Art Events of the Week, Nov 10-16

Art: Artist in the Lab: The Tempestry Project at the PMA, Wednesday at 6:00 pm They are making weavings using climate data. Lecture by Irena Haiduk: Studio Feelings at the ICA, Thursday at 6:30 pm Film: Victor Lundy: Sculptor of Space in Meyerson B3, (next) Monday at 12:00 pm Leto screening in Annenberg 110, Tuesday…

Additional Arts Event This Week: Black Spatial Relics, Thursday.

Join Black Spatial Relics Artists-in-Residence, Julie B. Johnson and muthi reed in converation with Alice Paul Center Visiting Artist and Black Spatial Relics Director, Arielle Julia Brown. Black Spatial Relics is a new performance residency about slavery, justice and freedom. At the intersection of the 400th year anniversary of slavery in the U.S. colonies and…

Inflatable Architecture

Like many other people, as a kid, I loved playing in bouncy castles and other inflatable structures. Now, architects are beginning to use this unusual material and structure to design interesting works of art and structures to explore. An example I particularly liked is the concert hall below, which looks to me like a misshapen…

Place (Reddit)

On April Fool’s Day of 2017, Reddit launched a 72 hour experiment called “Place.” It consisted of a 1000×1000 pixel canvas where users could change the color of a single pixel from a 16-color palette every 5 minutes. Many nations, sports fans, college students, and video game lovers banned together to make their mark in…

Big Pictures

This course selection period, I had an extremely hard time finding classes that fulfilled my general education requirements. When I was about to lose hope about finding a fun sector requirement, I came across FNAR 222 Big Pictures: Mural Arts. What I love about this course is that it not only teaches students how to…

Listen to Wikipedia

This website houses the visualization that I mentioned in our last class, Listen to Wikipedia. The site utilizes both sound and visuals to represent edits being made to Wikipedia in real time, with changes in instrumentation, pitch, and color corresponding to the types, sizes, and sources of different edits. It serves as an extremely interesting…

Cindy Sherman’s Instagram

Cindy Sherman is a very famous American photographer, known for her self-portraits. Cindy Sherman has begun to use the platform of Instagram to create and share work that is very unique and different from her other works. While the work seems to made only to be displayed on Instagram, they do very much feel like…