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Shadows of the Survivors
BY RIKAKO NAGASHIMA
@ VOL 107
ON OCT 30, 2013
When the atomic bomb hit Hiroshima, people's shadows were permanently scorched in to their surroundings. Rikako Nagashima and her team contacted 23 survivors and took copies of their shadows. They then placed these shadows around Hiroshima as a memorial and to spread awareness of what happened. From Peace Shadow Project's website we can see where these survivors were, hear their stories, and leave them a personal message. (in Japanese with English subtitles)
"Presentation of the Day" on December 11, 2013.
Edinburgh Tool Library
BY CHRIS HELLAWELL
@ VOL 31
ON APR 20, 2017
Chris Hellawell is the Founder of the Edinburgh Tool Library, the first charity tool lending library in the UK.
He has worked for a variety of charities both home and abroad, in particular addressing unemployment in disadvantaged groups. It was on visiting one of his old haunts in Toronto when he came across the concept if a tool library. He decided to introduce the idea to the UK, with an added element of employability training for young unemployed people. The Edinburgh Tool Library opened on March the 7th 2015, bringing together the idea of sharing as a way to enrich lives, save money, and reduce consumption, with the social goal of giving young people self belief and a route into the work.
My Recent Trip to Scotland and Ireland
Jen Frei, residing in Cairns, Australia, shares her photographs of a recent trip through Scotland and Ireland. She was fascinated by the huge variety of art and culture that she encountered, the incredible characters that she met, the immediate connection she felt with the landscapes and people .... and oh, all the Guinness that she drank.
Cleo Goodman, Citizen's Basic Income Network Scotland
BY CLEO GOODMAN
@ VOL 35
ON OCT 25, 2018
Citizen’s Basic Income Network Scotland are a charity supporting the Basic Income movement in Scotland. We work with a network of Basic Income advocates - providing training and a platform for discussion. We lend our expertise to government and share the stories of people who would benefit from a Basic Income.
3D shadows of 4D art
BY HENRY SEGERMAN
@ VOL 3
ON APR 02, 2019
Mathematics and Art might seem to be about as different as two disciplines can be. But they share an affinity for fictional worlds: both mathematicians and artists are permitted to ask "What if" questions, that aren't required to have anything to do with the real world. I'll try to explain a sculpture based on one of these questions: "What if space had more than three dimensions?"