15 October 2021

Residential Schools Map; http://www.trc.ca/assets/pdf/2039_T&R_map_nov2011_final.pdf

Lenticular innovation: https://www.ueligantner.ch/bildhauer

Laser Art; https://www.ponoko.com/blog/design-ideas/laser-cutter-projects-ideas

https://honouringindigenouspeoples.com/about-hip/

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/church-residential-school-compensation

https://saskatoonmakerspace.com/

https://www.insideoutproject.net/en/explore/group-action/missing-murdered

https://community.cityplace.ca/public-art

https://www.winton.com/longer-view/the-sweet-and-sour-history-of-sugar-prices

https://canada.constructconnect.com/dcn/news/others/2020/05/world-trade-center-7-building-did-not-collapse-due-to-fire-report

“The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” - Marcus Aurelius

“People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice." - Charles Bukowski.

“Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.” - Arthur Schopenhauer, Studies in Pessimism: The Essays

“The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.” - Marcus Aurelius

“Faith is a bird that feels the dawn breaking and sings while it is yet dark.” - Rabindranath Tagore

07 October 2021

https://gis.harvard.edu/event/cities-covid-mitigation-and-mapping-c2m2-symposium

https://erickimphotography.com/blog/2017/04/04/buckminster-fuller-life-lessons/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sally%E2%80%93Anne_test

JR; https://hyperallergic.com/660108/jr-down-the-barrel-of-a-camera-saatchi-london/

Conway Game of Life patterns:  http://makeyourownalgorithmicart.blogspot.com/2018/05/

https://www.mmiwg-ffada.ca/final-report/

https://www.sketch.ca/2021/07/making-with-place/

 Comic interpretation; https://leadstories.com/hoax-alert/2021/07/fact-check-comparing-the-odds-of-shark-attack-to-delta-variant-is-not-valid.html

Artist; https://www.stevecutts.com/about.html

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/diane-therrien-peterborough-mayor-tweets-covid-19

"There is no use in walking anywhere to preach if your walking isn't your preaching.” - St. Francis of Assisi 

“The most common form of despair is not being who you are." - Soren Kierkegaard, The Sickness Unto Death

"The problem is we're looking for someone to grow old with. The secret is to find someone to stay a child with." - Charles Bukowski

“Perhaps wisdom…is realizing how small I am, and unwise, and how far I have yet to go.” - Anthony Bourdain

"There may be more beautiful times, but this one is ours." - Jean-Paul Sartre 

28 September 2021

Life Maps: http://andrewmaps.com

https://www.reddit.com/r/crossword/comments/nivgy/a_crossword_puzzle_that_doubles_as_a_qr_code/ 

https://weather.com/news/weather/news/2019-01-09-snow-covered-colorado-farmland-looks-3d-from-above

https://digiart.ca/report

Truth & Reconciliation Report; http://trc.ca/assets/pdf/Calls_to_Action

https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2021/06/julie-mehretu-politicized-landscapes

https://choosemuse.com/blog/zen-koans-learning-to-live-with-ambiguity-and-paradox/

https://theconversation.com/the-problem-with-reinforced-concrete

https://canadians.org/water

https://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/Peltzman-Effect states that people are more likely to engage in risky behavior when security measures have been mandated.

“Usually, it's not thinking about the bucks which makes one rich. But thinking rich, which makes the bucks." - The Universe 

“The object of art is not to make salable pictures. It is to save yourself…Most people remain all of their lives in a stupor. The point of being an artist is that you may live.” - Sherwood Anderson
“If someone can prove me wrong and show me my mistake in any thought or action, I shall gladly change. I seek the truth, which never harmed anyone: the harm is to persist in one's own self-deception and ignorance.” - Marcus Aurelius 
“Anchor the eternity of love in your own soul… Release the need to hate, to harbor division, and the enticement of revenge… But when it is your time don’t be afraid to stand up, speak up, and speak out against injustice.” - John Lewis
"You can't really be too concerned with what other people think of you. You're on your own adventure of growth and discovery " - Tom Waits

18 September 2021

https://www.psychologicalscience.org/observer/totally-wired brain map

Magic Kernel Sharpimage resizing algorithm that is fast and efficient yet produces amazingly clear and sharp results, and has helped

http://charlesanifowose.vretta.com/projects/rawnwild-kandinsky/

(Julie Mehretu) https://www.artsy.net/artist/julie-mehretu/works-for-sale

Becoming Wolf; https://www.facebook.com/groups/CoyoteWatchToronto

Foresight group; http://fromlater.com/

(Artist Talk) IceBlock Art https://youtu.be/VtDmFFHLXYg  at 22:45   Cumulative Distress/Effect, 2020  Lea Kannar-Lichtenberger

https://www.vice.com/en/article/j5yxbd/indigenous-artists-tell-us-what-they-think-about-land-acknowledgements

(David Talbot) Interview  Video (Chance Map)

(definition) rhizome’ ; a flexible machine, a structure without a definitive order, a procedure for creating and getting to know the new

"Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself." RĂ©mi

"Nothing is permanent in this world not even our troubles." - Charlie Chaplin

The answer to injustice is not to silence the critic but to end the injustice.” - Paul Robeson, Happy Birthday.

“The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time.” - Mary Oliver, UPSTREAM

“I was a peripheral visionary. I could see the future, but only way off to the side.” - Steven Wright


07 September 2021

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-02-19/openstreetmap-charts-a-controversial-new-direction

https://przekroj.pl/en/science/in-search-of-the-perfect-snowflake-katarzyna-rodacka

https://falltide.com/the-matthew-effect (the rich get richer and the poor get poorer)

Crypto Art sales; https://www.notion.so/rarible-com-FAQ-a47b276aa1994f7c8e3bc96d700717c5

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/art-and-architecture/article-crypto-art-is-gaining-traction-and-one-of-its-biggest-stars-is-a

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56e44df5c6fc082c7575b88f/t/603571dc82c5c313b1326552/1614115293310/Lux+Labs+Projector+Guidelines.pdf

How to shape a productive scientist–artist collaboration  https://www.nature.com/articles

https://hyperallergic.com/622263/experience-wassily-kandinskys-art-through-simulated-synesthesia

Tom Waits “On the Road to Peace” https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=78YpvJI6eSw

https://www.cbc.ca/documentaries/the-passionate-eye/recycling-was-a-lie-a-big-lie-to-sell-more-plastic-industry-experts-say

“Whoso hath seen the line, hath seen the dot; for the dot is in the line and the line is in the dot." - Manly P. Hall 

"Meaningful silence is better than meaningless words." - Rumi 

“When one stops looking for the quick and easy way, and just deals with what's already on their plate, the quick and easy way soon finds them.” - The Universe

“Dare Mighty Things.” - the Perseverance parachute contained a hidden message

“He who fears death will never do anything worthy of a living man.” - Seneca

30 August 2021

Walking Path; https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland

InfoViz; https://visme.co/blog/climate-change-facts/ 

https://artgalleryofburlington.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Mansaram-brochure-Final2.pdf

http://www.charkoosta.com/news/mmiw-billboards-are-going-up-statewide

Leonardo YouTube Talks ; https://leonardo.us4.list-manage.com/track/

https://broto.eco/connect-collaborators/

https://christinewongyap.com/work/2014/makethings-happen

https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/transformation/why-revolution-is-no-longer-possible/

Video Visual Poetry: https://www.fvpsociety.com/symposium/online-submission/2021

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/jun/13/lisa-taddeo-i-am-angry-at-my-history-of-apology

”Let’s do everything they told us never to do.” - Orson Welles (to his cinematographer Gregg Toland)

“The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” - Marcus Aurelius

“I don't have to agree with you to like you or respect you.” - Anthony Bourdain

“I wrote a few children's books. Not on purpose." - Steven Wright

“...the secret ingredient of great art is what is most difficult to learn: it is courage.”  - Boris Lurie (quoted in Ninth Street Women by Mary Gabriel)

18 August 2021

(Leigh Star) https://scalar.usc.edu/works/boundary-objects-guide/index

https://pioneerworks.org/broadcast/video/broadcast-monologues-sam-harris-on-free-will

https://www.bendbulletin.com/lifestyle/new-art-on-centuries-old-maps-opens-friday-at-raven-makes

https://hyperallergic.com/642645/julie-mehretu-whitney-museum-survey

https://www.beyondintractability.org/constructive-conflict-initiative

http://bostonreview.net/science-nature/gregory-e-kaebnick-science-doesnt-work-way

(ma) https://xlab.aud.ucla.edu/Japan

(Refuser Solidarity Network)  https://shministim.github.io

https://music.avclub.com/if-emo-can-be-rehabbed-why-not-ska

http://www.kolajmagazine.com/worldcollageday/2021

“The business of philosophy is to teach man to live in uncertainty... not to reassure him, but to upset him.” - Lev Shestov

“Nowadays, almost all capable people are terribly afraid of being ridiculous, and are miserable because of it.” - Fyodor Dostoevsky

Love art, love yourself, do what you have to do and what only you can do.” - Roberta Smith

“And we are so glad you've outgrown catching boulders, the falling variety. Agreed, however, they do look tiny and slow when they're way up high….” - TU

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” - Albert Einstein