The Architectural Design of the National Juneteenth Museum

In Fort Worth, Texas, the forthcoming National Juneteenth Museum intends to become a focal point for discourse and education surrounding the annual date that honors the emancipation of African Americans. Designed by Bjarke Engels Group (BIG) in collaboration with the Black-owned design and build firm KAI Enterprises—though originally imagined by Opal Lee, known as “The Grandmother of Juneteenth”—this 50,000-square-foot cultural epicenter blends the gabled silhouettes of …

Nep Sidhu’s Profound “Paradox of Harmonics” Exhibition

The Toronto-based artist explores the spiritual realm in this show at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

Toronto-based multidisciplinary artist Nep Sidhu‘s connection to Detroit is apparent in his current show, Paradox of Harmonics, on now through 11 September at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD). This is the first solo show in a US museum for Sidhu (aka Nirbhai Singh Sidhu) and it’s an exploration, mediation and celebration of sound—all informed by his many years working in metal manufacturing, practicing the …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Neuroscience breakthrough, next-level watch news, a celebration of Mexican craft and more from around the web

Neuroscientists Observe The Formation of a Memory in a Living Brain A team of scientists from the University of Southern California watched zebra fish forming “fearful” brain memories, an observation that revealed a complex system of synaptic rewiring. The neuroscientists witnessed this overhaul of connections through imaging under a microscope, where memories blossomed in a fluorescent green color. This breakthrough, which, according to Wired, supports …