So what could make it look even greater? Using tilt-shift photography to really bring van Gogh’s scenes to life. Third-year art school student Serena Malyon created these images through Photoshop by adjusting the photograph’s contrast, colour saturation, and depth of focus. Nothing in these images has been added or taken away in Photoshop – it’s simply tilt-shiting at its finest, focusing on things in van Gogh’s paintings we never took notice of before.

2,300 Floating Flowers In Tokyo. The installation is handmade by teamLab, a collective made up of tech specialists based in Tokyo, Japan. Floating Flower Garden is a part of exhibition at Miraikan National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation. 2300 flowers, to be exact, are suspended in a room that responds to the movement of visitors as they enter and walk through the forest of floating flowers. As visitors approach, the flowers float above their head, creating a small dome. It’s like the Rain Room, but with vegetation. (Via) Did You Like the Post? Joost bakker (@joostbakker) The World’s Oldest Multicolored Printed Book Has Been Opened and Digitized for the First Time. The spectral dimension: mood indigo. Digger by Vincent Van Gogh - 1811 - Watercolor. Bringing our past to your future. Vistaprint: business cards, invitations, labels & more.

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Learn more and view actual submission reviews » IMPORTANT DETAILS: Submission reviews will be sent AFTER the Emerging Talent Awards 2016 deadline (it takes time to write a thoughtful review!). I really have to say thank you (BIG TIME!) Christian BobstLensCulture Visual Storytelling 2015 FinalistWorld Press Photo, 2nd place Winner La Lutte Senegalese. Rise above: the best city drone photography on Instagram. In 1975, this Kodak employee invented the digital camera. His bosses made him hide it. Golden mean photography. REM's Michael Stipe on his 37,000 photos – of stars, lovers and Kurt Cobain's hands.

‘It was dismissed as a hobby, which was a bit diminishing,” says Michael Stipe. “It meant a lot more to me than that.” How it felt to get naked with strangers for Spencer Tunick's nude Melbourne photo shoot. How They Did It: The Visual F/X of Gondry's Mood Indigo - MovieMaker Magazine. Canvas by Grolsch. Morrison Hotel Gallery. Yourshot.nationalgeographic. Photographer encounters forgotten Chinese city covered in lush vegetation. Whenever new photographs arise of manmade structures gone untouched for years, it's hard to look away. Berndnaut - index. CC Search. Deakin University Library. Official Dorothea Mackellar Website. Suzanne Plunkett. Photography. Hollywood bigwigs shower praise on creators of Minnesota bowling alley drone video.

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