Monthly Archives: April 2017

Centralization & Censorship: Performance As A Socially Symbolic Act

In the Live Art Performance ‘The Anomaly” artist Tom Estes explores the complex place and function of  internet censorship within culture. The performance will be at this year’s prestigious Venice Biennale as part of AVBIV and in Hong Kong at The Affordable Art Fair. The … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Center Presents New Restoration Of Andrei Tarkovsky’s Film- Stalker

Tarkovsky’s works Andrei Rublev, Mirror, and Stalker are regularly listed among the greatest films of all time. His contribution to cinema was so influential that works done in a similar way are described as ‘Tarkovskian‘. Ingmar Bergman said of him: … Continue reading

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Automation Nightmare: Scientists, Artists And Philosophers Warn We Are Creating A World Without Consciousness

With the potential of an Artificial Intelligence to rival our own consciousness and the proliferation of robots in the workforce Abstract Expressionism created with robotics rather than the human hand is an interesting metaphor for our times. Image- Tom Estes … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky: Prospects for Survival

To inaugurate the opening of Crotty Hall at University of Massachusetts Amherst, Professor Noam Chomsky of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the world-renown linguist and public intellectual, will deliver two lectures at UMass on Thursday, April 13, 2017. You can watch … Continue reading

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A Single Ancient African Language Resulted In Human Civilization

The oldest tools ever found were discovered in Gona, Ethiopia and are 2.5–2.6 million years old. Not only does this make them the oldest tools, they are the oldest human artifacts in the world to date. The tools are referred … Continue reading

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The Guggenheim: PSAD Synthetic Desert III

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, often referred to as The Guggenheim, is an art museum located at 1071 Fifth Avenue on the corner of East 89th Street in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. Tucked away … Continue reading

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