disco-lemonade: When I do assignments, despite how stuck I get, sometimes I find some good gems, such as this quote by John Baldessari: “Being an artist is not clear cut. A mechanic fixes a car. A doctor fixes a body. What does an artist do? In many ways it’s like spitting against the wind, masturbatory or making trinkets for rich people. But the world needs art as cultural or spiritual...
limboyouth: “The Shield Around the K” is a great documentary on the infamous and highly influential K Records recording company, home to such wonderful bands and artists as Beat Happening, The Blow, The Microphones, Beck, Mirah and many many many more. 100% worth watching and only up for a week, so get going. (via Pitchfork.com) Really enjoying this. Thanks Pitchfork.
You owe the companies nothing. You especially don’t owe them any courtesy. They...– Banksy (via ohpauline) (via smut-to-go, banksystreetart)
Rhizome | Art in Your Pocket 2 : Media Art for the... →
adventuresinlearning: davidloitzdaydream: Anyone that teaches should watch this. so simple, yet so hard for people to allow themselves to do. things he recommends 1. Use multimedia 2.Encourage Student Intuition 3.Ask the shortest question you can (That is a hard one) 4.Let the student build the problem. 5.Be Less helpful! (This is an art form) 1. I wish I’d had better math...
All I Really Need to Know I Learned While... →
1. Information is power, but interpretation is more powerful 2. Data taken out...– danah boyd | “Transparency is Not Enough” (via courtenaybird)
mattermedia: True freedom lies in a power to... →
We are wrong to believe that the true and the false can only be brought to bear on solutions, that they only begin with solutions. This prejudice is social (for society, and the language that transmits its order-words, ‘set up’ ready-made problems, as if they were drawn out of ‘the city’s…
Clients From Hell: The Forbidden Fruit →
Client: Hey, just one final question before I send the deposit. Do you use a PC or a MAC? Me: I use a MAC. Client: That is a problem. Do you have access to a PC? I am not a supporter of Apple products. Me: No, I don’t have access to a PC, but this will have little to no effect on the work…
earlyfrost: arsvitaest:(via aubade) “Everything around me is evaporating. My whole life, my memories, my imagination and its contents, my personality—it’s all evaporating. I continuously feel that I was someone else, that I felt something else, that I thought something else. What I’m attending here is a show with another set. And the show I’m attending is myself. In the ordinary jumble of my...
Create Digital Music » The End of Laptop Hegemony... →
Chat Roulette Adventure Game (by aram bartholl)
Making an artist’s morgue of images and articles. Art Forum, The Wire, and Wired Magazines. ( Mayu calls the last two “Weird” magazine.)
Ideas do not need to be esoteric to be original or exciting. What Cezanne did...– Paul Rand, A Designer’s Art (via pointandline)
Reggie Watts profile in New York Times →
Author Nicholas Carr: The Web Shatters Focus,... →
Dopamine System in Highly Creative People Similar... →
standardgrey: rainier: New research shows a possible explanation for the link between mental health and creativity. By studying receptors in the brain, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have managed to show that the dopamine system in healthy, highly creative people is similar in some respects to that seen in people with schizophrenia. “Thinking outside the box might be facilitated by...
fact mix 152: ariel pink's haunted graffiti →
wedesireabridge: Tracklist: 01. НИИ Косметики “unknown” 02. Samsimar “Indang Pariaman” 03. Warfield Spillers “Daddy’s Little Girl” 04. Vahag Sekadean “VS” 05. Chuck Edwards “Oh La La La” 06. FX “Les Choces Ne Sont Pas Ce Quelles Semblant” 07. Aarow “Paris Now” 08. Europeans “Europeans” 09. Dirt Wizard “Kill The Wizard” 10. Softboiled Eggies “Shower In The Rain” 11. Devo “Bottled Up” ...
Electrical information devices for universal, tyrannical womb-to-tomb...– McLuhan 1967 (via instantplasticmaybe)
Art Event Design Festa (Tokyo Big Sight) →
Khan Academy →
10 minute classes on advance math, science, economics and more. Spotted on WorldChanging.
BP wants Twitter to shut down a fake BP account that is mocking the oil company....– JIMMY FALLON, Late Night (via lukesimcoe) (via towerofsleep, inothernews) Pow! (via standardgrey)
Augmenting my reality bit, by bit,by bit.
One of my mottoes is that if you want to get unusual results, work fast and work...– Brian Eno (via hellofboilingoil)
Big Thoughts at The Bell House with Reggie Watts (by Tom Mason )
Experience Mobile Mobile (by James Théophane Jnr) I love how this is installed. So elegant.Would love to see this used for something besides a Christmas tune.
Millennium Film Workshop →
Yesterday contacted moving company and car transport company. Tedious, nerve-wracking…but confident now. We CAN do this.
How to give a color or shape a sound? Or vice versa. Visualizers in iTunes = corporate examples. Interested in more home-made options.
Met with my former art foundations professor, Tom Adair, today. Very nice conversation. Saying goodbyes throughout this Summer.
hydrargyrum: montycantsin: wildcat2030: infoneer-pulse: David Weinberger: How information became the “dominant metaphor” of contemporary intellectual life The Cluetrain Manifesto author and Internet philosopher discusses information — as a paradigm, as an irony, as a way of comprehending ourselves and the world. Given the fact that we don’t understand, in any meaningful way, what...
Strolling Through 19th Century London Today →
Reminds me of the art in William Gibson’s last book, Spook Country.
We’re so familiar with written language that we sometimes forget how outlandish...– Grant Morrison (via nathanielstuart)
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.– Douglas Adams (via wordpainting) Happy Towel Day y’all!!! (via quirksanddaisies)
Kuleshov Effect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia →
☯☉☜☺☞卐△: on music →
Improvisational music’s core difficulty, and therefore its essence (as necessary focus), is as an exercise in recovery from accidents. You can downplay them and continue your previous pattern with the others, or integrate the accident into a new pattern. That sounds simple, but music contains…
Grassy freeway and train.
New talk from Sir Ken Robinson at TED. I’ve used an earlier talk by him in many of my classes. Looking forward to watching this one.
Web 2.0 methods of telling a story.
Reducing the World's Suck with Henry Jenkins -... →
Super Punch: New Neal Stephenson project →
Serial ( novel? ) as App.