"Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?"
In most respects, it’s like any other musical tournament. But the Sphinx Competition is open only to young black and Latino string players of the highest caliber. Its mission is to groom stars and to change the look and culture of classical music. After a half-century of desegregation in performance, U.S. orchestras are still overwhelmingly white — though increasingly Asian. A mere 4 percent of orchestra members are either African-American or Latino.
I WANT THIS NOW.
I noticed you tagged this “cellos,” but it seems to have a chin rest?
ETA: Someone in the notes is saying it’s actually a viola.
OMG I feel so silly. I have no idea why I tagged it as cello. I didn’t even see the chin rest. I think it’s because I have a cello and I dunno why I thought this was some sort of smaller, superimposed cello when it’s…not. Lol.
*smacks hand* Bad musician. Bad.
If it’s any consolation, my automatic thought was “violin.”
…oh, hell, now I want to start playing again, and it’s been years and it needs new strings.
The film will be released very soon, but in the mean time there will be gif releases daily here - http://makeshapechange.tumblr.com/
The title above was animated by myself and Felix. It was designed by Johnny.
The cognitive scientist in me is perplexed and happy.
By Aki Inomata, quite literally taking the hermit crabs ability for carrying their home on their back, the Japanese artist crafts architecturally inspired shells from plastic for the crabs, with miniature cities on them. I think another fantastic aspect is the transparency, how you can see the anatomy of the crab even when they withdraw is just fascinating.