Monthly Archives: August 2017

The Secret To Living Longer May Be Your Social Life.

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Lost Tribe, MAC collaborate for Carnival 2018

Originally posted on Repeating Islands:
A report by Priya Ramjewan Nylo for Trinidad’s Newsday.  The Lost Tribe Carnival band (LTCB) will be collaborating with MAC (Makeup Arts Cosmetics) for its Carnival 2018 presentation, Seven. Seven is representative of Tchaikovsky’s ballet…

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Islands Digitally Composed From Images of Abandoned Sites by Fabio Araujo | Colossal

Brazilian designer Fabio Araujo digitally composes images of abandoned sites to create undesirable islands, small patches of earth ripped up from long neglected corners of civilization. The series, Abandoned Places, exists both as image and video as Araujo animates discrete … Continue reading

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How a sketch on a piece of paper became an £85m rail bridge – The i newspaper online iNews

It began with a series of simple, hand-drawn sketches on a piece of A4 paper and became an £85m rail bridge. These rough pencil drawings were an architect’ Source: How a sketch on a piece of paper became an £85m … Continue reading

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Protest Stickers: Manchester

Originally posted on Turbulent London:
Manchester is a wonderful blend of old and new (Photo: Hannah Awcock). A few months ago, I spent a couple of days in Manchester. I’ve already blogged about the brilliant museums I visited whilst I…

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CJ Hendry’s work in a photo by George Bryne

Somewhere Big Red is just chilling… This is a photo by @george_byrne, I don’t know what it is about this guy maybe it’s the composition or it could be the simple bold colours but every time I see his photos … Continue reading

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Giant Dabs of Thick Oil Paint Captured as Hyperrealist Colored Pencil Drawings | Colossal

Australian artist Cj Hendry (previously) tricks the eye with her hyper-realistic drawings, works that recreate the appearance of thick swabs of brightly colored paint. To achieve the dimensionality and sheen of fresh oil paint she layers dry pigment atop colored … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Gold Mine: A Visit to Minas Gerais

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Originally posted on ALL SET CONCIERGE:
? ? Long before Google had every inch of the globe mapped and scaled online, I was assigned to an exchange program in a small Brazilian town called “Ouro Branco”. Eager to learn more…

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Stefan Zweig on My Mind

Originally posted on Jonathan Fryer:
I’ve been thinking a lot about the 1930s recently, what with the rise of xenophobia and intolerance on both sides of the Atlantic and the current supremacy of Donald Trump and the Brexiteers. Surely things…

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A bit of Afoxé at Manchester Day

We spent a couple of months constructing the costumes and rebuilding the float for our part in this year’s annual celebration of the culture of Manchester  and you can get a flavour of the wonderful sunny day it was from the … Continue reading

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