Electrifying photo series shows dancers leaving behind light trails in long exposure shots

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By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Friday 24 October 2014

For Singapore-based photographer Tan Ngiap Heng, who has always been transfixed by dance and calls it a ‘lifelong obsession’, the exploration of the different dimensions of the dancing body has occupied his personal work for years.

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Experimental artwork by Geoffrey Lillemon

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By Autumn Whitehurst in New Art on Wednesday 6 November 2013

Geoffrey Lillemon is interested in changing our perceptions. Pushing at the boundaries of digital art, his work explores the potential of the interactive playground that is the internet. Though much of his genius is born out of personal endeavors, his unrestricted vision has brought him to the attention of clients such as Bernhard Willhem and […]

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Experimental art by Marie Jager

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By Annie Churdar in New Art on Tuesday 30 April 2013

Marie Jager’s art is beautiful and brilliant because it takes a moment for the punchline to hit you. Each piece is somewhat experimental, interacting with natural elements, aging, and the forces of nature. Take, for instance, her architectural prints. The blue prints have lovely yellow triangles overlaying the image. No, she didn’t use Photoshop or the Triangle […]

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Colourful logo made from toothpaste

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By Contributions in New Design on Thursday 14 March 2013

Melbourne-based Lure Graphics is a graphic design studio with an uncommon approach. Founded by 23-year-old graphic designer Melissa Pepers, their effervescent and successful concepts are inspired by life. The eye-catching logo featured here, designed for vending machine company Candy Solutions, demonstrates Lure Graphics’ avant-garde process. Beginning with handcrafted letterforms created from toothpaste, the company’s monogram […]

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New photography from Sydney-based Jacob Ring

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By Stan Ray in New Photography on Saturday 24 March 2012

Jacob Ring is a photographer from Sydney whose work at one level seems instantly familiar, faithfully recording ordinary objects and commonplace angles. But they are also filled with strangeness; warped inundations of colour, unnatural meetings between pigments. Perhaps their oddities are something to do with his synesthesia, a sensory condition Ring has had since birth, which ignites a constant stream of sounds and visuals in his head.

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Soju: a new band out of Manila

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By Christina De Cinc in New Music on Wednesday 12 October 2011

Straight from the Pearl of the Orient (go ahead, Google it), you’d be surprised about how much talent that place has to offer. Reminiscent of Japanese band Toe, less than a month old band Soju wets your ears with Tigah Mask!, which leaves you no choice but to sway your head and get lost in […]

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Lucky Dragons

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By Francis Andrews in New Music on Monday 18 May 2009

There’s something quite attractively kitsch about the Lucky Dragons’ latest release, Dream Island Laughing Language. It’s undoubtedly unusual, and not too friendly on the ears, but something warm and fuzzy keeps creeping out of the broken drum rhythms and looped vocals. It’s a mish-mash of jangly folk licks, Squarepusher-style drum ‘n bass with a few […]

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