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Historypin, Your Armchair, The World

January 13, 2013 by

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About a year ago I came across this fascinating site Historypin, it’s a place where you can browse and add historic photographs to the geographic location they were taken. But it’s much more than that… People from all over the world are coming together both online and offline to share their memories and create a […]

Museum Nasional, Jakarta, Indonesia

November 27, 2012 by

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What An Amazing World presents Jakarta’s Museum Nasional It was in 1778 when a group of Dutch scholars established a scientific institution to promote research in the fields of arts and sciences in the Dutch East Indies, following the Age of Enlightenment in Europe. When the British ruled Java for a brief period of time, Thomas […]

Kodaira Furusato Mura Farm Village, Tokyo, Japan

November 4, 2012 by

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Let’s take a colourful virtual visual jaunt through the Kodaira Furusato Mura historical farm village with our old friend PhotoBento. Kodaira Furusato Mura is a reconstruction of an old Japanese farm village. Located in Kodaira-shi Tokyo, this architectural museum can be reached through a short walk along the Jitensha-dori from the Kodaira Station of the Seibu-Shinjuku […]

Imperial War Museum, London, England

October 30, 2012 by

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It was a fine autumn day in London and I decided to take myself down to the Imperial War Museum. At around this time of year in the UK you see a lot of people wearing poppies in remembrance and support of ex-servicemen and their communities, and hear some silly people debating whether we should […]

The Majesty of All Under Heaven, Hong Kong Museum of History, Hong Kong

October 14, 2012 by

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Come for a night at the Museum with photography addict Alanala and see the humbly named Majesty of All Under Heaven. The special exhibition of the Terracotta (The Eternal Realm of China’s First Emperor). It’s part of the celebrating programs of the 15h anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong S.A.R. It features 120 artifacts from […]

Arab Express, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

September 18, 2012 by

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Thank you to the Linnea by Linnea Nilsson blog for this thought provoking report on Arab art on display in Tokyo. Arab Express, The Latest Art from the Arab World, is currently in full swing at the Mori Art Museum (until October 28, 2012) Rejection- 1by Hassan Meer, 2011, Digital Print Arab Express introduces the art works by […]

ENTER TO WIN: How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci

August 28, 2012 by

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After only 6 months of blogging I’ve had the good fortune to interact with some fascinating, knowledgable and dedicated people. Now I would like to offer you the chance to get something in return…Harnessing the genius of Leonardo da Vinci’s notebooks, inventions and works of art, Michael Gelb presents 7 principals to introduce a new […]

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