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2010 Stories by Heidi De Vries

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  • Creative Trifecta

    published December 29, 2010

    It's been said that print is dead. Eventually, maybe. Yet the newspaper is still enough of a daily ritual in people's lives to spark lively... More >>

  • Sensory Saturation

    published December 29, 2010

    In 1920, Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp constructed one of the first known instances of kinetic art. Their piece was a motorized sculpture; it used... More >>

  • Audiovisual Hallucination

    published December 22, 2010

    Anyone, anywhere can pop a champagne cork to usher in 2011, but supplementing this bubbly act with cutting-edge art and music is not so easy.... More >>

  • The Picture of Forgetfulness

    published December 15, 2010

    We often have trouble remembering things we don't want to forget (birthdays, appointments), yet we can't forget the things we don't want to... More >>

  • The Flying Lizard and the Heiress

    published December 8, 2010

    The Bay Area lost one of its brightest cultural lights when Leslie Scalapino passed away earlier this year. Beyond producing her award-winning and... More >>

  • I Want a Riot of My Own

    published November 24, 2010

    How many times have you been at a concert when something didn't go quite as planned? Maybe a drunk friend leaned on the switch to the power... More >>

  • Video Helps the Radio Star

    published November 24, 2010

    MTV made the music video popular, but artists have long been melding visuals to sound — and they're still finding new ways to do it. Consider... More >>

  • Spirituality and Salmon

    published November 10, 2010

    Author Rebecca Solnit is consistently fascinating no matter what her topic. In 2001's Hollow City, she shone a bright light on the issues... More >>

  • Artifacts in Action

    published November 10, 2010

    It's happened again. You're in a museum, staring at a display of masks and other cultural relics, and you can feel your mind starting to wander.... More >>

  • Hyperlocal Geometry

    published November 10, 2010

    Sometimes it can be good to set boundaries. To prove the point, organizers of the “200 Yards” project invited photographers to... More >>

  • Riffing on Graff

    published November 10, 2010

    Bubble letters, block letters, soft funk, and wildstyle. The tag. The piece. The production. They're types of graffiti lettering and presentation,... More >>

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