18 October 2017

http://e360.yale.edu/features/the-nitrogen-problem-why-global-warming-is-making-it-worse

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-hard-painting-made-computer-human

June17 Arctic Circle resident; http://roberthengeveld.com/

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/11/the-unknowable-joni-mitchell/

http://www.artspace.com/magazine/interviews_features/book_report/roy-lichtenstein-what-is-pop-art-55006

https://pagez.fun/8554/7-mustsee-mathematics-movies-inspired-by

https://wearewildness.com/four-directions-medicine-wheel-affect-life/

http://www.publicartfund.org/view/exhibitions/6185_ai_weiwei_good_fences_make_good_neighbors

(Definition) 'Normalization' (noun): the process by which something that was once considered intolerable is formally or informally condoned by society.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/24/arctic-plastic-pollution-polystyrene-wildlife-threat

"Honor Your Mistakes as a Hidden Intention." - Miles Davis
"It's not the size of your dreams that determines whether or not they come true, but the size of the actions you take that implies their inevitable arrival." - The Universe
"In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of You are found all the aspects of existence." - Khalil Gibran
"Great undertakings always started with what is small. Therefore the sage never strives for the great, and thereby the great is achieved." - Lao Tzu
"I have come only to show the way." - Paul Cézanne

10 October 2017

https://hyperallergic.com/394476/a-crowd-sourced-sound-map-for-the-protests-of-our-time

(Spain residency site) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blanca,_Murcia

ISADORA Projection Mapping https://troikatronix.com/get-it/

70s-sci-fi-was-all-about-hexagons

(Human extinction); https://guymcpherson.com/2017/02/faster-than-expected/

http://momus.ca/for-common-and-decent-things-resisting-co-opted-collaboration/

https://www.surreynowleader.com/news/photos-new-fern-faade-art-at-expanded-newton-rec-centre-designed-to-reduce-bird-window-collisions/

(Definition) 'avant-garde'; being ahead of, outside, or against the dominant culture; proffering a vision that implicitly stands (at least when it is conceived) as a critique of entrenched forms and structures

BioDegradable Plastic  https://healthfoodsoul.com/student-just-saved-the-planet/

http://teresaascencao.com/residencies/

"The role of a creative leader is not to have all the ideas. It’s to create a culture where everyone has ideas and feel that they’re valued." – Sir Ken Robinson
"A single perspective is never enough." - R.B.Wild
"Don't be afraid to be confused. Try to remain permanently confused. Anything is possible. Stay open, forever, so open it hurts, and then open up some more, until the day you die, world without end, amen." - George Saunders
"Don't insist on 'how' your dreams will come true." - TU
"Entertaining the other side for awhile, even if ultimately you revert back to the belief you first had, can be incredibly powerful." - Malcolm Gladwell

02 October 2017

http://www.openculture.com/2015/09/the-history-of-cartography-the-most-ambitious-overview-of-map-making-ever-now-free-online.html

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/found-a-map-of-the-entire-internet-as-of-1973

http://ewao.com/2017/07/23/this-9-gigapixel-image-with-84-million-stars-of-the-milky-way-will-give-you-goosebumps/

https://www.quantamagazine.org/mathematicians-measure-infinities-find-theyre-equal

(Noncommunative?0 http://www.wired.co.uk/article/neurons-multi-dimensional-network-brains

https://hyperallergic.com/316105/how-anamorphic-paintings-represented-the-miracles-of-the-saints/

http://www.resartis.org/en/residencies/

https://tinybuddha.com/wisdom-quotes/

http://nypost.com/2017/09/17/this-artist-is-making-mega-millions-stealing-peoples-work/

http://variety.com/2017/film/reviews/jim-andy-the-great-beyond-review-jim-carrey-andy-kaufman

"For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning." - T.S. Eliot
"Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what is next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little. The artist never entirely knows. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark." - Pema Chodron
"Through thick and thin, I kept my brushes wet." - Lee Quiñones
"One way to defeat invisible limiting beliefs is to simply dream of a life so grand, that they couldn't possibly make sense." - The Universe
"I must make myself fully aware that I know nothing. It is the only way to get ahead." - Edgar Degas

29 September 2017

https://ferryman.net/

(Toronto) https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2009/03/08/the_star_unveils_unique_map_of_neighbourhoods

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/the_history_of_american_slavery/2015/06/animated_interactive_of_the_history_of_the_atlantic_slave_trade

(Video) Banach Tarski

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/13/movies/silent-film-youtube-videos

https://theartsplus.com/2017/09/01/easy-predict-future-create/

http://99percentinvisible.org/episode/guerrilla-public-service/

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/sep/06/plastic-fibres-found-tap-water-around-world-study-reveals

https://hyperallergic.com/397993/freedom-walt-whitman-and-phish

https://insiderfinancial.com/what-comes-next-for-first-bitcoin-cap-com-npv-otcmktsbitcf

"The man who arrives at the doors of creation with none of the madness of the Muses would be convinced that technical ability alone was enough to make an artist … what that man creates by means of reason will pale before the art of inspired beings." - Plato (via John Marok)
"A brilliant idea will go viral on its own." - R.B. Wild
"Once you have a word for something, it becomes much more tangible, much more accessible. The shapes of your thoughts begin to include these different ways of seeing, of being." - Sanders
"The only difference between 'have' and 'have-not' is imagination." - The Universe
"Over and over again. Genuine art tells the truth." - Chogyam Trungpa

21 September 2017

http://www.newgeography.com/content/005690-the-not-good-bad-ugly-mapping

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/where-see-some-worlds-oldest-maps

https://blogs.ancestry.ca/cm/what-saliva-reveals-about-north-america/

http://www.spiralzoom.com/Science/plantsphi/Plantsphi.html

http://www.sciartmagazine.com/straight-talk-with-neuroaesthetics-researcher-dr-anjan-chatterjee.html

Emergence Class; https://www.physics.utoronto.ca/~smorris/phy101_2011/readings.html

http://newsexaminer.net/art/graffiti-artist-banksy-arrested-in-palestine-identity-revealed/

https://techcrunch.com/2017/08/25/google-releases-millions-of-bad-drawings-for-you-and-your-ai-to-paw-through/

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-jeff-koons-8-puppies-lawsuit-changed-artists-copy

Arcade Fire - everything now \\ full album  Critiqued

"The spiritual path is about what we give up, not what we get." - Tim Olmsted, 'The Great Experiment'
"Winners get back up way more often than losers fall down." - R.B.Wild
"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." - Leo Tolstoy
"Beauty is the resplendence of the truth." - Antoni Gaudi
"The sun doesn't always rise in crimson. "The wind doesn't always blow from the south. The rains don't always fall on the plains. And so must you allow for your own rhythms in time." - The Universe

15 September 2017

Culture Mapping;  https://everythingiknow.scenariodna.com/

http://www.lsu.edu/science/news_events/CoSMagazine/ScienceandArtatLSU_Pursuit_2016-17.php

https://hyperallergic.com/396985/a-cybernetic-bestiary-made-of-disposable-packaging

https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/tracing-artwork-live-trace-or.html  (CS5 or earlier)

http://www.makersculpture.ca/

http://www.messynessychic.com/2017/08/31/found-in-an-nyc-junkshop-forgotten-postcards-between-two-haiku-masters/

http://www.govtslaves.com/2017-08-29-bookmark-this-over-400-links-google-doesnt-want-you-to-visit.html

https://www.brainpickings.org/2012/12/03/berenice-abbott-documenting-science/

https://hyperallergic.com/389262/the-trickster-artist-behind-the-i-spy-books/

http://911research.wtc7.net/planes/analysis/phonecallshttp://911research.wtc7.net/planes/analysis/phonecalls.html.html

"This day I have found something wonderful that I shall surely copy." - Vincent van Gogh
"She was born wild.. and sometimes we need people like her. For it’s the horrors in her heart which cause the flames in ours. And she was always willing to burn for everything she has ever loved." - R.M. Drake
"... as you knock on doors and turn over stones, perpetually think to yourself, 'This or better..'. - The Universe
"Never talk about your secret methods. If you talk about them, they stop working." - Jean Cocteau
"You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather." - Pema Chödrön

07 September 2017

Map Trace Animation app: https://www.relive.cc/view/1131903747

https://www.curbed.com/2017/7/25/16024598/us-rivers-map-subway-theo-rindos

https://www.nytimes.com/video/science/100000005297565/bending-rules-hyperbolic-geometry-vi-hart.html

https://www.designcuts.com/product/worlds-greatest-vintage-collection

http://www.sciartmagazine.com/residencies.html

https://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/new-york/articles/read-these-13-books-and-youll-be-a-better-person/

(Definition) 'Boketto'; gazing vacantly into the distance without really thinking about anything specific

(Video) Dylan (Hard Rain)

Polyethylene terephthalate bottles (PET resin)

https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/gallery/2017/jun/08/kenya-plastic-bag-battle-ban-supermarkets-recycling-pictures

"No one can build you the bridge on which you, and only you, must cross the river of life." - Nietzsche
"When I start with my drawings, I just make a certain mark, and then the first mark needs another and from there on it’s really process based. I try to come to a state of mind where in the end it feels like the composition has been done by itself, or by someone else." - Wolfgang Voegele
"Express yourself through your art - whether it's your drawings in a sketchbook, tattoos on your skin, the shade of your lipstick, or the clothes that you wear." - Kat Von D
"Forcing one art form to become another opens new opportunities for invention." - Robert Genn
"In the end, all you have are memories, and usually the ones you have with friends are the ones you treasure most." - The Universe