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Mia Liu's Mesmerizing Recycled Paper Sculptures

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Poetic works created from discarded Guggenheim Museum tickets

Taiwanese artist Mia Liu worked for a time at the ticket booth of New York's Guggenheim Museum, where she found material inspiration in the thousands of museum admission stubs that get thrown out everyday. Saving the tickets from their inevitable trashing, Liu recycles the paper into mesmerizing sculptures that play with the movement of light. "I wish to construct a new personal experience and......read more

Vote YES on Prop 37

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Because we have a right to know what's in our food

Our friend Mia Doi Todd, a singer-songwriter from Los Angeles, put together this little clip urging Californians support Proposition 37. A yes vote on Prop 37 will require that genetically modified foods carry a label. This is the first legislative opportunity for citizens to speak out against the power of Big Food, so Californians that care about the food system (like us) are yelling "YES!" from......read more

Elementals: SHFT's Exhibition at Art Basel Miami

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A group show presented by SHFT, Architectural Digest and EnV Group

We're descending on Art Basel Miami Beach this week to present ELEMENTALS, a group show featuring works by Jade Doskow, Shepard Fairey, Greg Auerbach, and more. The exhibition, curated with Kipton Cronkite of @60", is a pictoral exploration of our relationship with Earth, its growing vulnerabilities, and the push for climate change solutions. ELEMENTALS is being produced in partnership......read more

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Between Wynwood, Brickell Avenue and downtown Miami is a sparse, almost vacant area now called the Arts and Entertainment District. Just west of the Adrienne Arsht Center and blocks of the Metro Mover is a newly remodeled 81-unit rental space called the Filling Station. The building, with nothing much else around, is getting some star......read more

Developer NR Investments, which is working to grow a Downtown arts and entertainment district, teamed up this fall with film producer Peter Glatzer and actor/filmmaker Adrian Grenier to curate a showroom in NR’s Filling Station Lofts with art and sustainable furnishings to promote the vision of the pair’s lifestyle platform SHFT.com. This helps push what the developer envisions for......read more

Walls Of Change

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From The Cinemart Series "Here Comes The Neighborhood"

Check out the genisis of a neighborhood in Miami where art meets revitilization. In 2009, The Cinemart (thecinemart.com) traveled to Wynwood, Miami with the late Urban Visionary Tony Goldman to document his efforts to re-invent the Neighborhood with Street Art and Entrepreneurial Innovation. The result was Here Comes The Neighborhood (vimeo.com/herecomestheneighborhood) After the Series......read more

RETHINK - Contemporary Art and Climate Change

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Art exhibition in Copenhagen explores the interesection of art, culture and global warming.

I recently met Beth Terry, the author of a great blog on plastic pollution called Fake Plastic Fish (the definitive resource on our culture’s obsession with plastics) at a very sobering event – the return from an expedition to Midway Island with photographer Chris Jordan, who traveled there with a film crew to document the “plastic graveyard.” Midway is literally “midway” from......read more

Ars Natura: Genesis

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In his inaugural SHFT post, Karl Burkart explains why the hell a renowned green-tech blogger is writing a column on art and nature.

This is the first in a series I’m writing for SHFT called Ars Natura: art in nature, nature in art. Though I typically blog abut media and technology I have become increasingly aware that the problems our civilization faces are not going to be solved by technological ingenuity alone. Yes I believe we can solve the energy problem and perhaps even find a way to deflate the planet’s overheated......read more

Ars Natura: Lea Turto

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Finnish artist's felted trees unlock the mystical past of her homeland.

The Finns are a thoroughly modern people. They are world-famous for their uber-modern design aesthetic and are wont to include any historical references of any sort in their architecture or design. And while the country revels in its modern history, it is next to impossible to find any information on the ancient roots of the Finnish people. In contrast to Norway and Sweden, Finland is not......read more

MAKE TV: Kinetic Wave Sculptures

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Reuben Margolin’s kinetic art.

Reuben Margolin is a visionary Bay Area artist who creates totally singular kinetic wave sculptures from a variety of found materials. Graceful and mesmerizing, Margolin’s work is inspired by natural reference points like water droplets, wind gusts, and ocean eddies. Here, MAKE: television takes a look at the artist and his process. ...read more

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