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Art isn’t really a phenomenon at all, not in the sense that photosynthesis or eyesight are phenomena that stand in need of explanation. Art is, rather, a mode of investigation, a style of research, into what we are. Art also gives us an opportunity to observe ourselves in the act of knowing the world.
Neuroscience doesn’t even begin to explain aesthetic understanding and response.
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AVNetwork : Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clark observed that, “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”
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kenneth snelson's atomic speculations...
Portrait of an Atom – Kenneth Snelson [1984]. 'I've longed to see a life-sized replica atom, perhaps with robotic controls, to watch it perform its virtuoso assortment of tricks and tasks; of transmitting light and, catching it again, expanding and contracting….to see it demolished only to ...
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for friends that will be in montréal this month...
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Programme de performances immersives, présenté dans la Satosphère par Fraction, Aurélien Lafargue, Louis-Philippe St-Arnault, Florence To et Ricardo Donoso.
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nice program indeed... à ne pas manquer!
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Latour on the utility and shortcomings of spherology...
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Provocative article - though as it points out, it's not as simple as blaming "capitalism" either. Time to re-establish reciprocal relationships with the world...
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LESS THAN A MONTH LEFT TO ENTER

BFI offers a grand prize of $100,000 to the winning solution, and various other benefits to innovative strategies that address humanity's most pressing problems.

Do you know the next winner of the Fuller Challenge? Spread the word and enter with an early bird discount before February 17th! 

http://bfi.org/challenge/about/selection-process
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This year's 2015 semi-finalist list for the Buckminster Fuller Institute's yearly challenge are an outstanding group of innovators in sustainable design.
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Aspen Ideas Festival

Our high definition 360° images being used in Aspen Institute's Dome Theater, in collaboration with Worldviews Network, at the 2015 +Aspen Ideas Festival  #aspenideas  

Photo credit: Ricky Savi / Aspen Ideas Festival - See the Seas
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syn(thesis)ergizing...
Using both avant-gardist and smart architecture—and experimental sound—artists in Montreal create a disruptive, generative A/V environment.
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Le Buckython is coming! In collaboration with the Société des arts technologiques [SAT] and Maison Notman House, BFI has organized a FREE hackathon-style event, bringing together interdisciplinary teams to create synergetic 4D sculptures and prototypes and introduce participants to the synergies, shapes, and symmetries of nature.

May 15-17 in Montreal - check out the link below for more details / to register!

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/le-buckython-tickets-16657257305
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Theatre Alambic. Bernard Lavoie, director. Jean Boilard, actor. His wife is the manager, I believe, but can't track her name down right now. Maryse Pelletier was the translator.
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