This week, reinterpreting the Parthenon, Wall Streeters behaving badly, considering Hannah Höch, academic writing, remaking Robocop, modern day slavery, and more.
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 131 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, how are ya? Craig: You know, I’m — […]
A current exhibition at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology, is a deft rebuttal of Institutional Critique that mashes a variety of well-known works by well-known IC artists together inShow More Summary
This week's round up brings together new ads for VW, Pepsi Max, the Sochi Paralympics, Sony and Widerøe Airlines. First up though is the follow-up to last year's hugely successful dancing pony spot for mobile network 3. This one continues the 'silly stuff' theme and features a little girl and her singing pet cat – but does it live up to expectation?
There’s no doubt that Coca Cola knows how to connect with its customers – and there’s no better way to connect with your customers than through experiential marketing campaigns. Experiential marketing campaigns do what they say on the tin – especially [..] Read More
Today marks the 100th release for Gauss PDF, the publisher of digital and physical works that we’ve pointed you to again and again and again, because we mean it. “Initiated in 2010, [Gauss PDF] hosts a vast range of materials and media—from PDFs to videos to labyrinthine zip files—all available for free download and/or at-price [...]
[Watch Video] The Oscar nominated documentary “The Act of Killing” challenges Anwar Congo, a death squad leader during the mass killings in 1965 Indonesia, to re-enact the horrors of his past. Director Joshua Oppenheimer spoke to the...Show More Summary
Julian Oliver and Danja Vasiliev, two artists participating in Berlin’s Transmediale 2014 (January 29–February 2), had an artwork summarily disabled at the festival last month because the piece uses the same technology as the National Security Agency (NSA) to hijack cell phone information.
Encyclopedic curating surges on.
It's a typical week in New York: psychedelic painting, Brooklyn criticism, feminist archives, the Yiddish cannon, Julie Ault, and a Red Hook gallery opens a Manhattan outlet.
R. Lippok + D. Delcourt – Raster Noton Showcase, Mapping Festival 2013, Geneva from Dimitri Delcourt on Vimeo. Minimalism for its own sake isn’t terribly meaningful. But economical sound and geometries can become a medium for beautiful moments, if artists truly focus on form and relationship. Show More Summary
1. The book business is a great business: Trust me. I spent fifteen years in a really bad business: the music business (a super sleazy viper’s nest of an industry). I’m not saying the book biz doesn’t have its problems, but I’ve largely found publishing to be a well-oiled machine. Show More Summary
by Autumn Hays Considered to be one of the most renowned performance artists, Ron Athey began his works in the 80s. They are notorious for including aspects of S&M culture and it’s relation to the AIDS crisis. Athey’s iconic pieces focus on a wide range of subjects including sexuality, religiosity, trauma, gay identity, loss, illness […]
On February 19, American Art will host a special screening of the acclaimed documentary short film Inocente. This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art, which is on view through March...
Craig and John get in your head to talk procrastination, pageorexia and generalized anxiety. They also move beyond the psychopathology to discuss all the changes in the industry, from cable mergers to lawsuits to disruptive technologies. You’re not as paranoid as you think you are.
Advertise here with BSA As usual we have an amazing line-up for this issue of “What’s cool for designers this week”. We have quite a few notable websites and start-ups you should check out,...
"Steamboat Willie" (1928) was Walt Disney's first sound cartoon, and the first star vehicle for Mickey Mouse. Now, it has been remastered in digital animation—made hideous on purpose as a joke.(Video link to digital satire)(Watch the original Steamboat Willie)via Cartoon Brew
Cinematics is a timeline of classic films and characters illustrated by Pier Paolo, it's a experimental project that he did and his spare time. The sound was made by Marcelo Baldin also known as Combustion. The Cinematics lettering was...Show More Summary
Chase Finlay returns to the team lineup during the last week of NYCB's Winter Season. He'll lace up a pair of comfy, supportive dress shoes to twirl the ladies around in Bal De Couture on Thursday, February 27, and Friday...