Inspiring archive for 2015-10-27

Ai Weiwei Wants Your Legos!

(4 years ago)
When Lego refused to sell Ai Weiwei a bulk order for a new project, fans started offering up their own. The contemporary artist/activist will now use these lego donations for a piece specifically related to issues of free speech and “political art.” … Continue reading →

Video of the Day: “The Grand Overlook Hotel” by Steve Ramsden

(4 years ago)
Stanley Kubrick gets mashed-up once again! London-based filmmaker Steve Ramsden cleverly splices together scenes from Kubrick’s The Shining (1980) and Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014). Check out “The Grand Overlook Hotel” below!

“Chocolatexture” by Nendo

(4 years ago)
Emerging from the belief that texture influences taste, design studio Nendo has come up with 9 different types of chocolate all made from the same “raw materials” and according to the same size (26 x 26 x 26 mm) but varying … Continue reading →

Animation: Poetry of Perception 3/8

(4 years ago)
Another short video for HarvardX Neuroscience‘s 8 part series on representations of perception/sensation. This time around it’s the words of Emily Dickinson, narrated by Sarah Jessop, and brought to life by a charming piece of animated yarn, courtesy of New York City-based 3D animator, Lily … Continue reading →

Sponsored Post: Artist Chris Bourke for el Jimador

(4 years ago)
Artist Chris Bourke has teamed up with el Jimador, Mexico’s #1 selling 100% agave tequila, to create a 50-piece set of unique skulls to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Each skull was printed from a hand … Continue reading →