Creating tomorrow

  For an artist, sources of inspiration are countless. Nature, dreams, nightmares, even a genetic condition can feed the imagination. Science is also a great tool for creativity. Modern technology, new inventions are often used in the creative process. But sometimes, it’s the other way round. Sometimes it is Art that helps Science progress, or …

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The fab four

Have you ever had one of those late night conversations going on until dawn, talking about everything, elaborating theories? While those are often great moments, they rarely influence Men’s whole conception of the universe. Unless you are Empedocles. Philosopher, doctor, engineer, poet and thaumathurge, Empedocles was a busy man, who one day made the hypothesis …

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Amon Tobin ~ ISAM

A pair of jeans, a t-shirt, and a cap. If you passed Amon Tobin in the street, you wouldn’t turn your head. This is too bad, because then you would just miss the chance to meet a magician, currently touring the world with his incredible show, ISAM. The night is about to fall on the …

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Personal expressions

  There are those who make their body disappear behind the creation. And there are those who, also using it as a tool, make it even more visible during the process. When thinking about artists using their body, the obvious ones who come in mind are actors and dancers. But it can also happen in …

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Esthetes and senses

    Synesthesia must be one of the greatest neurological conditions one can experiment. And one of the most creative. The list of artists affected by it is long and representative of its influence on Art. Several types of synesthesia exist, affecting different senses. One of the most common is the association between letters and …

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From warhead to arthead

When James Leroy Acord was only a few months old, the first atomic bomb of History was dropped on the other side of his world. And nuclear never really left him until his death in 2011. A few years later, James, who had become a sculptor, learned that the granite he used for his art …

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