Monthly Archives: May 2017

Archive Dreaming A Virtual Library of Babel

Jorge Luis Borges’s 1941 tale about a library containing every possible combination of letters – every work that could ever be written – has come to life online. And its creator is no closer to finding anything new that makes … Continue reading

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Dancer In Deflating Pikachu Costume Quickly Tackled And Rushed Off Stage By Suited Men

A video from the Pokémon World Festival near Seoul shows 15 Pikachu dancing to Hairspray when the ringleader’s costume starts deflating. Then a group of men forcefully spirit the dancer away. The occasion is the Pokemon World Festival 2017, and … Continue reading

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The Wrathful Robot: Developers Are Creating An Angry AI

Tom Estes at Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall at the first UK Internet Yami-ichi. It is official. The robot apocalypse will come with the howling fury of an angry customer service call. Designers are currently working over the next six months on feeding … Continue reading

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While Trump Calls For Eliminating The NEA’s Budget, Fifty-five Percent of Americans Support Doubling It

  Live Art Performance, The Anomaly, by Tom Estes at The House Performing Arts Centre, Sunday, Sept 10th for DataAche The 21st International Conference on Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts (DRHA). Hosted by The Arts Institute and The … Continue reading

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An Introverts Guide To The Venice Biennale 2017: The Innovative & Alternative Exhibitions And Initiatives

This May, Venice will once again undergo its biannual transformation, temporarily becoming the capital of the global art scene as members of the art world descend upon the city for the opening of “Viva Arte Viva.” The highly-anticipated 2017 Biennale, curated … Continue reading

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Guggenheim Museum Internet Archive: Over Two-hundred Free Art Books Shared

Image: Watchers by Artist Tom Estes Committed to innovation, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation collects, preserves, and interprets modern and contemporary art, and explores ideas across cultures through dynamic curatorial and educational initiatives and collaborations. With its constellation of architecturally … Continue reading

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