Chicago: Universal Experience

Starting Feb. 12, Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art hosts Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist’s Eye. The four month, building-wide exhibit will showcase large scale installations as well as smaller pieces, like videos and photographs, featuring artists’ experiences while traveling and residing among foreign cultures. Universal Experience will include pieces by Andy Warhol, Max Becher, Doug Aitken, Ilya and Emilia Kabako and many more.

Message in a Bottle

On 25th May 2004, fifty bottles with messages inside them were released into the sea off the south east coast of England near Ramsgate Maritime Museum. Their intended destination is 800km East of mainland New Zealand: the Chatham Islands (the exact opposite side of the globe from where they were released). These bottles are different, however, because they also have GPS transmitters in them. As …