Inspiring archive for 2015-11-16

Artist Spotlight: Elena Boils

(3 years ago)
Graduate of University College Falmouth and Central Saint Martins, London-based illustrator Elena Boils’ work is a perfect mix of digital and free-hand. More images below.

Video of the Day: “Speed Dating” by Meghann Artes

(3 years ago)
Quirky short by award-winning filmmaker/animator, Meghann Artes. Especially love her use of handmade elements and bright colours. Artes’ hybrid animation/live-action style (which involves frame by frame pixilation using Dragonframe software, 2 Macs, and multiple cameras) also gives it a really … Continue reading →

Artist Profile: Ramiro Gomez Jr.

(3 years ago)
Mexican-American artist, Ramiro Gomez Jr.’s work showcases the contributions of domestic labourers in the Los Angeles area, by placing them into the scenes of luxury they are responsible for maintaining but appear largely absent after their work is done. Part … Continue reading →

Film Poster Collection from an Alternate Reality: Classic Actors Added to Modern Films

(3 years ago)
Fantastic re-imaginings of modern movie releases, spliced together with actors and elements from older films. With a B.A. in Film and Digital Media, New York-based graphic designer/illustrator Peter Stults spends much of his time critiquing movie posters and (lucky for … Continue reading →

Photographs Literally Overlap Past and Present by Artist Sungseok Ahn

(3 years ago)
In “Historic Present,” Korean artist Sungseok Ahn combines past and present by shooting old images of historical locations on screens that line up perfectly with the present-day. Creating such a stark overlap, Ahn’s work explores issues of memory, the rapid passage of … Continue reading →

Artist Spotlight: Ryan Melgar

(3 years ago)
Ryan Melgar is a digital artist and illustrator based in the Philippines. His work was discovered via our November Submissions. Check out more portraits from Melgar’s “Sailors” series below!

Mmuseumm: The Smallest Museum in the World

(3 years ago)
Located in a converted elevator shaft in New York City, Mmuseumm houses a carefully curated selection of contemporary artifacts you won’t find in conventional museums. Their permanent collection includes items like “Gummy Worm” and “Homemade Antenna.” Open to the public Thursday and Fridays … Continue reading →

The fire of friendship

(3 years ago)
ICI EN FRANçAIS: Le feu de l’amitié AQUI EN ESPANOL: El fuego de la amistad AQUI EM PORTUGUES: O fogo da amizade ______________________When I arrive at the Moscow hotel with my publisher and my editor, a young woman is waiting outside for me. She comes over and grasps my hands in hers. ‘I need to […]


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