Jurne, Keys to the City, 11/10 – 12/1

Jurne, KEYS TO THE CITY Opening Reception: November 10, 6-10pm Klughaus Gallery, 47 Monroe Street RSVP: rsvp@klughaus.net Exhibition: November 10 – December 1 Klughaus Gallery is proud to present, “Keys To The City,” a solo exhibition featuring recent works by Jurne. Striking a delicate balance between contemporary abstract design, calligraphy and traditional graffiti letterform, Jurne’s artwork is a seamless combination of timeless and modern. “Keys To The City” will showcase the acclaimed graffiti writer Jurne’s transition from large-scale exterior work to fine art. “Keys To The City” exhibits a combination... Read The Rest →

Conflux Festival – Oct. 20-21

Conflux Oct. 20-21 at NYU’s Barney Building The annual NYC festival for the investigation of urban life through emerging artistic, technological and social practices is back! During the Conflux Festival 2012,  over 30 artists, activists, interaction designers, and pranksters will present documentation, give talks, and provide workshops for festival goers on October 20-21, 2012 in the East Village. This year, participating cultural producers are exploring the ways we experience transportation and creating interventions to improve, shake up, or evaluate the things that we have implicitly accepted into our daily commutes. Curated this... Read The Rest →

How Google Makes Its Maps

There’s a fantastic article by Alexis Madrigal in The Atlantic about how Google makes its maps. Just as with Andrew Blum’s Tubes, there’s a lot of behind-the-scenes human labor involved! [Thanks, Rory!]

 
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