Luis Sanchis is a New York-based, Spanish photographer who trained in art and cinematography. And that training certainly comes through in his photographs. Sanchis works with a muted colour palate and stunning lighting. His imagery is emotional and cinematic, with an emphasis on expression and composition. He’s worked with prestigious fashion labels and magazines, such as Arena, Pop, Vogue, Nike, and Guci.
Lang Leav is an Australian artist who does the most gorgeous and charming illustrations which conjures up images of childhood fairytales. But look closer and you will see that these have dark twists to them, almost bordering on the stuff of nightmares, despite the child-like portrayal. Her portfolio includes beautifully handcrafted books. One, Charlie’s Widow, was presented to film director Tim Burton.
V Squared Labs has been captivating audiences with their mind-blowing mapping projections for Amon Tobin’s ISAM concert. Shame that he hasn’t managed to make it to my country. But from all accounts, it’s a concert not to miss. Recently they have released these teasers for their next show for Infected Mushroom. Looks like it’s going [...]
There is beauty to be found in all things, sometimes even the most mundane, everyday things. Like cellotape. This video is strangely mesmerising as it creates great symmetry with realistic sound. Apparently it took about six months to make. The spinning of the plate was done by hand and a single composition could take more [...]
One of my favourite animations from last year was awarded the prestigious Grand Clio in Film last week. Johnny Kelly the film-maker, captured it all in camera in one take, using traditional stop frame model animation over a four week period. Not only is the story charming and topical, it has a stirring rendition of [...]