- Amy Poehler on Smart Girls at The Party (via benknope-wyatt)
The legendary Digital Network continues to grow as Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls joins nerdist and geekandsundry! Smart Girls will be “providing funny and inspirational content for all the goofballs out there” to quote Poehler, and we are thrilled to support their female empowering online community.
ICYMI, Smarties :)
Greenland 2012: Chasing the Light by Zaria Forman
Artist Zaria Forman creates large-scale, realistic landscapes using only chalk pastels.
"In August 2012, I led an Arctic expedition up the NW coast of Greenland. Called "Chasing the Light," it was the second expedition the mission of which was to create art inspired by this dramatic geography. The first, in 1869, was led by the American painter William Bradford. My mother, Rena Bass Forman, had conceived the idea for the voyage, but did not live to see it through. During the months of her illness her dedication to the expedition never wavered and I promised to carry out her final journey.
These drawings were inspired by this trip. Documenting climate change, the work addresses the concept of saying goodbye on scales both global and personal. In Greenland, I scattered my mother’s ashes amidst the melting ice.”
Forman donates a percent of all sales to 350.org, a global climate movement.
Nicole doing good work.
Nicole Byer — sunshine in our lives <3
that moment when you want tell a joke but you laugh so much that you can’t tell.