Qiandao Lake is a man-made lake located in Chun’an County, China, where archeologists have discovered in 2001 ruins of an underwater city. The city is at a depth of 26-40 meters and was named “Lion City”. There would have been 290,000 people living in this city during more than 1300 years.
Artist Liz Brizzi has her first solo show, “Adrift,” with and opening at Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City, California this Saturday, April 26th. The brooding graphic work - created with collage, acrylic wash and other media - brings forth the idea of a city (and furthermore, society) as a living, multifaceted creature. You can check out more of Brizzi’s work below:
I posted this short Makoto Shinkai film before, but I just showed this video to my parents during dinner.
me: Dad. Are you crying?
me: You are!
dad: No, this salad…is very spicy…
(c) Emman de Guzman
Mano Po Lola sa ika-20 na taong pakikibaka
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the La Lila Filipina, students from the University of the Philippines - Diliman are organizing a tribute to the women who were victims of the violence during the Japanese occupation. The event, Mano Po, Lola, will be held in the Recto Hall of UP Diliman Faculty Center, on October 1st, 2012 at 8 in the morning.
The organizers, all students of FIL 25, FIL 40 and MP 10 of Prof. Vim Nadera, hope that Mano Po, Lola will have a lasting contribution to the fight against sexual violence and historical denial.
MAKIALAM, MAKIBAHAGI, MAKISAMA, MAKIISA.
PS. Guys, if you want to give any message to our grandmas please don’t hesitate to put them in my ask box. We need to show them and let them feel that we are with them in this battle. They really need us, and we can simply help by spreading this message. Thank you very much :D
As much as my facial expressions on repeat make me cringe.. I’ll admit that gifs of my TEDxTeen talk is some kind of accomplishment.
The full video is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9lev9739zQ
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