Thursday, August 27, 2009
"YouMedia @ CPL is an innovative, 21st century learning space, housed at the Harold Washington Library, created to connect young adults, books, media and institutions throughout the city in one dynamic space designed to inspire collaboration and creativity. By working both in teams and individually, young adults will have an opportunity to engage in projects that promote critical thinking, creativity and skill-building.
YouMedia @ CPL is a partnership between the Chicago Public Library and the Digital Youth Network.
Find more online:
Film Presented by:
The Chicago Public Library
The Person Foundation
The MacArthur Foundation"
Friday, August 21, 2009
Here's the background at LA Times.
Here's the FB Group.
Here's the petition.
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
"A fascinating look at the work of Swindon Library in 1946. Made by the Government as part of the 'Britain can make it' programme, it exemplifies the spirit of social renewal prevalent after the Second World War. 6-240"
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Image: Dwellephant's Sieger/Pezzettino Handbill
Old friend Dwellephant has been a busy bee this summer. He did the art for the entire 91.7 FM WMSE Radio Summer Camp festival. He also runs a sketch-a-day blog called Dwellery.
Image: Transdermal Testers via jurvetson
Slate's article Seeking & PSFK's follow up offers some interesting insights into our data driven ways--suggesting that we are biologically inclined to become obsessive info seekers.
Saturday, August 15, 2009
Sunday, August 09, 2009
Yumi: An Expolosion of Art & Food
Awesome friend Mark Mattson is part of the shindig & has his artwork on the Yumi flyer. The show has been paired with an outdoor version of Pecha Kucha Night at Junctionview Studios. Fantastic!