30 December 2015


(Polar Mapping) http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/cae/map12e.shtml




(Gallery) http://www.arcturus.ca/exhibits.php

A fund for Young Artists eXploring Interdisciplinary Strategies




"Maybe it's about unbecoming everything that isn't really you, so you can be who you were meant to be in the first place." - Unknown
"The way to succeed is to double your failure rate." - Thomas Watson
"An old soul is always prepared to admit they might be wrong, especially when they're not." - The Universe
"Joy comes to us in ordinary moments. We risk missing out when we get to busy chasing down the extraordinary." - Brene Brown
"Data are just summaries of thousands of stories (tell a few of those stories to help make the data meaningful)." - Chip & Dan Heath, Authors of Made to Stick

23 December 2015


Proposed nuclear waste travels in Great Lakes regio



Collage Workshops

Apple OS versions 




Stewart Russell blog: http://scruss.com/blog/page/3/

"We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run, and underestimate the effect in the long run." - Roy Amara
"Step out today not seeking to be in the spotlight but seeking for a spot to light - be a blessing to someone." - Bernard Kelvin Clive
"The best way to create more free time, is to take it." - The Universe
"It’s important for aspiring artists to see that you just need to keep at it. Sometimes you don’t have a studio, but there’s always a kitchen table somewhere to get the work done." - Landon Mackenzie
"You can dig for gold, or you can sell shovels." - Old investing proverb

18 December 2015



(StreetView)  https://googleblog.blogspot.ca/2015/12/walk-ruins-of-perus-most-historic-site.html




https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/123d-make/id515318186?mt=12 (cardboard modelling +)

(Example) http://web.mit.edu/museum/programs/calendar/MoSAIC_Fest.html


(Mac repair shop) http://www.clickonmacs.com/

"Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble." - Yehuda Berg
"People used to laugh at me when I would say 'I want to be a comedian', well nobody's laughing now." - ?
"A hole is an absence surrounded by presence." - Clown at the Circus Medrano  Via
"Flow with whatever may happen, and let your mind be free: Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing." - Zhuangzi
"Getting there is not about being better, more deserving, or smarter, it's about realizing you already are, and acting like it." - The Universe

14 December 2015



Origami Meets Projection Mapping


(Cancer Art) http://www.maryhambleton.com/artwork.html

(Video)  Make A "Magic Spinning Kirigami"

Hex Ruler




"Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place." - Kurt Vonnegut
"The golden formula for Social Media success: Entertain me. Inform me. Provide utility." - ?
"If I were asked to answer the following question: What is slavery? and I should answer in one word, It is murder!, my meaning would be understood at once. No extended argument would be required to show that the power to remove a man's mind, will, and personality, is the power of life and death, and that it makes a man a slave. It is murder. Why, then, to this other question: What is property? may I not likewise answer, It is robbery!, without the certainty of being misunderstood; the second proposition being no other than a transformation of the first?" - Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, What is Property?
"Mistakes have the power to turn you into something better than you were before." - Seiryoji Buddha, 985 CE.
"Art is therapy (and that’s okay), you don’t really need an audience, but perhaps just an idea of audience (even if it’s yourself), and if you have an audience, be accountable to them. Try to say something, and try to listen." - Via

08 December 2015

(Refugee Map)  http://umap.openstreetmap.fr/en/map/arriving-in-berlin-a-map-made-by-refugees



http://www.georgehart.com/slide-togethers/slide-togethers.html  How-to Video for squares




(Convert to colouring book style)  https://www.reallycolor.com/

Galleries dedicated to digital art and its impact include XPO (in Paris), and bitforms and Microscope (in New York)

New Age Bullshit Generator

"The truth you believe in and cling to makes you unavailable to hear anything new." - Pema Chödrön, The Wisdom of No Escape
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time." - Mark Twain
"The way to create art is to burn and destroy ordinary concepts and to substitute them with new truths that run down from the top of the head and out of the heart." - Charles Bukowski
"You can't get to courage without walking through vulnerability." - Brene Brown
"Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be." - Wayne W. Dyer

04 December 2015

(Mass Shooting Map) http://www.vox.com/a/mass-shootings-sandy-hook


(Riverbed Art)  http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/11/willamette-river-history-dan-coe/



(50 Best) http://thespiritscience.net/2015/11/29/documentaries/


(Definition) 'calotte' : (More often seen in European globes) polar calottes are two round pieces of paper that cover the poles


Digital Art Show Review

"Living well is the best revenge." - George Herbert (Oscar Wilde or Spanish proverb?)
"In war there are no unwounded soldiers." - José Narosky
"There are two ways to slide easily through life: to believe everything or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking." - Alfred Korzybski
"Face-to-face conversation is the most human—and humanizing—thing we do." - Sherry Turkle, author 'Reclaiming Conversation'
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

30 November 2015


(Book Review) http://hyperallergic.com/156479/lunar-mountains-and-divine-spheres-1000-years-of-illustrating-outer-space/


Video mapping : http://www.mappathon.com


(Online galleries) Artbank.ca

Hobo Symbols: http://www.allisonhunter.com/signmakers/symbols.html



(Tall Building Conference) http://mirvishandgehrytoronto.com/mirvishgehry-ctbuh-2015-conference/

"The trick is remembering that at all times far more is happening on your behalf than your physical senses will ever reveal. Like right now." - The Universe
"People can be very narrow in what they study and understand. We need to collaborate; we need to combine our different knowledge in order to create new possibilities." - Via
"It is always worth while asking a question, though it is not always answering one." - Sebastian Melmoth (Oscar Wilde)
"The map is not the territory." - Alfred Korzybski
"... great art doesn’t come out of nowhere. Artists inevitably borrow from one another, drawing on past ideas and conventions, and then turn these materials into something beautiful and new." - Kirby Ferguson, (four-part video series 'Everything is a Remix')

25 November 2015




(Video) Seven Slide-Together Constructions



Why why all creative culture is built on “plagiarism, literary debt, appropriation, incorporation, retelling, rewriting, recapitulation, revision, reprise…


(Canvas-wrap printer) http://www.mrphotocanvas.com/

(Ski resort?) http://www.keepitwild.ca/

"The whole process of nature is an integrated process of immense complexity, and it’s really impossible to tell whether anything that happens in it is good or bad." - Alan Watts (on the Art of Learning Not to Think in Terms of Gain and Loss)
"Living a meaningful life is not a popularity contest. If what you’re saying is always getting applause, you’re probably not yet doing the right stuff." - Marianne Williamson
"All that you must do, you've already done. Let everything else be what you want to do." - The Universe
"A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving." - Lao Tzu
"Where you experience suffering, you can also find freedom from suffering. Trying to run away from suffering is actually to run toward it." - Ajahn Chah

23 November 2015

FLAP Mapper: enter a bird-window collision into the global database

(Viz Lab) http://vialab.science.uoit.ca/



(Art piece) Forest made of cardboard

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2015/10/28/how-the-internets-most-earnest-evangelist-became-its-fiercest-critic/ (Jonathan Harris)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/highly-creative-people's habits

LED Lighting Contractor: http://christmasdecortoronto.com/



"As you know, only the young, the primitive, and the eccentric waste time. That is why all the most useful inventions come from them. They are not bound to be productive, and can thus waste time pursuing the unpromising to find the totally new." - Marshall McLuhan, Wired Magazine 1996
"Don't try to be average. Most things you do will end up there naturally anyway." - R.B. Wild
"By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning." - Lao Tzu
"He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged." - Benjamin Franklin
"Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray." - Rumi

18 November 2015

Surname Map: http://forebears.io/surnames/wild


(Video) Bird Sounds Visualised

Art Science Collaboration; http://icecube.wisc.edu




(Video) Giant Photo Mural



"The argument has always been over what to do with rubble, with 'appropriation' and 'quotation' included among the most recent proscriptions against starting over." - Via
"Everything that is masks for us something that might be." - Paul Valéry, French Polymath
"A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else." - John Burroughs
"Sometimes, finally seeing things from someone else's perspective can totally change your life. Which, sometimes, explains exactly why they're there." -  The Universe
"Don't judge me for something I did 5 minutes ago! I've grown a lot since then." - Miklos Legrady

10 November 2015

(Map) http://hyperallergic.com/252440/the-most-popular-colors-around-the-world-mapped/

(Virtual Walking Tour)  http://www.aramcoworld.com/issue/200604/alhambra/tourmenu.htm

3D Collage




(Example profile) http://globalstreetart.com/

(Ottawa)  http://www.voixvisuelle.ca/en/ digital art gallery



"Where there is natural growth, a full and free play of faculties, genius will manifest itself." - Robert Henri
"If we wonder often, the gift of knowledge will come." - Arapaho
"Don't let the dazzling heights you aspire to, scare you from getting started. After all, few could climb Mt. Everest tomorrow, though virtually all could begin preparing." - The Universe
"Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose." - Steve Jobs
"It is in the thousands of days of trying, failing, sitting, thinking, resisting, dreaming, raveling, unraveling that we are at our most engaged, alert, and alive. … The body becomes irrelevant." - Dani Shapiro

06 November 2015

(Projection) Dinner Table Mapping



(Video) "The Art of Data Visualization"




(Under development) http://www.cbc.ca/radio/unreserved/opportunities-for-reconciliation-pop-up-in-unexpected-places-1.3294030/terabytes-of-testimony-digital-database-of-residential-school-stories-opens-to-the-public-1.3296657

http://www.flap.org/ Bird rescue


"Don’t let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice." - Steve Jobs
"One day you're going to look at yourself, your life, and your ways, and you're going to see that your every idiosyncrasy, quirk, folly, and so-called fault, were among your greatest assets." - TU
"Be true to your work, and your work will be true to you." - The Pratt Institute motto
"Some of the best art comes from those who do it for their love of creative expression without needing to be accepted as a true 'artist'." -  Lee Fogel
"The world is missing what I am ready to give: My Wisdom, My Sweetness, My Love and My hunger for Peace."- Via

03 November 2015




Perimeter's inaugural Artist-in-Residence


(Definition) "ambigram" : is a word or name written so it reads in more than one way

(Video) http://www.artbabble.org/video/louisiana/tim-noble-and-sue-webster-search-imperfection

Online PSD/PSB Extract/Recover:  http://www.telegraphics.com.au/psdparse-online/



"Attention is a currency." - Brian Solis
"If it's on the internet then it must be true." - John Schaeffer
"Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition." - Steve Jobs
"Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience." - George-Louis De Buffon
"Paintings are made for dentists." - Francis Picabia

30 October 2015

(Map of) Punny Businesses in America





Architectural collages




(M&M)  http://www.vice.com/en_ca/video/highway-of-tears

"There is a Voice that doesn't use words, Listen." - Rumi
"The main thing to keeping the main thing the main thing is reminding yourself as often as you can of where the most joy will come from." -The Universe
"Be so good they can't ignore you." - Steve Martin
"Art must take to the road and risk all for the glory of adventure." - Lawren Harris
"Never think that what you have to offer is insignificant. There will always be someone out there that needs what you have to give." - Unknown

27 October 2015

(Interactive Map)  http://choices.climatecentral.org



Animated gif-maker

Artists Mine the Loneliness of Our Digital World





(Book) Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction (Review)

"If I could find anything blacker then black, I'd use it." - J.M.W. Turner
"We always think we’ve settled into ourselves and we’re always wrong." - Via "To find what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness?" - John Dewey
"Painting is dead." - Paul Delaroche, 1839
"Being an outsider in any particular field can often be to one’s advantage because there are no boundaries to stifle your curiosity." - Jill Henderson (Co-Founder at Arx Pax, makers of the Hendo hoverboard)

23 October 2015


New map shows most searched cost obsessions (by country)






Lasercut Book Pages



"It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that." - G.H. Hardy
"If you want to change the world, start with the next person who comes to you in need." - B. D. Schiers
"Marking a book is literally an experience of your differences or agreements with the author. It is the highest respect you can pay him." - Edgar Allen Poe
"Unless you are doing it now (or at least have done it), you likely won't be able to do it in the future." - R.B. Wild
"You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future." - Steve Jobs

19 October 2015

Initiatives by world’s leading mapmakers showcased

Math Art





Mind Map Can Declutter Your Project Management




"One of the biggest impediments one has in discovering their own seeds these days, is their fascination with the gardens of others." - The Universe
"'Good enough' is as close as you’ll get to 100% much of the time (and things often go well with that attitude)." - ?
"I look forward to being older, when what you look like becomes less and less an issue and what you are is the point." - Susan Sarandon
"I like to take things that are relatively insignificant and write them large." - Ron Moppett
"One of the greatest gifts you could ever give someone is the freedom to learn their own lessons, at their own pace." - ?

09 October 2015

(Map) http://www.vox.com/a/mass-shootings (since Sandy Hook)


About AVCHD files and QuickTime Player; Conversion App

Math Graffiti

(Projections) http://www.digicult.it/it/news/light-exhibition-2015-sensory-systems/

Collective collaboration helps push the boundaries of creativity



(Pinterest) Victor Vasarely

(2 Hours Long) Shamanic Meditation Music: Deep Trance Tuvan Throat Singing Journey Drumming

"The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations." - Benjamin Disraeli
"I'm not fat, I'm 16:9 !" - Sérgio Costa
"Perspectives summon circumstances (that change fortunes)." - TU
"A painting is a conglomeration of failings. But, we can say this of life also." - Anselm Kiefer
"If stuck, make bad art." - Sol Lewitt (wrote to Eva Hesse)

05 October 2015


Semiotics: the study of signs;



(Origami project) http://foldtheflock.org/download/


NanoArt International Online Competition - Edition 7 - Top 10 Artists



(Videos) Monty Python classics

"Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity." - Karl Marx
"Start it; you don't have to be fancy. Keep moving; you don't have to go crazy. Visualize; you don't have to admit it. See the end result; it doesn't have to be material. Expect miracles; they don't have to be huge. Pretend you've arrived; you don't have to dance on tables. And above all else, have fun (This is why you started it, right?)." - The Universe
"To straighten the crooked, you must first do a harder thing — straighten yourself." - The Buddha
"If you fell down yesterday, stand up today." - H.G. Wells
"We have to allow ourselves to realize that we are complete fools; otherwise, we have nowhere to begin. We have to be willing to be a fool and not always try to be a wise guy. We could almost say that being willing to be a fool is one of the first wisdoms." - Chogyam Trungpa

29 September 2015




Perception / Reality https://www.ted.com/talks/donald_hoffman_do_we_see_reality_as_it_is?

(Inside Out) http://www.scotiabanknuitblanche.ca/project

(Video) "but is it art?" 

(Digital) https://www.facebook.com/thewrongbiennale




"What comes around is all around." - Rickyism
"Dream more than others think practical. Expect more than others think possible. Care more than others think wise." - Howard Schultz
"You really don't have to try so hard. (that's why there's magic and miracles. Remember?)." - The Universe
"... the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates." - Thomas Szasz
"On how one orients himself to the moment, depends the failure or fruitfulness of it." - Henry Miller

21 September 2015

(Scientific Imagery) 2015 Wellcome Image Awards winners


3D Origami:


22nd International Symposium on Electronic Art; http://isea2016.isea-international.org




(Art Show) http://www.troika.uk.com/exhibition/cartography-of-control/


"I think of art, at its most significant, as a DEW line, a Distant Early Warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it." - McLuhan
"Nothing any good isn’t hard." - F. Scott Fitzgerald
"Your hands....They color the canvas...With beauty and madness...Revealing all our lies..." - Rocco DeLuca
"We build too many walls and not enough bridges." - Isaac Newton
"The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing." - Jon Kabat-Zinn

15 September 2015

(Wayfinding) http://www.businessinsider.com/central-park-secrets-lamp-posts-hidden

Ephemeral work created by power-washing pollution from the river’s high stone embankments

(Video) Robert Longo: I am an Image Thief


(Artist Talks?) http://www.pechakucha.org/cities/toronto/

Digital Artists Award: http://edaa.equitablebank.ca/



(Burke Brown's) http://www.goldenrule.ca/


"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught." - Oscar Wilde
"We are not nouns, we are verbs. I am not a thing - an actor, a writer - I am a person who does things - I write, I act - and I never know what I am going to do next. I think you can be imprisoned if you think of yourself as a noun." - Stephen Fry
"I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life." - Corazon Aquino
"If you can't figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose." - T.D. Jakes
"A master's awareness of spiritual laws, directs him to manifest major life changes by working with their thoughts, not by working harder." - TU

11 September 2015


(Mobile App Art) http://rhizome.org/editorial/2015/aug/20/art-your-pocket



(Not-video) Example origami instruction pics




sketch the relevance of appropriation to expose the point at which stable notions of ‘research’ are jeopardised.

(Intuition)  http://thespiritscience.net/2015/08/23/3-signs-your-higher-self-gives-you-every-day/

"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms; to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way." - Viktor Frankl
"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." - Albert Einstein
"Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity." - Simone Weil, on Attention and Grace
"Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant - there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing." - Georgia O’Keeffe
"When it comes to the words you choose, whether in your mind or amongst friends, let them be of what you like and love. What you care about and cherish. What makes you happy. What gives you wings. What makes you dream." - TU

08 September 2015

ArtSci has every right to call itself the new avant-garde



AutoDesk at SIGGRAPH



(Inside Out) Nuit Blanche


The Specials - FULL ALBUM


"Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them." - Bruce Lee
"Most art should not be sold, displayed, or collected. However ALL of it deserves to be made." - R.B.Wild
"You see what you want to see. You might think it’s speaking to you, but it’s just your imagination." - Codex Seraphinianus
"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever." - Napoleon Bonaparte
"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. - Albert Einstein

04 September 2015


(ArtShow)  http://www.artshub.com.au/festival/news-article/features/festivals/richard-watts/what-science-and-the-arts-can-teach-each-other


(Geometric Manipulatives) http://www.froebelgifts.com/gift5.htm




Subversive genius Banksy is actually rubbish


(Birds Hitting Windows) http://flap.org

"Substantially all ideas are second-hand." - Mark Twain
"Maybe it's not just about finding the perfect friend, partner, or tribe, but finding the perfection in those you've already found." - The Universe
"Choices are the hinges of destiny." - Pythagoras
"... no matter how thorough our observation of the present, the (unobserved) past, like the future, is indefinite and exists only as a spectrum of possibilities." - Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow, The Grand Design
"The more we know, the more we have room for doubt." - Michel de Montaigne (February 28, 1533–September 13, 1592)

31 August 2015










(Punk) These Boots are Made for Walking (7 seconds group)

"Wise men try to express their appreciation and gratitude by some return of kindness, not only to their benefactor, but to everyone else." - The Buddha
"Always listen to your doubts. Not just because they might teach you of your fears, but because sometimes, they might teach you of your wisdom." - The Universe
"And your way, is it really your way?" - Henry Miller
"Consider the United States where everything is transformed into images. Only images exist and are produced and consumed." - Roland Barthes (Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography)
"Art can be a process, not a product. It's not ours to own." -Gwen Fisher

26 August 2015




"Interactive” three-paper engineering : pop-up-book







"The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a creative mind to spot wrong questions." - Antony Jay,  Author
"Don’t move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move." -  Osho
"The creators of Art Brut draw their themes, ideas and means of expression from their 'own resources,' from their impulses and humors, without referring to the usual means, without any consideration for the accepted conventions." - Jean Dubuffet
"I have gathered a posy of other men’s flowers, and nothing but the thread that binds them is mine own." - Montaigne
"Alice : How long is forever ?
White Rabbit : Sometimes, just one second." - Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

21 August 2015


(Interactive) http://rhizome.org/editorial/2015/aug/4/joe-hamiltons-google-maps/







(Documentaries) http://www.filmsforaction.org/articles/the-top-100-films-for-action/


"Punk rock didn't wait for corporate sponsorship to happen." - David Liss
"I look at world through the wrong end of a telescope." - Dr. Seuss
"Anger that is motivated by compassion or a desire to correct social injustice, and does not seek to harm the other person, is a good anger that is worth having." - Dalai Lama
"Exaggerating the terror threat is the elixir of tyrants." - Via
"Gradually let the horseshit of the external world fade from your awareness." - Jason Headley

17 August 2015




The Banach–Tarski Paradox (Division/Multiplication)


(Stacked laser-cut) http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/07/eric-standley-paper-windows



(Video) JR's TED Prize wish

(Essays) https://medium.com/homeland-security

"Many progressive artists in the early 20th century were interested in forms of mass production and new print media to spread their ideas quickly and internationally. The medium was an important part of the message: modern design was not about creating one-off monumental or exclusive creations." - Juliet Kinchin, curator
"You’re an evolving, exploratory force of creativity - which means honouring a compulsion to re-start." - Sara Genn
"For everything to stay the same, everything has to change." - Character in Giuseppe di Lampedusa’s 1963 novel, The Leopard.
"If it's for the money, you're not doing art. You're doing commerce." - Lydia Lunch
"Whatever is destined not to happen will not happen, try as you may. Whatever is destined to happen will happen, do what you may to prevent it". - Ramana Maharshi

12 August 2015







(Video)  Preparing Effective Support Material for Visual Arts and Craft Grant Applications


(TO graffiti artist) https://instagram.com/pascalpaquette/


"The price an artist pays for doing what he wants is that he has to do it." - William S. Burroughs
"Creativity takes courage." - Henri Matisse
"The difference taking action will make in your life, is more than can be comprehended. But, of course, this is also true of inaction." - TU
"Take pride in what you do, rather than being proud of what you have accomplished." - Taoism
"Only parts of us will ever touch only parts of others." - Marilyn Monroe

07 August 2015


(Art/Science Collaborations) http://www.sciartcenter.org/the-bridge.html

(Art Show Review) Map Art: Systems Unite


http://design.tutsplus.com/tutorials/how-to-create-an-anaglyphic-text-effect-in-adobe-illustrator (for 3D glasses)




(Honouring Ingigenous Peoples) http://www.rotaryhip.com

(Wild) Test Drive

"It's entirely up to you. And this just might be all you ever have to know." - The Universe
"Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation." - Robert F. Kennedy
"In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few." - Shunryu Suzuk
"When you first see brand new work, the chances are, if it’s really significant, it will be uncomfortable to somebody like myself because I am so immersed in what painting, up until now, looked like. And with Basquiat, many art professionals had skepticism about what he was doing because the paintings didn’t necessarily fit their idea about museum painting, and yet, of course, that’s exactly what’s necessary in order to create the art of the future." - Ann Temkin (MoMA)
"Chance favors the connected mind." - Steven Johnson (after Pasteur)

04 August 2015

(Map) US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures


(Video Mapping) http://reversespace.org/future-mappers-2/







(Socially Engaged Art) http://www.abladeofgrass.org/fertile-ground/between-theory-and-practice/

"Indecision is a bad decision." - Via
"Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light." - Frida Kahlo 
"You can have whatever you want, anything. Just don't confuse what you want with how you're going to get it." - TU
"Rebellion is when you look society in the face and say I understand who you want me to be but I'm going to show you who I actually am." - Anthony Anaxogorou
"... that select group of artists who are willing to give up what they know how to do well, in order to move on." - Via

31 July 2015




(Info Overload) https://www.guernicamag.com/features/stars-in-my-pocket-like-bits-of-data/



(Definition) 'Laplace’s demon': the present state of the universe is the effect of its past and the cause of its future


Tom Waits's Greatest Hits


"The geographical pilgrimage is the symbolic acting out of an inner journey. One can have one without the other. It is best to have both." - Thomas Merton, Trappist Monk
"I wish I would have done more to make an impact in this world." - Deathbed Regrets
"Die having done something. You are not here long." - R.B.Wild (after Walker Evans)
"What good does it do knowing approximately where the treasure lies, yet never digging? Having a bank account with millions in it, but never writing a check? Or discovering the fountain of youth, but never drinking a drop?" - The Universe
"Artists are people who strip habit away and return life to its deserved glory." - Proust

28 July 2015

(Map) http://www.http://www.neighbourhoodartsnetwork.org/toronto-arts-online/attend-an-event


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(How do people turn space into a lived, livable place?) http://www.space-for-place.ca/


(Sequential video) Journey Into the Arctic



(Definition) 'Arte Povera' - "poor art" or "impoverished art" - was the most influential avant-garde movement to emerge in Europe in the 1960s involving a dozen Italian artists using commonplace materials that might evoke a pre-industrial age, such as earth, rocks, clothing, paper and rope (to make sculptures).

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"An artist must be open to the muse. The greater the artist, the more he is open to 'cosmic currents'." - William S. Burroughs 
"Leisure … is not the privilege of those who can afford to take time; it is the virtue of those who give to everything they do the time it deserves to take." - David Steindl-Rast, Benedictine monk and interfaith dialogue activist
"I would like this painting more if you hadn't made it." - (said to) Emma Webster
"Buckminster Fuller explained to me once that because our world is constructed from geometric relations like the Golden Ratio or the Fibonacci Series, by thinking about geometry all the time, you could organize and harmonize your life with the structure of the world." - Einar Thorsteinn
"I am interested in a complex kind of visual that does not just settle into one way of being read." -  Lecia Dole-Recio