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Racialicious Crush Of The Week: Jakeya Caruthers

by • October 19th, 2012

By Andrea Plaid Meeting one of my long-admired-from-afar writer/thinkers, Darnell Moore, over coffee-talk about gentrification and public transportation, I asked for suggestions for people I could interview for future Crushes. He said that he knew this sistah at Stanford University who taught a class on Afrofuturism. “Latoya’s taking a class on that as part of […]

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Best New Blog: Zea Barker’s "Drawings in the 4th Dimension"

by • April 4th, 2012

One of our favorite artists of all time, Ms. Zea Barker, creator of Boney Lil, which we blogged about last year, has come out with a new blog of animated gifs that make us super happy. [Zea Barker’s “Drawings in the 4th Dimension] [Follow Zea Barker on…

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A Short Film Celebrating the Mathematical Art of M.C. Escher

by • February 29th, 2012

INSPIRATIONS from Cristóbal Vila on Vimeo.The beautiful art of M.C. Escher and its mathematical significance.

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The Fantastic Pen and Ink Art of Mr. Mead.

by • February 25th, 2012

Mr Meads Captain James McWolfson. from tom mead on Vimeo.UK Artist Mr. Mead is my new favorite discovery. His pen-and-ink drawings blend anthropomorphized animalia with a post-apocalyptic sensibility. The above video documents his artistic process crea…

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Artist of Note: Chile’s Fab Ciraolo

by • January 31st, 2012

The hot new artist of the season and the planet is sure to be Santiago, Chile-based Fab Ciraolo. Fab Ciraolo takes past-tense, seminal modern artists, performers, actors, musicians, et al (such as Frida Kahlo above, Salvador Dali and others) and mashes…

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Beards are Forever

by • January 24th, 2012

 Lest we forget, beards are now! To be sure, they’ve been trending for a few years, but this short film pretty much demonstrates for us the apex of the latest iteration of the movement. For more studies on the joy of beards see Kristina Weise’s hi…

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GLOBAL NIGHT CAR

by • November 30th, 2011

Weltnachtauto – wereldnacht autoThis is a project with 9 poets, each writing two stanzas, some knowing what the others have written, while some poets never knew what the others wrote. Then chance played its part and also a wee bit of …

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Beautiful Folding Chair Made from Single Piece of Cardboard

by • November 13th, 2011

A folding cardboard chair and desk. One sheet, no cuts.I love innovations like this.Via @JohnMaeda

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Meghalaya’s "Living Bridge": Sustainable Living Architecture

by • November 5th, 2011

India’s Meghalaya state region has a cultural tradition based on adapting and surviving in a radical environment: They train the roots of trees to grow into sustainable bridges that will adapt and grow over 500 years to create natural traverses for hum…

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Infinite Perspectives: Places I’ll Remember

by • October 6th, 2011

Imagine if maps could pop off the page like the terrain they represent? When cartographer Jeffrey Ambroziak had that thought as a kid, he solved the problem by working on an algorithm that creates an Infinite Perspective.Science House is curating a spe…

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