17 November 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/ng-interactive/2017/nov/03/three-degree-world-cities-drowned-global-warming

http://www.blogto.com/tech/2017/09/bitcoin-atm-toronto/

http://kolajmagazine.com/content/news/the-collage-taxonomy-project/

https://www.banffcentre.ca/programs/art-projection-design

http://illusionoftheyear.com/cat/top-10-finalists/2017/

http://mementosproject.ca/

https://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/students-move-worlds-tallest-timber-tower

https://www.imore.com/how-draw-and-write-your-apple-pencil-pro

(Artist; Dan Bergeron) http://fauxreel.ca/projects/

https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/is-mindfulness-meditation-science-based/

"Trying to build happiness on a foundation of ego is like trying to build a tower on quicksand." - Pamela Gayle White, 'A Slow, True Path'

"An artist must learn to be nourished by his passions and by his despairs." - Francis Bacon
"You are only free when you realize you belong no place ---- you belong every place--- no place at all." - Maya Angelou
"Life is a balance between holding on and letting go." - Rumi
"Changing what you have comes from changing who you are. And changing who you are comes from changing what you think (Visualize)." - The Universe

09 November 2017

https://www.fastcodesign.com/90143906/theres-an-entirely-new-way-of-mapping-the-world-and-its-brilliant

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/great-pacific-garbage-patch/

http://www.macleans.ca/culture/arts/how-an-exhibit-of-protest-art-wound-up-sparking-a-protest-of-its-own/

http://www.visualtalks.ca/home.html


http://www.pamlostracco.com/murals-home


http://www.collective-evolution.com/2017/01/31/the-legend-of-shambhala-a-hidden-land-that-exists-within-our-own/

https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/life/entrepreneurs-entering-the-edible-marijuana-business-will-face-baked-inproblems/


(Definition) "Punding" is a stereotypical motor behavior in which there is an intense fascination with repetitive handling and examining of mechanical objects, such as picking at oneself or taking apart watches and radios or sorting and arranging of common objects, such as lining up pebbles, rocks, or other small objects.
 
https://environmentaldefence.ca/cash-it-dont-trash-it/

http://toronto.interculturaldialog.com/exploring-faith-series-denominations-islam-oct-25-2017/


"Don't confuse lack of talent with lack of practice." - Megan
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing." - George Bernard Shaw
"... that certain 'je ne said quoi' ..." - French saying
"All we want is credit." - disgruntled artist
"Difficult undertakings have always started with what’s easy." - Lao Tzu

01 November 2017

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/10/06/science/why-we-miss-things-in-front-of-us

(Online, interactive, generative art engine) http://vispo.com/aleph3/slideshow/info.htm

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-11-of-the-world-s-most-unusual-artist-residencies?

http://www.digitalartsonline.co.uk/news/creative-software/adobe-illustrator-indesign-wacom-tablet-users-shouldnt-update-macos-high-sierra-or-buy-new-mac/

(Sealant) B72 http://swotc.ca/wp-content/uploads/Mural-Symposium-Brochure.pdf

http://www.widewalls.ch/10-art-fairs-during-miami-art-week/

http://upliftconnect.com/wu-wei-ancient-art-non-doing/

https://laqfoil.com/en/products/backlit-ceilings.html

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/we-need-to-kick-our-addiction-to-plastic/

https://smallcappower.com/top-stories/blockchain-penny-stocks/

"For the earnest student, taking responsibility means never forgetting to have fun." - The Universe
"The wise man loves water." - Lao-Tse
"In small drawings every large weakness is easily hidden; in the large, the smallest weakness is easily seen." - Leon Battista Alberti
"Never aim for your goal directly, always move in angles." - Sam Ovens
"A small effort at the right time is better than a big effort at the wrong time." - Chinese saying

25 October 2017

http://www.hiddenhydrology.org/category/city/toronto/

https://www.sketchup.com/learn

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-matisse-fauvists-harnessed-expressive-power-color

https://artreview.com/home/ar_october_2017_opinion_will_the_blockchain_will_make_art_disappear
https://curiosity.com/topics/dr-steven-novella-on-skepticism-pseudoscience-and-conspiracy-theories-curiosity

(Book) http://www.orbooks.com/catalog/lost-tetrads-marshall-mcluhan/

http://www.sadanduseless.com/2017/09/almost-famous/#r0kFBrZzf0iJF0Us.01

https://pagez.fun/2013/10-hypnotizing-and-beautiful-mathematical-gifs

https://www.rt.com/news/403129-unctad-report-israel-palestine/

(Public Art Call) https://vasarely.obuda.hu/en/victor-vasarely-nemzetkozi-palyazat-a-kozteri-muveszetert-iii-eng/

https://smallcappower.com/top-stories/canadian-marijuana-stocks-aurora-cannabis/

"Prepare for the difficult while it is still easy. Deal with the big while it is still small." - Lao Tzu
"For those people who don’t get involved because they think there is a consequence; there is also a consequence for doing nothing." -  James Cromwell, actor and activist
"Art is not a reflection of reality, it is the reality of a reflection." - Jean-Luc Godard
"It's one trick to manifest exactly what you want. It's another to bring about something even better (leave the door open)." - The Universe
"Genius is the ability to renew one’s emotions in daily experience." - Paul Cézanne

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