Artist http://wunc.org en Scientists And Artists Explore The Sounds Of Outer Space http://wunc.org/post/scientists-and-artists-explore-sounds-outer-space <p></p><p></p><p>Scientists say in space you cannot hear a sound. But for decades, filmmakers have tried to create the sounds of space. And perhaps they’re onto something. Asheville's Moogfest is hosting a panel "Sounds of Space," that explores both artists and scientists' perspectives on what we can hear in space if we learn to listen. <a href="http://www.seti.org/node/1772">Charles Lindsay</a>, a multimedia artist and the artist in residence at <a href="http://www.seti.org/">SETI</a> (Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute, and Eric McDougall, founder and principal of <a href="http://www.blackinksf.com/">Black Ink San Francisco</a>, are part of the panel.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:46:39 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 34374 at http://wunc.org Scientists And Artists Explore The Sounds Of Outer Space The Era of Design in North Carolina http://wunc.org/post/era-design-north-carolina <p><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;background:none repeat scroll 0% 0% white">In some ways, <a href="http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/staff/mrenda/index.php">Molly Renda</a> is an invisible artist. But it is likely you have seen her work. Renda is a graphic designer whose art appears all over the Triangle in magazine covers, logos and books. </span></p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:36:55 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 22971 at http://wunc.org The Era of Design in North Carolina Radio Documentarian Spends A Year Riding Cargo Ships http://wunc.org/post/radio-documentarian-spends-year-riding-cargo-ships <p><span><a href="http://transom.org/?cat=63">Allison Swaim </a>spent a year at sea. She rode on eight different cargo ships, documenting life onboard and circumnavigating the world. </span></p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 15:00:59 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 20337 at http://wunc.org Radio Documentarian Spends A Year Riding Cargo Ships What Makes Us Smile? http://wunc.org/post/what-makes-us-smile <p>Sure, it's more or less a given that we smile when we're happy and we smile when our picture is taken. &nbsp;But do we also smile automatically throughout the day when we make eye contact with strangers? &nbsp;How often do we smile in conversation?&nbsp; Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:51:26 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 19876 at http://wunc.org What Makes Us Smile? New Projects At Greensboro’s Elsewhere Museum http://wunc.org/post/new-projects-greensboro-s-elsewhere-museum <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Greensboro’s self-defined “living museum” and art space,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.goelsewhere.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><i>Elsewhere</i></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, has several new projects in store this summer.</span></p><p>This spring, the space launched one of its newest endeavors entitled “Southern Constellations.” The project attempts to bring together a network of experimental multimedia artists from around the south into&nbsp;<i>Elsewhere’s</i>&nbsp;creative space.</p><p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 15:15:02 +0000 Frank Stasio & Nicole Campbell 19046 at http://wunc.org New Projects At Greensboro’s Elsewhere Museum Author Sheds Light On Realities Of Mental Illness http://wunc.org/post/author-sheds-light-realities-mental-illness <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When Alex </span>McKeithen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was a junior at Davidson College in the late '</span>80s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, his life changed. He was visiting Paris and studying art when one day he found himself stripping naked in public and proclaiming himself the seventh angel of the apocalypse. It was the beginning of an undiagnosed episode of bipolar disorder, and that experience is the focus of his memoir, "</span><a href="http://lorimerpress.com/2012/05/the-seventh-angel-a-memoir-by-alex-mckeithen/" style="line-height: 1.5;">The Seventh Angel</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">" (</span>Lorimer<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Press/2012).</span></p><p> Wed, 01 May 2013 15:10:46 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 14616 at http://wunc.org Author Sheds Light On Realities Of Mental Illness Artist Travels From Kenya to America For Her Vision http://wunc.org/post/artist-travels-kenya-america-her-vision <p><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wangechi_Mutu">Wangechi Mutu's</a> life-size collages attempt to bring the Black female body to the forefront of her work. It is inspired by the complex power she's seen in women, particularly from her native Kenya. Not only are they enormous, but the figures are also mystical and powerful.</p><p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 15:55:51 +0000 Frank Stasio & Nicole Campbell 12350 at http://wunc.org Artist Travels From Kenya to America For Her Vision Artists Explore Love As A Political Force http://wunc.org/post/artists-explore-love-political-force <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The exhibition "</span><a href="http://www.ackland.org/OnView/upcoming/CCM3_038801" style="line-height: 1.5;">More Love: Art, Politics, and Sharing since the 1990s</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">" looks at love as a political force. Thirty-three pieces by 25 artists look at our need for deeper human connection in a world that has been changed by politics, technology and consumerism.&nbsp; Host Frank </span>Stasio<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is joined by curator Claire Schneider; and Amanda Hughes, director of external affairs at the </span>Ackland<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Art Museum, to discuss the works of art.</span></p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 16:11:46 +0000 Frank Stasio & Christina Blyde 11010 at http://wunc.org Artists Explore Love As A Political Force Artist Makes Indoor Tornado At CAM http://wunc.org/post/artist-makes-indoor-tornado-cam <p><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yy7S8lCohN4">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yy7S8lCohN4</a></p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 15:52:33 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 9173 at http://wunc.org Documenting Nature Through Photography http://wunc.org/post/documenting-nature-through-photography <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 15px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228); display: inline !important; float: none;">As a native to Durham, Jim Lee has always had a knack for looking in places others often miss. His newest exhibit,<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span><a href="http://thecarrack.org/nov-27-dec-6-spectives-by-jim-lee" style="color: rgb(0, 102, 204); text-decoration: underline; border-bottom-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 15px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">Spectives</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 15px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228); display: inline !important; float: none;">, gives his audience a comprehensive look at his work documenting nature through photography, found objects and walks along Durham’s railroad tracks. </span> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 18:40:31 +0000 Frank Stasio & Nicole Campbell 5456 at http://wunc.org Documenting Nature Through Photography