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severak 20.2.2020 11:25:22

How communist Bulgaria became a leader in tech and sci-fi – Victor Petrov | Aeon Essays

Tech flourished in communist Bulgaria and so did a body of science fiction asking vital philosophical questions


severak 14.2.2020 15:11:22

Podcast Petra Viziny: Hlava nesmí přerůst a nárty rozhodují o všem | Aktuálně.cz

"Tanec je pro mnoho lidí nesrozumitelný žánr. Přitom pokud je člověk otevřený, stačí přijít, sednout, uvolnit se a nechat to na sebe působit," říká tanečnice a režisérka Miřenka Čechová v podcastu Petra Viziny.


severak 14.2.2020 11:00:26

Sarah Goodridge’s Beauty Revealed (1828)

The story of American artist Sarah Goodridge’s erotic self-portrait on a miniature ivory plate, given as a secret present to her lover, US Senator Daniel Webster.


severak 13.2.2020 14:55:04

'Bless the chaos': La Movida Madrileña, Spain's seedy, wild post-Franco underground

Formed after a free punk concert in 1980, an influential collection of musicians, artists and film-makers including Pedro Almodavar exploded punk counterculture in Madrid – and changed their nation for ever



severak 7.2.2020 22:14:36

Database of old book illustrations

Here's an enormous library of thousands of old book illustrations, with searchable name, artist, source, date, which book it was


severak 7.2.2020 15:44:15

Interview with Ingrid Burrington

What is the internet, really? Ingrid Burrington studies the networked infrastructure like submarine cables, data centers, and antennas that make up our fantasy of the virtual “cloud”. We sat down with the Brooklyn-based artist, writer, and technology researcher to talk about internet, magic, power, and being comfortable with failure in the often sexist world of technology.




severak 28.1.2020 17:00:40

Návrat Bondyho dystopie

„Smutek. Smutek stékal po městských střechách, smutek plaval ulicemi, smutek zaplňoval podzemní dráhu, ani nejvyšší špičky budov z něho nevyčnívaly, smutek byl pachem tohoto města a držel se v něm jako pod poklopem.“ Tak začíná Bondyho próza Cybercomics z roku 1997. Jako by se vracela …


severak 24.1.2020 10:21:23

“Thou Shalt Not”: A 1940 Photo Satirically Mocks Every Vice & Sin Censored by the Hays Movie Censorship Code

The history of Hollywood film before 1968 breaks down into two eras: 'pre-Code' and 'post-Code.' The 'Code' in question is the Motion Picture Production Code, better known as the 'Hays Code,' a reference to Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America president Will H. Hays.


severak 22.1.2020 23:41:13

When Soviets met Stans: the tower blocks of central Asia – in pictures

Two Italian photographers, Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego, documented Soviet-era buildings in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan


severak 21.1.2020 21:19:07

We Finally Figured Out Who Makes wikiHow’s Bizarre Art

Getting to the bottom of one of the internet’s most ridiculously drawn mysteries



severak 10.1.2020 16:01:28

Italská Vogue má místo fotek ilustrace, chce šetřit prostředí

from https://www.mediar.cz/italska-vogue-ma-misto-fotek-ilustrace-chce-setrit-prostredi/


severak 10.1.2020 16:01:15

Vogue Italia di gennaio: le cover illustrate

No photoshoot production was required for the making of this issue. Per la prima volta nella sua storia Vogue Italia rinuncia all’utilizzo delle foto per dare spazio a disegni e illustrazioni, mettendo così la creatività al servizio della sostenibilità





severak 7.11.2019 10:14:43

Art Bits from HyperCard

700+ crunchy graphics circa 1988 incoming


severak 10.9.2019 10:53:07

Narodizkiy (@babilonline) • Instagram photos and videos

30.2k Followers, 0 Following, 269 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Narodizkiy (@babilonline)


severak 21.8.2019 10:36:27

Typography in 8 bits: System fonts

A series of posts on system fonts: 8-bit systems 16-bit systems Other English systems A few more systems


severak 19.8.2019 22:18:49

Invasion literature

Invasion literature (also the invasion novel) is a literary genre that was popular in the period between 1871 and the First World War (1914–1918). The invasion novel first was recognized as a literary genre in the UK, with the novella The Battle of Dorking: Reminiscences of a Volunteer (1871), an account of a German invasion of England, which, in the Western world, aroused the national imaginations and anxieties about hypothetical invasions by foreign powers; by 1914 the genre of invasion literature comprised more than 400 novels and stories.As political literature, the invasion novel influenced British politics and national policies, and thus Britons' popular perceptions of the peoples of the world, as the non-white Other. In the period before the First World War, such fiction was written by military officers or were ghost-written for geopolitical experts who believed that their nations would be saved if their national governments adopted the strategies and tactics they proposed in fiction. Pre-"Dorking" Nearly a century before the invasion literature genre became a...



severak 17.7.2019 13:52:59

Jak nově promýšlet umělecké a kulturní instituce, 1. část

from https://artalk.cz/2019/06/13/jak-nove-promyslet-umelecke-a-kulturni-instituce-1-cast/


severak 14.7.2019 00:40:44

The Surprisingly Mysterious Life of Famed Artist Bob Ross

from http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/09/surprisingly-mysterious-life-artist-bob-ross/


severak 10.7.2019 09:56:14

ASCII Art in .NET Code

Who doesn’t like a nice bit of ‘ASCII Art’? I know I certainly do!


severak 7.7.2019 12:09:39

Zardulu

Zardulu the Mythmaker is a performance artist based in New York City. Her real identity is shrouded in mystery, but she rose to prominence after several of her performance pieces went viral as hoax videos in 2015 and 2016. These videos included "Selfie Rat", "Three Eyed Fish", and others. The New York Times published an article discussing Zardulu's process and the nature of the videos themselves. Additionally, the Huffington Post ran an investigative article discussing the possibility that Zardulu herself might well be a hoax invented by one of the "actors" in her videos. In Fall 2018, TRANSFER, a New York gallery, will host an exhibition of the artist's work at 321 Canal Street in collaboration with Wallplay and Vibes Studios' ON CANAL project. References ...


severak 20.6.2019 17:39:54

Problem Solve Like An Artist: Jordanna Kalman on internet image thieves, starting a photography…

Artist Jordanna Kalman turns adversity into opportunity in both her personal work and in creating photographic community.


severak 20.6.2019 13:20:06

Umělecká instalace lidem přibližuje, jak se dýchá v Pekingu, Novém Dillí nebo na ostrově Tautra

Na chronicky špatnou kvalitu ovzduší v milionových velkoměstech se rozhodl upozornit britský umělec Michael Pinsky. V rámci jeho nevšedního projektu Pollution Pods si lidé můžou vyzkoušet, jak se dýchá obyvatelům smogem zamořených oblastí.


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