The Art Behind Supply Chains is Front and Center at a Museum Exhibit

At a small gallery tucked behind the cavernous atrium at the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown Manhattan on a recent day, visitors lingered before a sprawling work, a series of dots, lines and diagrams in a seemingly abstract design against a stark, black background. The piece, laced with text in tiny print, is nothing … Read more

‘Scariest thing I’ve ever seen’: Edmonton-made horror film Skinamarink breaks a million at the box office

An Edmonton-made film has reviews from the New Yorker, The Atlantic and Rolling Stone — and now it’s made over a million dollars at the box office. The debut film for director Kyle Edward Ball, Skinamarinkhas had sold-out screenings in Toronto, New York and Los Angeles with audience members calling it ‘the scariest thing they’ve … Read more

How photographer Reuben Wu makes sublime landscapes of the American West

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNN The first time Reuben Wu saw the warm sandstone hues and vast, open skies of the American West, he was watching the landscapes pass him by from the window of a tour bus. The British visual artist, now based in Chicago, has become known for his sublime imagery of remote … Read more

NASA’s Astrophoto Challenge gives public access to Webb, Hubble telescopes

AUSTIN (KXAN) – For the first time, the public is gaining access to data from the James Webb Space Telescope. Why? To create art! The release is part of NASA’s Astrophoto Challenge; an annual competition to see who can create interesting art using data collected from telescopes both in space and on Earth. This year, … Read more

Vandals destroy 22,000-year-old sacred cave art in Australia

In a flat, arid stretch of southern Australiathe Koonalda Cave is home to art that dates back 22,000 years — a sacred site for the indigenous Mirning People and a discovery that transformed scientists’ understanding of history. That protected cave and its art have now been vandalized with graffiti, devastating the indigenous Mirning community as … Read more

How Harold Edgerton’s ‘Bullet through Apple’ made time stand still

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN In Snapwe look at the power of a single photograph, chronicling stories about how both modern and historical images have been made. Exploding with energy but perfectly still, Harold “Doc” Edgerton’s 1964 image of a .30-caliber bullet ripping through an apple showed an otherwise unseen moment in captivating detail. The … Read more

10 Dividend Aristocrat stocks expected by analysts to rise up to 54% in 2023

Stocks of companies that raise dividends have consistently outperformed during this year’s bear market. Below is a screen showing which stocks are analysts’ favorites for next year among an expanded list of Dividend Aristocrats. That’s followed by a list of Aristocrats with the highest dividend yields. First, let’s define this group of stocks. Holding up … Read more

UVic news – University of Victoria

Oral history captures the stories of people left out of mainstream historical narratives. Verbatim theater transforms those words into art. HIV In My Day, a community-based oral history project that gathered the stories of HIV survivors and caregivers during the early years of BC’s HIV/AIDS epidemic, has been adapted into In My Day, a play … Read more

‘Good Night Oppy’ shares the human heart of robotic Mars missions

Keeping you in the know, Culture Queue is an ongoing series of recommendations for timely books to read, films to watch and podcasts and music to listen to. In the opening scenes of the new film “Good Night Oppy,” the Opportunity rover rolls along through Perseverance Valley on Mars in June 2018, as “Roam” by … Read more

‘Lady Chatterley’ adaptation tells a story of liberation — through clothes

Written by Marianna Cerini, CNN Keeping you in the know, Culture Queue is an ongoing series of recommendations for timely books to read, films to watch and podcasts and music to listen to. From the moment Emma Corrin appears on the screen in the titular role of Netflix’s new adaptation of DH Lawrence’s novel “Lady … Read more