A new year brings resolutions, and one of mine is to bring back my weekly round up of the best I have encountered via my various social feeds and saved to my blog's Flipboard magazine. In years past, this was one of the best accessed parts of my blog, and I have always enjoyed hearing back from people who have read and circulated the material I share. Much of what I find of interest relates directly to the world of art, art history, new media, film, urban visual culture, and the courses I am teaching, but I also enjoy throwing a few wild cards into the mix, especially as I embark on new research streams and discover new writing and ideas.
This week has most definitely signalled the end of the holidays. It has been especially hectic but energizing, starting the first week of classes and meeting with new students who are already engaged and ready to tackle my courses. All good! As I write this, I am midway through watching the Golden Globes, and I must say I am thrilled to see my favourite new TV show of the year MR. ROBOT get the big win for TV Drama. I also had a chance to watch The Revenant in theatre over the weekend-- a must see, especially for Emmanuel Lubezki's cinematography and ode to Canada's wilderness (where the majority of the film was shot)-- and it looks like Alejandro González Iñárritu just won for best director! Can't wait for the Oscars in few more weeks.... Wishing you a great new week-- in the meantime, have a look at some of these links (simply click on the images in the gallery to take you to the original posting or go straight to the link list for instant gratification), and ENJOY :)
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