The 1800s composition “Vexations,” by Erik Satie, comes with a cryptic instruction to perform the piece 840 times in a row. Many thought that it couldn’t be done, but in the late 1960s, John Cage and some friends decided to give it a shot.
Camille Seaman's Shinnecock Indian ancestors hunted whale in the Atlantic Ocean. Maybe that's why she was drawn to explore the ice. She took a trip and began to photograph the wonder of icebergs through her camera lens.
Issa Nyaphaga used to be a political cartoonist in Cameroon, but he says in the mid-1990s the government started cracking down on journalists. Issa spent time in prison under horrific conditions and changed his art. It's now animated: he paints dots and lines on his body that leap and dance when he moves. Also on the show: a civics lesson, care of a 4th grade mock election.