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Bach and Modern Design

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September 17th, 2009

zha jsbach 01 358x400 Bach and Modern Design Have you ever seen the Disney movie Fantasia? Actually I wouldn’t even call it a movie, but rather a musical animation experience. If you haven’t I’ll let you in on a little secret of my childhood: it was awesome. It’s all of the staples of the classical music cannon set to trippy animation experiences. If one of those were to come to life I would imagine it would look something like what happened this summer in Manchester, England when Zaha Hadid Architects created a brand new chamber music hall inside the Manchester Art Gallery for a limited performance of the solo works of Johann Sebastian Bach by a gaggle of internationally acclaimed musicians.  [ Continue Reading ]


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August 29th, 2009

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Andrew Brooks, a photographer and film maker living in Manchester, creates true beauty.

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Metronomy – On the Motorway Video

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August 17th, 2009

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Metronomy is an electronic music group formed by Joseph Mount in Totnes, Devon, England in 1999. Their latest video “On the Motorway” is a must watch, definitely qualifies to be in the category of unique music videos. Check it out after the break…. [ Continue Reading ]

Sky High – Audi loves Gerry Judah

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August 10th, 2009

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Beyond Cool. Even if you are anti-Audi… how can one deny that Gerry Judah’s sculpture is not a marvel of gravitational genius.. Inspired by and created for Audi.. [ Continue Reading ]

Save the Graffiti!

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June 15th, 2009

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If you see graffiti on public property, chances are that within a week, it will be covered up by that awkward shade of gray paint that they paint over graffiti with universally.

What makes graffiti different from any other works of art? If there is a plain wall, why not add some spice?

Notorious English graffiti artist, Banksy, likes to make a statement by showing that graffiti is art. [ Continue Reading ]

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