Destruction has its place—anyone can look out the window these days and list a dozen reasons as to how we’re destroying ourselves, the planet, and our culture. It’s not the biggest deal.
A design contest fit for 2012: best vision for a post-capitalist city wins.
Following the release of his new book Notes from the Edge Times, Daniel Pinchbeck has been guest blogging for Powell's Books about post-Enlightenment culture, the extinction of the ego the use of NLP techniques in mainstream media and the motivations behind his work. Read all the posts here. (Video)
Years after Katrina, an abandoned parsonage in New Orleans has been transformed into a chilling and beautiful work of art.
Bloggers have become a driving force in promoting the protests in Burma.
The aftershocks of the early burning of the man have given rise to discussion about the current state of the Burning Man Festival and its future. It also raises larger questions about art and transgression, creative freedom versus destructive license, cult versus culture, and the future of an anarchic spectacle that holds out a vision of human liberation and community. What did this event, and its various interpretations, mean to you, if anything? And what has it got you thinking about now?
Sadiq M. Alam's blog Inspirations and Creative Thoughts celebrates the theme of Divine Love on May 28th.