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Survivor Shares The Holocaust Through Dance

by Claire Meyeron July 1, 2015
     Analogy/Dora: Tramontane, the most recent performance from the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, takes on one of the grandest of all delicate matters: the Holocaust. As with a great deal of sensitive issues in the media at the moment, people look for a way to extend beyond their abilities of sympathy, making the […]
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This Beautiful Media Ad Revolutionizes The Average Commercial Into Art

by Ash M. Richteron July 1, 2015
  I dare you to watch this piece of commercial art and not get a little verklempt.   The carefully plotted advertisement follows the life of a businessman throughout his career, focusing in on the time-slices of his existence spent going up and down his building’s constantly renovated elevator.    The central protagonist starts his […]

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Wikipedia is Now Available in Print Form (Are We Traveling Back in Time?)

by Chelsey Grassoon July 1, 2015
   Yes, you read that headline correctly. You can now own Wikipedia encyclopedias for your bookshelves — your non-digital bookshelves that is.    Michael Mandiberg, known for co-writing Digital Foundations, Collaborative Futures, and The Social Media Reader, is the man responsible for this mega feat (and it really is a mega, mega feat). The total […]
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Strange Destinations: Alicia Savage

by Jenna Austinon July 1, 2015
   The journey to understand ones self is a huge undertaking in and of itself. For Boston based photographer Alicia Savage, it was a necessity she shares through her art. “Destinations” is an on-going series of self portraits taken during her solo travels. Savage says of her work:”With my face hidden the girl becomes unidentifiable […]

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Broad Strokes: Jenna Snyder Phillips

by Jenna Austinon June 30, 2015
For New York artist, Jenna Snyder-Phillips, her star studded resume might appear to have come about by some mystical lining of the stars. But through hard work and skill, Jenna has landed incredible work with Jonathan Adler and Ian Schrager. Her paintings have appeared in Domino, Vogue, and Elle Decor. Jenna’s drip style paintings are created […]
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New Artist Alert: Sza

by Ieshia McDonaldon June 30, 2015
   Sza has recently been on our radar since her recent collaborations with Wale and Chance The Rapper. Although she has been pursuing music for a few years now, she has recently emerged into her potential superstardom. With a recent appearance at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Tex. to showcase her latest EP Z, […]

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Playing on the Net: Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam

by Jenna Austinon June 29, 2015
Imagine a vast playground covered end to end with crocheted webs that you could not only look at, but interact with. For Japanese artist Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam, that image is a reality. The artist began exploring textiles in the 1970’s, and in 1979 was commissioned to design a sculpture that children could play on. The […]
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‘The Internet’ Revives R&B Groups

by Ieshia McDonaldon June 29, 2015
    New R&B group, The Internet, use experimental music and lyricism to create a new kind of sound. They are a ranch of the Los Angeles-based group, Odd Future. Lead vocalist, Syd Tha Kid was the group’s DJ and producer, but now is the key component to The Internet’s unique sound. With their recent […]

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North Korea’s Instructional Dance Video

by Claire Meyeron June 26, 2015
   A recently released video of North Korean traditional dances has surfaced. But it doesn’t stop there: instructions are provided! While public dancing used to be a much more frequent sight, open performance in this strict region has been seen less and less in the last decade. The songs that the dances are performed to are […]
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They wrote that?

by Ieshia McDonaldon June 25, 2015
What is a ghost writer? Pertaining to music, a ghost writer is a songwriter that writes the content for another artist who performs it. Although, they are listed as a songwriter, their work is usually not publicized. Hence the name, “ghost” writer. Here is a list of ghost writers they have written some of the […]