10 interesting links from around the Web #010

From my daily browsing and reading time, I selected ten links that I found interesting both in the cultural and digital realms (and at their intersection). As you will see, the subjects vary from new social networks, to Paul Allen’s collection to Banksy new works. This is a weekly feature, on every Monday. I hope you enjoy it.

  1. Fleeing Twitter? Sick of Instagram? Eight lesser-known social media sites for the art world to try
    More than a million users have left Twitter since business magnate took over the platform
  2. Instagram Is Trying Out a New Feature Allowing Users to Mint and Sell NFTs. Here’s How One OG Creator Is Using It
    “This is a step in the right direction,” says Olive Allen, one of the crypto creators testing Instagram’s new NFT function.
  3. This plant-based e-bike takes sustainability to a whole new level
    The Ossby Geo e-bike improves on the company’s design with a more sustainably-designed frame that conceals the battery.
  4. Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s collection brings record-smashing $1.5bn at Christie’s evening sale in New York
    A $149.2m Seurat studio scene and $137.7m Cézanne landscape led the 60-lot, white glove sale
  5. The Artwork That Took 30 Years and 200 Acres to Create
    Renowned artist Anselm Kiefer goes big with his massive installation in southern France
  6. Banksy Just Revealed Seven New Artworks He Created on Bombed-Out Buildings Throughout Ukraine—See Them Here
    Among the new works is a mural of a gymnast doing a handstand amid the rubble of an apartment building in Borodyanka.
  7. In Pictures: DALL-E Makes Its Gallery Debut in a Show Where All the Works Were Created With an Assist From A.I.
    Until December 29, 2022, Bitforms Gallery is hosting what it bills as ‘the first DALL-E-inspired art exhibition.’
  8. Tomorrow’s Tigers: new rugs by Ai Weiwei, Peter Doig and more set for roaring success in charity exhibition
    Including new designs by Ai Weiwei, Peter Doig, Kiki Smith, and Anish Kapoor, Tomorrow’s Tigers 2022 is a major fundraising project benefitting WWF
  9. Mass protest against Iran’s human rights abuses staged at Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    Protesters gathered at Lacma to mark the Zahedan massacre as well as draw attention to the suppression and imprisonment of protesters and activists
  10. Solar panels to cover all large car parks in France under new mandate
    The French Senate has approved a bill requiring all large parking lots across France to be topped with solar canopies in the next six years, which are predicted to generate as much energy as 10 nuclear reactors.

Image: Courtesy Olive Allen

If, during your travels through the Wild Wild Web you find a link that catches your attention, let me know. I’ll take a look and, if I also find it interesting, it will make the following week’s list.

By | 2022-11-15T10:17:48+01:00 November 14th, 2022|Culture, Digital|0 Comments

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