Walking through a forest, you might think you’ve discovered a Stargate if you saw this up ahead:
In 1924, experimental filmmaker Viking Eggeling ‘composed’ the Symphonie Diagonale, an abstract composition of shapes and movement – Art Deco synesthesia of music, in silence.
A young woman has decided she has had enough — she apparently works for the fastest animation company in the world, making online videos with a goal towards speed and hits — and she decided to announce her departure from the company with a video:
Not to be upstaged by the ever-increasing number of views her quitting video got, the company responded with a video of their own to announce that her position was open. A rooftop pool? I wish I was an animator!
As I drove back to Fargo today, cruising across the dry basin of Glacial Lake Agassiz, watching stormclouds build over Detroit Lakes and listening to Prairie Public Radio, I learned something new about Fargo today. A reality-TV producer is putting together a Fargo-themed show, to be called “Good Morning, Fargo!” This is the first I’ve heard of such a thing, so I immediately started going down the rabbit hole. More inside.
A photographer has pulled an old instruction book off his shelf, and has taken tintype photography to the front lines for the first time since the Civil War. Aerial gunner Ed Drew, while stationed in Afghanistan, had his fellow soldiers pose for tintype photographs, producing haunting artwork that recalls the Civil War, in a modern context.
As a follow up to this, the sport of pool skating has come to the parakeet world:
A truck dropped off a box of robot pieces, much like C3P0 at Cloud City. Museum curators reassembled the automaton, and it still draws what was stored in its “memory”.