My Daily Poetry Fix by Stefan Hengst

It happens to most creative people: one day Stefan Hengst found himself in a bit of a lull. In his effort to jump-start his creative process, he did a yearlong iPhone photography project that he called “My Daily Poetry Fix.” He collected snapshots he took with his phone each day and shared a few on Facebook  Soon patterns began toContinue reading “My Daily Poetry Fix by Stefan Hengst”

Night Balloon Beauty by YesYesNo

Check out this art installation in England in which 400 balloons with LED lights inside them were released at night. The colors of the balloons are caused by messages sent by people around the world via the Internet: as part of the london 2012 festival new york and amsterdam-based studio yesyesno adorned a 117km expanse along the hadrian’s wall worldContinue reading “Night Balloon Beauty by YesYesNo”

Rice University’s Final Frontier: Skyspace

Photos by Karen Warren  © 2012 Houston Chronicle Look up! A new public art work by James Turrell will soon grace the landscape of the Rice University campus in Houston. Due to open officially in a few weeks, the new “Skyspace” will put on a light show each day at sunrise and sunset.

Havel and Ruck Redux

   Dan Havel and Dean Ruck, the creators of Inversion, have created a new piece of temporary public art by the Houston artistic team of Dan Havel and Dean Ruck. Located at Project Rowhouses, the structure is part art, part stage and part park. It’s also awesome art. There are concerts and activities planned thereContinue reading “Havel and Ruck Redux”

Crocheting the Way: Meet Olek

Art happening on the NYC subway Olek is an artist. What is her art? Well, it’s called  knit graffiti, yarn bombing, or urban knitting . It makes us take a second look. Or perhaps a 30 second look. New York City-based artist Agata Oleksiak (known as Olek) uses crochet in bold colors to make her statement.Continue reading “Crocheting the Way: Meet Olek”

From UPPLAND by Aase Berg

Uppland lightland hovercraftland Good yellow circles Tensionwidth wingspan, lightband after lightband All my shooting stars sparkle over Uppland See how all of Uppland stands in flame burns border Crashland, steer softly out of hullwreck lander, loader crushed sewn whole Creep under the skin Hold on to your skin Elephantize mutual pupa Wake! Prick spindle wakeContinue reading “From UPPLAND by Aase Berg”