Radioactive waste can remain dangerous to humans for 100,000 years. Nations with nuclear power are building underground storage facilities to permanently house it, but how might they mark these sites for future generations? The nuclear industry is turning to artists for creative solutions. How might artists create a warning that will still be understood and heeded so far into the future? Radioactive Art meets artists whose work deals with issues around nuclear legacy, and visits the nuclear agency in France that has sought their input.
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Jenn Schiffer: @jennschiffer | jennmoney.biz
00:16 – Welcome to “Neon Abstract Podcast Erotica!” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!”
01:15 – Origin Story
03:05 – Art
06:37 – Viewing Source and Learning How to Code
11:02 – Getting a Computer Science Degree
13:56 – Pixel Art, Sexuality in Tech, and Online Presence
@aphyr (Kyle Kingsbury)
Ashley Madison Scandal
26:54 – How do potential employers react to your satire?
28:41 – CSS Perverts
36:03 – Vetting Potential Employers and Company Culture; Dealing with Toxic People
Jessica: Everyone has something that they keep quiet about because they aren’t sure of the consequences.
Coraline: Being privileged enough to have the responsibility to be public and show people that it’s okay that they are who they are.
Astrid: You don’t have to separate your passions.
Jenn: We all need a space to feel uninhibited.
Cultural critic Virginia Heffernan joins the show to talk about her new book, Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art (Simon & Schuster)! We talk about what’s behind the screen, why the internet is bigger than the Industrial Revolution, her first experience online in 1979, what it’s like to be in a piece of performance art with half the world’s population, her crushing defeat at meeting Joan Didion, why she’s nostalgic for landline phones, the motive motive of Pokemon Go, asking The New York Times to host a shred-guitar competition, and why there’s value in Reading The Comments!
Listen to “The Lady Vanishes” Episode 1 of The Revisionist History Podcast with Malcolm Gladwell.
In the late 19th century, a painting by a virtually unknown artist took England by storm: The Roll Call. But after that brilliant first effort, the artist all but disappeared. Why?
The Lady Vanishes explores the world of art and politics to examines the strange phenomenon of the “token”—the outsider whose success serves not to alleviate discrimination but perpetuate it. If a country elects a female president, does that mean the door is now open for all women to follow? Or does that simply give the status quo the justification to close the door again?
Sound artist Honor Harger spent the last few years listening to the stars and recording some of the sounds of space.
Find out more at: http://re-publica.de/session/living-electromagnetic-spectrum
Artist and writer James Bridle explores how politics is manifested in technology, and how the the things we build shape the world in unexpected ways. In particular, he will detail the ways in which networks and communications affect notions of citizenship in the 21st Century, as explored in his recent art works and writings.
James Bridle http://booktwo.org/
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Paola Antonelli explores the politics in art and design.
From video games to the iconic ‘@" symbol to the original Arduino board, MoMA’s design curator Paolo Antonelli sees beauty, form and function — all the elements of art and design.
James Bridle & Libby Heaney @RCAIED 30 Oct 2014
Cities, like living things, evolve slowly over time. Buildings and structures get added and renovated and removed, and in this process, bits and pieces that get left behind. Vestiges. Just as humans have tailbones and whales have pelvic bones, cities have doors that open into a limb-breaking drop, segments of fences that anyone can walk around, and pipes that carry nothing at all.
Most of the time, these architectural leftovers rust or crumble or get taken down. But other times, these vestiges aren’t removed. They remain in the urban organism. And sometimes—even though they no longer serve any discernible purpose—they’re actually maintained. They get cleaned and polished and re-painted just because they’re there.
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