Independent Publishing Resource Center

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Any writer or artist who wants to scratch their creative itch would be pleased to learn about the Independent Publishing Resource Center. Located in Portland, Oregon, the center empowers artists to self-publish and generate their own creative media using old letter press and book binding machines.

The classes and in-studio guidance from volunteers and professionals will promote the success of any project an artist aims to achieve using the center’s resources. When you visit the website, or even the center, you might also wonder why on earth there isn’t one in EVERY city! Besides being beyond affordable and generous with time and resources, the center is a non-profit organization. Go to the website and learn much, much more about the creative opportunities the center offers: Read more

Free

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The video “Free” by Rudimental is a brilliant example of how we experience our own transcendence in the modern world. There are obstacles at every turn in life, and however we rise to meet them is how we determine what kind of being we’ll become.

As an artist, it can mean being forced to break down barriers within the self and society in order for ideas to breathe. The imagery in this video inspires that flame of striving to live out the stories in our minds, then to push past what we think is possible and dream bigger. Read more

Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film

In JAY Z‘s “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film”, Marina Abramovic joins the Brooklyn-based rapper  in his 6-hour performance of his song “Picasso Baby” that took place in New York’s Pace Gallery. Abramovic, among several artists and audience, shared an intimate time exchanging energies with each other.
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Happy Birthday Andy Warhol!

The ubiquitously influential artist Andy Warhol would have turned 85 today, and to celebrate, The Andy Warhol Museum, Earth Cam and St. John Chrysostom Byzantine Catholic Church are presenting a special ‘Andy Warhol Experience’ in the form of just your average live-stream from his gravesite.

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Royals

This is in heavy rotation right now….. such a dope song.

“We’re driving cadillacs in our dreams.”