Politicians discussing climate change until the very end
Isaac Cordal is famous for tackling big political issues through a tiny medium. In his series “Waiting for Climate Change,” Cordal created a set of ephemeral and partially submerged installations to draw attention to rising sea level change. Laced with black humor, these grim and apocalyptic [...]
The Tyee, By Andrew Nikiforuk,
Winnipegger Mia Feuer’s art reflects the ‘sculptural’ transformation of Alberta’s landscape.
Reviewers alternatively call the Washington, D.C. exhibit dystopian, eerily beautiful, or a “nightmarish manifestation” of environmental ruin.
In particular, many are attracted to the ominous black skating rink that occupies the rotunda. The plastic rink may or may not [...]
A brilliant video marketing campaign.
Street performance art at its best.
In April, 2013, the newly-refurbished Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Holland, decided to celebrate the return to the museum of Rembrandt’s great painting, “The Night Watch” (1642): they brought the characters in the picture to life and placed them in a busy shopping mall.
Translation of [...]
And for Pete Seeger, 94 was too young:
Kingston Daily Freeman
Toshi Seeger was an activist and organizer, mother and wife, film-maker and manager. Sometimes the right partner can make all the difference. Without her, there’d be a lot less Pete in the world. She kept him Forever Young.
Aside from our age’s particular flavor of the culture we are all indoctrinated with, there are two major ‘cockleburs’ embedded in most of us: our family and our work. Family covers so wide a scope as to be almost unsuitable for discussion here, but there are many aspects of work which are germane to almost [...]
The horizon is not so far as we can see, but as far as we can imagine ~ Ian Welsh
Why Poetry Matters
What is the point of an art form so utterly uncommercial, impractical, and distant from the prosaic focus of our daily routine?- Julian H Lowenfeld The point, as Wordsworth put it, is that “the world is too much with us, late and soon…” and we sometimes need release from that [...]
For this latest installment of Other Horizons, the weekly post where Agonist authors leave politics behind, I thought I’d write about one of my passions. Drums.
Terry Pratchett once observed that a drummer hits things with sticks and, when he’s done that, hits them again. I suspect Celts might be natural drummers. There’s a long [...]