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"Learning to Love You More is both a web site and series of non-web presentations comprised of work made by the general public in response to assignments given by artists Miranda July and Harrell Fletcher and various guests."
posted by kickingtheground (8 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
> Chimpanzees, our closest living ancestors,

New Scientist should know better than that. Very interesting article, though. The change to a calorie-dense diet is a major candidate for what made us (homo) diverge sharply from other hominids. Hunting and meat eating is one possible cause of this diet change, but chimps hunt, hunt cooperatively, and eat meat whenever they can.

Cooking is another possible source of the diet change, and chimps don't do this.
posted by jfuller at 5:04 PM on May 1, 2004


Whenhominoids first discovered pizza, their brains began to expand rapidly...now the landscape is dotted with pizza places for our hunter/gatherers to fetch the stuff and bring back to the caves we dwell in.
posted by Postroad at 5:30 PM on May 1, 2004


There is so much wrong-thread-posting going on today, it's ridiculous.

This is a really neat site, kickingtheground. I'm surprised some of the projects got so many responses (who has the guts to ask random strangers to hold hands and pose for a picture?).

This is great.
posted by rafter at 5:32 PM on May 1, 2004


Wonderful, thanks for the link!
posted by Voivod at 6:00 PM on May 1, 2004


Great post!
posted by Quartermass at 6:22 PM on May 1, 2004


3. Make a documentary about a small child

I promised my parole officer that I'd stop doing that.
posted by Mayor Curley at 6:58 PM on May 1, 2004


It's a great site, and wonderful idea...i'm glad they're getting more recognition.
posted by amberglow at 8:00 AM on May 3, 2004


harrell fletcher is great. he does a lot of public art. lots of interesting stuff on his site, including a list of ideas you can use if you want.
posted by jcruelty at 4:04 PM on May 3, 2004


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