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This is the tenth phase for this hand-stitched embroidery. One of the most dynamic things about this type of art is how light factors in. Changing immediately from a flat portrait to a 3-dimensional portrait. Here is a detail of that reflective light. The master showman of City Hall, who parlayed shrewd political instincts and […]

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Be warned, I am experimenting with sound and I am a complete novice. I call this battle of the headlines. I’m interested in how headlines can silence us. They often lack any kind of emotion of actual information. I found when trying to read them simultaneously with the computer that it was a real struggle. […]

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  Temporary feeling: This site specific installation uses the stand of various parties toward much awaited ‘Strong Lokpal Bill’, to bring forth the fractured state of democratic system, and the government’s rush to suppress the bill by means of two days spent on debates, hurried votes, allegations in both the houses of parliament. The two […]

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  BanGanga: This installation is based on the recent news about restoration of ancient Banganga lake. The historical and cultural heritage of Mumbai is located at Malabar hills. During the process, ‘Ramkund’ and ‘Gomukha’ have been discovered with the help of historians, archeologists and locals in the vicinity. As per the famous legend, Lord Rama […]

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  Thinking of George W Bush as the last of the US troops pull out of Iraq. Tweet

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Today, Sunday, December 18, no women are mentioned by name on the front page of The New York Times. Listed above are the names of the men who are included. Journalists are not included. Elaine Kaufmann’s website Tweet

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  Someone’s Mill, Someone’s Boon: This mixed media assemblage / installation is based on the news about RPI activists vandalizing and occupying Indu Mills, one of the oldest structures at Dadar, Mumbai. While the government has allotted four acres of the mill land for the construction of a memorial for Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, the protesters […]

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  This satirical installation is based on latest inadequacies in the ‘Lokpal Bill’ drafted by the Government. After declaring the ‘sense of house’ on 27August 2011, to put an end to Shri. Anna Hajare’s indefinite fast and that of other activists across India, the government’s current draft proclaims – we are back to square one. […]

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  This site specific installation is a tribute to people who deliver newspapers to each one of our doorsteps, everyday, across the world, including roadside newspaper stalls. It is inspired by the news about newspaper sellers appeared in a local newspaper in my city Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Newspaper sellers are denied the privilege of protection […]

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  I have been making photographs of the sky since 2004. I now have an archive of around 20,000 photographs taken from the ground and through the windows of airplanes while traveling. This is another first for 365DOP and came out of digital play. It is a composition made from photographs of C.I.A. stealth drones and […]

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reading the article about the protest in Russia, i see a similarity in the protests, whether they are in Russia, Egypt, Tunisia, Syria, or an occupy movement….. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/11/world/europe/thousands-protest-in-moscow-russia-in-defiance-of-putin.html?_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=globaleua2 Tweet

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  This is the final print that I made in response to the news coverage of the RQ-170 Sentinel drone which fell in Iranian soil. The piece will be on view at the at Interstate Projects in December. The exhibition opens on Friday Dec 16th 6-9 pm, please feel free to drop in to see […]

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    making the chip board dies to create a embossment. prints to come tomorrow. wish me luck! Tweet

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Chinese police fanned out across several provinces arresting  hundreds  of alleged child traffickers.  Over one hundred eighty children destined for adoption by foreign couples were rescued and placed in orphanages. In recent years the buying and selling of babies has become a lucrative business and a source of embarrassment for the Chinese government.   Tweet

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“Terror” is a visual poem that cites each use of the root word terrorin all its occurrences on the articles posted on the New York Times website over the past day. Tweet

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New York Times Being President Is Tough but Usually Not Fatal, a Study Concludes, by Lawrence K. Altman, December 6, 2011 Image Source: Ron Edmonds/Associated Press; Kevin Lamarque/Reuters; Gary Hershorn/Reuters; Doug Mills/The New York Times   Tweet

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Today, Wednesday December 7, there are no women mentioned by name on the front page of The New York Times. Listed above are the names of the men who are included. Journalists are not included in either group. Elaine Kaufmann’s website Tweet

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  It was disheartening to read about the plight of flamingoes. When a large flock flew into a string of high tension power cables in a wildlife sanctuary near Khadir region of Gujarat, India, electrocution killed around 140 of them while several of them were left to suffer burns. Tweet

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DEA launders money to track drug cartels business. Tweet

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Everyday newspaper informs, provokes, challenges, inspires, educates, bewilders, updates, outrages, irritates, and shocks us, despite which we can’t live without this ‘Daily Scrub’. Tweet

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Increasingly more and more children are going hungry in this country. Tweet

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“Gridlock” I constructed Gridlock from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. Tonight, they are lighting the tree at Rockefeller Center. There will be huge […]

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Today’s front page headlines from the New York Times.   Tweet

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The hole seems to only be getting deeper Mr. Cain.   Tweet

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  “CUNY” I constructed CUNY from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. Yesterday evening, the board of trustees at the City University of New […]

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  “Cyber Monday” I constructed Cyber Monday from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. Did you know that it’s “Cyber Monday”? Do you even […]

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Two articles in the metropolitan section of today’s NY times referenced the world of ballet: the first was of little girls taking their first ballet classes. The second described the latest versions of the Nutcracker and the place for youngsters in this years local  productions.   Tweet

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“Want, Give, Get” I constructed Want, Give, Get from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. Once again, Here are the numbers after national Black […]

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Occupy the Parade… what would that be like? Can we pretend everything is roses or must we face the facts? Tweet

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What does a college degree mean these days? The New York Times has an article about that very topic. I wouldn’t change my college experience at all, for whatever it may be worth in the job world. All that I learned from the people I was lucky enough to be around and goofy places that […]

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“After 102 Years” I constructed After 102 Years from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. After 102 years, Filene’s is going out of business. […]

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“Pies, Balloons, and Football” I constructed Pies, Balloons, and Football from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. Thanksgiving has come and gone. I still […]

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© Gracelee Lawrence 2011 Thinking about them on this Thanksgiving day. Tweet

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The fanaticism of relics. The business of belief is an intriguing thing. Tweet

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Chris Garcia 11/22/11   I constructed Madonna from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. The mother of the alleged terrorist , Jose Pimentel, apologized […]

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  Some New Yorkers are spending many tens (or hundreds) of thousands of dollars on huge customized vans. Yet another unnecessary way to show people how much money you have to throw around. I thought New York  already had enough vehicles… Tweet

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My brain every day. Grapheme-color synesthesia, copyright Anne Dushanko Dobek Nov.23 2011 Tweet

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Tailgating Tragedy Tweet

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11/21/11 “Uptown” I constructed Uptown from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. I love living in Inwood. The best part about it is that […]

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This work speaks to moderation in security as well as seasoning. Tweet

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 “No Bird” I constructed No Bird from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. Well, we bought a 20 pound frozen bird that’s taking up […]

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Spain has been having a tough time. This article declares that Spain will now be run by a more conservative government coming from the Popular Party. Hopefully this will lead to an upturn for their economic stagnation problems. Tweet

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This  piece is in memory of Chechen poet, Ruslan Akhtakhanov who was shot to death outside his home in Moscow.The poet was found in his garden with five bullets in his head. Known  for speaking out against separatists,the poets death was described by investigators as a contract killing. copyright Nov 16 2011 Anne Dushanko-Dobek   […]

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Again, the New York times has provided more than enough interesting information. Have you heard about feline agility? A striking new phenomenon. Tweet

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“Wealthcare” I constructed Wealthcare from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. The primary advertisers in AM New York and most other free papers in […]

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Informed by an incredible article found on the New York Times website. Check it out, I’m serious. It’s serious. Our current state of sex ed in schools really blows my mind, talk about uninformed.     Tweet

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“Numbers” I constructed Numbers from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. Here are the numbers: 5,000+ demonstrators who gathered at the Brooklyn Bridge. 10 […]

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Sale or Trade is part of a larger series dealing with the sex trafficking of children.This particular work references data found in the weekly reports by Nicolas Kristof in the New York Times. Tweet

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Baltimore, MD The dichotomies of the city. Tweet

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11/16/11 “Ousted” I constructed Ousted from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. Yesterday, I read AM New York and did a piece about Cain. […]

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Today there were several stories on NPR about the military. One featured an amazing story about one couple’s 18 year struggle with the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy. Another interviewed several different veterans that had received Purple Heart decorations. There were several more interviews and stories in the feature but these two touched me the […]

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Silent Voices is an ongoing series which includes Terrorists Diaries. The latter began in 1982 by documenting deaths and injuries from terrorist attacks as well as  repression of political activists.. Most of the data for specific works has come  from articles in the New York Times and, more recently, with updates  from the Huffington Post.The […]

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Baltimore, MD Notice the “Occupy or Die” tag… Tweet

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Chris Garcia, “Sushi-50% Off 11/12/11 “Sushi-50% Off” I constructed Sushi-50% Off from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. There are several sushi joints around […]

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Chris Garcia, “Riot” 11/11/11 11/11/11 “Riot” I constructed Riot from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. Today’s cover story was about Joe Paterno and […]

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Bye bye Berlusconi. Tweet

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Chris Garcia, 11/10/11 11/10/11 “Retreat” I constructed Retreat from the pages of AM New York, a free daily newspaper designed for morning commuters. The whole paper is designed to be read in the span of a subway ride, so it is usually pretty sparse with information. This morning’s A.M New York had an unusually large […]

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Blind contour line drawing, Emily on the settee with her iPad. Tweet

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The title says it all. Can you believe…. 20?! Tweet

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