Posts Tagged “art”
To get into the spirit of May Day, slow-news-day.net looked up some fizzy May Day posters. Here’s some of the cool stuff found online.
Some of the great names in street art such as Dolk, Blu and Invader are creating works in Pori during the spring. The Street Art – The New Generation exhibition and urban art project showcases works in the galleries of the Pori Art Museum and public outdoor spaces. Norwegian artist Dolk will create an outdoor [...]
Remember the Danish caricatures of Prophet Mohammed and all the commotion they stirred? It started in the Fall of 2005. In Finland there was a little side episode in connection to the caricatures. The Finnish Government, headed by prime minister Matti Vanhanen, apologised to the Islamic world for the caricatures published by the Danish newspaper [...]
The image displayed here is a huge mind map canvas made by artist Ward Shelley. It depicts the history of science fiction from its roots in mythology to the present day movie epics. Can you find Herman Melville, Alfred Bester, Johnny Mnemonic and Terminator from this picture? There are several sites that mirror and marvel [...]
The populist True Finns party (Finnish: Perussuomalaiset) has stirred up debate with their manifesto for the upcoming Finnish parliamentary election in April. Especially True Finns’ take on culture and patriotanism has generated a strong opposition in social media. People have cited echoes of totalitarian regimes in the views of True Finns. “Cultural aid money granted [...]