Bits: 02.21.09

Knitta, Please! hits Paris, via Flickr.

• Clive Murphy's Amost Nothing, " a series of meticulously crafted inflatable sculptures made entirely of domestic trash bags," will fill the entirety of Minneapolis' Soap Factory starting tonight.

Social Design Notes points out 40 key articles on radical geography, including Neil Smith and Phil O'Keefe's "Geography, Marx and the Concept of Nature," compiled to commemorate Antipode's 40th anniversary.

• The Creative Capitol/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant recipients for 2009 have been named: Congrats to all -- including blog pal Paddy Johnson and former Walker curator Joan Rothfuss, who's writing a book on Nam June Paik collaborator Charlotte Moorman.

• The Taliesen Mod.Fab is a prototype prefab green home sized to be transported via railway and designed to be wired or unplugged, "relying on low-consumption fixtures, rainwater harvesting, greywater re-use, natural ventilation, solar orientation, and photovoltaics to reduce energy and water use." Via Dwell.

• Guerrilla knitter Magda Sayeg recently yarnbombed a bus in Mexico City. Watch the video.

• "Tetris for typophiles": The KERN iPhone app.

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