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  • NOVA, the film about young contemporary art makers

    An inspiring 75min DIY documentary film on new art and the young artists behind it. Directed by Isaac Niemand, and produced by ROJO® in collaboration with BossaNovaFilms, it was all filmed on the heat of live action of the first edition of ®NOVA Contemporary Culture, which happened in July / August 2010, in MIS-Museum of…

  • A Global Art Project Brings Paintings of Anonymous Figures out of Museums and onto the Streets

    While visiting the Louvre last last year, artist and filmmaker Julien de Casabianca was struck by an Ingres painting of a female prisoner tucked unceremoniously into a corner of the museum. He suddenly had an idea: what if he could somehow free her—both figuratively and literally—by reproducing her figure on a public street. People may…

  • A Museum of ‘No-Longer-Art’ Opens in Hyde Park

    Once-valuable artworks cut, smashed, or scraped are the focus of a new exhibit opening at the Salvage Art Institute on April 23, a fictional art museum on the University of Chicago campus. About three-dozen paintings, prints, photographs and sculptures are highlighted as “orphaned” objects, disfigured by accidents. The shiny fragments of a shattered Jeff Koons…

  • ‘Eternal’ camera can take pictures forever

    A camera powered by the light it uses to take pictures has been invented by American scientists.The camera generates power by converting some of the light falling on its sensor into electricity that is then used to take a snap.Theoretically the self-powered device could take a picture every second, forever.The camera’s creators are now refining…

  • Axelos selling ITIL?

    The IT Skeptic has seen paperwork today that appears to confirm big news for ITIL. Yes folks, we believe Axelos has sold ITIL® to a consortium of independent ITSM consultants. Our spy within the consortium said “We had nowhere else to go really. With the announcement of the ACP and the APC, it would have…

  • Gustavo Penna’s modular bus stop blends into the urban landscape in Brazil

    Gustavo Penna Arquiteto & Associados just completed their design for the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) bus stop in Brazil- a modular metallic structure that blends into the urban landscape. This unique prefab bus stop features glass and perforated plates as enclosures and uses efficient internal ventilation and lighting to create an easily maintained and pleasant…

  • Save the date for the Freaky Weekend! @ Kunsthal

    During the National Museumweek, the Kunsthal organizes a Freaky Weekend, filled with cultural and culinary activities such as workshops, music, theatre, circus and dance. Friday April 17 Give your weekend a good start with the Freaky Friday Drinks. From 5pm you can please yourself in the Kunsthalcafé with cocktails in dazzling colours and wander through…

  • HanaHaus: A Design Thinking Café Fueled by Community

    “Why does the most handsome building in downtown Palo Alto not have a user?” That was the question architect Param Bedi and entrepreneur Sanjay Shirolé asked when they were searching for a place to launch HanaHaus, a brainchild of SAP Chairman Hasso Plattner. The “handsome building” in question was the historic New Varsity Theater in the…

  • Salvador Dalí Illustrates Alice in Wonderland, 1969

    What the Mad Hatter has to do with one of the most inspired collaborations in Western culture.Last week, we marveled at Leonard Weisgard’s stunning illustrations for the first color edition of Alice in Wonderland, circa 1949. But it turns out they might not be the most culturally intriguing. As reader Varvn Aryacetas points out on…

  • Art In The Age Of…Energy and Raw Material | Witte de With

    Witte de With kicks off its 25th anniversary with Art In The Age Of…, a three-part presentation series that investigates future vectors of art production in the 21st century, highlighting the circulation of art and its underlying economies rather than its territorial location, its spread and infectious expanse rather than its arrest within narrowly defined genealogies and media