Emilia Barbu Reader

Emilia Barbu

  • 5 Articles Written
  • 0 Comments left

New illustration by Rebecca Dautremer

Emilia Barbu Reader Find

By Emilia Barbu in New Illustration on Friday 6 July 2012

French illustrator Rebecca Dautremer has managed to charm the world with her own fantastic universe translated into delicate and elaborate children’s books illustrations. From Cyrano to Princesses with secret lives, she’s created an outstanding world filled with playful, eerie characters that look as bewildering as their stories.

Read more

A Conversation On Cool tumblr

Emilia Barbu Reader Find

By Emilia Barbu in Cool Websites on Friday 6 July 2012

I always wished to have a little chit-chat with Humphrey Bogart, but I guess I’ll just have to live with that. However, this site comes up with a bit of a solution, gathering a wide selection of that impossible cool captured on film. The photos are not your regular iconic strikes, but rather rare, intimate […]

Read more

Girl in a Sea Shell: a photo series by Claudiu Popescu

Emilia Barbu Reader Find

By Emilia Barbu in New Photography on Friday 6 July 2012

Claudiu Popescu is a young photographer with a taste for versatile and challenging projects. While collaborating with magazines, he’s also developing personal projects ranging from Girl in a Sea Shell – a delicate, breezy black and white take on intimacy – to an upcoming project about war veterans. His photos have that underlying quality of a well told story, one you still find developing long after you first saw it.

Read more

Ode au Tango: who said it takes two to Tango?

Emilia Barbu Reader Find

By Emilia Barbu in Video on Wednesday 27 June 2012

There’s nothing like fooling around, especially when you look good doing it. Now, we all know you’ve been practicing your dance moves in the mirror while singing passionately into a hairbrush, but taking it on the street? Challenge accepted! Watch this video to ditch those foolish ideas about how you need a partner for tango.

Read more

Copy Paste: collage art by Emilia Barbu

Emilia Barbu Reader Find

By Emilia Barbu in New Art on Wednesday 27 June 2012

For my final year art project, Copy Paste, I turned to my old love affair with the collage technique using cuts from high fashion magazines completed with painting details. The project focuses on a hurried shallowness and a scattered aesthetic, using glossy tag lines and decaying symbols of our society to underline the effect and power of an ever expanding imagery.

Read more