Category Archives: dispatches
The IAO is launching a new awards mechanism for independent & artisan perfumers: The Art and Olfaction Awards.
Two photos of Los Angeles-based artist Marcos Lutyens’ mind-bending ‘Reflection Room’ at dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel Germany.
I’m looking for short films that present alternate (authentic) narratives about Los Angeles, preferably by L.A.-based filmmakers, for an upcoming program I am curating for Big City Forum. Please drop me a line at saskia [at] saskiawilsonbrown [dot] com with any suggestions, or hit me up on Twitter @saskiawb. Más info: There’s no ‘there’, there: […]
And now for something even more awesome: ‘Los Angeles: A Love Poem‘, by Dylan King (featuring a poem by Sandra Beasley)
For those of you who attended Sunday’s Filmmaker Alliance Filmmaker Workshop, as promised here is the powerpoint: Download it by clicking here (will automatically open a window from which you can download a PDF.) Click on the links below to check out some of the sites I mentioned in the talk: Indiegogo.com Camille Manybead’s campaign […]
Confirming my opinion that the next big online trend will be to turn the power switch to the off position, I bring you ‘Yelp (With Apologies to Allen Ginsberg)’ from filmmaker Tiffany Shlain (and everyone’s favorite cranky editor, Dalan McNabola). This was made in support of Reboot‘s National Day of Unplugging: 24 hours of turning […]
Are we all in agreement that a strong projected light and a blank wall makes us want to throw down a shadow puppet or two? Sometimes despite ourselves, even — and certainly with no expertise– we attempt the ‘dog with ears and moving mouth’ shadow, or, for those less nimble fingered, the ‘butterfly attached to […]
Film guy and flash mob organizer Kenneth Hughes got about 50 TEDActive members together to engage in a little ‘idea spread’ via flash mob in Palm Springs- to the surprise and mixed reactions of some of the local Palm Springs residents. Be sure to watch out for the locals’ giggly, gleeful, wiggling (and in some […]
In this video, Evan Grant explains his multi-touch sphere on exhibition at the Bing Innovation Lounge at TED Active in Palm Springs. Check out more of Evan’s work at seeper.com. The sphere was a collaboration between Seeper and Pufferfish. I’ll be uploading more videos from TEDActive, all week.