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Massive Origami Crane Sculpture -- A Gift From Children Around the World -- Unveiled In Sendai
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Massive Origami Crane Sculpture — A Gift From Children Around the World — Unveiled In Sendai

Sculpture made from 100,000 of the 2 million cranes folded during “Paper Cranes for Japan” campaign SEATTLE, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, a massive sculpture will be unveiled in Japan’s Sendai Train Station created from 100,000 paper cranes folded by children worldwide after the devastating March 2011 earthquake and tsunami—a sampling of the over […]

Giant Jelly Baby sculptures come to London's Marble Arch
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Giant Jelly Baby sculptures come to London's Marble Arch

A family of colourful jelly baby sculptures standing up to 10.5ft (3.2m) high is set to brighten up London’s West End.

Art Fakes Exhibit to open in London
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Art Fakes Exhibit to open in London

An exhibit that combines X-rays, microscopy, and Botticelli opens this week at The National Gallery, detailing how scientists and others have unraveled some of the art world’s mysteries.

Mike Tyson Pigeon Racing Show to be high jacked by PETA
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Mike Tyson Pigeon Racing Show to be high jacked by PETA

People For The Ethical Treatment are speaking out against an upcoming television show featuring heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson racing pigeons. As previously reported, Tyson signed on for the Animal Planet’s latest reality show, “Taking on Tyson” featuring the boxer and a band of the racing birds. According to PETA, Tyson’s “Taking On Tyson” is […]

Biography on Christy Brown
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Biography on Christy Brown

Christy Brown is best known for his autobiographical novel Down All the Days (1970), a work which reflects the influence of Thomas Wolfe and, closer to Brown’s milieu, James Joyce. It is a powerful book, and its drama is all the more compelling because of what Brown had to accomplish to write it. He was […]

Eva Merz first artist-in-residence in Partners project
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Eva Merz first artist-in-residence in Partners project

On December the 1st the ‘Partners’ residency programme starts within an area of Aberdeen facing regeneration to encourage varied, local communities to participate in the arts. Three artists will each work and live for six months in the area. Eva Merz, who has a track record in socially engaged practice, is the first artist-in-residence and […]

Letter in support for Public Centre for Contemporary Arts in Aberdeen
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Letter in support for Public Centre for Contemporary Arts in Aberdeen

A7/1415 Union Terrace Gardens – Public Centre for Contemporary Arts I would like to give my support to the planning application for a new public Centre for Contemporary Art in Union Terrace Gardens. Why is it that a City that boasts to be the Energy capital of Europe and provides cutting edge technology in the […]

'Get a fuckin Job'
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'Get a fuckin Job'

Eva Merz has written a book about beggars in Aberdeen, please find an excert below. The book can be purchased from Eva herself or Waterstones on Union Street. Diary: three beggars and an artist Eva Merz meets friends on the streets of Aberdeen Thurs 24 March Two weeks before the launch of the book Get […]

Mother of all beach parties - Kineff Beach 2007
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Mother of all beach parties – Kineff Beach 2007

The mother of all beach parties is about to take place this Saturday on the outskirts of Aberdeen. Bringing together some of the best local djs from the local underground dance scene. I hear they are coming from as far-a-field as Tilly-Cooootry and story book glen. The Line Up Since the last old beach party […]

New Book: Tillydrone by Eva Merz
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New Book: Tillydrone by Eva Merz

Today we feature a project brought to you in Aberdeen by Eva Merz. Very interesting lady who gets up to all sort of mischief. New Book: Tillydrone. > A community with a reputation > 9 women’s stories and visions > A book of interviews and photographs Tillydrone, a community of 4000 inhabitants, is one of […]