Monthly Archives: February 2013

Finding Vivian Maier: on the documentary

vivian.maierA documentary to highlight the story of Vivian Maier, one of the greatest Street Art Photographer of Chicago. I’ve found a good article about her- featuring the trailer of the movie- on the Huff Post of Arts.

Enjoy it and the beautiful sliding show of her works.

Read it here.


The Rain room. A popular installation

rain.roomThe Barbican Centre in London hosts a successful installation by the artists Random International ” The Rain room”. Don’t worry you won’t get way, but you will cerainly experience a sensorial and not just artistic installation. In the following video,  architecture and design critic Oliver Wainwright steps into the Rain Room and tells us about this creative design plan. Continue reading

A Writer in search of northern Scotland’s magic forests

forest.scotlandSara Maitland, British writer deeply fond of Nature, proposed on the Guardian a marvellous trip I’d like to go through one day. A a road trip to the area’s ancient forests of northern Scotland – much better explored in winter, in her opinion.

Here’s her article and her pictures, inspired by the magical folklore of the Highlands.

For those who are searching for silence, beauty and freedom. Not just on winter holidays.

Beach ART in Cornwall

art.on.beachNewquay artist Tony Plant spends his time transforming some of Cornwall’s most beautiful beaches into swirling art canvasses with his unique form of sand art inspired by the local landscapes – only for them to be washed away by the tide. Marcel Theroux watches Tony at work and tries his hand at making his own seashore masterpiece“. Watch the video (from the Guardian).

On Photography.The last Illusion. By Alessandro Grassani

environmental.issuesSome People fight to avoid the next humanitarian issues, like environmental disasters. Alessandro Grassani started working on a massive project, called  The Last Illusion,wich includes trips to  Ulaan Baator – Mongolia, Dhaka – Bangladesh, Nairobi–Kenya to make the whole World realise that this is a real and upcoming issue for us all. Sustain his campaign, find out more. Continue reading

La SCALA. The Heart of Milan

scala.theaterA video about the SCALA, the most important Theatre of Italy and one of the most renowned in Europe and Worldwide. This video, with english translations, offers an insider view in this social and cultural institution.

Watch it here.

Insider tips to Travel all around the World

travel.tipThe Guardian’s definitive new interactive city guides help you plan the perfect trip, with information by local experts on hotels, restaurants, nightlife and activities in London, New York, Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Rome, Berlin, Istanbul, Edinburgh, Las Vegas, Tokyo, Mumbai, Hong Kong and Austin. Continue reading