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Truly Public Art

watching this on the live stream today and hearing people respond and chant along with these beautiful projections was pure magic and inspiration.

how it all came together is equally inspiring: a collaborative effort between ows occupiers, tenants of lower manhattan housing projects, and a few media artists. the interview is here.

More images of the projections.

Update, Nov. 23: This video capture the spirit of the protests in concert with the projections:

I <3 NY

Right Here All Over (Occupy Wall St.) from Alex Mallis on Vimeo.
Directed by Alex Mallis + Lily Henderson

Cinematography by Ed David * Edited by Lily Henderson + Alex Mallis * Assistant Camera: Andrew McMullen + Diana Eliavoz * Assistant Producers: Dana Salvatore + Jillian Mason * Titles by Jason Drakeford.


10 2011

Reasons I am excited about working in my field

From the Global Oneness Project: Sraddhalu Ranade Complete Interview

Global Oneness Project website.

Sraddhalu Ranade is a scientist, educator and scholar at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram where he grew up in the care of the late Sri M. P. Pandit. He is presently involved in the production of video programs based on India’s cultural roots, and conducts teacher-training programs based on a soul-centered approach to education. He has conducted numerous intensive teacher-training workshops on Integral and value-based education all over India. Over 4,500 teachers from more than 200 schools and colleges have benefited from these programs. He has been involved in various research projects including artificial intelligence based on neural networks, multimedia search and retrieval, and educational tools. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences on science and spirituality and lectures around the world on the yoga teachings of Sri Aurobindo.

Global Oneness: Living Oneness Study Guide


12 2010

The DPRK: cultivation of the young, indoctrination in its many forms


12 2009

Korean folk dance: Salpuri & Seungmu [민속 무용: 살풀이 와 승무]

Two examples of Korean folk dance rooted in religious and ritual traditions. I have become particularly interested in these dances – both rooted in ancient Korean belief systems of shamanism and Buddhism respectively.

Originally intended as an exorcism to expel the bad spirits, Salpuri (살풀이):

Seungmu (승무) choreography is based in Buddhist philosophy. Movement is controlled and guided by the breath:


12 2009

What shall I sing here?

They say I should learn one Korean song for the 노래방 (no rae bang = song room = Korean Karaoke). Maybe I’ll try this one.


08 2009

The Wonders of Programming


06 2009

YouTube – All Along the Watchtower – Sungha Jung