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The term ‘psychedelic’ is derived from the Greek wordspsyche, "soul, mind" and delein, "to manifest", hence "soul-manifesting", the inference being that psychedelics can access the soul and develop unused potentials of the human mind. Scientifically speaking, the primary action of a psychedelic is via serotonin receptor agonism, leading to an altered state of consciousness. Although these drugs are mostly associated with recreation, parallelism can be...

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Murder in Mobile hits red carpet

2019’s official selection for The Roxbury International Film Festival, Murder in Mobile takes up the red carpet and will be featured in the international film festival. The film will be shown at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.   “We’re thrilled with the exposure that Murder in Mobile is receiving, spreading its message of resistance and restorative justice—potentially in many film festivals all over the world,”...

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Geometry has evolved through time and now, can be given the shape of art. Today’s artists use various shapes, angles, and lines to give shape and definition to their art. This type of art, blended with math, is generally referred to as Op Art or Optical Art. Katy Ann Gilmore, a master’s graduate in fine arts created an optical art in the Snell Engineering Centre on Northeastern...

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Custom stair building is something of a dying art. It’s a true craftsman’s pursuit, a highly technical yet creative job, building the finely detailed centerpieces of high-end homes. Chase Bivona is a civil engineering student at the Northeastern University, who is doing a six months co-op programme in Melbourne, Australia. He smooths out the rough edges of a stringer, which is the foundation component of a staircase...

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a career after ballet

Changing career streams has never been easy for anyone, especially, when you have been in the same profession for decades. Dancing is a profession that demands a lot from the artists, this sometimes leaves the artists lacking in other skills they need to pursue a career after dancing.   “As a dancer, you’re so focused on yourself as an individual; every day I’d go into work and...

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ballet and cultural integration

Art in whatever form, has always been a medium to unite people. Dance being a prominent form among them. The grace and beauty of this art form has always brought people together, across borders and over oceans. The gap between the third world countries and the first world countries can only be bridged through cultural integration. Ballet has always been an important part of cultural...

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Art Spiegelman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and illustrator. During his lecture at Northeastern University, he said, “Comics burn their way passed your peripheral defenses into your brain directly through the eyeball. They dig deep because they work the same way your brain works.” The lecture was held as a memorial for Morton E. Ruderman. It was presented by the University’s Humanities Center as well...

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Mannequins reflect our lives

Mannequins are usually only seen as vessels of the medium of sales and advertising products. This word comes from the French word mannequin, which had acquired the meaning "an artist's jointed model", which in turn came from the Flemish word manneken, meaning "little man, figurine".  However, that’s not what Ralph Pucci from Northeastern University seems to think. He understands an even deeper meaning of their...

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Colour

As an artist, you think about the form of any project first and then think about the colours you are going to use. However, from the point of view of the viewer, they focus first on the colour scheme of any project. Colour scheme is what catches the eye of the viewer. Once the installation gets the attention, the viewer notices the form it represents.   “Usually...

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