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Source: alertnet // Thin Lei Win An aerial view of flooded areas after water hyacinths clogged the Rio Grande de Mindanao River in Cotabato City, southern Philippines, June 22, 2011. REUTERS/Jay Morales/Malacanang Photo Bureau/Handout By Thin Lei Win BANGKOK (AlertNet) - Recent flooding in the southern Philippines has affected half a million people and destroyed crops, raising concerns about food shortages in the coming months, the U.N.
The motto of the exhibit—“the main thing is not winning but participating”—is often seen as consolation for losers, but in the Best of Russia 2010 contest, this phrase is synonymous with success. An extremely large number of photos were eliminated in preliminary screening. The jury received 26,546 photos from across the country and had to select 365—the number of days in the year, so all the photographers who made the list are automatically winners. The exhibit is far from an endorsement of the official view of “the Russian way of life.”
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- 19 May 2012 A BUILDING IS NOT ENOUGH: Occupying a Skyscraper for Art Hundreds of people are blocking a street in Milano protesting for the eviction of a skyscraper of 32 floors they were occupying. Torre Galfa, near Stazione Centrale, has been taken the 5 of May by Macao , a group of artists, video makers, journalists, immaterial workers to make a new arts center, to strengthen relationships between art and society and protest against abandoned buildings. The tower, quite new, was abandoned since 1996 in a town were many new skyscrapers are built for the Expo 2015 and nobody knows if they will ever be used. For 8 days thousands of people came in Torre Galfa, a huge space freed for performances, lectures, workshops, ideas, and also where everybody restlessly worked to make the place safe and warm.
Public demo versions of the IMAGINATION prototype are now available. Please try them at www.imagenotion.com and let us know what you think. 2009. September 14 ICT Results reports on IMAGINATION