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Beauty in the Hurting

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Beauty in the Hurting #37

About Beauty in the Hurting

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I find the patterns which emerge from the herding of sheep and the murmuration of starlings an apt metaphor for our own journeys of searching for truth, beauty and love while we're here. These pieces are best viewed live to witness how the path of these digital creatures' lives paint their tiny planet. *** I behold the sleeping planet ​| Plucked from the sky | Rolled around in my hands. | “My Word formed it.” | Time worn, | Life stained, | Soil rinsed and washed. | “Our story in repose.” | Love lost, | Wanderlust, | Loud surrender. | “It must have been painful.” | Placed in my collection, | Delicate and beautiful, | When viewed from this distance. | Selah. | I return my gaze to the heavens. *** 25% of sales above resting price will be used to fund The Playability Initiative whose mission is to design free, fun video games and creative digital tools to kids with disabilities.

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Ryan Green is a generative artist, and BAFTA winning video game designer whose work has been featured in publications like WIRED magazine, New York Times, The New Yorker, and radio program Radio Lab. Ryan was a subject of the feature documentary Thank You For Playing, about the creation of That Dragon, Cancer, a video game about his third son Joel, and Joel's fight against terminal brain cancer. The film received a News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Arts and Culture Documentary in 2017. Ryan currently serves as a Creative Director for Numinous Games, a studio he co-founded in 2012.

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Oct 21, 2021, 4:00 PM UTC

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