Institute of Critical Zoologists "The work to follow is an exploration of these complexities and reminds us that birds occupy a large and central part of that universe that human beings constantly carve out of nature." Ding Li “In contemporary society birds are, perhaps, both the most watched and most eaten animal on our planet. They have become a focal point of debates about a 'proper' relationship between humankind and nature, and about definitions of humanity itself.” Naoko Noguchi Show & Tell Gallery Cooper Cole Vanessa Maltese April 10 - May 10, 2014 Participating artists include: Perception homepage Welcome to the Perception website Announcement: From issue 1 next year (2014) we will be using APA reference and citation style, so please style new submissions accordingly. Editors' guidelines (opens Word document)
Swings: Los Angeles Jeff installed swings in San Francisco, in the Marshall Islands, Panama and across Los Angeles, thanks to a grant from The Awesome Foundation. It’s a universal message. An appeal to celebrate the passions of our youth, to give in to simplistic urges, but mostly, to remind people of the difference a smile can make in their day and the infectious effect that smile has on those they encounter.
Jaemin Paik When We All Live To 150 2012, Jun 1 year Research Project, Mixed media How would family life change if we all lived to one-hundred and fifty or beyond? Editors' Blog Returning to the New York charity circuit less than a week after the New York collections have ended can feel a bit like returning to school’s varsity sport after just barely surviving pre-season training. Are you ready for your first match? The New Yorkers for Children fall gala Tuesday night was the first in many games to be played this season and a large roster showed up at Cipriani 42nd Street for the event, sponsored by CIRCA and St. John. Within minutes of the start time, a bottleneck of servers and long trained dresses clogged the entrance (as if we hadn’t already endured the General Assembly traffic outside).
ArtBase The ArtBase is Rhizome's archive of digital art, freely accessible to the public online. The Rhizome ArtBase was founded in 1999 to preserve works of net art that were deemed to be "of potential historical significance." Encompassing a vast range of projects from artists all over the world, the ArtBase provides a home for works that employ materials such as software, code, websites, moving images, games, and browsers.
106 of the most beloved Street Art Photos - Year 2010 More info. More info. More Banksy on Street Art Utopia. More info. More 3D on Street Art Utopia. More of this on streetartutopia.com. Olaf Stapledon William Olaf Stapledon (10 May 1886 – 6 September 1950) – known as Olaf Stapledon – was a British philosopher and author of influential works of science fiction. In 2014, he was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame. Life During the First World War he served as a conscientious objector. Stapledon became an ambulance driver with the Friends' Ambulance Unit in France and Belgium from July 1915 to January 1919; he was awarded the Croix de Guerre for bravery. On 16 July 1919 he married Agnes Zena Miller (1894–1984), an Australian cousin. They had first met in 1903, and later maintained a correspondence throughout the war.
CREEPN’CRAWL’S ARTIST MATT FRENCH Matt French is a mad prolific artist, dedicated to the skateboard art. He’s a real skateboarder too. He has lived his childhood in the 80′s so we have the same skate graphic inspirations and references. For me it’s a kinda fresh Jim Phillips with a creepy twist! He has done tons of graphics (Pocket Pistols, Volcom, LibTech..), always manually with pen, ink and paint, full of crazy details and smart ideas. Buckminster Fuller Presages Online Education, with a Touch of TED, Netflix, and Pandora, in 1962 by Maria Popova A prophetic vision for mobile, time-shifted, tele-commuted, on-demand education. In 1962, Buckminster Fuller delivered a prophetic lecture at Southern Illinois University on the future of education aimed at “solving [educational] problems by design competence instead of by political reform.” It was eventually published as Education Automation: Comprehensive Learning for Emergent Humanity (public library) — a prescient vision for online education decades before the web as we know it, and half a century before the golden age of MOOCs, with elements of TED and Pandora mixed in. Fuller begins by tracing his own rocky start in traditional education and his eventual disillusionment with the establishment:
20 Examples of Graffiti & Street Art-Europe #1 In this post, the first of a series, we show you 20 top street art and graffiti artworks around the world. Today we start with Europe – next post: South America! > Asia Ant Farm (group) Ant Farm was an avant-garde architecture, graphic arts, and environmental design practice, founded in San Francisco in 1968 by Chip Lord and Doug Michels (1943-2003). Ant Farm's work often made use of popular icons in the United States, as a strategy to redefine the way those were conceived within the country's imaginary. We wanted to be an architecture group that was more like a rock band.