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No Strangers: Ancient Wisdom In a Modern World

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New photo show at the Annenberg Space celebrates diverse cultures and shared humanity

If we were asked to imagine a dream curator for a photo show, Wade Davis would definitely be on the list. An accomplished photographer himself, the esteemed Canadian anthropologist and ethnobiologist is also one of the world's most influential advocates of indigenous culture. Century City's Annenberg Space for Photography (ASP) has answered our curatorial dreams, giving Davis the reins for its......read more

Aaron Huey: Images of the Lakota Sioux

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Photographer and storyteller writes about his work on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

From photojournalist/activist Aaron Huey: "They made us many promises, more than I can remember. But they kept but one - They promised to take our land...and they took it." 
- Chief Red Cloud Over the past seven years I have made many stories, but one project has come to own me. It is the story of the Oglala Lakota, who live on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation near South Dakota's Black......read more

SHFT presents 'no strangers' at the Annenberg Space for Photography

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Meet some of the photographers behind the epic group show at LA's Annenberg Space

"Within a generation or two, fully half of humanity's accumulated wisdom and knowledge will be sacrificed upon the alter of progress," says Wade Davis, curatorial advisor of no strangers: ancient wisdom in a modern world and one of the world's most influential advocates of indigenous cultures. The group exhibition at the Annenberg Space for Photography is a celebration the extraordinary......read more

WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath

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New exhibit at LA's Annenberg Space tells the harrowing story of war in photos

Our friends at the Annenberg Space for Photography continue on their mission of exhibiting important, consciousness-altering photos with WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY, a collection of 150 of the most significant images of armed conflict since 1887. Visitors to the space will immediately recognize some of the more iconic images in the show, like the Eddie Adams photo of a police commander killing a Viet Cong......read more

SHFT TV: 'WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY' at the Annenberg Space

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Meet the minds behind the seminal exhibition of war photos at the Annenberg Space for Photography

WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY, the groundbreaking exhibition of war photos currently on view at the Annenberg Space for Photography, tells the history of military conflict through the lenses of dozens of photographers. It's an important exhibit, one that's sure to alter the consciousness of anyone who visits. In this video, we meet with co-curators Anne Wilkes-Tucker and Will Michels, as well as with a few of......read more

Satellites: A User's Manual

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Part 1 in a series of charming informational films on the science of satellites.

Ever wondered how satellites work? Neither have we, but the short animated films made by This is Real Art for European satellite company Astra manage to make the subject thoroughly fascinating. If high school physics was this awesome, we'd all be scientists. (Via Creative Review)...read more

Space Exploration Goes Solar

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Japanese "solar sail" propelled by the sun.

Now, this is getting space-agey. The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency says it has put solar panels on a spacecraft, which not only create power but they actively propel and maneuver it through space. The "Ikaros" solar sail absorbs photons from the sun that put pressure onto the solar sails reflective panels and propel the 700 pound craft. Ikaros is bound for an orbit around......read more

Earth as Art 3

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Psychedelic satellite pics of planet earth.

The space nerds at NASA Goddard Center are all up on the social media. These mind-expanding satellite photos were pulled (and cropped, sorry!) from NASA Goddard's Flickr stream, from a set called Earth as Art 3. Amazing images! Imagine having a backlit C-print of one of these, blown out huge on your wall. Whoa.   More NASA Goddard social media action can be had on Twitter and......read more

NASA - The Frontier is Everywhere

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Beautiful fan-made promo video for NASA.

“NASA is the most fascinating, adventurous, epic institution ever devised by human beings, and their media sucks. Seriously.” So says Damewse, a YouTuber and NASA fan who decided to take matters into his own hands by making this beautifully-edited spec promo vid. Using an old recording for Carl Sagan to narrate the film, with a soundtrack by Michael Marantz,......read more

Epic Earth Time Lapse from Space

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NASA video paints jaw dropping picture of Earth

These incredible time lapse images of Earth were shot by astronauts onboard the International Space Station, using special low-light, high-definition (4K resolution!) cameras. The images were kindly made available by NASA for free.  Berlin's Michael König took Jan Jelinek's minimal ambient techno and combined it with the time lapses to......read more

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