I love the illustrations in these 1970s children’s books by Gojin Ishihara (aka ‘Japan’s Norman Rockwell’). These surreal images are synonymous to a B-movie in their campiness yet antonymous in their attention to detail.
This series began as an exploration into what I could express within the limitations of the printmaking process. I found that I was making a series without intending to: observing people together but detached, trying to catch a moment that I could relate to. Yet everyone interprets images differently, so regardless of what I see in it, hopefully you’ll find something different.
Ryan Stewart’s remixes are addictive. These tracks will lead you into a daze where all other music tastes bland in comparison. He pairs his music with mesmerizing video montages from films like Inception and The Fall, and damn are they cool.
Monster Road gives a look into the life and work of, underground animator, Bruce Bickford. I have a weak spot for stop-motion animation so I may be a bit biased, but Bickford’s obsession with the medium is inspiring.
I grew up on Finn Family Moomintroll books so when I heard about the 1950‘s comic series being republished through Drawn & Quarterly, I jumped on it. It turns out I responded to the stories more as an adult than I had as a kid. The subtle humor and wisdom that can be found in [...]