With subtle, sometimes hidden, interventions in our reality Jasper Coppes explores the way we relate to objects and spaces. In doing so he simulates cultural heritage or lets architectural constructions merge into chosen environments. Coppes works with the assumption in mind that when our usual forms of knowledge decline, it becomes possible to restore a movement towards the uncertainty of the present. Because thanks to our ability to forget the commonplace we have the opportunity to experience the presence of that which is not, is no longer, or is not yet. Jasper Coppes (Amsterdam 1983) graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld...

Yoshiyuki Koinuma - AWB Arto-Artist of the Month for February 2013 - talks about his work " The Reincarnation Series ." Interview credit: WerklichtTV Links: - Cosmic Visualisation with Yoshiyuki Koinuma - The Reincarnation Series by Yoshiyuki Koinuma - AWB Astro-Artist of the Month: February 2013 ; Yoshiyuki Koinuma. - Yoshiyuki Koinuma website . Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

Click on the thumbnails to enjoy Cosmic Visualisation with Yoshiyuki Koinuma. Links: - The Reincarnation Series by Yoshiyuki Koinuma - AWB Astro-Artist of the Month: February 2013 ; Yoshiyuki Koinuma. - Yoshiyuki Koinuma website . Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

This video is a tribute to 8 years of the Cassini spacecraft in orbit around the Saturn system. It was created by Nahum Mendez Chazarra (Spain) with 15 000 images taken by Cassini since 2004. Nahum is currently finishing a degree in Geology at the University of Granada, Spain and spends his spare time with HiTranslate project , translating the captions of the images taken with the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter into other languages. Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

Yoshiyuki’s “Reincarnation Series” was conceived after he spent a 2-week vacation in Japan in March 2010—which coincided exactly with the catastrophic 9.0 earthquake and tsunami, including the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident and great loss of life. “I recognized how strong the power of nature is and how our life is sometimes really fragile,” Yoshiyuki says. “Since this experience, I have been getting a recurring image of me on a desert planet in outer space, surrounded by a psychedelic sky at the end of days. It has caused me to rethink the relationship between Buddhism and myself—I’m always thinking the...

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Astronomers Without Borders' AstroCrafts web blog presented by Kathleen Horner will share a unique variety of creative, educational and fun astronomy-related crafts inspired by the cosmos in which we live. The AstroCrafts page projects will be presented periodically throughout the year for the whole family that involves hands on arts and crafts that will teach us about the wonders of our universe.  The projects are especially a great resource for schools and other organizations, too.  The AstroCrafts projects is another way we can discover our own inner artist and find personal expression of what we see and feel in the cosmic life that is all around us.