Five things: Tender is the Night at City Gallery Wellington, First Light House NZ’s entry in US Solar Decathlon, Our Choice by Al Gore & Push Pop Press, Pollinators by Louie Schwartzberg and Long Now seminar with Tim Flannery on evolution.
Kia ora, hola, and happy Cinco de Mayo! Eight inspiring, educational, beautiful and delicious things to see, hear, read, eat and watch.
Three great obsessions taste great together: pancakes, lettering and photographing your food!
Introducing Monica Moreno, whose sculptures and paintings exude the colorful exuberance of Alexander Girard and embody an untamed joy both reverent (exploring ideas of inner peace) and irreverent (Cinderella with hairy legs).
How can indigenous wisdom be used to develop sustainable architectural and urban design strategies? Exploring Maori design principles with New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities.
Last weekend I stumbled on Helvetiki, this witty marriage of the ubiquitous hei-tiki of New Zealand and Helvetica of the world by Matthew Moriarty at Crawlspace gallery.
On the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, experience the drama of Apollo 13: Mission Control, an innovative play that puts you right in the action.
Objects are printouts – not treasures, not things to stocpkpile. Our posessions are frozen social relationships. Think of them as hours of time and volumes of space. Reassess the objects in your space and time. What is most important?
Links and notes from XMediaLab in Auckland, a combination think-tank and creative workshop with a focus on the design, development and business of digital media ideas across multiple platforms.
Max paints like Tibetan Buddhist monks debate, animated with kinetic punctuations. He describes it as automatism, â€œone stroke boneâ€ and â€œall mind and no mindâ€. Think very clearly of what you want do before you start, and then let go and free your mind while doing, â€œa little like making love.â€
Looking at C,mm,n, a sustainable collaborative mobility concept; “Anatomy of Sharingâ€ interview with Robin Chase; and Adam Greenfieldâ€™s 14 Elements of networked urbanism.
I’m not sure whether it was “S as in Summertime” or “X as in Xylophone” that pushed my father over the edge, but by the time I finished talking with tech support, he was about to explode.