Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

All Blogs / Arts / Posts With Video


Monarch: The Leader of a New Generation of Social Plugins

Advertise here with BSA Each and every one of us comes across interesting pieces of information in our daily news feed, or as we are casually surfing the web. At times, we even feel the urge to share some of those articles, videos, images, etc with the people we know. Show More Summary

Watching Edward Snowden

last weekArts : Prospero

OPEN secrets are funny things. Partway through “Citizenfour”, Edward Snowden—the biggest leaker in the history of American spying, and the subject of the film—recalls how, for many years, people chatting online about politically sensitive subjects would joke nervously that their conversations would get them placed on some government watchlist. Show More Summary

Book review: Imagine Architecture. Artistic Visions of the Urban Realm

A young generation of creatives sees the urban landscape as the starting point for their work. When these illustrators, sculptors, or photographers engage with architecture, their art overrules conventional doctrines on the use of space. They use buildings as a medium for their ideas, breaking norms and triggering new tensions

Why children's charities need a rebrand

Unicef today became the latest children's charity to launch a new brand identity, following NSPCC this week and the Children's Society last month. Here, we look at the differences and similarities in each charity's approach, and why so many organisations in the sector are looking to reinvent themselves...

5 Things We Learned About Creative Briefs From Briefly

Every designer has had a problem dealing with a client’s requests. Some clients give too … Read more posts by Claire Jariss Manlapas

How Turner Loved Painting, So He Set It Free

“If you love someone,” pop star Sting sang years ago, “set them free.” Sometimes the first rule of love is forgetting all the rules that constrain the object of one’s affection, while trusting that the beloved will return on their own. Show More Summary

Eye Catcher, the frame that responds to your emotions

The most banal-looking wooden frame takes a life of its own as soon as you come near it. It quickly positions itself in front of you, spots your eyes and starts expressing 'emotions' based on your own. Eye Catcher uses the arm of anShow More Summary

Gracious in victory

last weekArts : Prospero

WHAT does it take to write a Man Booker-winning novel? A good rubbish bin, according to Richard Flanagan, the Australian novelist who was awarded this year’s prize at a ceremony at Guildhall in London last night. The author also confessed,...Show More Summary

Be A Better Designer By Eating An Elephant

I can’t imagine any other industry in which so much change happens so quickly. If you stop paying attention for a week, it can feel like you’ve not been listening for a year. There’s so much to learn. Falling behind is easy, too. WeShow More Summary

Scriptnotes, Ep 166: Critics, Characters and Business Affairs — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey, this is John. So today’s episode has the F word in it like four times because we read this letter aloud. So if you have your kids in the car, maybe don’t listen to this episode with the kids in the car […]

Shedding a limiting label to embrace a new identity as artist

2 weeks agoArts : Art Beat

[Watch Video]Arc of the Arts trains people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as professional artists. Offered a boost of confidence, an outlet for self-expression and platform for exposure, these artists refine their crafts and practice social skills to use in their new careers. Show More Summary

Miko Fogarty: Her Flare for Flan and Dramatic Style

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Miko Fogarty appeared in the award-winning 2011 ballet documentary “First Position” and has accumulated awards from prestigious dance competitions such as YAGP, the Prix de Lausanne, the Varna International Ballet Competition, and the Moscow International Ballet Competition. She chats with us about her hobbies, cross-training, and more.

Critics, Characters and Business Affairs

2 weeks agoArts / Writing : JohnAugust.com

John and Craig were delighted to join the Slate Culture Gabfest on stage to talk about the gulf between critics and creators. We have the audio from that, and additional thoughts on the issue.

The Weenies

If you've never heard of "The Weenies," that's because it's the toy and cartoon phenomenon that almost happened, but got cancelled before it fully rolled out. The concept was developed in 1983 by Mel Birnkrant, Mike Strouth, and Kiscom, and then purchased by Coleco to be the next big thing after Cabbage Patch Kids. Show More Summary

The easy way to future-proof your web design skillset

The last century has seen a tremendous shift in the value we place on artisans. Particularly in light of the mass market style production of products, craftsmanship is still sought after for its quality and distinct style. Today, web designers are amongst the list of professionals who are working with the constant threat of being […]

Six Figure Success Self-Publishing Non-Fiction Books With Steve Scott

If you want a six figure income from your books, it’s a good idea to model people who are already making this kind of money. Steve Scott seemed to burst onto the indie non-fiction scene in early 2014, but in fact, he has 42 books and has had an internet business since 2006. I interview […]

Talks From Copenhagen REVERSE Festival: Steven Zultanski on Conceptual Writing, Vanessa Place on Divya Victor’s ‘Race Card’

Just a few weeks ago, an international poetry festival—REVERSE 2014—took place in Copenhagen. Participating poets and scholars were Steven Zultanski, Vanessa Place, and Robert Fitterman from stateside; Susanne Christensen, from Denmark; and Natalia Fedorova, from Russia, among many others. Show More Summary

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC