Art is a weapon. A weapon against the patriarchy, against the status quo, against hate, against The Man. But in Fractal, a new virtual reality game from Phosphene Designs, art is a different kind of weapon: it’s a literal one.
This week, the Central Intelligence Agency posted its CIA Records Search Tool database online, making roughly 930,000 declassified documents—over 12 million pages in all—widely accessible for the first time. Since no one has time to sift through that many digital files, we did it for you.
Dear Angelica is a simple story: A girl who lost her actress mother at a young age reconnects with her by watching old films on a VCR. Because it’s a virtual-reality short, it’s not hard to feel like you’re joining that young girl as she imagines tagging along with her mom onscreen.
The Lab examines and accelerates the role of empathy across a wide range of disciplines, including: policy, education, media, design, technology and healthcare. By bringing together changemakers with scale partners, we’re exploring a new model of partnership.
The incredibly talented Felix Hernandez is at it again, creating tiny scenes and then photographing them to look larger than life. This time, the toy photography master uses model cars and dust to shoot some scenes straight out of the old TV show The Dukes of Hazzard.
Few midcentury cultural figures would at first seem to have as little in common as Andy Warhol and Alfred Hitchcock.
In 1919, German architect Walter Gropius founded Bauhaus, the most influential art school of the 20th century. Bauhaus defined modernist design and radically changed our relationship with everyday objects.