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An Artificial Glacier That Crystallizes Fresh Water

  Educationalist-environmentalist Sonam Wangchuk won the prestigious Rolex Award in 2016 for the Ice Stupa Artificial Glacier project in Phyang village, Ladakh. Among 30 finalists from 10 countries, Wangchuk was chosen for his project that conserves water and battles climate … Continue reading

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The U.S. And Corporate Lobbying Behind Planetary Arson

Blitz, by artist Tom Estes, a large scale digital projection on the front of the magnificent neo-classical facade of The Weston Park Museum in Sheffield. The projection took place on June 16th 2016 for the opening night of the Yorkshire Festival. In Blitz, an … Continue reading

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Archive Dreaming A Virtual Library of Babel

Archive Dreaming by Refik Anadol and his collaborator Mike Tyka presents a visualization of a future 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 … 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

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 data which is comprised of collection calls showing human beings at … Continue reading

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

Man With Hammer, Bronze Sculpture by V.demanet, Circa 1930 When the White House released its budget which included plans to abolish the National Endowment for the Arts, comparisons were made by some to ‘militants destroying statues with sledgehammers —of the extermination … 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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