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Little Printer- Create Your Own Mini Newspaper

On 29 November 2011, BERG announced “Little Printer,” its Web-connected printer for the home, which includes a broad selection of custom designed publications. It’s like having your own printing press, newspaper and a dog to fetch it for you, all in your front room. Little Printer lives in your front room and scours the Web … Continue reading

Surviving Progress- Premiere’s Dec. 2/2011 @ The Rio Theater

“Every time history repeats itself the price goes up.” Surviving Progress presents the story of human advancement as awe-inspiring and double-edged. It reveals the grave risk of running the 21st century’s software — our know-how — on the ancient hardware of our primate brain which hasn’t been upgraded in 50,000 years.Executive produced by Martin Scorsese … Continue reading

The Reach of Resonance- A Meditation on the Meaning of Music, Starts Nov.28th

“Who would have thought of this theme, which flows in a natural way across such diversity? A deep, profound pre-cognitive stream that goes unrecognized. These aren’t eccentrics but people acting on something that most can’t.” Gary Lynch, Neuroscientist and Author of “Big Brain: The Origins and Future of Human Intelligence” Miya Masaoka uses music to … Continue reading

Slinkatchu- Street Installations and Photography

“Slinkachu wonderfully succeeds in placing his concepts in interesting situations, concepts which the hurried passer by often overlooks. Slinkachu uses mundane objects, discarded items, puddles or footpaths to recount exciting and funny stories which encourage the viewer to see their surroundings differently and really appreciate them”. Dr. Andrea Wolter-Abele “My ‘Little People Project’ started in … Continue reading

9 Year Old Art Prodigy- Kieron Williamson

Maroon tie flying from his pale blue school shirt, Kieron Williamson hurtles along the lane outside his new home wearing a pair of hand-me-down inline skates. It is not how you might expect to find an artistic prodigy on the cusp of an exhibition that will earn in excess of £100,000. “Kieron Williamson is the … Continue reading

To Protest, or not…

These two animated clips from Dante’s Inferno, a darkly satirical update of the original 14th century literary classic, are my tribute to the spirit of protest. Melding the seemingly disparate traditions of apocalyptic live-action graphic novel and charming Victoria-era toy theater, Dante’s Inferno is a subversive, darkly satirical update of the original 14th century literary … Continue reading

Clyfford Still

It’s been estimated that the public has only seen approx. 6% of Clyfford Stills work. That number will increase exponentially starting Nov. 18 /2011 when the Clyfford Still Museum will open its doors for the first time. ” These are not paintings in the usual sense, they are life and death merging in a fearful … Continue reading

Highly Inappropriate Tales For Young People

Vancouver author Douglas Coupland said he wrote his latest book so that kids could stumble upon it and secretly enjoy it, like something forbidden. The book, Highly Inappropriate Tales for Young People (Random House), includes seven wacky and definitely “inappropriate” stories that include characters such as Donald, the Incredibly Hostile Juice Box and Brandon, the … Continue reading

River Writing- Andra McCartney

Andra McCartney Soundwalk on Nov. 9th at English Bay if you’re in Vancouver 7:00-8:30PM **FREE** Meet just north of corner, Davie and Denman, by Yue Minjun’s, “Laughing Faces” A Soundwalk is a silent group walk led along a planned route to experience a location’s ambiance and underlying rhythms. All too often the sounds of the … Continue reading

The Art of Painting on Water- Ebru

Paper marbling is a method of aqueous surface design, which can produce patterns similar to smooth marble or other stone. The patterns are the result of color floated on either plain water or a viscous solution known as size, and then carefully transferred to an absorbent surface, such as paper or fabric. Through several centuries, … Continue reading

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