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New Artist Reviews: Lozk

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.02.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

When sound is arranged in any number of ways, it speaks to various souls depending on its arrangement. Lozk has discovered a way to fuse the organic with the inorganic, creating waves of sound that wash through your mind like a gentle stream.

There is Nothing Dead in This Grandiose Former Funeral Establishment of the City of Paris.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.27.2015 | Arts
Sidonie Sawyer

Its success is real and tangible. You can witness art in various forms glow right under your eyes, and see how art really is a street expression in its best form. Over 60 percent of the performing artists at the 104 are not French.

The Quest for Natural Intelligence in the World

Catherine Cunningham | Posted 09.24.2015 | Green
Catherine Cunningham

Natural Intelligence refers to principles of life and to our lifestyle choices that respect the natural limits and boundaries of earth's resources.

Global Challenges and Blah Blah Blah

Miri Ben-Ari | Posted 08.18.2015 | Impact
Miri Ben-Ari

I've always been touched by socially relevant films and documentaries, realizing the importance of social issues and current events which is the goal and essence of Skoll's production company. However, on that very rainy day in Oxford, seated at the New Theatre, I realized that just like the film and its soundtrack, live music could turn into a very powerful tool to deliver a message about social and environmental issues.

Voyeur Theatre Collective: Millennial Theatre

Isabella Mehiel | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts
Isabella Mehiel

Red solo cups are not the stuff of sonnets. There is no poetry in sweaty basements. The millennial party experience has remained a fairly untouched source material for fine art, suggesting tailgates have no place in the theatre.

(R)evolution in Film: Brett Morgan's 'Cobain: Montage of Heck'

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 04.29.2015 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Kurt Cobain has been called the canary in the coal mine of American youth, as well as the icon of the dying Age of Pisces. Yet, there was a legend built around the artist's entrance into "the 27 club" when he committed suicide in 1994, taking away from the timelessness of his universal message.

How One Deaf, Outsider Artist Came To Communicate Through Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.10.2015 | Arts

As far as acclaimed artists go, James Castle is somewhat of an anomaly. For one, he was raised on a farm in rural Garden Valley, Idaho and spent most ...

On Being a Foreign Correspondent

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.04.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Rachele Kanigel's "10 Tips for Training the Next Generation of Foreign Correspondents" immediately drew my attention but her headline didn't quite mat...

An Entry/Exit Blur

Virginia Broersma | Posted 07.07.2014 | Arts
Virginia Broersma

Kiki Seror's work vibrates actively between concepts of seduction, sexuality, privacy and voyeurism, engaging herself and the viewer in moments of intimacy and surprise.

Go Plant Your Magazine!

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.13.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Go plant your magazine! That's right. Belgian magazine Humo embedded flower seeds in one of its editions, telling readers to simply bury the page in ...

Don't Give Up on the Dream... Just Yet

Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D. | Posted 05.11.2014 | Media
Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D.

Producers, editors and writers now need to get stories to mobile media in the proper form. This means content is being designed for particular devices. In addition, material is designed specifically for where the user is located.

TOC: Steve Tomasula's Brilliant Literary Time Machine

Illya Szilak | Posted 04.16.2014 | Books
Illya Szilak

We live in a time when the physical object of the book is giving way to an apparently immaterial, eternally renewable electronic version. Steve Tomasula's multimedia novel TOC utilizes the same technology that has fostered this shift to create a compelling work about the nature of time.

Lebanese Media and Elections Coverage in UNESCO Book

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.11.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Lebanese-Iraqi Sharro's scathing comments and biting humor came to mind when I wrote about the media's mixed bag coverage of Lebanon's presidential, parliamentary and municipal elections for a just-released UNESCO publication.

8 Secrets to Building a Stunning LinkedIn Profile

Cat Knarr | Posted 04.05.2014 | Small Business
Cat Knarr

My LinkedIn profile got me a job -- and that's just one of many stories from successful job seekers. Forbes reported that LinkedIn is the number one social tool for both job hunters and hiring managers. Here's how to stand out from the competition.

'Nichification' and More Alter Mostly Mobile Classifieds

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.03.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Here's a new one: 'nichification' in classified advertisements. As if they weren't already categorized into assorted and sundry. Except now they're more than the print variety to which so many of us have grown accustomed.

You Will Forever Be Hypnotized By This 'Box'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.25.2013 | Arts

Design and engineering studio Bot and Dolly's latest work is called Box, a project that celebrates artistic and technological advances. In the hyp...

Incredible Multimedia Dance Performance Wows Olympic Committee

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.16.2013 | Arts

Fuma-Kai is an incredible performance by Japanese multimedia dance and martial arts troupe, Enra, directed by Nobuyuki Hanabusa. It was shown at the I...

How Pixel Union Built a Business on Tumblr Themes

Greg Voakes | Posted 10.14.2013 | Small Business
Greg Voakes

One business that has capitalized on Tumblr in a highly unique fashion is Pixel Union, a company that thrives on marketing and selling nearly 60 different Tumblr layouts. So how exactly does a business thrive on Tumblr themes?

Innovative Storytelling, Engagement Reflect Trends in Newsrooms

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.26.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Innovative storytelling, audience engagement, and financial flexibility are key ingredients for newspapers to cope with pressures from competitors, bu...

The Source Project and Modern Agriculture in India

Food Politic | Posted 07.20.2013 | Green
Food Politic

How is it possible that we have moved from a free system that enhances our environment to a costly system that destroys our environment?

The Tragedy of Self Immolation -- No One Cares

Andrew Lam | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact
Andrew Lam

With the exception of Mohamed Bouazizi, the Tunisian fruit vendor who set himself on fire and thus sparked what became known as the Arab Spring, self-immolation has by all accounts become a failed form of protest as an agent of change.

MediaStorm and the 2013 ICP Infinity Awards

K.J. Wetherholt | Posted 07.10.2013 | Media
K.J. Wetherholt

On May 1, the International Center of Photography hosted the 2013 ICP Infinity Awards, honoring one board member and seven photographers in what is considered one of the most respected series of awards for photographic excellence internationally.

VIDEO: Transmedia Storytelling Targets Kenyan Youth

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.17.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

CANNES - Whether it be via cell phones, radio, Facebook or other websites, Melvin Alusa, director of Well Told Story, a multimedia communications proj...

Sound: The Music of the Universe

Mark Ballora | Posted 02.23.2013 | TED Weekends
Mark Ballora

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoSince both our ears and eyes guide us in everyday life, shouldn't both senses also be useful for studying data sets?

Video in the House of the Word: How e-Lit Intersects With Cinema

Illya Szilak | Posted 01.20.2013 | Arts
Illya Szilak

In his cell phone movie, Mark Amerika uses extensive subtitles to pay homage to the art-house films that inspired him and act to create a liminal space wherein the imaginative operations of the viewer's mind are revealed and encouraged.