Augmented City
Human, Too Human
More Human than Human
Augmented City
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thecreatorsproject:

Wind-Reactive Fabrics Change Color Like A Chameleon
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peachnaked:

abseunt:

unconsciousearth:


NASA released a satellite image of india in the evening during the festive holiday of diwali, the celebration of lights. 

this is one of the prettiest things i’ve ever seen

awh look at Sri Lanka too omg

Gorg
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adidas-goth:

capitalism aesthetics
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thisiscitylab:

Here comes Charlanta the Gargantua.
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"Thus, since the French Revolution, art has been understood as the defunctionalized and publicly exhibited corpse of the past. This understanding of art determined postrevolutionary art strategies—until now. In an art context, to aestheticize the things of the present means to discover their dysfunctional, absurd, unworkable character—everything that makes them nonusable, inefficient, obsolete. To aestheticize the present means to turn it into the dead past. In other words, artistic aestheticization is the opposite of aestheticization by means of design. The goal of design is to aesthetically improve the status quo—to make it more attractive. Art also accepts the status quo—but it accepts it as a corpse, after its transformation into a mere representation. In this sense, art sees contemporaneity not merely from the revolutionary, but rather, the postrevolutionary perspective. One can say: modern and contemporary art sees modernity and contemporaneity as the French revolutionaries saw the design of the Old Regime—as already obsolete, reducible to pure form, already a corpse."
On Art Activism, Boris Groys (via hfml)
Global Capitalism: Crisis of Humanity and the Specter of 21st Century Fascism
The Melting Arctic Makes Way for $20,000 Luxury Cruises
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"…the police intervene ‘for security reasons’ in countless cases where no clear legal situation exists, when they are not merely, without the slightest relation to legal ends, accompanying the citizen as a brutal encumbrance through a life regulated by ordinances, or simply supervising him. Unlike law, which acknowledges in the ‘decision’ determined by place and time a metaphysical category that gives it a claim to critical evaluation, a consideration of the police institution encounters nothing essential at all. Its power is formless, like its nowhere tangible, all-pervasive, ghostly presence in the life of civilized states."
Walter Benjamin, Critique of Violence  (via spiritandteeth)
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winterfellis:

by Jim Hart