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Anglo-Trivia : how much do you know about the English-speaking world?

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Catégories: 1. Identities & Exchanges, 8. Territory & Memory, Yoda's Favorites | Tags: , , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Anglo-Trivia : how much do you know about the English-speaking world?

Curiouser and curiouser…

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2021/may/18/alice-curiouser-and-curiouser-victoria-and-albert-museum-london Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser review – a wonderful tumble down the rabbit hole Take a seat … Blumenthal and McKean’s reimagining of the Mad Hatter’s tea party. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Victoria and Albert Museum, London Inspiring everything from Jefferson Airplane’s White Rabbit to Heston Blumenthal’s mock turtle soup, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland continues to … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 5. Fictions & Realities, AMC1°_1-2-Science and techniques, promises and challenges, AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, LLCE1°_1-2-Freaks, fairies and fancy worlds, LLCET°_3-1-Exploration and adventure | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Curiouser and curiouser…

Big Brother’s new name

Amazon’s Ring is the largest civilian surveillance network the US has ever seen by Lauren Bridges / Tue 18 May 2021 13.51 BST One in 10 US police departments can now access videos from millions of privately owned home security cameras without a warran ‘Since Amazon purchased Ring in 2018, it has brokered over 1,800 … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 2. Private Space & Public Space, 4. Citizenship & Virtual Worlds, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, LLCE1°_1-3-Utopias and dystopias | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Big Brother’s new name

Dressing for a Hotter Planet : Indian designers at work

Dressing for a Hotter Planet: In India, Designers Honor the Natural Sustainability of Artisan Crafts By Sneha Mehta Photography by Tenzin Lhagyal and Ashish Shah April 22, 2021 If there’s one thing that unites India’s 1.3 billion people, it is heat. Even in a country with a variety of regional climates—from tropical to Himalayan alpine—hot, … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMCT°_1-1-Unity and plurality, AMCT°_2-2-From the protection of Nature to ecological transition, AMCT°_2-3-Rethinking cities, AMCT°_3-3-Common inheritance and diversity | Tags: , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Dressing for a Hotter Planet : Indian designers at work

Robots could be our partners

AI ethicist Kate Darling: ‘Robots can be our partners’ Interview Sat 17 Apr 2021 16.00 BST Zoë Corbyn Dr Kate Darling says her baby robot dinosaurs mimic pain and distress very well.  The MIT researcher says that for humans to flourish we must move beyond thinking of robots as potential future competitors Dr Kate Darling … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 1. Identities & Exchanges, 5. Fictions & Realities, 6. Scientific Innovations & Responsibility, AMC1°_1-2-Science and techniques, promises and challenges | Tags: , | Commentaires fermés sur Robots could be our partners

What’s in a name?

A new biography of the painter Isabel Rawsthorne highlights how talented women have often missed out on the recognition they deserved Vanessa Thorpe Sat 13 Feb 2021 21.30 GMT   Art Generations of female artists, composers and writers have been lost to history because their names changed after marriage. According to growing academic consensus, the … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 2. Private Space & Public Space, 3. Art & Power, AMCT°_1-3-Equalities and inequalities | Tags: , | Commentaires fermés sur What’s in a name?

Sculptures to mourn our dead.

A public space to grieve a soulmate lost to a virus. Tay, the Aids memorial, in New Steine, Brighton, by Romany Mark Bruce and Morris Singer Art Foundry. Photograph: Lawrence Suss/Art UK Dr Anthony McIntosh, public sculpture manager, Art UK Wed 3 Feb 2021 06.00 GMT   This striking memorial, in New Steine gardens, Brighton, … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 2. Private Space & Public Space, 3. Art & Power, 8. Territory & Memory, AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, LLCE1°_2-1-Love and friendship, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest, LLCET°_2-1-Expressing emotions | Tags: , , | Commentaires fermés sur Sculptures to mourn our dead.

Still life and domestic bliss : lockdown artistic creations.

A picture of domestic bliss: why we’ve fallen in love with still life. Instagram posts of homely scenes are striking a chord with users taking a renewed interest in their outdoor environment Flowers in a vase on a ledge with a dragonfly, caterpillar, and butterfly by Rachel Ruysch, left, and Tuft of Marine Plants, Shells … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 2. Private Space & Public Space, 3. Art & Power, AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, LLCET°_2-1-Expressing emotions | Tags: , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Still life and domestic bliss : lockdown artistic creations.

Skinny towers in Sydney and Melbourne

Skinny towers: with few prime city sites left, Sydney and Melbourne are going tall and slim Sydney’s Pencil Tower hotel will be 6.4 metres wide, 100 metres high and 34 metres deep. An ingenious solution – or foolhardy? Neil Durbach, architect of the proposed Pencil Tower hotel, says ‘each [hotel] room is super compact, it’s … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 2. Private Space & Public Space, AMCT°_2-3-Rethinking cities | Tags: , , | Commentaires fermés sur Skinny towers in Sydney and Melbourne

Building a better future for Ireland.

Empire shaped Ireland’s past. A century after partition, it still shapes our present. Michael D Higgins Thu 11 Feb 2021 13.00 GM Only by remembering complex, uncomfortable aspects of Britain and Ireland’s shared history can we forge a better future Michael D Higgins is president of Ireland Ireland is currently engaged in a process of … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 1. Identities & Exchanges, 7. Diversity & Inclusion, 8. Territory & Memory, AMCT°_1-1-Unity and plurality, AMCT°_2-1-Frontier and space, AMCT°_3-2-Rivalries and interdependencies | Tags: , , , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Building a better future for Ireland.