As as science fiction fan I'm naturally an optimist: I believe there is a future. But science fiction is also about being prepared for the real problems that the future brings. I've been watching the issue of human-caused climate change since the '60s, so I can only comprehend the climate skeptics on the same level I can comprehend flat-earthers.
"The Fourth Annual Chicago Calling Arts Festival (CCAF4) features Chicago-based artists collaborating with artists living in other locations—both here in the U.S. and abroad. These collaborations involve a range of art forms—including music, dance, film, literature, and intermedia—and they are prepared or improvised." http://www.chicagocalling.org/
The video was made by entering the poem, phrase by phrase, in Google Images to find images that somehow relate to each phrase. Each phrase is onscreen for three seconds, during which seven images found in the Google search are displayed behind the words.
This year Bauhaus celebrates its 90th Anniversary. “Bauhaus: 90 Years / 90 Days” is a new project which commemorates the Bauhaus movement. http://bauhaus9090.org/ Every day during this 90-day project (from July till October 2009), at least one project/event will happen which creatively plays around with and pays homage to an aspect of the Bauhaus movement.
So far I have contributed on day 17:
17: "Point Symmetry: Geometric Mystery Via Alber's Explorations" by Orin Buck (Wednesday, July 22) http://bauhaus9090.org/node/26