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See some winners of the 2021 Nikon Small World pictures contest

A closeup view of even the most typical objects could make the mundane look spectacular.

A glimpse of the underside of a southern stay oak tree leaf, which received first place within the 2021 Nikon Small World photomicroscopy competitors, is only one instance. Jason Kirk, director of Baylor School of Drugs’s Optical Imaging and Very important Microscopy Core in Houston and a self-described microscope fanatic, snapped the prizewinning picture with a microscope that he completed constructing within the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. He examined his do-it-yourself gadget with a wide range of objects from his yard, together with

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The NFT art world of music, movies, and so much more!

If you follow cryptocurrency news, you may have come across NFT art. This new trend shows these works of art gain value worth millions of dollars or more! More importantly, NFTs are changing the way we experience and participate in the field of art.

First, let’s talk about what NFTs are and go through their recent pieces of digital art. You’ll see how people benefit from this type of art and why it’s best to invest now! We will also see how this form of artwork is spreading to movies and music.

You may not notice, but blockchain technology

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Blondie fuels growing art world NFT trend with release of new series

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egendary rock band Blondie has become the latest to join in the art world’s growing trend for digital-only works.

The hitmakers are releasing a digital art collection with a series of NFTs (non-fungible tokens). The series of animated artworks are inspired by the computer portrait Andy Warhol generated of the band’s frontwoman, Debbie Harry, in 1985.

Warhol and Harry were friends, and the original image was created on an early Commodore Amiga. The new series is called “Hack The Borders” and was made in collaboration with “crypto art” duo, Hackatao.

An NFT is a unique digital asset that

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Shein, Zara, and ASOS: Gen Z doesn’t know a world without fast fashion

Millions of Americans, specifically those born around or after the year 2000, have never inhabited a world without fast fashion. They became shoppers at the height of its boom: Retailers like ASOS drop at least 5,000 new styles a week, and Shein offers 700 to 1,000 new styles daily. And while these young shoppers are increasingly wary of the evils of fast fashion, they have little room to protest. They buy what’s available, and what’s available is generally fast.

This pace is a relatively modern innovation. Garment production has quietly accelerated to breakneck speeds over the past

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Using photography to document the end of the world in Umurangi Generation

This interview is part of our Road to the IGF series.

Nominated for Excellence in Narrative, the Nuovo Award, and the Seumas McNally Grand prize, Umurangi Generation is a game of photography at the end of the world – a few stolen photographs of humanity before an extremely preventable oblivion takes us all.

Gamasutra spoke with Naphtali Faulkner, creator of Umurangi Generation, to talk about what inspired them to make a game that draws out the player’s creativity, the vital message behind the game’s grim events, and how photography could make the player really look at the meaning contained

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NFTs define possession in art world- The New Indian Express

Armed with his Crayola white chalk, Canadian actor, author, chalk artist and calligrapher Rajiv Surendra works with quiet confidence. He knows that if he doesn’t like what he is drawing on the wall, all he has to do is “just erase it”.

Surendra, who is equally at home carving and shaping his own cutting board from wood that he chopped down, weaving cloth from wool of sheep sheared by him, or even re-caning a wicker chair, is drawn to the ephemeral beauty of chalk.

Twenty-nine-year-old Bengaluru artist Harshit Agrawal, who became the first Indian artist to join the NFT art

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