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Let’s begin, predictably, with an Apple product video. The ad opens on a dark screen, pebbled with stars. As the music swells, our vision pans over a backlit curve — a planet, presumably, as depicted in just about every cinematic space _...Read More_
Let’s begin, predictably, with an Apple product video. The ad opens on a dark screen, pebbled with stars. As the music swells, our vision pans over a backlit curve — a planet, presumably, as depicted in just about every cinematic space _...Read More_
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Reading later, looks dope 🤩
Reading later, looks dope 🤩
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>"Multi-disciplinary designer Scarlett Yang was awarded first prize in our “Material Hybrids” open call, organized in partnership with Modulor. In her _...Read More_
>"Multi-disciplinary designer Scarlett Yang was awarded first prize in our “Material Hybrids” open call, organized in partnership with Modulor. In her _...Read More_
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"When I think about the grief of the past year, the thought I return to is what all of us organizing and fighting would be doing with ourselves if we had more time."
"When I think about the grief of the past year, the thought I return to is what all of us organizing and fighting would be doing with ourselves if we had more time."
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Do you think that Hanna Höch would have created her collages in Gimp? That Picabia would have used microcontrollers? That Rose Sélavie would have her tweets going viral? Or that Hugo Ball would have written a bunch of Wikipedia articles _...Read More_
Do you think that Hanna Höch would have created her collages in Gimp? That Picabia would have used microcontrollers? That Rose Sélavie would have her tweets going viral? Or that Hugo Ball would have written a bunch of Wikipedia articles _...Read More_
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There’s no doubting the imperialist context of Picasso’s African art encounter, however. France’s colonies at the beginning of the 20th century included Ivory Coast, Dahomey, Niger, French Sudan, Senegal and elsewhere. Artefacts from these _...Read More_
There’s no doubting the imperialist context of Picasso’s African art encounter, however. France’s colonies at the beginning of the 20th century included Ivory Coast, Dahomey, Niger, French Sudan, Senegal and elsewhere. Artefacts from these _...Read More_
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The quality of ordinary citizens’ relations with one another can make or break a country. Societies characterized by a strong sense of commu­nity, high levels of trust and mutual respect and understanding tend to be richer, less corrupt and _...Read More_
The quality of ordinary citizens’ relations with one another can make or break a country. Societies characterized by a strong sense of commu­nity, high levels of trust and mutual respect and understanding tend to be richer, less corrupt and _...Read More_
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I'm not a fan of the the Kardashians..but these "blackfishing" & "appropriation" claims are absurd. It's okay for the black community to do or say whatever, but folks that have no affiliation with anything other than being born NOT _...Read More_
I'm not a fan of the the Kardashians..but these "blackfishing" & "appropriation" claims are absurd. It's okay for the black community to do or say whatever, but folks that have no affiliation with anything other than being born NOT _...Read More_
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Metamodern political thinking constitutes a breach with liberalism and liberal demo­­­­­cracy as we know them. Not only is it a death sentence to the individual, like the one I issued in my previous post, it is also a virtuous attack on the _...Read More_
Metamodern political thinking constitutes a breach with liberalism and liberal demo­­­­­cracy as we know them. Not only is it a death sentence to the individual, like the one I issued in my previous post, it is also a virtuous attack on the _...Read More_
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11 Jun 2021 INSTAGRAM OF THE MONTH Escape Into a World of Shapeshifting Structures and Strange Lines From crop circles to mountain cabins, Living Structures explores the endless hypnotic ways humans inhabit and shape the world. Words by _...Read More_
11 Jun 2021 INSTAGRAM OF THE MONTH Escape Into a World of Shapeshifting Structures and Strange Lines From crop circles to mountain cabins, Living Structures explores the endless hypnotic ways humans inhabit and shape the world. Words by _...Read More_
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On an overcast day, the light in the European Sculpture Garden of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is bright enough to make every visitor look like they’re carved from marble. Without shadows from clouds or dark corners, pores look smaller, _...Read More_
On an overcast day, the light in the European Sculpture Garden of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is bright enough to make every visitor look like they’re carved from marble. Without shadows from clouds or dark corners, pores look smaller, _...Read More_
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>"Tracing the insidious idea that the nonhuman world is voiceless until “activated” by technology"
>"Tracing the insidious idea that the nonhuman world is voiceless until “activated” by technology"
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>"The “Deep Nostalgia” face animator conflates the desire to honor the past with an impulse to appropriate it"
>"The “Deep Nostalgia” face animator conflates the desire to honor the past with an impulse to appropriate it"
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The medium does things to people and they always completely unaware of this. They don’t really notice the new medium that is ruffing them up. They think of the old medium because the old medium is always the content of the new medium. As _...Read More_
The medium does things to people and they always completely unaware of this. They don’t really notice the new medium that is ruffing them up. They think of the old medium because the old medium is always the content of the new medium. As _...Read More_
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>"The first three forms of politics—Democratization, Gemeinschaft and Exist­en­tial—serve to spur subtle but pervasive transformations of society and every­day life, until we reach a higher equilibrium of human well­being, as we achieve _...Read More_
>"The first three forms of politics—Democratization, Gemeinschaft and Exist­en­tial—serve to spur subtle but pervasive transformations of society and every­day life, until we reach a higher equilibrium of human well­being, as we achieve _...Read More_