According to Ana Stretcu: “My name is Ana Stretcu and I created a series called “I was cutout for this” based on paper cutouts designed to add an aww-factor to the photos I take during a road trip. Continue reading »
The violence and desperation that inner-city youth experience regularly isn’t relatable to Americans who live more privileged lives. So, to shine a light on the problem, VML in Kansas City chose an eminently relatable medium—the children’s book—to tell inner-city children’s real-life experiences of drug abuse, violence and hunger. Continue reading »
Love. There’s nothing in this world more amazing. But as these “gleefully dark and whimsical” comics remind us, there’s also nothing more painful. The artist behind them is Gypsie Raleigh, an artist, author, poet and playwright from Portland, Oregon. Continue reading »
Inside a Glasgow shipyard. “In the 1990s I lived in Govan, on the south side of Glasgow, near the shipyard. I wanted to grab my own little slice of Glasgow history. These are the shipyards that helped build the city and make its industrial capabilities renowned the world over. There are three yards in Glasgow now. Two are owned by BAE Systems and dedicated to defence. I haven’t tried to get in, but I’ve been told it’s pretty much impossible. The third yard, Ferguson Marine, nearly went into liquidation in 2014. I was 24 and wanted to get into the yards before that world disappeared. I remember being impressed by the monumental scale of it all. Parts of the ship seem quite organic: the blades of the propeller look like the underside of a whale. I shot it on an old Nikon in black and white, as that puts the focus on shapes and sizes. People have asked me if it’s perspective that makes the workers look so tiny. But it’s not. They are to scale”. (Photo by Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert) Continue reading »
Back in 2015, Sofia, the Russian artist, has started her online community on Vkontakte. There, she publishes images of peeled plaster walls. She looks at them and lets her imagination take over. As a result, she creates artistic images from what used to be a part of an old peeled plaster wall. Then, she publishes before and after images. Subscribers can contribute by sending her original images. Continue reading »
Introduced by Guy Debord and his revolutionary famous organization of International Situationist of Dadaism, the distortion is being reborn with the paintbrush of the young painter Blase. By discovering forgotten masters’ painting in flea markets, sometimes in a pitiful state, Blase (as Blasepheme) uses very academic techniques of restoration to modify the original painting. Like a fresh boost or facelift, the paintings get a second life. Continue reading »
“Feral Children” is the latest photo-project by German-born, London-based photographer Julia Fullerton-Batten. This newest series of staged photos takes a darker look at growing up under unusual circumstances. Fullerton-Batten rose to fame after her “Teenage Stories” series in 2005, which explored a girl’s transition to womanhood. Continue reading »
“I called this documentary project “11”, as the number of women I photographed all around Sicily, Italy. They come from all over the world and all of them left their homeland for the big deal. It took me more than 1 year to collect these stories, and all of them touched my heart. Women are brave, tenacious and passionate about whatever they decide to do!” – Luca Migliore.
Here: Fatou, from Guinea, is an awesome African dance teacher. Continue reading »
Controversial advertising campaign for Adidas Originals.
Photos: Alex Flach
Models: Nadja Allegra, Anne & Franzi
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These amazing cat animations were found via b3ta.com board. Author is unknown. Continue reading »