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Where there is hair there is joy

Where there is hair there is joy

Posted 18 October 2009 | By | Categories: art, consciousness, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, happiness, women | No Comments

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).

links for 2008-02-21: girls love fonts

links for 2008-02-21: girls love fonts

Posted 21 February 2008 | By | Categories: creativity, culture, design, emily approved, links, passions, technology, typography, webstuff, women | No Comments

Polymorphous Perversity I can’t help getting excited about FF Polymorph. This new typeface family by Stefanie Schwarz is inspired by characters from languages around the world. It morphs into 4 styles: decoration, serif, loop and interrupution and also 4 directions: north, south, east, west. Check out also detailed PDF of features and possibilities of Polymorph. […]

AllVoices Launches Participatory News Hybrid

AllVoices Launches Participatory News Hybrid

Posted 18 February 2008 | By | Categories: activism, better world, creativity, culture, emily approved, interconnected, news, technology, webstuff, women | No Comments

I had the pleasure of getting to know the dynamic Amra Tareen last month (over a weekend of women in tech hosted by Mary Hodder) and learn about the exciting development of AllVoices.com Currently she’s in Lahore, covering the Pakistan election and launching the site. Walter Lippmann observed in 1922 in his book Public Opinion: […]

Links for 2008-01-25: Funky Forest

Links for 2008-01-25: Funky Forest

Posted 25 January 2008 | By | Categories: art, creativity, culture, design, environment, links, sustainability, technology, video, women | No Comments

Funky Forest, interactive ecosystem installation by Emily Gobeille and Theodore Watson Funky Forest’ is an interactive ecosystem where children create trees with their body and then divert the water flowing from the waterfall to the trees to keep them alive. The health of the trees contributes to the overall health of the forest and the […]

The Principles of Uncertainty with Maira Kalman

The Principles of Uncertainty with Maira Kalman

Posted 26 October 2007 | By | Categories: art, books, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, food, funny, happiness, love, music, nyc, people, product review, typography, women | 1 Comment

Mocha cream cake from Maira Kalman’s mother’s bakery on Johnson Avenue in Riverdale, NY (see p.246-247), served at a celebration for the release of The Principles of Uncertainty at the NYPL. Do you engage with pleasure, curiosity, fun and celebration (with time for naps) in the face of the tragedy of the day? Do you […]

Deep Thoughts with Claire Nouvian

Deep Thoughts with Claire Nouvian

Posted 21 October 2007 | By | Categories: activism, animals, art, better world, books, creativity, culture, design, happiness, health, interconnected, love, passions, science, sustainability, technology, travel, women | No Comments

Recommended musical accompaniment: Deep Water (iTunes) by Seal Claire Nouvian sailing in Penobscot Bay for a session on “Oceans in Balance” at Pop!Tech, off the coast of Maine. (More photos from Pop!Tech 2007) Claire Nouvian, a documentary filmmaker, thinks really deep thoughts about the ocean and its inhabitants. She’s especially concerned about how we relate […]

Poptech2007: Oceans in the Balance:  Marcia McNutt

Poptech2007: Oceans in the Balance: Marcia McNutt

Posted 17 October 2007 | By | Categories: activism, animals, better world, environment, health, interconnected, people, science, travel, women | 1 Comment

Enric Sala, Claire Nouvian and Marcia McNutt in Penobscot Bay, off the coast of Maine. (More photos from Pop!Tech 2007) On a Wednesday session preceding the Pop!Tech conference last week, a group of participants sailed from Camden, Maine through Penobscot Bay on the Appledore schooner with Marcia McNutt, Claire Nouvian, Enric Sala and Ted Ames. […]

Current Conference and Foliage Report

Current Conference and Foliage Report

Posted 13 October 2007 | By | Categories: ask emily, better world, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, environment, events, sustainability, technology, travel, webstuff, women | No Comments

This week, I’m excited to participate in Pop!Tech (October 17-20 in Camden, Maine), exploring some of the many ways human beings impact — and are impacted by — the world and each other. The lineup looks phenomenal. The other exciting news is that you can participate wherever you are, as it’s being webcast live. If […]

Sighing, Laughing, Howling

Sighing, Laughing, Howling

Posted 31 July 2007 | By | Categories: activism, art, books, culture, funny, Literary, poetry, women | No Comments

ROFLOL from Hanna Gersen’s “Sigh,” a hilarious mad-libbed urban feminist reframing of Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl.“