Ever seen a chicken dance?

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"Hen Hop" by Norman McLaren is a joyous dance of lines on a screen  with a country dancing soundtrack: fun and silliness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xq8yqduOJOA


Name digital picture files for easy retrieval

computer, backup, file naming

This is just one good way to label digital picture files, as practiced by professional photographer, Michael Greco. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lutNrHI_ac Notice, I'm just suggesting it as one good idea - the video clip itself is titled "The World's Best File Naming System" - and this raised the heckles of commenters on the comments section.  Some were …

Music, architecture, Linocut – Angela Cavalieri (13 mins)

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Angela was awarded a fellowship to research - she brought together the music of Claudio Monteverdi and the engravings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi into 2 huge linocuts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0oWrgfd9iE   The scale of the work is impressive.  In some parts of the video, she is shown lying on one side on a pillow, so that she is able …

Cecil Collins: painting angels and fools

Cecil Collins combines sombre, serious tones of voice and paint with beautiful and occasionally joyful images and words, in this rather melancholic but thoughtful documentary "One pair of eyes".  In particular, he paints angels. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTsocgoLriI "What my painting really is: a response to the miracle, wonder and the mystery of life" This documentary is fascinating …