Here in Tennessee, one tenth of the school year is dedicated to teaching about art in the history of cultures, and my question is how do you teach art from other cultures without having ever experienced it? Would that not be almost … dare I say “fake”? Throughout May, ... [More]
Before the internet, before movies and TV shows, when the only entertainment was listening to radio, there is one kind of visual culture that people was interested in: stamps. From different time periods, different countries, stamps tell different stories. Through stamps, we can understand who and w... [More]
Movie is one of the very important topics when we are talking about visual culture. Many people said movies predict the future. In this video, it shows side-by-side with a timeline of a movie and the reality. I think it is a very good introduction video for teaching visual culture. ... [More]
With computer software, it is not very difficult to make a montage. With creative idea, Scott Blake makes montage to a new level. Barcodes in the barcode art might represent different related merchandise, images, or videos. With barcode scanner, the whole barcode is not only ... [More]
Artist: June Julian Title: Arroyo as Metaphor: A Sense of Place Project in the High Desert Media: Journaling, Earth Movers, Government Consultants, the Internet Location: Double Diamond Ranch, Cuba, NM Dates: June 1 – 11, 2010
Philosophical Antecedents: Aldo Leopo... [More]
If you would like to know about Japan from a different point of view (maybe a Japanese point of view), you must see this. I am a Taiwanese. Taiwanese are hugely influenced by Japanese culture; however, there are still some facts really shocked me. I don’t think I should make more comment a... [More]
Happy Chinese New Year. This is the year of Tiger!
(I am a Chinese Tiger! Happy Tiger year~)
Most of the time, Chinese display the paper cutting during the new year time or when people are getting married;it is not only a decoration for house, but also symbolizes happiness. ... [More]
Paper marbling is a method of aqueous surface design, which can produce patterns similar to marble or other stone. The patterns are the result of color floated on either plain water or a viscous solution known as size, and then carefully transferred to a sheet of paper (or other surfaces such as fab... [More]
Before I start, I want to declare that this is not a brand or a product commercial.
When I first saw this video, I was shocked. There are too many processes that a woman need to go through in order to be shown on a billboard. Make up, air brushes, even change the size of eyes and ... [More]
(This short video was modified from the original video below.)
The annual Night of the Arts is held in the middle of the Helsinki Festival. On this night, museums, galleries, libraries and bookshops are open until late, and all sorts of exhibitions and performances take place all over the city un... [More]