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Collage Stories – Poem Collage Workshop

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Poem collage - Roberto

In the beginning of January we had a poem collage workshop at our creative space. The participants created some great collages and here are the results:     “Drawing on abstract quotes from popular media the collage is both a critique and a social encouragement. It criticizes the notion of indifference as a social phenomenon […]

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Consciousness-Driven Innovations

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Usually I’m not very interested in the worldwide trends, or something that is happening extensively, because most of the time it’s too closely related to massive production, has a strong odour of simple consumerism, is very predictable and far away from the true innovation. But today I’m totally immersed into a trend that not only […]

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Integral Structures of Nature by Juana Gómez

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Juana Gomez - Embroidered Illustration

It is fascinating how the smallest details, patterns and textures intertwine and repeat in the world around us. Each structure resembles another one. We, ourselves, are a smaller repetition of a bigger picture, just like structures of trees or rivers. Who we are and what we create becomes an integral part of nature, a complex net of patterns. […]

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Natural Dyeing with Cara Marie Piazza

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Cara Marie Piazza

You might think that is a weird thing to say, but I just love natural dyes! Maybe it is not so odd if you consider that I am a textile designer, so my mind is always filled with ideas about colours, patterns, textures, materials and, of course, dyes. I am happy to find designers experimenting with alternative ways […]

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Textiles Made by Rain

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Made by Rain

I don’t know about your new year, but mine is starting with some rain. I know that for many of us rainy days are quite slow and sleepy, whenever it is possible we try to avoid getting wet and cold. For that reason I was looking for an inspiration that would embrace the rainy weather. […]

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What Appears Through Disappearance by Seung-Hwan Oh

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Seunghwan-oh

I just discovered something great and had to share it with you all. This time I am admiring some beautiful photographic creations, in particular, a series of photographs called ’Impermanence’ by Seung-Hwan Oh. The collection is inspired by the second law of thermodynamics and explores the ideas of temporal dimension, disappearance and disintegration. ’Impermanence’ is expressed through microbiological practise, where a film […]

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Earthy Tones and Textures by AR Ceramics

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AR Ceramics

Ceramic Artist Andrea Roman, working under the name AR Ceramics, makes beautiful and unique hand thrown ceramic pieces, inspired by sand, mud, dirt and soil. The artist takes care to combine different textures in her work, such as the coarseness of a sandy clay with the smooth glazed surfaces. Have a look at Andrea’s website, to […]

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Worshipping Nature with Satsuki Shibuya

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Satsuki Shibuya - Lunareclipse

Now it is the time of the year when we can enjoy the longest hours of sunshine and fill ourselves with high amounts of energy it offers. Just a few days ago we had the Summer Solstice. And tonight in many countries there is a celebration dedicated to this event, a beautiful celebration worshipping Nature. For this reason […]

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Research, Science and Art from Rotterdam

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Edwin van der Heide

I would like to bring to you the work of Edwin van der Heide, an artist and researcher from Rotterdam, the Netherlands, whose work involves exploration and playfulness with concepts such as sound, space, light and technology. Edwin uses diverse media to chase awareness through experiencing physical phenomena. He succeeds in producing places with beautiful […]