Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Smile Or Die; First Tragedy Then Farce

I've discovered the joys of the videos published on YouTube by the
Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and
Commerce, AKA The RSA. In their RSA Animate series, they take lectures
by RSA guests, and sketch out the ideas and concepts on a dry-erase
board using time-lapse photography to squeeze the sketching into the
space of the lecture, with appropriate pacing. It's a refreshing way
to supplement highly worthy ideas.

Two of my favorites so far have been from Barbara Eherenbach:

...And Slavoj Zizek:

You can view more videos at --
or read more about The RSA at

A hat tip to for first introducing
this series to me!

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