Monthly Archives: January 2010

Subcultures in Contemporary Society

via kyleriedel.net The role of countercultures and subcultures in contemporary society is one that I believe to be of great instability. In the past theorists such as Adorno have helped us to understand the significance that the culture industry plays … Continue reading

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Owen Pallett – Live at the Union Chapel

via youtube.com I don’t really need to contextualize this… Owen Pallet is amazing. If you haven’t had the chance to hear his new album Heartland yet do yourself a favour and go get it now. Posted via web from Everything … Continue reading

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Using Bouncy Balls to Create Adventures with Form and Space

via mymodernmet.com ‘Adventures with Form in Space’ is the theme of this year’s Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project in Australia. This piece by Nike Savvas dubbed’ Atomic: full of love, full of wonder, is easily my favourite. The room suspended bouncy … Continue reading

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Photographers Rights In The UK

via informationisbeautiful.net As many of my regular readers know I love photography and frequently spend my weekends wandering around London with my camera in hand. However, there seems to be a rise in the harassment and even arrests of innocent … Continue reading

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The Great Firewall of China

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New Brow: Contemporary Underground Art

I am looking forward to seeing this new documentary that will be screening in Seattle this weekend at The Northwestern Film Forum. The film focuses on what influenced some of today’s hottest artist from skate and surf culture to punk … Continue reading

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Wes Anderson Stop Motion Acceptance Speech

via youtube.com Last night The National Board of Review held their annual awards ceremony. At the ceremony Wes Anderson was honoured with the “Special Filmmaking Achievement” award for his movie The Fantastic Mr. Fox. Instead of giving a standard speech, … Continue reading

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