Last week, I was invited to a screening at the Tribeca Film Festival of the first episode of the Rootsremake, set to premiere on the History Channel on Memorial Day. During the screening, which took place at the School of Visual Arts Theatre, a random white woman sat in the seat right next to me while dozens of other seats were available. Show More Summary
Hundreds of art school hopefuls had to go back to the drawing board after a computer glitch crushed their grad school dreams.
Bill Rankin reveals historical insights about the industry of slavery on the eve of the Civil War. American school children learn that slavery caused the American Civil War. Other historians argue that this explanation is simplistic, and there were other contributing factors. Show More Summary
Researchers from the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School have developed a smartphone application that projects a magnified smartphone screen to Google Glass, which users can navigate using head movements to view a corresponding portion of the magnified screen. Show More Summary
Before Jake Berthot became a painter, he was ridiculed by high school peers for an unorthodox answer he once gave in class. Berthot’s teacher rescued him by saying that the response he’d given made its own kind of sense because the young man was a poet.
"States of Incarceration" features archival images, data visualizations, interviews and research about mass incarceration.
There are a lot of things in life that can be solved with a good timeline. While most people tend to think of them as a specialized way of visualizing data, or something they learned about in elementary school, I love them. I think all my major research projects have involved creating timelines — they … Continue reading Tools We Use: Aeon Timeline 2 ?
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School of Visual Arts chair and Core77 partner Allan Chochinov to speak at PSFK's flagship conference on designing for the future
As a student at the illustrious School of Visual Arts in New York, Dozie Kanu clearly has an eye for aesthetics. For the first of his self-produced projects the young designer set about creating a pair of simple dining chairs, transforming the classic curved back shape into something far more contemporary. Fashioned from tubular steel, upholstered […]
For our latest installment of Out of the Box, we gave students in School of Visual Arts' photography program some of spring's most interesting fashion and accessories and asked them to explore them for a day through their own lens. What came back was an adventurous selection of images, each... More »
In all the hullabaloo about the UCLA Civil Rights Project study last week, I somehow never saw this chart from admittedly pro-reform Great School Voices showing what they found in terms of district (blue) and charter (red) suspension rates. Show More Summary
Russian mom Yuliya Skorobogatova thinks her newest photography project sums up parenting quite well. As a student at the School of Visual Arts in Moscow, she created a series of selfie stick photos that document her chaotic life with her 1-year-old and 13-year-old daughters. Show More Summary
Pi ( ?) is one of the most important numbers in mathematics. But if you never really understood how to use it while taking geometry in high school – never fear, just watch this quick visualizations. Produced by Alex Kuzoian Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
It was once a common notion that abstract painting was analogous to music.
Finding your way around an unfamiliar building can be tricky for anyone, but its far more difficult for people with visual impairments. A pair of researchers at Rutgers University School of Engineering came up with a way of improving...Show More Summary
The building, located at University of Chicago Laboratory School's main campus, reinterprets the 1904 limestone facade of the neighboring Belfield Hall and establishes a visual dialogue between the old and the new. The predominantlyShow More Summary
Conceived by Walt Disney in 1960 and established through a merger of two older art schools, CalArts is one of the nation's premiere institutions for the performing and visual arts. In our latest school profile, we talk to professor Michael Worthington about the school's growing motion graphics programs.
BlazBlue prequel Xblaze Code: Embryo is getting a PC port, Aksys Games just announced. Set 150 years before the events of Arc System Works' fighting games, Xblaze follows the exploits of Touya Kagari, a high school student whose life...Show More Summary
The University of the Arts is one of the nation’s only universities dedicated solely to educating students in the visual and performing arts, design, and writing, UArts is a leader in educating creative individuals.