No, I am not aged out of wanting to be a superhero. Despite the controversial, speculative, socialistic and even childish context of Animals, I love the Art-Rock. Perhaps, the music reminds me of earlier favorites of Scorpions sort. Animals video became the winner when in Dec 12′ Muse launched a competition with Genero.tv asking people to produce the music video for the song. Animation artists from Portugal Inês Freitas and Miguel Mendes created the art. Pretty awesome, all: the art, the music, and the engaging idea of social creativity and public vote, which all resulted in this awesome piece:
Archived entries for art
When asked who the greatest contemporary painters are, the eccentric genius Salvador Dali responds in a matter-of-factly manner, “First Dalí. Then, Picasso.”
TOTAL weird, but brilliant still:
“I cannot understand why human beings should be so little individualized, why they should behave with such great collective uniformity. I do not understand why when I ask for a grilled lobster at a restaurant, I’m never served a cooked telephone.” ~ Salvador Dalí
Watch Mike Wallace interview Dali in 1958:
Benjamin Zander’s test
Simply love it.
The State of Wikipedia
From Wikipedia: In philosophy, systems theory, science, and art, EMERGENCE is the way complex systemsmultiplicity of relatively simple interactions. Emergence is central to the theories of integrative levels and of complex systems. and patterns arise out of a
The early draft of Emergence book by Steven Johnson, the American Popular Science author, had subtitle: “Emergence: What the New Science Can Teach Us About Our Minds, Our Communities, and Ourselves.” changing it later to “Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software.” The book was published in 2001, and so the Wikipedia project, a free web-based, collaborative online reference. Both are Ten-Year Old Babies this year!