Can we buy our way out of a warming planet? Probably not, but advertisers will still try to sell Californians respirator masks as they flee historic wildfires. In this episode of The Idea File, Atlantic staff writer Alexis Madrigal explains how disaster capitalism will respond as weather conditions worsen due to climate change.
German artist Cornelia Konrads creates mind-bending site-specific installations in public spaces, sculpture parks and private gardens around the world. Her work is frequently punctuated by the illusion of weightlessness, where stacked objects like logs, fences, and doorways appear to be suspended in mid-air, reinforcing their temporary nature as if the installation is beginning to dissolve before your very eyes. One of her more recent sculptures, Schleudersitz is an enormous slingshot made from a common park bench, and you can get a great idea of what it might be like to sit inside it with this interactive 360 degree view.[…]
Source: Gravity-Defying Land Art by Cornelia Konrads [updated] | Land art, Cornelia konrads, Installation art
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This was the image used for the last call for applications for Art Fair East 2017 for the major East of England international art fair.
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Herbert Fingarette once argued that there was no reason to fear death. At 97, his own mortality began to haunt him, and he had to rethink everything. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/ind…
“Being 97” was directed by Andrew Hasse (http://www.ftrmgc.com). It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.