American singer, songwriter, rapper, producer, and actress, Lauryn Hill will be performing in Accra this December in a concert that promises to be worth writing home about.
Ms. Hill will be in Ghana for the second edition of the Afrobeat Big Weekend Festival, together with Ghanaian home-grown… http://goo.gl/XY2sHf
Richard Lapham- I have a passion for psychology, and I focus my work on understanding human nature and our consciousness. I’ve explored how we perceive and internalize visual information in the past, and I am currently interested in Jung’s collective unconsciousness, specifically the idea of archetypes. Using myself as a tool of exploring the unconscious, I visually document how my mind shapes and realizes familiar archetypes in a mash of mixed media. This process usually takes me through cycles of building up a space/subject and breaking it down again. The closest I’ve come to understanding my own unconsciousness is in the moments of ambiguity between a recognizable subject and total abstraction.
Title: Three Nude Figures 13 x 19”. $900. Mixed media (oil paint, pastel, digital c-print, white gesso).
Corn Festival Celebrated in Suchitoto, El Salvador
Youngsters wear typical costumes decorated with corn during the celebration of the Corn Festival, in Suchitoto city, 45km north of San Salvador, capital of El Salvador, on Aug. 17, 2014. The Corn Festival was created in 1989 to give thanks for the harvests and the received favors during the… http://goo.gl/teqmuB
This bubble chart shows the correlation between a country’s level of development and the quality of its math education, as measured by Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) scores. The bubbles are sized by a country’s 20:20 ratio, which is “the ratio of the income of the richest 20% to that of the poorest 20%.” We can see that a large income disparity, evidenced by a high 20:20 ratio, also tends to correlate with both low PISA scores and development levels.