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Unpleasant design -- many examples worldwide, manifested as "silent agents" that modify behavior in public space, without the explicit presence of authorities

Portraits of Shakespeare and four proposed alternative authors. Oxford, Bacon, Derby, and Marlowe (clockwise from top left, Shakespeare centre) have each been proposed as the true author.

Colorado based artists Hari & Deepti are both well trained and remarkable artists working as graphic designers and artists for different corporations in their day jobs. For their time together, the couple collaborate on these paper cut shadow boxes, some of which we see here. Experimenting with paper for their project, the artists found interestContinue Reading…

“I really put my heart and soul into this tiny piece, and I hope viewers will be able t read my feelings in this art and relate.” — Anna Dabrowska, aka Finnabair | Somerset Apprentice

Imbolc - Candlemas At ‘Imbolc’ or ‘Candlemas, candle flames bring the light of purification after the birth of the New Year. The Celtic Goddess, Brigit, displaying her role as midwife, having brought the year to its new birth. Her symbol is ‘Brigit’s cross’ woven of straw from last year’s harvest, preserving the Life Force until the new spring has arrived.

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The 25 Best Documentaries on Netflix Right Now - The Act of Killing (2012)

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An interesting infinity cube of "one-way" mirrors (really a cube of mirrors with the interior lit). In essence, one looks into a cube in which every side except the one peered through is reflective.