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Prunings LVII
Spring Equinox

1) Edible Geography on It's A Tasty World, an exhibition on cutting-edge food science and food culture currently on display at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) in Tokyo, Japan.

2) Loud Paper on the Banham-esque gadgetry of boutique farming.

3) FASLANY on Bukowski-scapes. “The Red Hook Farm is a Bukowski-scape. It takes the nasty, the damning, the painful, the destructive- much of it self-inflicted- and makes it meaningful, interesting, alive, and sometimes beautiful. It utterly embraces the underbelly of the American Dream- the legacy left post-WWII urban policies, by drug and crime economies, the undefended communities harmed by classist and racist initiatives and by self-destructive tendencies. And it is prolific- the farm is growing, and not just producing more food, but expanding social interactions, forms of recreation, education and work, and diversifying local economies.”

4) On the Manikarnika Ghat in Varanasi/Benaras, India.

5) sportsBabel on the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.

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