Art Can Save the World

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Jul 19

fastcompany:

Here’s What You’d Look Like With A Week’s Worth Of Your Trash

Newspapers. Soda cans. Pizza boxes. Everyone’s trash looks different but what these artful portraits show is that we all have something in common: We produce a lot of it.

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May 6
queenelizabeth-jpg:

Eliza Bennett - A woman’s work is never done, 2011Using my own hand as a base material, I considered it a canvas upon which I stitched into the top layer of skin using thread to create the appearance of an incredibly work worn hand. By using the technique of embroidery, traditionally employed to represent femininity and applying it to the expression of it’s opposite, I hope to challenge the pre-conceived notion that ‘women’s work’ is light and easy. Aiming to represent the effects of hard work arising from employment in low paid ancillary jobs such as cleaning, caring, and catering, all traditionally considered to be ‘women’s work’.

queenelizabeth-jpg:

Eliza Bennett - A woman’s work is never done, 2011

Using my own hand as a base material, I considered it a canvas upon which I stitched into the top layer of skin using thread to create the appearance of an incredibly work worn hand. By using the technique of embroidery, traditionally employed to represent femininity and applying it to the expression of it’s opposite, I hope to challenge the pre-conceived notion that ‘women’s work’ is light and easy. Aiming to represent the effects of hard work arising from employment in low paid ancillary jobs such as cleaning, caring, and catering, all traditionally considered to be ‘women’s work’.

(via grimzah)


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Dec 20

nprmusic:

At the end of a year in which Sheryl Sandberg released Lean In, Miley Cyrus and Diane Martel provoked everybody, #solidarityisforwhitewomen was born and British singer Lily Allen put her foot in it, Beyoncé’s album has reignited conversations about the boundaries of feminism today.

nprmusic:

At the end of a year in which Sheryl Sandberg released Lean In, Miley Cyrus and Diane Martel provoked everybody, #solidarityisforwhitewomen was born and British singer Lily Allen put her foot in it, Beyoncé’s album has reignited conversations about the boundaries of feminism today.

(via beegramme)


Sep 26

publicartfund:

Public art in Australia, more about the project ->here<-

sashaadato:

What does the world need to hear? 
a shout, a whisper, a joke, a song, a laugh, a thought, a question

Documenting of an interactive public art project in my neighbourhood created by Alex Desebrock.

 

(via urbnist)


Sep 1

Aug 5
Robert Montgomery is a London artist who hijacks advertising space intended for commuters who don&#8217;t know they are art. His texts are part poetry, part an inquiry into our collective unconscious.

Robert Montgomery is a London artist who hijacks advertising space intended for commuters who don’t know they are art. His texts are part poetry, part an inquiry into our collective unconscious.


Apr 13
jeshflores:

“People, the Earth is not a Trash Can.” - Josh Trager, Kyle XY Series
Sculpture in photo by Tim Noble and Sue Webster, “Dirty White Trash [With Gulls]”

jeshflores:

“People, the Earth is not a Trash Can.” - Josh Trager, Kyle XY Series

Sculpture in photo by Tim Noble and Sue Webster, “Dirty White Trash [With Gulls]”

(via anti-eco)


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