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Marina Abramovic and Ulay

Marina Abramovic and Ulay

Manchester Civil Justice Centre - England, United Kingdom Manchester Civil Justice Centre is a governmental building in Manchester, England. Completed in 2007, it houses Manchester's County Court and the Manchester District Registry of the High Court, the city's Family Proceedings Court, the district probate registry, and the regional and area Offices of the Court Service. The Civil Justice Centre was first major court complex built in Britain since George Edmund Street's Royal Courts of Justice in London completed in 1882. Commissioned by the Department for Constitutional Affairs, the building was funded as a Public–private partnership and is the centrepiece of the Spinningfields development.

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.

Art and the Cultural Turn: Farewell to Committed, Autonomous Art? Irmgard Emmelhainz Nowadays, artists’ voices are thought to be important in giving shape to society, and art is considered to be useful. Moreover, the state, the private sector and society attribute to art a decisive political role as on the one hand, they invest in culture with the purpose generating political and economic surplus value. On the other hand, art and cultural practices are now part of the same network of strategies and questions as social movements are (this space is known as the “Infosphere”). In a context in which the creative, political, and mediatic fields are intrinsically linked, contemporary cultural practices point toward a new social order in which art has merged with life, privileging lived experience, collective communication and performative politics. In turn, the commodification of culture and its use as a resource—as well as the fusion of art, politics, and media—have had a significant impact in the way in which capitalist economies operate. 1. 2. 3. 4.

100 Greatest Britons 100 Greatest Britons was broadcast in 2002 by the BBC. The programme was based on a television poll conducted to determine whom the United Kingdom public considered the greatest British people in history.[1][2] The series, Great Britons, included individual programmes featuring the individuals who featured in the top ten, with viewers having further opportunities to vote after each programme.[3] It concluded with a debate. All of the top 10 were dead by the year of broadcast. The poll resulted in nominees including Guy Fawkes, who was executed for trying to blow up the Parliament of England; Oliver Cromwell who created a republican England; Richard III, suspected of murdering his nephews; James Connolly, an Irish nationalist and socialist who was executed by the Crown in 1916; and a surprisingly high ranking of 17th for actor and singer Michael Crawford (the second highest-ranked entertainer, after John Lennon). Top 10 on the list[edit] See also[edit] References[edit] External links[edit]

Maze Design We've been working on producing mazes by computer, with input from a human designer. We're interested in two complementary questions with respect to maze design: Complexity: What makes a maze difficult to solve? The more we consider this question, the more elusive it becomes. It's certainly possible to begin defining mathematical measures of a maze's complexity, but complexity must depend on aspects of human perception as well. For example, the eye can easily become lost in a set of parallel passages. Gallery We have addressed these two aspects of maze design in separate sub-projects. We then studied maze design as a problem in non-photorealistic rendering. Clicking on the examples below will link you to a very high-res PNG. Papers Other resources Karan Singh has put together an excellent page about maze and labyrinth design, motivated by his NPAR 2006 paper on labyrinths. Mazes can be used to represent images in a couple of different ways.

Conway and Young :: Home Oliver Sacks Oliver Wolf Sacks, CBE (born 9 July 1933) is a British-American neurologist, writer, and amateur chemist who is Professor of Neurology at New York University School of Medicine. Between 2007 and 2012, he was professor of neurology and psychiatry at Columbia University, where he also held the position of "Columbia Artist". Before that, he spent many years on the clinical faculty of Yeshiva University's Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He also holds the position of visiting professor at the United Kingdom's University of Warwick.[1] Early life[edit] Sacks was the youngest of four children born to a North London Jewish couple: Samuel Sacks, a physician (died June 1990),[3] and Muriel Elsie Landau, one of the first female surgeons in England.[4] Sacks has a large extended family, and his first cousins include Israeli statesman Abba Eban, writer and director Jonathan Lynn, and economist Robert Aumann. Career[edit] Writing[edit] Honors[edit] Personal life[edit]

Incredible Strange Worlds Project by Matthew Albanese Creativity has no limits, but pro skills are need to accomplish great things. When you were kids in school you probably used to see those awful looking dioramas in science fare made by some kids that were really trying, but probably didn't have the skills of Matthew Albanese. Matthew Albanese has made some astonishing dioramas for a project he called Strange Worlds, in which he shows us some incredible landscapes. If you didn't know they were dioramas, you would just think it was a set of fantastic shots of some real-world scenery. My work involves the construction of small-scale meticulously detailed models using various materials and objects to create emotive landscapes. New Life Diorama made using painted parchment paper, thread, hand dyed ostrich feathers, carved chocolate, wire, raffia, masking tape, coffee, synthetic potting moss and cotton. Wildfire DIY Paradise Cotton, salt, cooked sugar, tin foil, feathers & canvas. Tornado Tornado made of steel wool, cotton, ground parsley and moss.

Merz Flaneuries Adam Nankervis and David Medalla have been commissed as the official MERZMAN artists in residence. Their brief? Basically, between 5th and 13th March, to re-MERZ Manchester and Liverpool. And, acting as latterday flâneurs, to set out to re-trace the footsteps of Kurt Schwitters and his peregrinations around Manchester, Bury, St Helens, Liverpool, etc. during 1946 - 47. Adam is an Australian artist, based in Liverpool and Berlin, Adam Nankervis has exhibited globally over the last 20 years. Adam Nankervis and David Medalla Copyright © 2011 by LITTORAL. Programs Overview | New York Needs You America Needs You: Connecting Ambition with Opportunity America Needs You (ANY) was founded by Robert Reffkin in July 2009, originally under the name of New York Needs You. Due to our program successes, we launched a sister program in New Jersey in 2012. America Needs You fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. Through the Fellows Program and Career Development Program, America Needs You - New York is making a difference for low-income college students. Fellows Program The ANY Fellows Program is an intensive program for high-achieving, low-income, first-generation college students. Our New York Fellows: Earn up to $2,500 in professional development grants Access 2 summer internships at prestigious companies and organizations Receive individualized support from a Mentor Coach Obtain in-kind services and products such as free business attire and subsidized test preparation Network with leading industry professionals Career Development Program

McNabb and Co - losing yourself in wooden cityscapes James McNabb is an intense person. He will tell you that. He is also exceptionally talented. His intensity and talent are evident in the remarkable Cityscapes he makes from scrap wood. And there is an opportunity for you to have a piece of his work for yourself, at a ridiculously reasonable price. For James, the city represents the land of endless possibilities, a place where people go to make something out of nothing in search of fortune and fame. A trained woodworker and furniture maker, McNabb describes his Cityscapes as his “land of endless possibilities. City Wheel is made out of wedge shaped pieces of cherry, oak, ash, and maple. City sphere – a very different challenge when it comes to construction, is almost the opposite to City Wheal, and gives a fish eye lens view of the city scape. Now James is planning the next incarnation of his City Series, as illustrated in the video above. .