A year of creative disruption? Nan Goldin, Ruangrupa and climate activists occupy top spots on Monopol’s top 100 list – 71Bait

The German art magazine monopoly has published its annual list of the 100 people it considers most important in the contemporary art world. One of the first rankings of its kind this year, the magazine’s picks give a first indication of who’s stood out in a year of success and controversy. Supported by an advisory … Read more

Your Smart Thermostat is not here to help you – 71Bait

Everything is so smart now. Smartphones, smart speakers, smart lights, smart sockets, smart doorbells, smart locks, smart thermostats. Smart things are not smart because they are smart, but because they connect to the internet. With online connectivity, they can be controlled either locally or remotely – both visibly and invisibly. The selling point for smart … Read more

Leaks in Russian gas pipelines raise concerns about sabotage – 71Bait

Explosions rocked the Baltic Sea before unusual leaks were discovered at two natural gas pipelines running underwater from Russia to Germany, seismologists said today. Some European leaders and experts point to possible sabotage during an energy confrontation with Russia provoked by the war in Ukraine. A large disturbance in the sea can be observed off … Read more

Artist Hew Locke explores the history of the Met’s trophy hunting in his new facade commission – 71Bait

The Metropolitan Museum of Art today unveiled four new gold trophies placed by Guyanese-British artist Hew Locke in the alcoves of its Fifth Avenue facade. The works are part of the museum’s Facade Commission series, first launched in 2019 with sculptures by Wangechi Mutu, followed by Carol Bove in 2021. Locke is the third artist … Read more

The ancient Chinese healing art Qi Gong – 71Bait

Visit any park in China over the past hundred years and you are likely to see dozens of people practicing qigong. What began as a traditional Chinese treatment over 4,000 years ago has now become a major health trend. Today, people all over the world practice qigong and try to balance their busy modern lives. … Read more

TRILLION ENERGY INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER 8TH AS – 71Bait

VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 6, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Billion Energy International Inc. (“Billion” or the “Company”) (CSE: TCF) (OTCQB: TRLEF) (Frankfurt: Z62) is providing an update on the mobilization status of the Uranus rig to the SASB gas field. The Uranus rig is scheduled to depart for SASB on Sep 8thth and arriving on September … Read more

Passion rules the Art Walk Saturday | arts – 71Bait

Wonderful experiences await on Saturday, September 3, when galleries and specialty shops invite you to enjoy brilliant and one-of-a-kind art and indulge in delicious treats during the Art Walk from 5-8 p.m. in historic downtown Weaverville. The event offers art galleries, specialty shops and restaurants an opportunity to invite the community ‘after hours’ to enjoy … Read more

North Carolina Museum of Art and Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Announce Two New Curators | business – 71Bait

The North Carolina Museum of Art and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art announce two new curators (Winston-Salem, NC) – The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) announces two new hires, both for the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh, NC and for SECCA, an affiliate of the NCMA. Jared Ledesma joins the … Read more