Legend, The Dark Crystal, The Neverending Story – all of these movies were set in worlds that inspired whimsy and wonder. The set, costumes and props were crafted by hand. As the available technology improved, CGI and photo manipulation became the more affordable (not to mention less time-consuming) option. Korean artist Jee Young Lee recognized the […]
@ladygaga 27 Nov “Who needs barbies when you can own your own life size pop star that sings to you #gagadollz” Meet the Gagadoll, a life-size, singing replica of the pop star that’s begging for a hug. The Gagadoll is the result of a multi-company collaboration and was manufactured by Orient Industry, a Japanese company […]
Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner‘s recent exhibition at the M.A.D. Gallery in Geneva is a study in patience and an ode to obsessive detail. For his Disintegrating series, he painstakingly disassembled scale models of classic sports cars (over a thousand components per car), photographed them separately, and then digitally blended them in post-production.
12 SHOES for 12 LOVERS is the latest project by artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz, a collection of elaborate 3-D printed shoe sculptures paired with personal stories and photos of the ex-lovers who inspired each piece. From the 12 SHOES for 12 LOVERS project page: “In 12 SHOES for 12 LOVERS Sebastian Errazuriz explores for the […]
If you’ve read some of our other articles, you already know that we really appreciate when an artist re-purposes the old and discarded. The latest example is the most recent work by French sculptor Edouard Martinet. Using the discarded parts from old bicycles, cars, mopeds and anything else to be found in a flea market, […]
“You know how in the middle of every creation, nothing makes sense and you want to die?” — Yoni Bloch, CEO of Interlude Studios The interactive video for Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone,” created by digital agency Interlude Studios, is an example of a wild concept, skillfully executed. It is one of the coolest […]
‘Home Within Home Within Home Within Home Within Home’ is the most recent work by artist Do Ho Suh. These 1:1 scale replicas of two homes that Do Ho Suh previously lived in are made of silk, with the much smaller traditional Korean home fitting inside of the American apartment building. The transparent piece hardly seems […]
When technology is pushed to it’s limits to do what has never before been possible, it looks just like magic. That is the effect KMel Robotics achieved when they developed the tools used to program grace and beauty into quadcopters.
The noodle legged abstract figures you see before you are a robot’s interpretation of Matthias Dorfelt’s illustrations. Based on two of the artist’s previous works, I Follow and Weird Faces, the drawings were randomly generated and executed by the Robo Faber robot.
Light painting has been a popular form of artistic photography since its first known use in 1889 by Georges Demeny. This new design by Duncan Frazier and Steve McGuigan from Brooklyn’s BitBanger Labs invites artists and photographers to step up their luminescent game. The Pixelstick utilizes 198 full-color RGB LEDs to display digital images created […]
Using photography to capture the essence of humanity, even if it is just one fleeting moment. New York based photographer Richard Renaldi puts strangers together to create timeless photographs that show us how complete strangers can just be as nice to one another just as what we were taught. In this case, the medium truly […]
If you haven’t noticed yet, we really like technology and music. We especially like it when technology is used in unexpected ways to create music. This is where D.O.R.T.H.E. comes in. Using recycled components and a max/msp patch, it creates music from thoughts written in the form of words and sentences.