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Beautiful work by Appalachian artist JJ Cromer

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By Autumn Whitehurst in New Art on Thursday 7 November 2013

The work of JJ Cromer is obsessive, sincere and beautiful. The self-taught artist grew up in Appalachia and now lives on a farm in the mountains of Virginia where he and his wife raise ducks and geese, grow fruit trees and maintain an apiary. There’s evidence of this environment in the highly stylized visual language […]

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Momma Tried: a playful biannual art magazine

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By Autumn Whitehurst in New Products on Wednesday 6 November 2013

A shining newcomer to the publication world, Momma Tried is a dexterous and conceptually playful biannual hellbent on exploring the nature and potential of print culture. The magazine regards itself as a conceptual nudie mag, though nudity is more of an axis for its content rather than the focus. Wonderfully curated, the contributions of emerging […]

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Psych-pop or kraut-rock? New music by Chile’s Föllakzoid

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By Autumn Whitehurst in New Music on Wednesday 6 November 2013

Hailing from Chile, Follakzoid’s sound was defined in their first jam back in 2008 during which they experienced, by their own admission, a ‘trance experience between friends, sort of a soul abduction’. Psych-pop, kraut-rock … I’m not sure that any of these accurately describe their music. But this video for their track Pulsar does them […]

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Dream-like collages by artist Villajavat

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By Autumn Whitehurst in New Art on Wednesday 6 November 2013

If it were possible to take photos while in our dreams, the snapshots might just look like the collages of the mysterious Villajavat. Creating random juxtapositions does not by default lend itself to success but these collages are not only successful, they’re cohesive and convincing.

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Experimental artwork by Geoffrey Lillemon

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By Autumn Whitehurst in New Art on Wednesday 6 November 2013

Geoffrey Lillemon is interested in changing our perceptions. Pushing at the boundaries of digital art, his work explores the potential of the interactive playground that is the internet. Though much of his genius is born out of personal endeavors, his unrestricted vision has brought him to the attention of clients such as Bernhard Willhem and […]

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