A 17th century ghost ship sailed into Amsterdam with chillingly great effect

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Events on Saturday 27 December 2014

For the Amsterdam Light Festival this year, a ghostly ship apparition appeared on the city’s waters with tremendous effect. Installed by Romania-based architecture collective visualSKIN, the three-dimensional 17th century ‘Ghost Ship’, as it is called, was conjured up using two intersecting images projected onto perpendicular curtains of water that allows it to be appreciated from […]

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Old photographs improved with painted ghouls

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Tuesday 24 June 2014

Prompted by ‘the human condition of having memories’, Angela Deane has been especially active with her Ghost Photographs project since 2012, where she takes mostly found photographs and paints over the human subjects in them as ghouls. As she said of the photographs, ‘Through this haunting of the material, the ghosts become us and we […]

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Be prepared to scream! This is the most terrifying elevator prank ever

Francis Andrews Reader Find

By Francis Andrews in Video on Thursday 29 November 2012

Now I’m all for becoming the victim of wily pranksters, but this piece of ingenuity from Brazil might just send me to an early grave. See what happens when the lights go out. It makes for brilliant viewing, but I’m not sure I’d want to be on the receiving end.

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