The Patterned Landscape: Brigitte Caramanna’s nature etchings

Brigitte Caramanna’s etchings range from intimate cellular landscapes to vast, otherworldly stretches of rocky terrain. Other times, she draws on organic bursts embodied by the branching of a tree or the budding of a cell. Her prints can feel unsettling, the way film negatives do. Their inversion of colors suggest a phantasmagorical alternate reality. Yet, … Continue reading The Patterned Landscape: Brigitte Caramanna’s nature etchings

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Come Together: Julia Buntaine and the SciArt Center

Movements need champions. People engaged in promoting the cause and presenting it to the uninitiated. They articulate a movement’s central ideas, distilling it to the essentials. Most importantly, they foster a sense of community, physical and mental by planning events and spearheading organizations. Sometimes, the task falls to critics and theorists. Other times, the evangelists … Continue reading Come Together: Julia Buntaine and the SciArt Center

Happy music fosters creativity, study

Listening to happy music may help generate more, innovative solutions compared to listening to silence, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Simone Ritter from Radboud University, The Netherlands and Sam Ferguson from the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Creativity is an important quality in our complex, fast-changing world, as … Continue reading Happy music fosters creativity, study