Latin America has been the birthplace of great political revolutionaries—Che Guevara, Simon Bolivar, Fidel Castro, and Micaela Bastidas. In this issue, we are featuring innovators creating their own revolution through art, music, literature, and technology.
For sculptor Livia Marin the answer is Yes! Yesterday’s trash is a cornucopia of artistic inspiration.
Items that invariably end up in the gutter or garbage when all used up – items as everyday and utilitarian as lipstick tubes and bottle caps – take on a new life in her London studio as models and molds for some very interesting and highly original sculpture. Read on for some thought-provoking ideas about art and creativity from a thoughtful and cutting-edge artist.
The Diamond Sutra, one of the earliest printed books, includes both words and pictures. From wooden blocks to electronic printing, printing methods and the way we have accessed printed matter have evolved over the centuries. Something that hasn’t changed over the centuries, however, is our need to tell stories and discover new ways of looking at our world.
Not for John Locke, who wrote his first book at the age of 58 and had nine more under his belt by the time he was 60 . He went from singing rock ‘n roll to selling insurance to having 20,000 followers on Twitter and selling 369,000 ebooks in one month. Read on for more about how life can be a celebration every step of the way.