28 August 2014


(Book) "The Map as Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography"

Digital Performance

(TED video) 'sculpture' artist (who installed at TED Vancouver)

(Prototype) Tangram Visual Haiku;

(6-7 Sep) http://www.echoartfair.com/schedule/





"When you're finished changing, you're finished." - Benjamin Franklin
"Art resides in the resolution of inner and outer conflict." - Belfast Art Lecturer
"Instead of waiting for something better, create it." - The Universe
"We become what we behold. We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us." - Marshall McLuhan
"I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies." - Le Corbusier

25 August 2014


20 Color Theory Facts You Should Know

(Collagist)  http://www.magentafoundation.org/magazine/everymans-medium/

(Video P/S ken Burns Effect)  https://m.youtube.com/watch

(Art / Science Residency) http://candidatures-imera.univ-amu.fr/en/call_for_application/imeraot-med-call-for-applications

(TED-ed video). http://www.iflscience.com/physics/why-do-honey-bees-make-hexagonal-honeycomb#SjGq1WGve7HBqJqp.99



Why is 'w' pronounced 'double u' rather than 'double v'?

"Every time I've made a radical change, it's helped me feel buoyant as an artist." - David Bowie
"What are we here for if not to enjoy life eternal, solve what problems we can, give light, peace and joy to our fellow-man, and leave this dear fucked-up planet a little healthier than when we were born." - Henry Miller
"Speak your mind even if your voice shakes." - Maggie Kuhn
"Maps are errors to arrive at truth." -
"It's not the 'unseen' that's fiction but the seen. And you know how fiction goes? You get to make stuff up." - The Universe

22 August 2014





(Animation) http://tais.ca/programs/archive-2/


(Lawsuit) "Happy Birthday" is not in copyright

(Satire) http://www.theonion.com/articles/everyone-in-middle-east-given-own-country-in-31700,36484/

(Book)  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/05/science/colliding-worlds-explores-art-driven-by-science.html?ref=science&_r=2   (Review)

"We cannot teach what we do not Practice." - Shamala Tan
"Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest of us just show up and get to work." - Chuck Close, painter
"...what if changing your thoughts, so that you could feel happier more often, would entirely change what you had, who you were, and where you're headed..." - TU
"I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse." - Florence Nightingale
"Every man dies. Not every man really lives." - William Wallace, Braveheart

19 August 2014

Ebola Mapping

(Animated map)  http://www.vox.com/2014/7/13/5893353/this-map-shows-30-years-of-unemployment-in-every-state

http://hyperallergic.com/137415/profaning-geometry-venerating-uncertainty/  (painters use geometry as a freeform language, applied in novel and expressive modes, effortlessly morphing the linear with the organic)

(Art/Sci competition)  http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/scivis/winners_2013.jsp#illustration






“Legacy is not what you leave for people, but what you leave in people." - Unknown
"There are two rules on the spiritual path... Begin and Continue." - Sufi saying
"I should like to be famous and unknown." - Edgar Degas
"Life is a chance to do things your way; not the cheapest way, not the most popular way, and not how others think you should (and a very, very, very precious chance, at that)." - The Universe
"Genius is nothing but a power of sustained attention." - William James, Talks to Teachers on Psychology, 1899

14 August 2014

Juan Cole prints a map and the blogosphere erupts

(Video)  Complex Borders (and enclaves)





(SIGGRAPH art show)  http://expressive2014.mpi-inf.mpg.de


http://vismath.ektf.hu/index.php?l=en&m=211&i=17  (Experimental Education of Mathematics through Visual Arts, Sciences and Playful Activities)

(Definition) "Anarchist";  a person who believes that human beings are naturally good, and that if left to themselves they would, by mutual agreement, govern themselves much better and much more peaceably than they are being governed now by a government based on violence.

"Probability is at the foundation of any intelligence in an uncertain world." - Eric Horvitz
"The cutting of the gem has to be finished before you can see whether it shines." - Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer-songwriter, poet, and novelist
"The more you love for the fewest of reasons, the more reasons there'll be." - TU
"Print is view, Web is do." - Gerry McGovern, NEW THINKING "Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you." - Saint Augustine