Battuta: The Zingaro Equestrian Theatre

French "cavalier" poet and performer Bartabas combines an unimaginable hybrid of horses, horsemen, musicians, images, and dance under the roof of one virtual stable/stadium to create "Battuta," a wild performance art experience on the fence between popular and high art. In this new creation inspired by culture of "les Tziganes" or gypsies, Bartabas, with his troop Zingaro examines the infinite poetry of travel, along with …

Timothy Schreiber

Game Set and Match II that involves the interactive exchange of 3D prototypes via email with producers across the globe, Schreiber’s design process points to a new era of collaborative design that is mediated through software, no longer requiring face to face meetings. The prototypes eventually turn into the product itself after rapid e-dialogues, which result in rapid manufacturing. Aside from the innovative design process, …

Modern Marvels Invent Now Challenge

Magnetically balanced bow-and-arrow? All-terrain wheelchair? These and more will compete to be the 2006 Modern Marvel of the Year. As Americans we like out inventors to be iconoclastic eccentrics working out of their garages. There's more appeal to this iconic individual than an large-scale operation. In a move to reenforce this most American of traditions, the History Channel together with the National Inventors Hall of …