Human Highway – The Sound

Actually quite a simple video and concept, but it has the key elements that I’m personally into: shapes and floating faces underneath a retro fuzz. Director Olivier Groulx also worked on a video and website concepts for Arcade Fire.

Eclipse (Watch Tower)


Sharjah Biennial 2009 – Eclipse (Watch Tower) By Amir H. Fallah from amir fallah on Vimeo.

A few weeks ago I made a series of posts from my trip to Sharjah & Dubai. I didn’t post much about why I was there and what I was doing but the above video should shed some light. It documents the construction of a large scale 2 story sculpture titled “Eclipse (Watch Tower) built in the atrium of the Sharjah Art Museum for the Sharjah Biennial.

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John Opera

 

 

It’s not an easy task to make landscape photography erie, beautiful, and contemporary looking all at once but John Opera does it with such an ease that it’s scary.

 

B/D Apparel Artist Interview: Jim Callahan

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Jim Callahan is a multi-talented creative who lends his bold pop-icon vibrant graphic style to a potty-mouthed vision of vulgar humor and the macabre. His humorously outlandish take on his subjects disarms their gritty gore visuals of exploding skull & brains, guts and the spray of blood. James Callahan also runs his own fledgling deck company: Nowhere Skateboards, and has illustrated comics, such as Strange Detective Tales and Rotting In Dirtville. He is also responsible for the DVD covers to the daybyday films, among art for piles of records, CD’s, shirts, toys, posters, and beyond.. James was interviewed in issue: D of Beautiful/Decay magazine and designed the three-dimensional stunner “Barf 3d” for Beautiful/Decay Apparel- which featured, of course, a three-dimensional skull puking a cacophony of vile beasts. Most recently he contributed the mind-blowing (no pun intended) graphic “Kersplat” that shows someone’s brain literally exploding from reading B/D!

 

Hudson Bec Happy Paper World

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Magic Mountains! Prismatic pines! Fantastical fireworks! Behold the world created by giants Hudson Bec.

 

 

Many Same

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An archival of universal sameness”. Categories include: symbolism, transportation, self, law & order, cats, nine till five, and more.

Charlie White

 

Charlie White’s work has always intrigued me. Since 1999 he has used a variety of methods to create eerie photographs that look like stills taken out of a horror movie.

 

This new body of work is a surprising departure from the previous work but still has the eerie feel that White’s work is known for. I couldn’t find much online about the series but the titles say a lot. The series is called ” Teen and Transgender Comparative Study.”

 

Sweet Dreams – Kristen Lepore

Kristen Lepore’s Sweet Dreams is fun, long, labor intensive stop motion about food. Discovered during WFMU‘s broadcast of SXSW a while back.