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Upcycling Project: DIY Tank Top

This article was written by Sam Dizon and originally appeared in her blog, Samthingtodo.

Upcycling is so much more than just turning old junk into “new” usable products. 683 more words

Shopping & Consumption

Art ~ Critical Path

Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness


Christopher Williams devised a new way, a deeper way of understanding photography in New York.

Now we are looking at how photos are made, displayed and placed to be viewed at the… 126 more words

Exposure & Experience

▶ Henry Giroux: Liberty and Justice for All?

America descending into madness

Published on Aug 13, 2014

Author and scholar Henry Giroux sits down with Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss his new book “The Violence of Organized Forgetting: Thinking Beyond America’s Disimagination Machine.” Giroux argues that the United States’ embrace of a surveillance state and culture of violence have replaced the values of freedom, liberty and justice, putting American democracy in jeopardy. 89 more words

Corporate Empire

6 minutes to change your life

The above clip is 6 minutes from the documentary Samsara. This profound snippet, aptly titled “Food Sequence” captures meat and dairy production from it’s hidden start to the very sickening end. 273 more words

Vegan Diet/Nutrition

Reading other people's mail: Gun Ads

If a letter is addressed to and opened by a particular receiver, advertisements are post cards: addressed to somebody particular, available for others to read. 1,098 more words
Design

Postmodern Social Fragmentation and The Universality of Experience

The title is contradictory, no? How can we, as contemporary individuals, experience a baffling medley of social roles whilst juggling our often alienating structural traits whilst being able to say “me too?” 675 more words

Peripatetic Production: Doug Sohn

Public Speaking students often open the course with a speech in praise of something or someone. Because the assignment comes very early in the course, I usually use Doug Sohn, the man behind… 1,008 more words

Peripatetic Production