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Arriva la primavera Proprio quando Vado via. [F.O.] Featured image: Tatiana Bugaenko, Milan

How To Teach Art To Kids

If you’ve ever seen Mark Rothko’s paintings and thought “a child could do this,” you’ve paid him a compliment. Rothko greatly admired children’s art, praising the freshness, authenticity, and emotional intensity of their creations. He worked as an art teacher for over 20 years and was a thought leader in the field of children’s art…

Il Manifesto dei Manifesti

Manifesti del Movimento futurista: Manifesto del Futurismo (Marinetti, 1909) Uccidiamo il Chiato di luna! (Marinetti, 1909) Manifesto dei Pittori futuristi (Boccioni, Carrà, Russolo, Balla, Severini, 1910) Contro Venezia passatista (Marinetti, 1911) Manifesto dei Musicisti futuristi (Pratella, 1911) Contro la Spagna passatista (Marinetti, 1911) Manifesto della Donna futurista (de Saint-Point, 1912) Manifesto tecnico della scultura futurista…

The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

The First Basic Law Always and inevitably everyone underestimates the number of stupid individuals in circulation. One is repeatedly and recurrently startled by the fact that: a) people whom one had once judged rational and intelligent turn out to be unashamedly stupid; b) day after day, with unceasing monotony, one is harassed in one’s activities by…

Comedy of Arts

for you Comedy of hearing Sing any song/melody in your mind. Sing aloud (softly, to yourself) no more than one sound per half minute*. Don’t lose the continuity of the sung melody. One of the sounds can be sung for as long as possible. (for instrumentalists) Perform any musical piece in your mind. Play aloud…

Falsities

The world according to Yona Friedman. Consolations #1 – We do not always understand ourselves. #2 – We do not always need to understand ourselves. #3 – We do not know always what we need. #4 – It is not indispensable for us to know what we need. Advice #1 – Make love in the…

Twelve Visual Artists Interpret Radiohead’s OK Computer

Pitchfork asked a dozen artists to take a song from OK Computer and translate it through illustration. Here’s what they created, along with commentary from each artist: 1. Airbag – by Mario Hugo “I wanted to create something that references both life and death, and almost feels like Munch’s ‘The Scream.’ There is something pervasive…

International Migrant Manifesto

We have been called many names. Illegals. Aliens. Guest Workers. Border crossers. Undesirables. Exiles. Criminals. Non-citizens. Terrorists. Thieves. Foreigners. Invaders. Undocumented. Our voices converge on these principles: 1. We know that international connectivity is the reality that migrants have helped create, it is the place where we all reside. We understand that the quality of…

List of 22.394 documented deaths of asylum seekers, refugees and migrants due to the restrictive policies of Fortress Europe

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Metamorphoses

[…] The highest altitudes are caught in flames, and as their moistures dry they crack in chasms. The grass is blighted; trees are burnt up with their leaves; the ripe brown crops give fuel for self destruction. Oh what small complaints! Great cities perish with their walls, and peopled nations are consumed to dust, the forests…