Obscura Digital deserves more than a day

Yesterday I blogged about Obscura Digital’s work with The Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Today I want to share more about this interesting company, part technology lab and part creative agency. Obscura Digital, first party in the space, from Obscura Digital website...

its all about money

As the UK newspaper, The Guardian, looks back over 2011, they comment on how financial issues have dominated the news.  They put out a challenge for artists to “invent new currencies and banknotes for a changed world”, and published the results on December...

moving, blooming . . . architecture?

When you think of a form of architecture, a building, a pavilion . . . you think of a solid structure, right?  Architect Doris Sung is challenging the precepts of traditional architecture with her new shade structure that moves and transforms with the heat of the sun....

photo kaleidescope

I have been working on more intricate forms for my fused glass mandalas, and the work of Leslie Thornton caught my eye. Leslie Thornton, Still from Blue Bird, 2010 Thornton is an experimental filmmaker who had her first solo show about a year ago in January 2011, at...

the appeal of transparency

Often I find myself bookmarking paper artists to blog about.  Like glass, paper is a fragile material, yet it can hold up through centuries.  Also like glass, it can have a beautiful, soft transparency. Summer Breeze, Yuko Takada Keller Yuko Takada Keller creates...