Today is 1 year anniversary of beginning a popular uprising that began the Egyptian Revolution.
The first photo is a shirt commemorating that day that my brother bought me while in Cairo when he was there last May.
The second is a photo he took in Tahrir Sq.
You should check his post on his thoughts of the trip here
A new eight-color offset is print in the works. Keep an eye on the Cantab Tumblr for progress.
Clay Shirky breaks down why we need to end these bills and how if passed they will effect everyone including small sites like ours.
Its Hard to remember a world before the delete key and spell check.
Read more about SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) on Google’s page and in the New York Times.
To voice your opposition you can contact YOUR elected officials.
For Philadelphia, 19125 you can contact
Rep. Robert Brady [D, PA-1]
Sen. Patrick Toomey [R, PA]
Sen. Robert Casey [D, PA]
For Cambridge, 02138 you can contact
Rep. Michael Capuano [D, MA-8]
Rep. Edward Markey [D, MA-7]
(depending on where you live – although I think almost everyone in 02138 is represented by Capuano?)
Sen. John Kerry [D, MA]
Sen. Scott Brown [R, MA]
A new ‘zine of drawings and photographs published by MEGAWORDS and available only at their space in the Philadelphia Museum of Art through April 22nd. 64 b&w pages, color cover, printed in Philadelphia.
More images after the break.
Continue reading ‘New ‘Zine’
Zoe Strauss at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
And the Megawords space is open too.
Read about it in the New York Times.
There is also aew issue of Megawords available as well as new ‘zines from by Alex Lukas, Matthew Gallagher, Matt Schwartz, Rebekah Maysles, Isaac T Lin, Ray Potes of Hamburger Eyes, and Lena and Marten from Denmark. Each books is 64 pages b&w with a color cover. Megawords has also curated a bookshop in the museum with titles covering a wide range of topics: music, film, urban affairs, photography, fiction, philosophy, cycling, etc.
The NYTimes is reporting on North Korea’s Photoshop skills.
I have recently, really been in to the photography of Matthias Heiderich.
There is something very painterly about his Photos.
The Paintings of David Hockney comes mind.
Some more images after the jump.
As part of the upcoming (and very exciting) Zoe Strauss mid-career retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Art MEGAWORDS has planned a series of programs including creating a publishing studio and bookshop in the museum, musical performances, panel discussions, workshops and classes, film screenings and office hours held in the museum. They will also publish Issue 17 of Megawords with photos by Ryan Collerd, Christopher Gianunzio, Matthew Gallagher, Zoe Strauss, Philip Maysles, Katrina Ohstrom and work by Isaac Lin and Alex Lukas as well as produce an original edition of artists books.
You can read more about Zoe Strauss: Ten Years here, more about Megawords programing here and reserve tickets for the Exhibition Opening Dance Party here.
Oh – and then on January 28th: Steve Earle and Zoe Strauss have a Conversation About Art and Politics!!!!
Cambridge University Library Has scanned a ton of Sir Isaac Newton’s papers and put them up on the web. Above is the Waste Book which includes much of his important work on calculus.