An Interview with Carly Neis & Laurel Carter

J: Laurel, you mentioned that listening to the podcast might be the first time that some people close to you will learn you have impaired vision. It is interesting that for each of you having an online persona can provide the choice of when, or even if, to reveal a disability. Could you each share a little bit about your own experience related to a visible or invisible disability? L: In my specific case I have both lived with a visible and invisible disability. From when I was baby up…

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“Masse” by Photographer Michael Gessner

A selection of images from “Masse” by Berlin-based photographer Michael Gessner. Shining a sharp light on the signifiers of surveillance embedded in everyday life, the series explores mass behavior in the digital age. “Masse invites contemplation on the myriad ways in which individuals are monitored—and in which they monitor themselves—as they transition through the blurred boundaries between the digital and the physical,” Gessner explains. See more from “Masse” below! Source link

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“If There Was Money On The Ground Someone Would Have Already Found It” By Photographer Kyle Berger

Growing up in suburban Canada, photographer and artist Kyle Berger was inspired by the unique urban sprawl of his hometown, describing his surroundings as “a relic of late age suburbia with endless newly developed communities surrounded by big box stores, fast food restaurants, and an ambiguous sense of self.” He now travels around America documenting similar landscapes with his signature tongue-in-cheek sense of humor. With “If There was Money on the Ground Someone Would Have Already Found it,” he seamlessly merges photography and digital collage, emphasizing notions of hyperreality and…

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Natalia Gonzalez Martin – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A selection of paintings by artist Natalia Gonzalez Martin exploring “the traces we have been left with from traditions that have prevailed over mainland Europe for centuries and their capacity to continue to exist through time”. Martin depicts characters from old fables, examining desire and playfully blurring the boundaries between what is divine and secular. Source link

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Flying Ospreys, Herons, and Terns Comprise a 35-Meter Water Tower Mural by Taquen

 Art #birds #murals #public art July 20, 2021 Grace Ebert “Eau de Loire” (2021), Gien, France. All images courtesy of Taquen, by Fabe Collage A 35-meter tower looming over Gien, France, is the site of a new mural by Taquen that celebrates the inherent life-giving properties of water. Set against a deep blue backdrop, the massive artwork titled “Eau de Loire” features a flock of ospreys, herons, and common terns, which often are spotted near the banks of the Loire River that runs through the area, as they fly…

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Pratt SCPS’s Jewelry Design & Marketing Courses Offer the Skills Necessary to Enhance Your Business

 #jewelry #sponsor When you enroll in the Jewelry Design & Marketing program at Pratt SCPS, you’ll learn the fundamentals of jewelry design, deepen your knowledge of the industry’s history, and uncover current trends. No matter your experience level, registration begins July 12 for Pratt SCPS’s fall courses and certificates, which include: Computer-Aided Design and 3-D Modeling for Jewelers Jewelry Design + Development Jewelry Design History and Current Trends Make Wearable Art: Beginner Jewelry Fabrication Make Wearable Art: Advanced Jewelry Fabrication Most importantly, you’ll acquire the practical skills necessary to…

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Impasto Marks and Thick Dabs of Paint Render Dreamy Landscapes in Rich Layers of Color

 Art #acrylic #impasto #landscapes #painting July 20, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Anastasia Trusova, shared with permission To capture the depth of an enchanting river alcove or bucolic landscape, Russian artist Anastasia Trusova works in what she calls “textured graphic impressionism,” a unique style that expresses emotion through detail and volume. She uses a combination of palette knives and brushes to deftly layer acrylic paints into dreamy scenes: heavy impasto forms lush foliage, coiled lines shape thick clouds, and an array of smaller dabs become fields of wildflowers.…

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