All Art Friday spotlights art books, "Desks as Portraits", Hung Liu's gorgeous paintings (and an interview with NEA), and the "Labyrinth" installation by Motoi Yamamoto (video), created with table salt. The round-up highlights exhibitions of the work of Patrick Graham (AU's Katzen Center, Washington, D.C.), Elizabeth Kray and Stanley Kunitz (Poets House. New York City), and James Havard (Zane Bennett Contemporary, Santa Fe). Also featured is an exhibition of African American quilts at…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on June 22, 2012 at 6:54am — No Comments
Today's new edition of Saturday Sharing reflects just how eclectic the Web's offerings are. Take a moment and browse the maps at Flowing Data, a site dedicated to computer scientist Alan Turing, the interactive Body & Soul, ballet in ultra slow-motion, and a digital archive of World War I poetry. Also enjoy listening to today's video recording of Marian McPartland's musical tribute to environmentalist Rachel Carson.…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on May 12, 2012 at 7:02am — No Comments
Today's edition of Saturday Sharing offers a portal to fascinating historical maps in libraries around the world, spotlights the Poet Laureate Map of Canada, tells you where to go to select and word and set it free, highlights a list of free e-books, introduces you to a site for culturally and artistically significant but overlooked literary works, and shows you what happens when you set books up to fall. Tonight's the night of the SuperMoon, too! (A NASA video explains the…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on May 5, 2012 at 8:34am — No Comments
Today's final edition of Saturday Sharing for 2011 offers an animation of a John Siddique poem and video features on choreographer Bill T. Jones, plus links to Eric Fischer's beautiful maps of Twitter's language communities, Wave Book's Erasures poetry project, the Library of Congress's wonderful new ViewShare platform, and two sites where you can pin poems to Google maps. Enjoy and Happy New Year!…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on December 31, 2011 at 6:12am — No Comments
The availability of multi-media is changing our experience of books - what we read, how we read, and where we read. One innovator in the use of multi-media is Book Drum. Designed with a Wiki approach in mind, Book Drum aims to take readers "beyond the page" by creating fully in-depth, interactive "profiles" of books that incorporate music, images, videos, games, and embedded maps to enhance our appreciation and enjoyment of books. Read more about Book Drum here:…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 14, 2011 at 7:25am — No Comments
Today's post profiles Trevor Paglen, an artist who specializes in deciphering and documenting "hidden worlds" inside the U.S. Government and military. I've included his fascinating TED Talk.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 1, 2011 at 7:56am — No Comments
Whether you're a visual artist, literary type, or techie, you'll find items of interest in today's new edition of Saturday Sharing, which spotlights Creative Writing Prompts for Writers, Calypso Editions, Everything Alice, Recollection, Byliner, TheStudioVisit, and HistoryPin.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on July 16, 2011 at 7:34am — No Comments
This new edition of Saturday Sharing gives you plenty of links to explore when you come inside from a day in the sun. Check out the PBS series on craft in America; New York Public Library's Map Rectifier and the game Find the Future at NYPL; the Lingodroids project involving mobile robots' use of "location language"; the Peacock Room at the Freer Gallery of Art in D.C.; and the late James Koehler's masterful woven art.…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on June 11, 2011 at 5:34am — No Comments