DIY

Performance Art
Performance Art

Meteorology Meets Fortune Telling at the "Weather Center for the Apocalypse"

Amelia Marzec parses the internet and religious groups to report the latest end-of-the-world news.
Andrew Salomone
7.28.17
miniatures
miniatures

A Hoarder's Daughter is Turning Garbage into Amazing Tiny Sculptures

Scraps are Lydia Ricci's love language.
Beckett Mufson
6.29.17
Sci-Fi
Sci-Fi

Aliens Occupy the Earth in Neill Blomkamp's New Short Film, 'Rakka'

Sigourney Weaver leads a band of rebels, and that's just the beginning of the latest from the man behind 'District 9' and 'Chappie'.
Beckett Mufson
6.16.17
inventions
inventions

Genius Inventor Turns Microwave Oven into Video Game Console

Colin Furze supercharges a dreary cooking appliance into the amazing "PLAY-O-WAVE."
Beckett Mufson
5.25.17
instruments
instruments

Eccentric Handmade Instruments Marry Folk Tech and Electronics

This is what happened when the musician and multi-instrumentalist Crewdson ditched his laptop for idiosyncratic home inventions.
Kevin Holmes
5.24.17
TOYS
TOYS

The Dr. Frankenstein of Discount Toys Will Behead Your Favorite Dinosaur

Ian Burkard transforms vintage toys into totally unique hybrid creatures.
Eleanor Lambert
5.20.17
documentaries
documentaries

Delightful Short Doc Shows Everything Less-Than-Delightful About Sundance

Fear and loathing is alive in Utah in John Wilson's acerbic 'Escape From Park City.'
Emerson Rosenthal
4.13.17
robotics
robotics

You Can Make Pretty Much Anything an Instrument Using This DIY Robotics Kit

With dadamachines, creative technologist Johannes Lohbihler hopes to make robotic music production accessible and open-source.
DJ Pangburn
4.3.17
50 states of art
50 states of art

The Nebraska Zine Fest Turning Makers into Activists | #50StatesofArt

The Omaha Zine Fest aims to be more than a DIY marketplace—it's a platform for knowledge and action.
Mikelle Street
3.28.17
50 states of art
50 states of art

Forage for Wild Edibles at Nebraska's "DIO" Festival | #50StatesofArt

A thriving community of “creative freaks” are carving out a DIY creative scene in the traditionally-conservative Lincoln, NE.
DJ Pangburn
3.28.17
50 states of art
50 states of art

A Scrappy Volunteer Art Space Draws Creatives to South Omaha, NE | #50StatesofArt

Without any formal funding, Project Project doesn’t report to anyone but themselves.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.28.17
50 states of art
50 states of art

And Gallery Is Fostering a Groundbreaking Contemporary Art Scene in Jackson, MS | #50StatesofArt

What it's like working in a corner of the country where independent arts organizations are rare.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.26.17