Archive for June, 2016

New photography project sheds light on the Black Country’s murder hotspots

A NEW photography project is uncovering the Black Country's historic murder spots which have been hidden from many residents for decades. Astra Wheeler, a photography student at Birmingham City University, has been researching and photographing the sites of historic killings in Halesowen , Hagley, Oldbury and Tipton to see how the landscape has been transformed.

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Fiona Tan revealed as new artist-in-residence at Getty Research Institute

Getty Research Institute Announces 2016/2017 Scholars In Residence and Artist In Residence Fiona TanThe visual artist was announced as the new artist-in-residence for the Getty Institute's 2016-2017 Scholars Program. Born in Indonesia and raised in Australia, Fiona Tan is currently living in the Netherlands. Primarily a visual artist, Tan is known for her photography, film and video installations.


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Automating A Microscope For CNC Micrographs

These very large images of very small things are beautiful, but late last year he's been limited by his equipment. He needed a new microscope, one designed for photography, that had a scanning stage, and ideally one that was cheap.

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Charges dismissed against graffiti artist Fairey in Detroit: reports

Street artist Fairey exits the Manhattan Federal Court after being sentenced in the case against him, in New YorkThe office of Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Cynthia Gray Hathaway confirmed she granted on June 21 a motion to dismiss the charges filed by Fairey's attorney, Bradley J. Friedman, according to the Detroit News. Hathaway, Detroit city attorneys, Friedman and Fairey could not be immediately reached for comment.


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Artist Who Inspired Kanye West’s “Famous” Video Calls It a “Feat of Magic”

“What was demonstrated was the power of the artistic imagination to transcend categorical expectations, and the fluidity of the transfer of codes deeply embedded within the apparatus of our preferred mediums.”

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