In a postcolonial world, the site of the 1907 Colonial Exhibition has become a source of inspiration for artists working against colonial ideologies and structures that still exist today.
A look at this week's art news, including the selection of Mark Bradford as the United States' representative at the 2017 Venice Biennale, and exhibitions on view everywhere from Florida to France.
Take a sonic descent into Hades with 'Adeus,' João Costa's copper plate sound machine.
Watch star of the Japanese independent wrestling circuit and former headliner for New Japan Wrestling Kota Ibushi fight Yoshihiko, an inflatable doll. Incredible. There are so many different themes in this performance: sexuality, the body, the spectacle, humor not to mention the possibility of triumph without defeat. Show More Summary
Notes for national corpse month, continued: I keep returning to this moment during the one-year memorial of Michael Brown’s death, August 9, 2015, in Ferguson, Missouri, when Marcellus Buckley was reading a poem he had written the night before. I stayed up all night, he said. I was standing beneath an oak tree with Dot […]
India is an exciting market for indie authors and today, Rasana Atreya gives an overview of the publishing landscape and outlines tips for self-publishing in India. In the introduction, I talk about the death of Prince and the need to reflect on our mortality and what will make up our creative body of work. I […]
Making balls of dirt may seem easy, but it took Bruce Gardner over thirty tries before he mastered the technique.
A 3D artist and a musician gave two pieces of Ancient Greek sculpture new, digital life in 'Tripping Ghosts.'
Japanese hip-hop idol group Lyrical School's newest video, for the track "RUN and RUN," is a bit like an iPhone ad on acid, or a Luddite's nightmarish parody of what goes on in the worlds of screen-addicted teenagers.
The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 246 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today, we welcome writer-director Lorene Scafaria, whose new movie […]
Talking sex and intimacy is easier when in the context of an online visual art gallery.
Design-art master Ryan McGinness talks shop and coping with art world woes.
Photographer Nick Brandt transforms his portraits of East African wildlife into ephemeral monuments to a vanishing world.
Montreal-based studio, Iregular, gives audiences a chance to dance with the shadows of synthetic moonlight.
No Pineapple Left Behind, from Subaltern Games, turns the controversial 2001 No Child Left Behind Act, which connected federal funding in American public schools to standardized test scores, into a bleak management game.
Surprise: there’s a little tiny rave hiding inside a flickering LED lamp from a toy. Fortunately, we can bring it out – and you can try this yourself with LED circuitry, or just download our sound to remix. Surprise Super Fun Disco LED Hack from Darsha Hewitt on Vimeo. Show More Summary
Leonardo da Vinci’s Drawing Materials is a short (5 minute) video in which a conservator from the Royal Collection Trust describes and demonstrates some of the drawing materials available to Leonardo and other Renaissance artists. It was produced in conjunction with the exhibit “Leonardo da Vinci: Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection” that is on […]
He was two decades removed from the height of his powers, but the 2007 Super Bowl halftime show may have been Prince at his Prince-iest The post Why the 2007 Super Bowl was an act of peak Prince appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Brendan Patrick is living proof that anything is possible with nothing more than your imagination.
Supercut master Jacob T. Swinney returns a survey of groundbreaking films from a century of cinematic history.