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Marina Abramovic and Ulay

Marina Abramovic and Ulay
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UK's child refugees tell their unique stories | Society It is not news that millions of children worldwide are displaced by war and human rights violations every year; only recently, we heard of the Syrian children being used as human shields in the conflict. With organisations acting as necessary and admirable mouthpieces for them, however, it means that we rarely get to hear from the children themselves. A new series of animated short films, Seeking Refuge, is seeking to change that. The five films, which look at the experiences of five young people who fled their home countries and sought asylum in the UK, are aimed at nine- to 16-year-olds. They will be broadcast online and on BBC2's Learning Zone to coincide with Refugee Week. Young female refugees face specific issues. Andy Glynne, managing director of Mosaic Films, the Bafta-winning company behind the films, started using the testimony of young refugees living in the UK eight months ago. They found participants after extensive research and working with key organisations and schools.

10 Awesome Infographics for Graphic Designers As a graphic designer, you’ve probably designed at least a few infographics for your clients – or even for fun. You can create (and sell) infographics for any topic or industry, which means infographics can be a lucrative source of income. Some designers make a full-time living designing infographics alone. And while infographics always require the talents of a graphic designer, how many infographics have you seen that feature graphic designers? The following 10 awesome infographics were made by graphic designers, for graphic designers. 1. Learn what different colors represent and what emotions they stir, and when and how to use them in your own designs. 2. This infographic serves as a quick reference for the basic elements of design, complete with tips for how and why each should be considered when creating any design. 3. A humorous look at the daily life of a graphic designer – super deadlines, tons of work, frantic environment and (hopefully) good pay. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Leslie's Artgallery : Digital Art - Women in Art par Philip Scott Johnson Women in Art Philip Scott Johnson (2007) La vidéo "Women in Art", réalisée par Philip Scott Johnson, est une hymne impressionnante consacrée à l'histoire de l'art à travers l'image de la femme. La musique est celle de Yo-Yo Ma jouant la Sarabande de la Suite pour Violoncelle n° 1 de Bach. Cette vidéo, téléchargée sur de nombreux sites vidéo collaboratifs, a créé une vraie euphorie sur le web. Rien que sur le site YouTube, elle a été visionnée par plus de 5,3 millions visiteurs et elle a suscité plus de 10.000 commentaires endéans 2 mois. Cette vidéo est un vrai chef d'oeuvre d'art digital sur les plans de la maîtrise technique et de la créativité artistique. Les oeuvres d'art utilisées pour la création du film "Women in Art" ont été répertoriées par Boni, instructrice professionnelle au "Fayetteville Technical Community College" sur son site dédié aux novices de l'Internet.

concepts metaphysiques Les Egyptiens pensaient que tout individu se composait de sept éléments: le corps, le nom, l’ombre le cœur, l’akh, le ba et le ka; certains de ces termes sont malaisés à appréhender car ces notions n'existent pas dans notre concept corps, âme et esprit. Les termes de Akh, Ba et Ka désignent les composantes de la partie spirituelle des hommes Ba représenté sous la forme d'un oiseau Tombe N° 359 à Deir El Medina Représenté comme un oiseau à tête humaine, le ba est l'énergie de communication, de transformation et de déplacement de chaque personne. Comme avec des humains, les divinités pourraient également avoir le Ba voire plusieurs. Quand un dieu intervenait dans des affaires humaines, on disait que ses baou (pluriel de ba) du dieu étaient au travail. Le corps djet (ou sab ou khet) matériel, est le réceptacle des composantes de la personnalité telles que le ba, le ka, l'akh, l'ombre ou le nom. Ka du roi Hor (fin du moyen empire) Akh Pesée du coeur

How To Make Money Doing What You Love It's painful to sit behind a desk inside a walled office when your soul just longs to do something creative, meaningful, and exciting. It longs to use its unique talents and experiences to do good in the world and get paid well to do it. It dreams of working from a laptop anywhere in the world. The good news is that this is possible. It's not only possible but necessary for your happiness. Five years ago, I was sitting in a business suit and high heels behind a desk working as a corporate banker in New York City. Here are some tips for getting clear on your purpose and creating a business that supports your dreams: 1. I know, I know. If money weren't a necessity, what would I spend my days doing? Everything counts. I want you to spend more time doing the things you love ... You can't think your way to your purpose, it emerges from your soul. 2. There are people out there searching for your help. You have a unique blend of talents and experiences that no one else has. 3. 4.

Unique Greg Brotherton’s Sculptures Talented artist Greg Brotherton creates creepy and strange sculptures using antique cash registers, telephones, beer taps, hammer-formed steel and other repurposed objects. “Inspired by human curiosity and the wonderful mechanisms curiosity drives, the forms I present emerge from a disordered mechanical history, often revealed through a dystopian lens.” With a consuming drive to build things that often escalate in complexity as they take shape, Greg’s work is compulsive. Working with hammer-formed steel and re-purposed objects, his themes tend to be mythological in nature, revealed through a dystopian view of pop culture. Enjoy!

Le culte de la perfection Egyptienne Le culte de la perfection Egyptienne - Vu 11348 fois. En Egypte, il existait autrefois une mystérieuse association de prêtres bien organisée, dont le symbole était l’œil d’Horus. Ils exerçaient le vrai pouvoir, dans l’ombre des pharaons. Ils descendaient de prêtres qui avaient survécus au cycle précédent de l’humanité. Ceux-là même, qui avaient vu dans le déluge universel, une chance de guider l’humanité vers une destinée plus haute, et qui voulaient fonder une nouvelle société vouée à la perfection spirituelle. Ils élevèrent la civilisation Egyptienne du néant, à partir de leurs temples et de leurs actes religieux. Ils révélaient la vérité par le biais de ces histoires fabuleuses, ces paraboles pleines d’enseignement. Dans une pièce de l’un des temples, on peut voir dessiné aux murs, Isis, la sœur d’Osiris l’un des personnages mythique dont nous vous parlions précédemment. Sa souffrance devient paix, son intolérance devient respect, son agonie devient harmonie. Complément : Egypte

Let Your Children Grow Up to Be Farmers | Jenna Woginrich "Don't Let Your Children Grow Up to Be Farmers." That was the title of an op-ed piece in the New York Times circling around my Facebook feed this week. You may have read it yourself, but if not here's the gist: There is no money in farming with integrity as a small business model. The article ends with issues farmers need to fight for, like loan forgiveness for college grads (I personally would love this one) who pursue agriculture and better wages for every part of the food-growing system. Let your children grow up to be farmers. Let them know what it is like to be free from fluorescent lights and laser pointer meetings. Farming never has been, and never will be, an easy life but for many it is an easy choice. I have been living on this farm full-time for nearly two years, and it has never been without worry. And that may be the best reason to let you children grow up to become farmers: they can feed themselves. Let your children grow up to become farmers.

Skeletal Creatures Carved From Everyday Objects What once were doors, rolling pins, coat hangers, and picture frames are now the skeletal remains of vertebrates. Montreal-based artist Maskull Lasserre brings these objects to life- or perhaps death. By carefully carving into the wooden surfaces that we commonly overlook in our everyday environments, Lasserre reveals a deeper world inside. For the month of December until January 19, 2013, his woodworkings were exhibited as a set called Fable in Toronto’s Centre Space gallery. See Also OUR EXQUISITE CORPSE: BEADED SKULLS FROM MEXICO According to Lasserre: “The history of these well worn things holds the potential for surprising outcomes. See more work by Maskull Lasserre in the portfolio on his website. Maskull Lasserre’s Radio Interview Scenes by Liana Voia (Part 1) Maskull Lasserre’s Radio Interview Scenes by Liana Voia (Part 2) Via: thisiscolossal.com

LE SERPENT PREMIER A L'ORIGINE DE LA CREATION Le même hiéroglyphe se décrypte "serpent" au premier niveau terre-à-terre, mais au second niveau il signifie "vibration" et au troisième "Vie" ! "Est-ce un hasard si toutes les danses traditionnelles de toutes les tribus humaines sont vibration des corps, déroulements en cercles et spirales, imitation de la reptation du serpent ? Chez les Indiens Zunis habitant encore les pueblos au Nouveau Mexique, la fête du solstice d'hiver, fête du Nouvel An, donnait lieu à des “chants spirales” et à des “danses spirales” (6). Chez le peuple Bavenda d'Afrique du Sud, les jeunes vierges obtiennent la fertilité due à l'harmonie cosmique « au moyen d'une danse où elles s'identifient à la force du serpent.(7) » ; après les pluies, les danseurs bavendas « tournent en des mouvements rythmiques rappelant les enroulements sinueux du python(8) », lors d'une danse appelée Deumba. « l'Aube du jour de la Terre », qui sont alors revivifiées. Egypte. Le serpent, image du chaos porte la barque Autre image de Vishnu.

A Young Generation Sees Greener Pastures In Agriculture Marya Gelvosa and Josh Gerritsen run a small farm on Maine's rocky mid-coast, providing their local community with beef, lamb and heritage poultry. They're decades younger than the average American farmer, but they love the lifestyle. "It's very fulfilling work," Gelvosa says. Josh Gerritsen/Donkey Universe Farm hide caption itoggle caption Josh Gerritsen/Donkey Universe Farm Marya Gelvosa and Josh Gerritsen run a small farm on Maine's rocky mid-coast, providing their local community with beef, lamb and heritage poultry. Josh Gerritsen/Donkey Universe Farm America's heartland is graying. Overall, fewer young people are choosing a life on the land. Fulfilling Work, Noble Work On a windy hillside just a few miles from Maine's rocky mid-coast, it's 10 degrees; snow is crunching underfoot. Josh Gerritsen reaches out to one of the farm's Highland calves. itoggle caption Jennifer Mitchell/MPBN Josh Gerritsen reaches out to one of the farm's Highland calves. Jennifer Mitchell/MPBN

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