10 interesting links from around the Web #032

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 Barbie, the movie, to Paula Rego, to Twitter news.

  1. Behind the scenes at Barbie: how Barbie’s world came to life
    Barbie set designers Sarah Greenwood and Katie Spencer tell us how they created Barbie’s world
  2. Paula Rego’s massive mural—bruisers and all—unveiled at London’s National Gallery
    Curator urges Rego fans to put pen to paper and get the vast work put on permanent display
  3. Twitter rebrands as X with “art deco” logo
    Twitter’s owner, US entrepreneur Elon Musk, has announced that the social media platform has changed its name and logo to X to “embody the imperfections in us all”.
  4. Grayson Perry: the newly knighted potter on the power of accessibility and why he’s making a musical
    Ahead of a retrospective in Edinburgh, the Turner Prize-winning artist, who inspired a nation of makers during the Covid-19 pandemic, explains why he never wants to stop learning
  5. Symmetrical Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic torch unveiled
    French designer Mathieu Lehanneur has revealed a symmetrical steel torch with a rippled texture informed by the River Seine for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris.
  6. Which Artists Are Headed to the Venice Biennale in 2024? Here’s a List of All the National Pavilions Announced So Far
    Keep checking back for updates as more participating artists are announced.
  7. UNESCO condemns Russia’s destruction of Odesa buildings as “attack against culture”
    UNESCO director general Audrey Azoulay has condemned Russia’s attack on historic Odesa, which damaged 25 architectural monuments including the Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral.
  8. Will architects really lose their jobs to AI?
    As part of our AItopia series exploring how AI will impact architecture and design, Dezeen examines whether the technology will end up taking architects’ jobs.
  9. Brazil’s Inhotim Institute opens dedicated Yayoi Kusama gallery
    The permanent pavilion includes two of the Japanese artist’s beloved installations
  10. Nefarious Data Collection Masking as Public Art? An A.I. Company Has Placed Mirrored Spheres Around the World in a Massive Eye-Scanning Project
    Worldcoin’s effort has been criticized by the likes of Edward Snowden, who tweeted, “Don’t catalogue eyeballs.”

Image: Copyright: © 2023 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved. Photo Credit: Jaap Buitendijk Caption: (L-r) RYAN GOSLING and MARGOT ROBBIE on the set of Warner Bros. Pictures’ “BARBIE,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release
(Image credit: Warner Bros)

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 | 2023-07-27T14:11:06+01:00 July 27th, 2023|Nenhuma|0 Comments

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