Part of an ongoing project that has lasted over 25 years, another one of Jon Rose’s “Relative Violins”, here we see a 10-string double violin, sharing the same fingerboard.
This is the development of a Total Artform based around the one instrument. Necessary to this concept has been innovation in the fields of new instrument design (over 20 deconstructed violin instruments including the legendary double piston and triple neck wheeling violin)
A nine part documentary about The Weathermen (You can find the rest of the parts here):
In 1969, a small group of college students announced their intentions to overthrow the U.S. government in opposition to the Vietnam War.
“We felt that doing nothing in a period of repressive violence is itself a form of violence. That’s really the part that I think is the hardest for people to understand. If you sit in your house, live your white life and go to your white job, and allow the country that you live in to murder people and to commit genocide, and you sit there and you don’t do anything about it, that’s violence.” -Naomi Jaffe
The Weather Underground Organization (Weathermen) hoped to cause chaos on a level able to “wake” the American public out of what the group saw as its complacency with the slaughter of between 3 and 5,000,000 Vietnamese people.
The group referred to itself as a revolutionary organization of women and men, whose purpose was to achieve the revolutionary overthrow of the Government of the United States. To that end, they carried out a campaign of bombings, jailbreaks, and riots.
Nothing is better than finishing a brilliant science fiction novel knowing that it is only the first in a series. Some of the greatest minds in sci-fi have used the series format to create complex and thrilling universes for their story characters to exist in, while others have created dystopian (and utopian) future environments on earth. This list takes the best of the science fiction series genre and attempts to rank them – a difficult (and obviously subjective) task. For your reading pleasure, here are the 15 greatest science fiction book series.