Stream The Week In Art, Design, And Technology
Your week in review.
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1. Catch up on the urban conflicts surrounding the short life of David Choe's controversial Bowery mural. [Hyperallergic]
2. Influencers beware: instagram now let's you see who's being paid to post [Wired]
3. A short doc on Jeff Koons narrated by Scarlett Johansson is now showing at MOCA. Surreal much? [PAPER]
4. Another win for culture: The Guggenheim just open-sourced 1600 works of Modern Art. [Open Culture]
5. Solving climate change with design? Sounds like a good idea to us. [New York Times]
6. New Rating System for Movies and TV that considers sexism, racism and the other discriminatory isms [New York Times]
The Long Reads:
7. "The censorship system relies on robbing a person of th self-perception that one needs in order to maintain an independant existence." Here's an essay by AI Weiwei on how censorship works: "Ai Weiwei: How Censorship Works" [New York Times]
8. What happens when the anxiety of information saturation flips into a profound feeling of emptiness? Here's an essay on disillusionment in the Internet Age: "Overlooking Internet Disillusionment: On the Principles of Meme Design" [e-flux]
Author: Annie Felix