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21 July 2014

Don Valley Historical Mapping Project 


Art Project;



Origami Lecture;  http://williamsongallery.net/folded/july21.html

(Definition) "Mauerkrankheit" (wall disease) was a term first used in 1973 by the East German psychiatrist Dietfried Müller-Hegemann. He observed that The Berlin Wall caused psychosis, schizophrenia, and phobias in the East Germans who were confronted by it on a daily basis.  Via

DMT, Mathematical Dimensions (and ...)



"Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start." - Nido Qubein
 "...if you are content to get nowhere, just take each day as it comes, if you can forgive as well as forget, if you can keep from growing sour, surly, bitter and cynical… you’ve got it half licked." - Henry Miller
"It is not the path which is the difficulty. It is the difficulty which is the path." - Søren Kierkegaard
"When you get to a place where you're seeing the positive in others more than the negative, it means you're doing the same for yourself." - The Universe
"Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need." - Khalil Gibran

17 July 2014

Map Of Terrorism ( strategic response to state terror)

Creating Projection Mapping Objects out of Paper

Lost Rivers ; a community-based urban ecology organization focused on building public awareness of Toronto's river systems



(Burke Brown's) http://www.aakkozzll.com/





"Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance." - George Bernard Shaw
"Sometimes I feel that something should just come organic out of my mind." - Eli Sudbrack
"I decided it is better to scream. Silence is the real crime against humanity." - Nadezhda Mandelstam
"By all means seek to change the things you don't like and to attract the things you do, just don't put off your happiness for either or the other." - TU
"We are too soon old, and too late smart! - George Heintzman

14 July 2014


Google I/O Cardboard (goggles) Demo


Understanding the mechanics of aesthetics and its interplay within Art, Culture & Science

Drawings Without Paper

(Art Show)  http://artefuse.com/2014/02/04/relativity-drawings-by-paul-glabicki-at-kim-foster-gallery-chelsea/

Turn Water Into Ice Instantly

(Definition) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exquisite_corpse : method by which a collection of words or images is collectively assembled. Each collaborator adds to a composition in sequence, either by following a rule, or by being allowed to see only the end of what the previous person contributed.


"When you spend money (whether a little or a lot, wisely or not), do you celebrate that you're creating opportunities, dancing with life, exchanging energy, supporting economies, feeding families, lessening poverty consciousness, demonstrating courage, validating life, eradicating fear, inviting magic into your life, and lifting humanity higher into the light?" - The Universe
"Presence is far more intricate and rewarding an art than productivity." - ?
"You should never will a change in your work; you have to work an idea to death.  I often find that the best things happen when you're near the end." - John Currin
"The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves." - Carl Gustav Jung
"If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be very intelligent, read them more fairy tales." - Einstein

08 July 2014

Map motifs are trendy this season



AMBIENT GENIUS  The working life of Brian Eno

(Definition) "tangram" is a dissection puzzle consisting of seven flat shapes, called tans, which are put together to form a specific shape (given only an outline or silhouette) using all seven pieces, which may not overlap.

(Creative Subtraction) http://garfieldminusgarfield.net/

Artists are Dangerous :

(from Calgary Arts Development)

The 10 tallest buildings in the world ever to be demolished 



"Everybody is dealing with how much of their own aliveness they can bear and how much they need to anesthetize themselves." - Adam Phillips, The Poetics of the Psyche
"Brian: Look, you've got it all wrong! You don't NEED to follow ME, you don't NEED to follow ANYBODY! You've got to think for yourselves! You're ALL individuals!
The Crowd: Yes! We're all individuals!
Brian: You're all different!
The Crowd: Yes, we ARE all different!
Man in crowd: I'm not...
The Crowd: Shh!" - Life of Brian (1979)
"Resistance fighters are deemed martyr heroes on one side, but terrorists on the other." - Via
"How will I ever put a ding in the Universe, if I'm worried about banging a nail into the wall?" - R.B.Wild
"There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls." - George Carlin

02 July 2014

Tribal Nations Map

TopoMap Install





Hottest six-second creators

(Walking tour)  http://www.donwashere.com/

(Book)"On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes"

"If it is right, it happens — The main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away." -  John Steinbeck (1902-1968), Nobel laureate
"Bizarrely, the more you play... the more you do, be, and have." - TU
"Just knowing that you can get into recovery mode frees you to take chances--particularly at the early stages." - Robert Genn
"Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves." - Rilke
"He who reads much and explores much, much sees and much knows." - Miguel de Cervantes

27 June 2014


(Triangle zooming illusion animation) https://vine.co/v/MHAb9IuKKK5

10 Coolest Mathematics Results

(Art Show) http://artefuse.com/2014/06/15/fuzzy-geometry-by-sydney-blum-at-kim-foster-gallery-12345/

(Book) Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity   Via

(Definition) "Combinatory play" : Innovation (and creative thinking) results when you effectively combine two or more ideas, domains or mindsets that have not been combined in quite the same way before

(Past event) http://www.growshapes.com/blog/619-cartography-art-mapping-calif-college-of-arts-san-francisco


(Angell Gallery)  https://www.torontodigitalprojects.com/

15 things you didn't know about Napoleon Dynamite

"We can’t all be the next Da Vinci, Einstein and Picasso. But while we’re here, I think we should try to walk with the giants. Even if we get trampled on occasionally." - @gapingvoid
"All of the forms of effective surprise grow out of a combinatorial activity — a placing of things in new perspectives." - Bruner
"The art world is only like a thousand people." - Maurizio Cattelan

"There was a time in the life of every hero, champion, master, and tycoon, when they said to themselves, 'I will not wait any longer.' And no matter how near or far away their dream then seemed, they began to take action, every day, no matter what. (No matter what.)" - The Universe
"Share what you love, and the people who love the same things will find you." - Kleon

24 June 2014

Voice control of maps


COLLIDING WORLDS:  How Cutting-Edge Science Is Redefining Contemporary Art

Labyrinth Artist :  http://walkingcircles.wordpress.com/


http://www.sciartcenter.org/ :   a space to collaborate across disciplines with your teram, and a science-art community to join



(Call)  nfb.ca/interactivehaiku

Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS) of Jerusalem is a national science institution devoted to academic research.

"Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary." - Boris Pasternak
"It's the one with a certain and definite dream, who boldly steps into the uncertain and indefinite, who goes the farthest." - TU
"If You Think You’re Hot, You’re Probably Not; If You Think You’re Not, You’re Probably Not So Bad…" - Christopher Lynn
"Open your mind, and Let the pictures out." - William S. Burrows
"In order to control myself I must first accept myself by going with, and not against, my nature." - Bruce Lee