Johnny Magdaleno

Art

Animated TV Shows Turn Into Static, Coded Canvases

Casey Reas manipulates TV transmissions into visual works reminiscent of Pollock.
Johnny Magdaleno
9.5.16
Art

Driving a Bikable Work Station from Barrio to Barrio, Amor Muñoz Creates Jobs In Mexico City

The 'MA4' project imbues communities with functional DIY electronic textiles.
Johnny Magdaleno
9.4.16
Science

Alistair McClymont, Creator of Artificial Tornado Machine, Captures the Beauty of Science

This beautiful and scary art what happens when an artist studies scientists at work.
Johnny Magdaleno
2.16.16
Stuff

​A Group of Ugandans Are Shattering Stigma with the Country’s First LGBTI Zine

"This is a battlefield. Some fight on, some flee, some die. We are fighting for a free country. For the future."
Johnny Magdaleno
3.21.15
News

​Most Welfare Recipients Don’t Use Drugs, So Why Do States Keep Drug-Testing Them?

Polls suggest most Americans believe states should drug test individuals who benefit from government programs, and politicians are following their lead. But does it make any sense?
Johnny Magdaleno
12.29.14
News

California Just Became the First State to Defelonize Drug Use

The Golden State has been an archetype of the United States' prison boom since the war on drugs began, but now it's joining the mass incarceration reform wave.
Johnny Magdaleno
11.5.14
News

There’s No Such Thing as a 'Non-Lethal' Weapon

Tasers, pepper spray, and other "non-lethal" or "less lethal" devices still have the potential to cripple or kill, and we need to recognize that.
Johnny Magdaleno
10.21.14
Art

A Kinetic Sculpture Arranges 804 Orbs From Order To Chaos

Using 804 rusty spheres, design studio Hypersonic have created a kinetic installation that represents the promise of biotechnology.
Johnny Magdaleno
8.26.14
Art

Artist's Retrospective Celebrates 10 Years Of Giant Piñatas, Kinetic Cabinets, And 3D-Printed High Heels

Opening September 6, Sebastian Errazuriz's retrospective at CMOA is as exciting and playful as it is contemplative.
Johnny Magdaleno
8.20.14
News

No One Wants You to Know How Bad Fukushima Might Still Be

The main point of criticism about Japan's largest utility company is rooted in one that countless others have voiced since the beginning: a suspicious disregard for keeping the public informed.
Johnny Magdaleno
8.19.14
Art

Intricate Patterns Reveal 'The Hidden Order' Of Music And Geometry

See ensemble music transform into meticulous geometries in Sama Mara and Lee Westwood's "A Hidden Order."
Johnny Magdaleno
8.15.14
Art

Cai Guo-Qiang Ignites The Seasons With Explosive New Installation

The pyrotechnic artists, known for his work on the 2008 Olympics, has created a funeral pyre for Mother Nature to call attention to environmental crises.
Johnny Magdaleno
8.6.14
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