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Artist Action Figures

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Trends on Wednesday 19 May 2010

Mike Leavitt creates interactive sculptures of contemporary artists using polymer clay and mixed media, with hidden features built into some of the figures. We love his model of Lost At E Minor contributor Ron English, and his characterization of the ever mysterious Banksy.

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Guest writers on Lost At E Minor

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Cool Websites on Saturday 5 December 2009

We’ve been featuring some interesting guest contributors on Lost At E Minor over the past year, including Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Tristan Eaton, Ben Lee, Brendan Canning from Broken Social Scene, designer Deanne Cheuk, artist Sam Weber, singer-songwriter Laura Veirs, and Tegan from Tegan and Sara.

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Art For Obama book

Alison Zavos Contributor

By Alison Zavos in New Products on Tuesday 6 October 2009

Previous Guest Editor of Lost At E Minor, Shepard Fairey, and Jennifer Gross have a fantastic new book out through Abrams entitled, Art For Obama. Featuring artwork from more than a hundred International artists, including fellow Lost At E Minor Guest Editor Ron English [illustration above], Lukas Ketner, Kwaku Alston, Maya Hayuk, and Lisa Anne Auerbach, many of the works were created before the election to raise money for the Obama campaign. Pieces range from fashion to installation, and most refer back to Obama’s likeness. This will be a great book to look back on many years from now. And it’s a guilt free purchase, as all of the authors’ proceeds will be donated to Americans for the Arts charity.

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Pure Evil

Andy Howell Reader Find

By Andy Howell in New Art on Thursday 1 October 2009

In the midst of a neo-contemporary art movement muddled with carbon copy exhibitions and copycat galleries from all over the globe, artists and musicians assemble in a space in East London’s Hoxton district to showcase art, make music, and create whatever the hell they want. This is the essence of multi-faceted artist Pure Evil, descendant of Utopia scribe Sir Thomas More and mastermind behind the gallery, the music, the clothing lines, and the message.

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The Polyphonic Spree

Ron English Reader Find

By Ron English in New Music on Tuesday 16 June 2009

A religious experience tailor made for the soul hardened agnostic hipster scene would be a good way to describe a Polyphonic Spree concert. Tim Delaughter’s unabashed joy is infectious enough to cultivate a Dead Head-esque cult of Jesus-robe-wearing followers, who have, throughout the band’s history, been allowed to join in on the on-stage festivities.

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Light tornados? Ethereal tubes of light captured in long-exposure photography

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Wednesday 13 August 2014

English photographer Martin Kimbell is well-practiced in the manipulation of light and image-capture technology to create startling pictures. Nowhere is this more evident than in his recent ‘light-paintings’, where wormholes of twisting lights seem to spring out from the ground or surge down to the earth.

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You’ll never guess what’s been washing up on this beach for the last twenty years

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Trends on Thursday 7 August 2014

How’s this for irony! On the south coast of Britain, near the Cornish town of Perranporth, a strange and unique phenomenon has been continuously occurring for the best of 20 years. So much so in fact that it has influenced the course of local culture.

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It turns out some smash hit tracks are kryptonite to the musicians that recorded them

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Music on Thursday 3 July 2014

England is reeling in the wake of Glastonbury Festival 2014, such a large congregation that it is temporarilly the third largest city in the south of the country. Hundreds of thousands of people flock to Glastonbury to see their favourite musicians roll out the big hits in front of heaving crowds, the same thing happening at other festivals around the world over Summer each year.

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The woman who got intimate with a dolphin in the name of research … wait … what?!

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Film on Wednesday 11 June 2014

The Sixties: a time of anything-goes experimentation, hedonism, musical revolution and dolphin-sex. That was no typing error. When a young Margaret Lovatt stumbled across a NASA-funded lab on her home island of St Thomas in the Caribbean, she immediately volunteered to help work with the dolphins that were the subject of the research going on there.

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Yup, this Japanese book tells you how to use the word ‘fuck’ correctly

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Illustration on Tuesday 10 June 2014

How to Use Fuck Correctly: 99 Phrases Using Fuck, Shit, Damn And Hell That Schools Won’t Teach You That Should Be Used With Care – surely the loooooongest translated book title ever? – is a diligently detailed guide for any self respecting Japanese linguistic lover who cares deeply about learning the subtle differences in various situations that call for the use of these traditional 4-letter English curse words.

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Forget cookbooks, cookbook tattoos are the way to go

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 14 May 2014

How come no one thought of this sooner? Instead of ruining perfectly good cookbooks by splattering, staining, dripping, and accidentally burning them in the kitchen, why not just plaster them on your skin?

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Incredible long-exposure photos of stars over Russia

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 19 March 2014

These incredible photos were taken by Russian photographer Evgeniy Zaytsev. As the night sky forms, millions of stars appear up above and create fantastic photo opportunities with loads of beautiful colour, all with a little help of long-exposure photography.

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Must-read books, according to David Bowie

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Music on Monday 3 March 2014

If you’re in the market for a new book, here’s some sage advice from one of literature’s most influential book reading list advisors, Oprah David Bowie. At the exhibition of ‘David Bowie Is’ at the Art Gallery of Ontario, curators revealed his top 100 must-read book list.

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Interview with cat embroidery artist, Hiroko Kubota

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Tuesday 11 February 2014

When embroidery artist Hiroko Kubota got a special request from her then very young son to put hand sewn cats on his shirt, she didn’t expect that the designs would make the online world go bonkers. Of course, this comes to n surprise to us as considering these are cats – the internet’s animal deities. We were lucky enough to get a moment with her and ask her more questions about her famous cat embroidery. [read our original post about Hiroko Kubota]

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Now you can make the apple strudel from Inglorious Basterds and eat it too

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Friday 7 February 2014

So, about that strudel scene from Tarantino’s Inglorious Basterds. The hot apple strudel, topped with whipped cream and too much suspense for us to take, was simply cinematic food porn at its best. We love that The ShortList actually got the head chef at the Cotswold House Hotel to come up with this epic strudel recipe for Tarantino aficionados everywhere to make.

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