American artist Scott Gundersen is giving a second life to thousands of wine corks. The origin of Gundersen’s wine cork portraits can be traced back to his travels through the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2007. He loved how so many of Congolese people wasted nothing– every item, whether an old water bottle, broken shoelace or the bark from the Banana tree, was creatively repurposed. Compelled by the resourcefulness and ingenuity of the people he met in each village and market, Gundersen returned home dedicated to infuse his own art with these same concepts.
The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative for talented, highly qualified professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the United Nations Secretariat. It consists of an entrance examination and professional development programmes once successful candidates start their career with the UN. The examination will include two written papers (General and Specialized papers) and an oral examination. The deadline is on July 21st.
From the title itself it is clear that these structures are far from the usual concept of four 90 degrees walls and a roof. Looking at them gives me the that slight disturbing feeling that these constructions are far from Feng Shui and other similar principles.
The last step in the process of starting your degree in the UK is applying for a student visa. Students who are required to obtain this document are most likely to apply for the General student visa, also known as Tier 4 visa. Here I will be sharing tips on how to avoid a rejection and save time in the process.