09 February 2016

http://hyperallergic.com/256268/before-google-earth-a-rare-cartographic-compendium-from-renaissance-europe/

http://99u.com/articles/52181/monet-of-the-mountain-how-a-ski-maps-painter-owns-his-niche-marker

Art/science Collaborators; http://www.sciartcenter.org/group-3

http://desarts.co.uk/Blog/73/2016/01/17/Visual_plagiarism

(Workshop) https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/video-mapping-using-painting-with-light

http://www.torontolongwinter.com/blog/big-call-out-for-artists-participants-and-volunteers

Japanese Digital Art in California

https://ca.movies.yahoo.com/the-worst-movie-posters-of-2015-revealed-170137924.html

(Definition) 'Thich Nhat Hanh': a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist (on mindfulness)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You%27re_Never_Alone_with_a_Schizophrenic

"... the essential thing is to put oneself in a frame of mind which is close to that of prayer." - Henri Matisse
"As a living, breathing, developing human being, you don’t need to be ashamed to change (now is the time to be who you are now instead of carrying around the shell of who you once were)." - Via
"Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness." - Ludwig Wittgenstein
"TRY TO MAKE SENSE OF WHAT YOU SEE, AND WONDER ABOUT WHAT MAKES THE UNIVERSE EXIST. BE CURIOUS." - STEPHEN HAWKING
"STOP trying to predict, and therefore limit, where it's going to come from.  Just know it's going to come..." - The Universe

05 February 2016

https://www.academia.edu/20224894/_Mapping_a_Slave_Revolt_Visualizing_Spatial_History

http://www.citylab.com/design/2016/01/180000-historic-maps-photos-and-postcards-are-now-free-for-public-use/423252/?utm_source=SFFB

(Video) http://scottbaldridge.net/2016/01/20/mathematician-clayton-shonkwiler-an-advanced-perspective/ (random polygons)

http://collagegallery.org/index.php/the-nature-of-collage/

(Exhibition) 5 Texan artists (including Flood), all of whom are working with print-on-canvas technologies to some degree

http://hyperallergic.com/73429/the-top-10-art-documentaries-to-watch-on-netflix-instant/

http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/2016/jan/26/why-people-fall-for-pseudoscience-and-how-academics-can-fight-back

(Opus) http://www.amazon.ca/Infinite-Jest-David-Foster-Wallace

(Antarctica) https://ca.news.yahoo.com/explorer-henry-worsley-dies-during-112156574.html
http://shackletonsolo.org/bio/

http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/walking-helps-us-think

"If you hear a voice inside you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced." - Vincent Van Gogh
"We live in a rainbow of chaos." - Paul Cezanne
"To begin living like you've never lived before, begin living like you've never lived before." - The Universe
"The more you can muddy the waters around the meaning of a work, the more you can keep the value high." - Sherrie Levine, artist
"Hurrying and delaying are alike ways of trying to resist the present." - Alan W. Watts

02 February 2016

(Map) https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/world/nuclear-tests/

https://aeon.co/essays/the-paradoxes-that-sit-at-the-very-core-of-physics

http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/01/the-woman-who-made-science-beautiful/424620/

http://petapixel.com/2016/01/11/this-photo-was-shot-over-the-course-of-26-hours-at-an-african-watering-hole/

(How to Show Your Art at Galleries...and) Make the Most of Your Openings

New Digital Gallery Offers a 'Stimulation Overload' For All

http://chicagoist.com/2015/09/17/photos_how_the_bean_was_constructed.php

(Video) "Antarctica, My White Planet"

http://www.nypl.org/help/about-nypl/fellowships-institutes/remix

http://expandedconsciousness.com/2015/02/22/28-powerful-quotes-time/

"Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny." - Frank Outlaw
"From what I'm doing
the conversation changes
to what I have done." - R.B.Wild (R.I.P. David Bowie)
"An opportunity exactly like this, to be you, won't ever come again." - TU
"Pay for the best and you only cry once." - Miles Redd
"Let go of what has passed. Let go of what may come. Let go of what is happening now. Don't try to figure anything out. Don't try to make anything happen. Relax right now, and rest." - Tilopa

29 January 2016

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/explore-americas-history-with-these-rich-interactive-maps

40 Beautiful Ice Sculptures from Ice Festivals around the world

http://hyperallergic.com/266060/in-san-francisco-closing-the-gap-between-art-and-tech/

http://www.theartistproject.com/show-features/installations/

http://www.spiritinthemachine.com/#!Power-of-the-Print/

http://theunboundedspirit.com/10-of-the-most-surprising-findings-from-psychological-studies/

(Video) Bowie Collaborations

(Bronze Foundry) http://www.makersculpture.ca/

http://news.nationalpost.com/health/power-law-equation-will-help-us-decode-the-secrets-of-how-and-why-cancer-spreads

http://ultimateclassicrock.com/mott-the-hoople-songs/

"... it's now your turn, in time and space. And there are simply no words that can express just how uniquely special this privilege is. Nor how fleeting." - The Universe
"Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it's in my basement... let me go upstairs and check." - M.C.Escher
"Don’t chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing, and love people. The right people - the ones who really belong in your life - will come to you, and stay." - platitude
"I AM CONVINCED ART HAS MUCH TO DO WITH MADNESS." - JEAN DUBUFFET
"What you allow, is what will continue." - ?



26 January 2016

http://torontodreamsproject.blogspot.ca/2015/01/a-torontonian-historical-map-of-london.html

http://lineshapespace.com/generative-design/

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/symbiartic/science-art-exhibits-in-2016-the-early-edition/?wt.mc=SA_Facebook-Share

http://blog.wellcomelibrary.org/2014/01/thousands-of-years-of-visual-culture-made-free-through-wellcome-images/

http://99u.com/articles/52533/artists-evolve-the-dangers-of-creatively-typecasting-yourself

http://www.iflscience.com/technology/facebook-echo-chambers-help-spread-and-reinforce-misinformation

http://revolution-news.com/croatian-slovenian-activists-meet-to-cut-border-fence/

http://artfcity.com/author/paddy-johnson/

http://diffuser.fm/cover-songs-better-than-the-originals/?ucr

http://elitedaily.com/elite/psychology-behind-messy-rooms-messy-room-may-necessarily-bad-thing/708046/

"When mortals wander far from home, beauty’s web may catch them as they roam." - Goethe
"Just watch this moment, without trying to change it at all. What is happening? What do you feel? What do you see? What do you hear?" - Jon Kabat-Zinn
"Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing." - Mark Twain
"I don't think about art when I'm working. I try to think about life." - Jean-Michel Basquiat
"America was never the 'Home of the Brave and the Land of the Free'. From the get-go it was the 'Home of the Slave and the Land of the Tree'." - Danny Glover

22 January 2016

http://www.iflscience.com/environment/nasa-releases-most-detailed-map-ocean-yet

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/physics/shape-dynamics/

http://hyperallergic.com/263538/best-of-2015-our-top-10-works-of-internet-art/

http://www.digicult.it/slider/agitprop-politically-engaged-art/

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-contemporary-art-s-most-influential-cities

The Bridge: Experiments in Science and Art (a science-art residency program):  http://www.sciartcenter.org/the-bridge.html

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/01/06/books/new-york-public-library-invites-a-deep-digital-dive

https://www.greatbooks.org/outreach/great-books-chicago/

http://dailyvibes.org/boost-dopamine

http://www.abraham-hicks.com/lawofattractionsource/index.php

"Wanting something means you believe you don't have it. Which you don't want to believe or you may never get it. (Instead, you can recognize that which you don't yet have by giving thanks, in advance, for receiving it)." - The Universe
"Art is a lawless domain, where rules are best ignored." - R.B. Wild
"Drawing, for me, is a way of looking at things. It’s like an excuse to look at something that I might otherwise be afraid of." - Wendy MacNaughton, NYT best-selling illustrator
"When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign you’re getting old." - Mark Twain
"'I can't wait until I'm dead and famous' ...said no artist ever." - James Fowler



19 January 2016

http://vancouverwelcomemap.ca/

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2015/10/22/1436766/-How-Canada-s-Liberals-obliterated-the-Conservatives-this-week-with-tons-of-awesome-maps

https://www.inverse.com/article/9369-theoretical-physics-the-scientific-method-and-the-damage-done

http://hyperallergic.com/100562/the-geometric-perfection-of-snowflakes/

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-the-auction-world-is-moving-online-is-it-paying-off

http://factually.gizmodo.com/76-viral-images-from-2015-that-were-totally-fake-1747317711

http://theculturetrip.com/north-america/canada/articles/must-see-toronto-art-exhibitions-winter-2016/

Twenty-Three Days at Sea: A Travelling Artist Residency

Art Show Tips

http://www.sewingjunction.ca/#!slideshow/c1429

"It is through the voice of one crying in the wilderness that the way of the gods must be prepared." - Oscar Wilde
"... one of the most-powerful myth-makers and myth-exposers of our time … a controversial, constructive, endlessly energetic metaphor-maker who sees things differently from the rest of us, and thereby makes us see ourselves afresh..." - Alvin Toffler (describing architect, theorist, designer, and futurist Buckminster Fuller)
"Don't you see, you couldn't get it if you already had it. And it's the 'getting of it' that you really want, in an adventure that can only begin with wanting what you do not yet have." - TU
"However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light. - Kubrick
"...the release of dopamine … increases motivation to explore and facilitates cognitive and behavioral processes useful in exploration." - Colin DeYoung, University of Minnesota