The good thing about humans and the Internet is that there are always those individuals who are willing to collect the cream of the crop, so you don’t have to. Here is another example of brilliantly random finds from across Flickr that would no doubt cost many wasted man-hours to find by oneself.
Looking initially like primitive costume design, these distressed wood figures by Aron Demets find the intangible thread between natural materials and the human form that make for a very harmonious visual rhythm. That’s Fine-Artspeak for ‘they look really cool’.
This (rather NSFW) video by Biting Elbows is a brilliantly kinetic showcase of painful stunts and ballsy acrobatics. It is a follow up to The Stampede. I shudder to think what these guys might come up wth given an actual budget. Verité is apparently alive and well and living in Moscow.
This hilariously dark (pun intended) short film by Ian Henderson stars my good friend and occasional editor Joe Vaz as the demented chocolatier. Like a short, dessert portion of Jeunet’s Delicatessen.
This wonderful tilt-shift slip of the Italian town Matera is another shining example of Timmy Henny’s work. He is a Capetonian filmmaker with a keen eye for what makes a human environment tick, as can be seen across his body of work.
This Attenborough-esque clip charts the life of a plastic bag from California as it migrates towards its eventual resting place as part of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Now we should probably keep our fingers crossed that this sees the light of day.
Good street art, like good architecture, is absolutely site-specific and nowhere is this better illustrated (no pun intended) than in the work of Andre Muniz Gonzaga. Finding shapes in the clutter and chaos of disrupted urbanism. Excellent work, sir!
Artist Adam S Doyle creates beautifully graphic images imbued with simple, rich texture, showing a kind of restraint that many illustrators can learn from. Being neither simplistic nor flashy, his bird paintings are a prime example of less being more, provided you know what you’re doing.
For many of us, it may be normalizing to see characters that terrified us throughout our childhood breaking the fourth wall, but I reckon Pennywise pitifully chilling on the stoop is enough to keep me away from front porches for a while (the same way I don’t ever go near sidewalk drains …)
Crisp, atmospheric, and infinitely less tacky than your average desktop background, these stills, taken from the open door of a high-flying aircraft, have a sense of suspended drama worthy of an Ansel Adams image. The craft is indeed alive and well, and often miles above the surface of the earth.
The time has come for my first solo exhibtion since setting foot on Terra Australis nearly a year ago, so if you find yourself in Sydney later this month, please come say hello to the petri dish that is my latest body of work. The show is on at the Salerno Gallery in Glebe from […]
Having grown up jumping from any height into water deep enough to survive the drop, I’ve been drawn to the experience of corporeal ballistics ever since. This is the natural earthbound progression, albeit with added horsepower. It may not be freefalling from the edge of space, but it’ll do.
There is something incredibly familiar and also utterly unique about the flood of timelapse videos we currently see, a complex network of actions all forming an intricate visual ballet. I vote for a channel dedicated to streaming the best of these 24/7, a throwback to the backdrops we used to see on CNN. Like having […]
With Halloween recently passed, we were ready for that time of year when the Santeria runs rampant and the tricks and treats take to the streets. Here’s a wonderfully unsettling Day of the Dead clip to celebrate the past All Hallows’ Eve.