Bess Kargman's award-winning, box office hit documentary, First Position, follows six extraordinary dancers as they prepare for the chance to enter the world of professional ballet, struggling through bloodied feet, near exhaustion and debilitating injuries, all while navigating the drama of adolescence.
To celebrate Blanka's 20 year artistic trajectory, from January 6 through March 6, 2016, her work will not be displayed in a single space but rather, it will be showcased in 20 different spaces in Athens; places that she frequents and loves in the city, such as tavernas, book shops, clothing stores, cheese shops, barbershops, art supply stores, as well as unique social projects in her neighborhood.
But my personal belief is that as architects we have weakened our own profession over time, exactly by trying to be so autonomous, to the point that as an architect you need so many consultants now.
The Field Museum announced the opening of the exhibition The Greeks: From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great. The exhibition will take visitors on an extraordinary journey through more than 5000 years of Greek culture—from their Neolithic origins to the expansion of Greek culture into Asia and Africa under Alexander the Great. Drawing from the collections of 21 Greek museums, it will be the largest exhibition on the ancient Greeks in North America in 25 years.
LEAP (Listen - LEArn - Play) is not only a series of computer games specially designed for blind children but much more. It is developed to be the base of a building that has to do with the creation of accessible PC games. The first step in this effort is : blind children to become familiar with the easiest way in the use of computers and also with three-dimensional sound.
Agamemnon is the first play of the trilogy Oresteia written by Aeschylus. The play is a meditation on female revenge, sexual bleeding, male pomposity, self-consuming truth, and a sense of justice.
"I watched the movie 'The Motorcycle Diaries,' which was about Che Guevara travelling across South America relying on kindness, and I decided that I was going to quit my job, and start travelling the world. I had a friend who was in the TV world, so I said to him that I want to do something where I am travelling around the world and I am relying on kindness."
"I try to make these important, deep collections accessible, and to introduce ancient society in a comprehensible and interesting way to the public today. Sometimes we take a risk to do something for reasons that aren't necessarily clear and end up doing something more creative, or challenging, and maybe more impactful."