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Post image for Two Crowdfunding Campaigns Aim to Create Art for the Blind

Imagine never being able to see the Mona Lisa, much less understand what people mean when they talk about her enigmatic smile.

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Post image for Photographer Alec Soth’s Winnebago Workshop Takes Arts Education on the Road

“Moving through the world brings the world alive,” Alec Soth told Hyperallergic. “I considered myself a photographer for about a decade before I seriously started traveling. Once I hit the road, everything changed. I found I could more deeply connect with the people and places I encountered.”

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Post image for Before They Disappear: A Virtual Reality Requiem for the Last Four White Rhinos

When filmmakers Eline Jongsma and Kel O’Neill began researching the Northern white rhinoceros over a year ago, there were seven on the whole planet. Now there are only four.

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Post image for Young Designers Transform the Interiors of Mumbai’s Taxis

With a population of over 20 million in its metropolitan area, Mumbai is one of the biggest cities in the world, and taxis are integral to its transportation.

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Post image for Restoring 16th-Century European Martial Arts Manuals

For researchers or practitioners interested in the history of European martial arts, many of the resources are in private hands, and online images from key texts on fencing or other sword fighting are of middling quality.

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Post image for You Can Kickstart an Urban Human Compost Center

At death in the United States we are faced with two options: burial or cremation.

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Post image for Warhol’s Great-Niece Plans Documentary About “Uncle Andy”

Andy Warhol is one of those artists that many people love but few completely understand.

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Post image for Will Crowdfunding Outpace Old-Fashioned Arts Patronage?

You can’t buy love, as The Beatles famously proclaimed, but perhaps you can buy cultural capital.

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Post image for Making It, and Not, in Montreal’s Street Art Scene

Few North American cities wear their street art so prominently on their sleeve as Montreal. This exceptionally vibrant community is the focus of the documentary Bienvenue / Welcome, for which director Maxime Charron is in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign.

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Post image for Sandy-Ravaged Rockaways Bungalow Reborn as an Artist Residency

Two years on, the effect of Hurricane Sandy is still visible in the Rockaways’s vacant bungalows. Artist Robyn Renee Hasty is imagining one of these storm-wrecked homes as a creative community space, one that could simultaneously be a model of rebuilding with low-impact design.

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