Legacy Russell Is Named Next Leader of the Kitchen #ArtTuesday
An institution of New York’s downtown theater scene names their next leader in Legacy Russell. Its great to see the art world pick up and keep moving! Learn more from the New York Times:
The Kitchen, the nonprofit arts space in Chelsea, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Its timeline doubles as a history of downtown experimentalism: it has helped reveal artists like Laurie Anderson and Simone Leigh, while consistently privileging research practices, adventurous formats and cross-disciplinary exchange.
Her role, she said, would be to carry that momentum forward.
“I think deeply about intersections — across Blackness, queerness, feminist histories — and the future possibilities of taking risks,” Russell said, “and how art institutions can play a critical role in making that possible, by giving artists the support to take monumental risks.”
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.