Global Now / Week 6

Insomniac Events: The Decision To Not Allow LED Lights

Jessica yuen Global Now: Abstract Section: Cope Headline: The Decision To Not Allow LED Lights Date: 10/05/2012 Source: Insomniac Event To people who are not familiar with EDM culture, EDM stands for electronic dance music, which has became huge these few years. Lights are major elements in a EDM festival.  There are many different forms … Continue reading

Global Now / Week 6

Innovative fashion shoot puts model face-down on a scanner

Ji Eun Kim Section: Cope Global Now: Abstract Date:  6/14/2012 Source:  Digital Life Abstract: Photographer Henry Hargreaves created a unique view of jewelry collection by non-camera used: a scanner. The result is a quiet faded, ghostly look — flat based on the glass built up unexpected mood. Because of its flattened view with blurry outlines, it … Continue reading

Global Now / Week 6

olek: knitted anti-slavery graffiti in london

Justin Yoon Global Now: Abstract Section: Cope Headline: Crocheted messages going across the streets; to the world Date: 10/03/2012 Source: Designboom.com   Abstract: poland-born, brooklyn-based artist Olek, has achieved a vivid imagery on the streets of london, where she conveyed a strong message through a delicate way of processing art. She Crocheted all the types and … Continue reading

Global Now / Week 6

Human Connection?

Name: Rowan Smith-Spanier Section: Cope Headline: Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Users Date: by Geoffrey A. Fowler 10/04/2012 Source: The Wall Street Jornal Facebook has multiplied exponentially in active users since it was first conceived, finally reaching 1 billion mark in September, making it the fastest growing site in internets developing history.  Despite this staggering figure, … Continue reading