30 April 2015








(Art zine) http://paper.li/f-1399281241?edition

Standard 6-sided Cube(?);


"If everyone wanted the same thing, whatever was super trendy and wildly popular, it wouldn't change the fact that you could still have yours, pronto. There is enough for everyone." - The Universe
"You are free and that is why you are lost." - Franz Kafka
"... the best business returns are usually achieved by companies that are doing something quite similar today to what they were doing five or 10 years ago." - Warren Buffet
"... tracking the gene of the impossible visionary so that we can unleash that on ourselves (so we can all learn to be impossible and stick with our vision and believe in ourselves)." - Ondi Timoner
"It has to be good. If it were bad, so many people wouldn't like it." - Andy Warhol

29 April 2015


Origami in math education









"If you look, the eye is always moving. (If it isn’t, your dead.) This means there are hundreds of vanishing points not just one." - David Hockney
"We create ourselves by our choices." - Kirkegaard
"Why should I look at this [art] instead of out the window?" - Bill Berkson
"Ars longa, vita brevis." - Hippocrates (translated: Life is short, [the] art long)
"Everything simple is false. Everything which is complex is unusable." - Paul Valéry

27 April 2015

http://brittlepaper.com/2015/03/maps-africans-chimurenga/  (what if maps were made by Africans for their own use, to understand and make visible their own realities or imaginaries?)

http://www.philwebsterdesign.com/infobox/fractal-islamic-patterns/  (Portfolio)


Weaving graffiti


Photoshopped architecture:  http://architizer.com/blog/anarchitecture/


http://www.journalnow.com/relishnow/the_arts/visual_arts/exhibition-at-the-weatherspoon-art-museum-takes-a-nuanced-view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Rethinking the Placebo Effect


 "Be a good person, but do not waste your time trying to prove it." - lis
"Sometimes I wonder if my only real job as an artist/writer is to pull together disparate parts and join them in a way that others might begin to see their belonging." - Nick Bantock
"A jug fills drop by drop." - Buddha
"I cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good that I can do." - Jana Stanfield
"Art is not a mirror to hold up to society, but a hammer with which to shape it." - Bertolt Brecht

24 April 2015


The Evolutionary Tree of Religion




Graphene allows strange form of ice to occur at room temperature (and it may explain some of the unusual behaviors of water).




(Treehouse Talk video) The 17 Tiling Patterns

"Don't fight forces. Use them!" - Buckminster Fuller
"How did we come to live in an insular tribal sphere where unwritten rules and rigid moralities — about whom to like and dislike, what is permissible to say and what must remain unsaid — are strictly enforced via social media and online disapproval, much of it anonymous?" - Jerry Saltz
"There is no such thing as art - there are only artists." - E. Gombrich, 'The story of Art'
"Some people bloom late. Some very late. And some, very, very late (but they all bloom). And the longer it takes, the more spectacular it is." - The Universe
"The future of science is art." - Kam chon fai  Via

22 April 2015

http://thegrio.com/2015/03/24/hate-map (shows-where-the-most-hate-groups-are-in-america)


(Book) A Practical Guide to Tensegrity Design by Robert Burkhardt


(Math Museum)  http://momath.org/gallery/


Are Algorithms Conceptual Art’s Next Frontier?

(Video) John Oliver: Government Surveillance (Snowden)



"People think nature is beautiful, but I do not agree. To me it is nothing but a realm of cruelty, survival, and the relentless search for food." - Werner Herzog (’s line in Grizzly Man)
"The art of seeing has to be learned." - Marguerite Duras
"Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art." -Tom Stoppard
"Start small. Paint a small one fast and loose in the full knowledge that you're going to throw it away. You might not." - Robert Genn
"A sight, an emotion, creates this wave in the mind, long before it makes words to fit it." - Virginia Woolf

17 April 2015





http://n-e-r-v-o-u-s.com/customPuzzle/  Via





(Definition) "auto-da-fe" ; the ritual of public penance of condemned heretics and apostates (that took place when the Inquisition had decided their punishment), followed by the execution by the civil authorities of the sentences imposed.

"I think it had to do with getting older and realizing that no one cares what you do, so you might as well do what you want. I wanted to remember these things, so I started taking them home." - Micah Lexier
"I'm to write what I like; and they're to say what they like." - Virginia Woolf
"Art is the true interpreter. To speak about art is to attempt to interpret the interpreter and yet from that there has resulted to us much that is precious and beautiful." - Goethe
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away." - Philip K. Dick
"The one thing all famous authors, world-class athletes, business tycoons, singers, actors, and celebrated achievers in any field have in common, is that they all began their journeys when they were none of these things. Yet still, they began their journeys." - The Universe

14 April 2015


Through techniques of hacking, manipulating, recycling, and reconfiguring, Cory Arcangel turns the intersection of technology and culture into materials for making art.




Found Footage Movie ; http://www.purpleclover.com/video/731-life-birth-death-shown-movies/ (150 clips in a 3 minute short)




"I know that in my own work the best things are the things that just happened images that were suddenly caught and that I hadn’t anticipated. We don’t know what the unconscious is, but every so often something wells up in us." - Francis Bacon
"Ambivalence is the key to success." - Amy Poehler
"Our new civic and professional life is all about doubt. About questioning the status quo, questioning marketing or political claims, and most of all questioning what’s next." - Seth Godin
"Everything you can imagine is real." - Pablo Picasso
"Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time." - George Bernard Shaw

13 April 2015

+(Video) Art/Science Animator



(eBook) http://kennethsnelson.net/Tensegrity_and_Weaving.pdf


Smartasses Who Aren't About To Let "The Man" Tell Them What To Do

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/03/27/travel/muse-in-hot-pursuit-of-ice-and-cold (High Arctic Residency)

The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature

Tom Waits "Closing Time"


"Art is not a mirror to hold up to society, but a hammer with which to shape it." - Bertolt Brecht
"Operating within rules isn't art. It's about acceptance. Being good." - Jerry Saltz
"The biggest curse and predicament of modern Man is forgetfulness. Like a creeping malaise, forgetfulness has seeped through all of Man’s being and doing. Individually, collectively, historically or culturally, we are spellbound to forget." - Via
"An artist’s job is to say I’m lost." - Anish Kapoor
"The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn." - Gloria Steinem

09 April 2015

(Map) http://www.vox.com/2015/3/13/8204655/submarine-cables-internet






Little-known talents and creative obsessions of 10 cultural icons

Threading science, art, and technology, Shane Hope uses open-source nanomolecular design software to create artworks



"People think of questioning as simple but when done right, it’s a very sophisticated, high-level form of thinking." - Dan Rothstein, The Right Question Institute
"I keep silent with regard to many things, for I do not like to perplex people, and I am quite content when they are pleased with things that vex me." - Goethe
"Things turn out best for the people, who make the best of the way things turn out." - John Wooden, UCLA coach
"Computers are useless—they only give you answers." - Picasso
"Art leads to scientific innovation and science inspires art. Like a pair of bookends they work best when used in tandem and change the way we view the world. Without one you can’t have the other…" - Kristi Charish, scientist and author, Owl & The Japanese Circus

07 April 2015


http://www.vox.com/2015/3/3/8053521/25-maps-that-explain-english language


(Residency) http://www.technarte.org/art-in-antarctica

This artist's work reminded Andrew of mine



Ratchet Crowdfunding Projects That Prove People Have No Shame



"If you don’t have that disposition to question, you’re going to fear change. But if you’re comfortable questioning, experimenting, connecting things—then change is something that becomes an adventure. And if you can see it as an adventure, then you’re off and running." - John Seely Brown
"Luck is believing you're lucky." - Tennessee Williams
"It sounds pompous nowadays to talk about the unconscious, so maybe it’s better to say ‘chance.’ I believe in a deeply ordered chaos and in the rules of chance." - Francis Bacon
"In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt." - Margaret Atwood
"You can never fully anticipate how an audience is going to react to something you’ve created until it’s out there. That means every moment you’re working on something without it being in the public arena, it’s actually dying, deprived of the oxygen of the real world." – Brad Feld & David Cohen

03 April 2015



World's largest 3D-printed building (made of powdered cement)


Triangular Sculptures

Micro-crystal Photographer:  http://www.carolroullardart.com/blog/

Aix-en-Provence pics

Art Week Dubai 2015


http://www.aurora-service.org/aurora-forecast/     ( http://www.aurorawatch.ca/ )

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not act, but habit." - Aristotle (384-322 BC)
" If you do something peculiar and remarkable it might not be for mass consumption in your own country but there are 7 billion people in the world. People everywhere in the world will recognize and appreciate its innovation. A world cult is many times bigger than a single country’s mainstream hit. So in the long run, being different can make commercial sense as well as artistic sense." - Ricky Gervais
"Always the beautiful answer
Who asks a more beautiful question." - E.E. Cummings
"Cold auditions of any kind most often amount to not very much. ... Better just to keep busy while waiting for something to happen." - SaraGenn
"Good and bad, happy and sad, all thoughts vanish into emptiness like the imprint of a bird in the sky." - Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche