Monthly Archives: February 2012

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Basler-Fasnacht 2012 : A Swiss Carnival that starts in the dark

Originally posted on lady J's musings:
When S from Scwingen in Switzerland invited me along for  the carnival ‘Basler-Fascnacht‘ (listed as one of the top fifty local festivities in Europe) happening in Basel, I knew I couldn’t give it…

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The Longest Party in the World

Originally posted on Kid Culture:
Although Carnival, the traditional festivities celebrated by Christians around the world before Lent begins, has already come and gone, one country has the distinction of hosting the longest Carnival celebrations of any other nation. The…

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Candombe y Llamadas – Carnaval Uruguay

A film showcasing the exciting Carnival tradition from Uruguay Candombe, in preparation and parade! If you are in Manchester UK discover the magic of Brazilian Carnival with MSS tonight at Sacred Trinity Church in this extra time at 7p.m. More … Continue reading

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This post is about something that has really been, in theory, a long time in the making.  The decision to finally do something about it was inspired by a recent question from a new…

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SIFF 2010

Dream like quality from a couple of years ago.

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* Architecture: Chinese Architect Wang Shu Wins the 2012 Pritzker Prize

Originally posted on Designalog:
Architecture: Chinese Architect Wang Shu Wins the 2012 Pritzker Prize: “..Wang Shu, a 48-year-old Chinese architect whose work explores the intersection of modern technologies and traditional sensibilities, has won the 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize..”  Includes slideshow..…

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Robotic Steampunk Insects | EMPTY KINGDOM You are Here, We are Everywhere

Lindsey Bessanon creates a mechanical series based on nature’s insects. The ‘Robotic Steampunk Insects’ are individually colored with attached metallic parts which are constructed as an android. She’s an Arizona based artist that started creating a new life since 2003. … Continue reading

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This year’s winners!

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