Centerpoints: Boulders, blown-up worlds, and teenage brains
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Centerpoints: Boulders, blown-up worlds, and teenage brains

• The Creative Time Summit, “Living as Form,” is going on now. Watch it live or follow the tweets (#ctsummit).

• Triple Canopy on the late David Wojnarowicz’s journals.

Pedro Reyes — whose entertainingly pedagogical puppet-based exhibition Baby Marx is on view at the Walker through Nov. 27 — tweets a link to a letter to the Guardian by British writers, professors and comedians calling on educators to teach philosophy in schools.

• A 340-ton granite boulder will soon depart a California quarry for LACMA, where it’ll become the centerpiece of Michael Heizer’s Levitated Mass, “a 456-foot-long slot carved into the earth, over which is placed a 340-ton monolithic granite boulder.” The 85-mile journey — which will move at a rate of around seven miles a day and occur only at night — will take 10 days and is expected to begin Oct. 3.

Northern Lights posts video documentation of a Christopher Baker piece that was part of this spring’s nuit blanche festival, Northern Spark, here this June: A real-time video projection, it visualized the amount of trash that accumulates in Minneapolis each day.

• For his installation for New York’s High Line, David Byrne presents a classroom globe expanded nearly to its breaking point, wedged between trusses supporting the former elevated train line. Dubbed Tight Spot, the piece — installed at the site of the next new Pace Gallery space –is on view through Oct. 1.

National Geographic offers a fascinating look at teenage brains. (Thanks, Veda.)

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