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Happy Friday people,
Here's a load of lovely links to things I found interesting and inspiring from around the internet this week – and hope you do too. Enjoy!
  1. Album streams:
  2. Lockdown: Lovely animated poem on being at home, yet connected (5 mins)
  3. Choke: Fascinating article on why elite sport stars choke under pressure
  4. Vogueing: Great film fusing two cultures of voguing and Beethoven (4 mins)
  5. GIFs: Nice compilation of nicely illustrated, kooky animated gifs
  6. Music video: The video for Ólafur Arnalds gorgeous track ‘Woven Song’ uses an acrylic pouring process to make stunning fractal shapes.
  7. Authoritarian: Interesting article about influencers visiting authoritarian regimes and what that means for global perceptions.
  8. Squirt boating: Charming documentary about an obscure early 90s subculture of kayaking called squirt boating (10 mins).
  9. Weather: Winning shots from the Weather Photographer of the Year are great.
  10. Romance: Offbeat short film about a young man struggling to rekindle a holiday romance where language proves a massive barrier (7 mins)
  11. Journalism: Interesting interviews with foreign media correspondents on how they find reporting in the US (13 mins) 
  12. Drawing: Vicki Ling draws delicate scenes of fragile objects balancing in perfect harmony using colored pencil and graphite.
  13. Silence: Great travel writing about a trip to one of America’s quietest places.
  14. Horses: Amazing documentary about a community of working-class Dubliners, their equestrian cultural legacy and fight against gentrification (8 mins)
In case you missed it – the most popular link last week was ‘Sassy Justice’ – an excellent new satire series utilizing impressive deepfake technology (15 mins).
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Have a great weekend.
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