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New Works by DALeast and Faith47 at Pow Wow in Hawaii street art Hawaii birds

New Works by DALeast and Faith47 at Pow Wow in Hawaii street art Hawaii birds

New Works by DALeast and Faith47 at Pow Wow in Hawaii street art Hawaii birds

New Works by DALeast and Faith47 at Pow Wow in Hawaii street art Hawaii birds

New Works by DALeast and Faith47 at Pow Wow in Hawaii street art Hawaii birds

South African artist DALest and his wife Faith47 just completed these great new avian-themed pieces as part of Pow Wow 13, an annual contemporary art movement in Hawaii. See lots more coverage over at Arrested Motion. (vi arrested motion)

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MrKiff · Feb 26 '13

Seb Lester Demonstrates Medieval Blackletter Caligraphy typography caligraphy

In this brief video graphic designer and illustrator Seb Lester demonstrates a form of Medieval blackletter typography that was used commonly in Europe from 1150 to around the 17th century. From a person whose handwriting is almost completely illegible, almost every stroke of his pen looks like a complete miracle. (via vimeo)

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MrKiff · Feb 26 '13

DIY Foldable Paper Animal Lights by MostLikely sculpture lighting animals

DIY Foldable Paper Animal Lights by MostLikely sculpture lighting animals

DIY Foldable Paper Animal Lights by MostLikely sculpture lighting animals

DIY Foldable Paper Animal Lights by MostLikely sculpture lighting animals

DIY Foldable Paper Animal Lights by MostLikely sculpture lighting animals

The folks over at the Vienna-based mostlikelyShop have a great collection of DIY foldable paper lampshade kits. Each lampshade template arrives rolled in a tube and includes info on how to fold, glue and assemble the light, however you’ll have to supply your own stand/bulb socket/glue. Once you’ve assembled a few lamps maybe it’s time to tackle the epic $20k Basilisk paper sculpture? Check ‘em out.

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MrKiff · Feb 26 '13

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

A peek inside the sketchbooks of Michigan based artist and illustrator Pat Perry reveals a fascinating world where the natural world seems on a direct collision course with the urban. Silhouettes of people and wildlife are filled with rich, textured stories that seem to be representative of dreamlike memories. The detail in Perry’s work is undeniably amazing, even the images above don’t quite do it justice, spend some time scrolling (horizontally) through his sketchbook blog to see what I’m talking about. I recommend following Perry on Flickr, Facebook or via his blog, and he has numerous reasonably priced prints available in his store including may of the works above. He also did a great interview a while back with Amir from Beautiful Decay which you can read over on the Huffington Post. (via booooooom)

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MrKiff · Feb 25 '13

Surreal Self Portraits by 22 Year Old Artist Noell S. Oszvald who Began Photographing and Editing a Year Ago surreal portraits conceptual black and white

Surreal Self Portraits by 22 Year Old Artist Noell S. Oszvald who Began Photographing and Editing a Year Ago surreal portraits conceptual black and white

Surreal Self Portraits by 22 Year Old Artist Noell S. Oszvald who Began Photographing and Editing a Year Ago surreal portraits conceptual black and white

Surreal Self Portraits by 22 Year Old Artist Noell S. Oszvald who Began Photographing and Editing a Year Ago surreal portraits conceptual black and white

Surreal Self Portraits by 22 Year Old Artist Noell S. Oszvald who Began Photographing and Editing a Year Ago surreal portraits conceptual black and white

Surreal Self Portraits by 22 Year Old Artist Noell S. Oszvald who Began Photographing and Editing a Year Ago surreal portraits conceptual black and white

Surreal Self Portraits by 22 Year Old Artist Noell S. Oszvald who Began Photographing and Editing a Year Ago surreal portraits conceptual black and white

I was astounded to learn that 22-year-old Hungarian photographer Noell S. Oszvald who lives and works in Budapest picked up a camera only a year ago. The gifted artist has shared only two dozen or so images with the world via Flickr but they already show an accomplished grasp of composition, editing and digital manipulation. Oszvald tells Alice over at My Modern Met that she chooses only to work in black and white because she finds color distracting from her conceptual ideas. She also mentions that she wishes for viewers of her work to find their own meaning and interpretation of each image. “I don’t want to tell people what to see in my images,” explains Oszland to My Modern Met, “this is the reason why I never really write any descriptions other than titles. It shows what I wish to express but everyone is free to figure out what the picture says to them. It’s very interesting to read so many different thoughts about the same piece of work.” See many more of her photographs here. (via my modern met)

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MrKiff · Feb 25 '13

Out of Disorder: Topographical Maps Carved from Electrical Tape and Intricate Thread Sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki thread textiles sculpture

Out of Disorder: Topographical Maps Carved from Electrical Tape and Intricate Thread Sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki thread textiles sculpture

Out of Disorder: Topographical Maps Carved from Electrical Tape and Intricate Thread Sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki thread textiles sculpture

Out of Disorder: Topographical Maps Carved from Electrical Tape and Intricate Thread Sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki thread textiles sculpture

Out of Disorder: Topographical Maps Carved from Electrical Tape and Intricate Thread Sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki thread textiles sculpture

Out of Disorder: Topographical Maps Carved from Electrical Tape and Intricate Thread Sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki thread textiles sculpture

Out of Disorder: Topographical Maps Carved from Electrical Tape and Intricate Thread Sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki thread textiles sculpture

Out of Disorder: Topographical Maps Carved from Electrical Tape and Intricate Thread Sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki thread textiles sculpture

Out of Disorder: Topographical Maps Carved from Electrical Tape and Intricate Thread Sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki thread textiles sculpture

Out of Disorder: Topographical Maps Carved from Electrical Tape and Intricate Thread Sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki thread textiles sculpture

Out of Disorder: Topographical Maps Carved from Electrical Tape and Intricate Thread Sculptures by Takahiro Iwasaki thread textiles sculpture

When first approaching the artwork of Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki it’s entirely possible you might miss it altogether. Not only are his small buildings and electrical towers excruciatingly small and delicate, but they also rest on absurdly mundane objects: rolls of tape, a haphazardly wrinkled towel, or from the bristles of a discarded toothbrush. Only on close inspection do the small details come into focus, faint hints of urbanization sprouting from disorder. My favorite pieces are his topographical maps that have been carefully cut from thick rolls of gray and blue electrical tape. Many of these objects were on view as part of the Constellations show at Cornerhouse in Manchester back in 2011 and at C24 Gallery last year. However Iwasaki currently has a new collection of much larger works at the 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art at GOMA in Queensland, much of which you can see over at designboom. (via artscharity.org, cornerhouse, c24 gallery, karl steel)

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MrKiff · Feb 25 '13

Flickr Finds. No 28 flickr finds
Sako Tchilingirian

Flickr Finds. No 28 flickr finds
Stavros Stamatiou

Flickr Finds. No 28 flickr finds
Matthias Heiderich

Flickr Finds. No 28 flickr finds
Natasha Palmer

Flickr Finds. No 28 flickr finds
Naz Hamid

Flickr Finds. No 28 flickr finds
Tea Kolo

Flickr Finds. No 28 flickr finds
Jokull Petursson

Flickr Finds. No 28 flickr finds
Hartmut Bösener / Sculpture is the Aeroflorale II by La Machine

Flickr Finds. No 28 flickr finds
Randy P. Martin

Frozen lakes, explosive plumes of smoke and sea, and massive robotic gardens… a collection of my favorite photos seen on Flickr the last few weeks. For many more images check out previous Flickr Finds. One of these days I’ll post these bi-monthly on a regular schedule I swear it. Probably.

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MrKiff · Feb 22 '13

Michael Jacksons Signature Dance Moves Animated in Lego by Annette Jung stop motion Michael Jackson Lego dancing animation

This is a fun clip by Berlin-based animator Annette Jung of Talking Animals that captures a sizeable repertoire of Michael Jackson’s dance moves using only pixelated Lego bricks. The sound really adds to the experience, headphones/speakers recommended. (via laughing squid)

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MrKiff · Feb 22 '13

A Giant Geometric Vortex of Colored Tape by Megan Geckler tape installation

A Giant Geometric Vortex of Colored Tape by Megan Geckler tape installation

A Giant Geometric Vortex of Colored Tape by Megan Geckler tape installation

A Giant Geometric Vortex of Colored Tape by Megan Geckler tape installation

A Giant Geometric Vortex of Colored Tape by Megan Geckler tape installation

A Giant Geometric Vortex of Colored Tape by Megan Geckler tape installation

A Giant Geometric Vortex of Colored Tape by Megan Geckler tape installation

Currently on view at the Lancaster Museum of Art and History is an impressive swirling vortex of colored flagging tape titled Rewritten by machine on new technology by LA artist Megan Geckler. I’ve long been a fan of Geckler’s site-specific tape installations that transform the interiors of art museums, retail spaces, and even shipping containers into densely layered planes of occasionally vertigo-inducing line and color. Though I haven’t seen this particular piece in person, it’s fascinating to see how she’s layered colors from red to white creating the illusion that not only is the piece in motion, but that it almost seems to glow from within. Watch the video above to see the installation come together, and if you’re in the Lancaster, California area you have until March 10th, 2013 to check this piece out. All imagery courtesy the artist. If you liked this, don’t miss the thread works of Gabriel Dawe.

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MrKiff · Feb 22 '13

Urban Vertical Garden Built From Hundreds of Recycled Soda Bottles recycling gardening Brazil

Urban Vertical Garden Built From Hundreds of Recycled Soda Bottles recycling gardening Brazil

Urban Vertical Garden Built From Hundreds of Recycled Soda Bottles recycling gardening Brazil

Urban Vertical Garden Built From Hundreds of Recycled Soda Bottles recycling gardening Brazil

Urban Vertical Garden Built From Hundreds of Recycled Soda Bottles recycling gardening Brazil

Urban Vertical Garden Built From Hundreds of Recycled Soda Bottles recycling gardening Brazil

Urban Vertical Garden Built From Hundreds of Recycled Soda Bottles recycling gardening Brazil

Urban Vertical Garden Built From Hundreds of Recycled Soda Bottles recycling gardening Brazil

As part of an innovative partnership called Home Sweet Home (Lar Doce Lar) between multidisciplinary design firm Rosenbaum and TV producer Luciano Huck, the teams went through dozens of Brazilian homes doing dramatic makeovers of interior and exterior spaces. On their 48th home Rosenbaum designed a pretty amazing vertical garden that was suspended in a narrow walkway just outside the house. Reponse to the garden was so huge the firm quickly released design schematics (in Portugese) detailing how to build one. A huge thanks to the team at Rosenbaum for sharing these photos with Colossal!

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MrKiff · Feb 22 '13
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