Each and every one of us can benefit from learning Tai Chi. This ancient Chinese art has been described as “meditation in motion” and is known to prevent and treat many health problems, as documented by several studies.
Tai chi is a practice that focuses on movements … More
Andrew Dilks, Guest
It’s hard not to look at the contemporary art market and see it as superficial and transitory – much of it comes across as the self-indulgent product of egotism; self-conscious attempts at irony that degenerate into meaningless banalities; a smug postmodern sensibility obsessed with its … More
Randall Carlson, Guest Writer
Most of us tend to think of geometry as a relatively dry, if not altogether boring, subject remembered from our Middle school years, consisting of endless axioms, definitions, postulates and proofs, hearkening back, in fact, to the methodology of Euclids Elements, in form … More
Laura Grace Weldon, Guest Writer
1. Get out of your head and back to your senses. Touch, smell, and taste. Reach out and feel the texture of bricks as you walk by a building. Forgo utensils to eat with your hands. Notice the sensation of cool water … More
The process of awakening to the realities of our society, culture and our humanity is something that many people are experiencing in these interesting times. For many, this new perspective on life leaves them feeling helpless and frightened, for others this process leads to greater personal … More
Wake Up World
Upon hearing many children talk about how they would like to participate in an Art class, I decided to offer this experience to them. Living in the Caribbean, I was the owner of a beach-side eatery. Children would naturally gather around while I was outdoors … More
An amazing and beautiful short film by Alexander Huang.
Cymatic photographers, artists and experimenters display an amazing array of nature’s hidden art, the geometry carried by sound. Fascinating and inspiring, the hidden mysteries of life are revealed in dazzling displays of scientific wonder.
Vimeo – Jason Silva
The natural world is comprised of patterns and the more technologically advanced we become the more our societies and ideas imitate the patterns that are at the foundation of nature. To perceive these patterns and understand that there is a natural order to even our chaotic … More
Aspects of creative thinking that are not usually taught
1. You are creative. The artist is not a special person, each one of us is a special kind of artist. Every one of us is born a creative, spontaneous thinker. The only difference between people who … More
For centuries, dance manuals and other writings have lauded the health benefits of dancing, usually as physical exercise. More recently we’ve seen research on further health benefits of dancing, such as stress reduction and increased serotonin level, with its sense of well-being.
Then most recently we’ve … More
Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto has created a beautiful, undeniably scary time-lapse map of the 2053 nuclear explosions which have taken place between 1945 and 1998, beginning with the Manhattan Project’s “Trinity” test near Los Alamos and concluding with Pakistan’s nuclear tests in May of 1998. This leaves out North … More