Design

HY OPERA · Kickoff Show at club Maria


Saturday, May 31, 2014

On 23rd April 2009, HY Opera is launched in Berlin at the legendary Maria Am Ostbahnhof club (Modeselektor, Apparat, Beastie Boys, Autechre, Laurent Garnier, Justice, Gorillaz, Black Eyed Peas, ARTE Lounge, Festival CTM, movie ‘Berlin Calling’). HY electro digital dance opera is the pivotal work of HY Saga, a story of social science-fiction on the theme ...

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OFFF Barcelona 2014 Main Titles by Ash Thorp & Anthony Scott Burns


Thursday, May 29, 2014

“You should constantly challenge yourself and put yourself in adverse situations because you never know what you'll fall in love with next.” - Ash Thorp It’s this time of the year where we share with you one the most awaited project at OFFF: The OFFF Barcelona 2014 Main Titles. We had the honor to collaborate with ...

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Pink Troubles


Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Animated Short Film Teaser. Head over to: parasol-island.com/flamingo for more infos!

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Otis Motion Graphics 2014 Reel


Monday, May 26, 2014

This Motion Reel is a compilation of the work from my graduating class (Otis c/o 2014) that I cut together. All work included has been produced during our time at Otis College of Art and Design.

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Mercedes-Benz | Rick Genest aka Rico the Zombie – Embrace Everything That Is Different


Sunday, May 25, 2014

A selection from The Avant/Garde Diaries, a digital magazine and event series that we created and produced for Mercedes-Benz. See more of our work for The Avant/Garde Diaries here: vimeo.com/album/2887583 About the video: We are in a huge fabric hall. An exposed and obviously uncommon character sits there on a couch. German photographer Nadine Elfenbein will soon continue ...

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Spencer Finch – ‘The Skies Can’t Keep Their Secret’


Saturday, May 24, 2014

Modus interviewed artist Spencer Finch about his latest exhibition at Turner Contemporary, as a part of the 'Summer of Colour season from 24 May to 21 September 2014. This film is displayed in the entrance to the gallery.

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Jalil Lespert Hong Kong: The full conversation.


Wednesday, May 21, 2014

This NOT an Interview. This is a contextual conversation. Here is the story. Cinema folks are at their best when the do their film magic. However, once the final cut is done ands the film is out, it is the time for promo, which means long hours talking to press in a generic hotel suite. Day after day, ...

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Phyllida Barlow: An age of fallen monuments


Tuesday, May 20, 2014

"All our lives are about constantly loosing. The moment is always disappearing, like sand between our fingers. So what is it, we are actually left with", asks British sculptor Phyllida Barlow. The language of sculpture is not about perfection or excatness, seventy-year old Phyllida Barlow (b. 1944) says. It's about approximation, about recovering moments. "I like ...

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Thomas Hirschhorn’s Flamme Éternelle


Monday, May 19, 2014

Flamme Éternelle at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris. For 52 days artist Thomas Hirschhorn will live in the exhibition he has created, inviting 200 French writers, poets and philosophers to share their work with the public. This film is one of Tate's 'Global Studios' series, in which we visit artists' studios around the world. The artists ...

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benandsebastian: museum of nothing


Saturday, May 17, 2014

In the Museum of Nothing, the presence of absence is on display. And doubt is introduced into history. Because the visitors are asked to fill the voids and gaps of the collection with their own stories, benandsebastian argue. The Museum of Nothing consists of range of curios departments - the department of substitutes, the department of ...

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Adobe – NAB 2014


Friday, May 16, 2014

An interview from the 2014 National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las Vegas with Al Mooney of Adobe. Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. In this interview Al talks with us about Adobe Anywhere and the Adobe Creative Cloud, including all of the profound feature updates they have incorporated ...

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Behind The Plasticine Rhythm


Thursday, May 15, 2014

See all the videos associated with this project at vimeo.com/channels/plasticinerhythm More at andymartin.info & twitter.com/handymartian In this video we go behind the process of making the animated short 'Plasticine Rhythm'. As well as an overview of how the short was put together, it also includes instructions on how to make animated loops yourself using replacement stop motion. There are three examples in ...

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Portrait of a City


Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Portrait of a City explores the profound impact music has had on shaping the character and culture of Seattle, WA. Through intimate direct-to-camera interviews, we hear from the innovators who are in turn shaping this city’s music scene. They share their reflections, ideas, and passion for this unique force within the community. Portrait of a City ...

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Artists For The Tarkine


Monday, May 12, 2014

In this exclusive one-to-one interview conducted before the opening of 'Artists For The Tarkine', a fundraising exhibition of works donated by more than 50 of Australia's top artists, Australian Greens Party, Senator Christine Milne details the current battle to save one of Australia's last pristine wilderness areas, the Tarkine rainforest in North West Australia. Her ...

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EXTRACT III – Artist Interviews


Sunday, May 11, 2014

EXTRACT - YOUNG ART PRIZE IN GL STRAND December 6th 2013 -- January 26th 2014 Interview with the artists: Birgitte Martinsen (DK), Laurits Nymand Svendsen (DK), Niels Pugholm (DK), Åsa Frankenberg (S), Mollie Anna King (IRL), Lydia Nsiah (AU) and Natalia Zaluska (PL). With the concept of EXTRACT, GL STRAND aims to showcase, celebrate and communicate the work of ...

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Thomas Hirschhorn’s Flamme Éternelle


Saturday, May 10, 2014

Flamme Éternelle at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris. For 52 days artist Thomas Hirschhorn will live in the exhibition he has created, inviting 200 French writers, poets and philosophers to share their work with the public. This film is one of Tate's 'Global Studios' series, in which we visit artists' studios around the world. The artists ...

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Mike Kelley – Paul Schimmel


Friday, May 9, 2014

Mike Kelley was key to the thinking behind Helter Skelter: L.A. Art in the 1990s, the landmark exhibition curated by Paul Schimmel for The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Now Vice President and Partner of Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, the museum's former chief curator discusses Kelley's contribution to the exhibition. An architectural installation based on ...

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Interview with Vancouver artist and designer Martha Varcoe Sturdy


Thursday, May 8, 2014

Interview with Vancouver artist and designer Martha Varcoe Sturdy marthavarcoesturdy.com

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Gabriele von Lutzau


Wednesday, May 7, 2014

A portrait about Gabriele von Lutzau. Gabriele von Lutzau is a sculptor and artist. Despite suffering a serious hand injury, she found the ways and means to continue producing art. client. WARSTEINER production. Think Big Media direction/dop. Dustin Schöne editing. Dustin Schöne producer. Marie Niemann interview. Manuel Zenker grading. wefadetogrey sounddesign. audiosuits

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Walter Schaffir – Trailer for Photomontage


Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Trailer for Interview with Walter Schaffir - From the upcoming 4th episode of The Ripple Project ONE series: Photomontage “Thinking back it is hard to really reconstruct that moment,” says holocaust survivor Walter Schaffir of the day he and his brother Kurt are sent on a Kindertransport from Vienna to Holland by their mother in 1939. “I ...

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FITC Toronto 2014 titles by Iamstatic


Monday, May 5, 2014

FITC Toronto is the intersection between Creative Technologists, Designers, Developers and all-around awesome thinkers from various innovative industries across the globe. They converge every year in Toronto to connect, challenge, inspire, and to experience the cutting edge in design and technology. The FITC Toronto annual conference was held on April 26-29 2014 with over 1200 ...

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Becca Lowry


Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Becca Lowry talks about her work.

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Designing for social good


Monday, April 28, 2014

“How do you do a new type of ideas suggestion box?”asks Tom Hulme design director of IDEO and founder of OpenIDEO. “And what would the benefits be if we took the friction out of the process and enabled collaboration?” Firstly you have to make the process open and transparent which not only allows for similar ideas ...

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Richard Bolam at 50


Sunday, April 27, 2014

Interview with Sheffield artist Richard Bolam recorded at Access Space on 24 April 2014 for the opening night of his retrospective exhibition.

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Daughter performs Smother at Ruin Lust


Saturday, April 26, 2014

Haunting music amidst the ruins in this intimate peformance by the band Daughter. 'Whether its an abandoned man-made structure or a human body, everything will eventually be accepted back into the earth, however cold and brutal it once was,'  says singer Elena Tonra, of London band Daughter.  Choosing their track 'Smother' as an evocative parallel to ...

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Stefan Scholten on colour


Thursday, April 24, 2014

According to Stefan Scholten one half of the husband-and-wife team of Scholten & Baijings "colour is our hallmark, our signature." "Our keywords are colour, rich details, transparency, coupled with hand drawn illustrations and a combination of different materials. We use these elements to change anonymous mass produced products into products with a personal touch." He how these ...

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Rob Heron aka. Freefly Rob


Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A portrait about the basejumper Rob Heron aka. Freefly Rob. With over 9000 jumps, Rob Heron is one of the world's most experienced wingsuit pilots. He enjoys life and lives every moment to the fullest. client. WARSTEINER agency. Amsterdam Worldwide production. Think Big Media direction/dop. Dustin Schöne editing. Dustin Schöne producer. Marie Niemann interview. Manuel Zenker grading. wefadetogrey sounddesign. audiosuits aerial shots. Ricardo Perret

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Lillstreet Artist Interview Series: Peter Hauschild


Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Interview with Lillstreet student Peter Hauschild in the Metals/Jewelry department. We asked him about his process and inspirations. Lillstreet Art Center

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Stefan Scholten on colour


Saturday, April 19, 2014

According to Stefan Scholten one half of the husband-and-wife team of Scholten & Baijings "colour is our hallmark, our signature." "Our keywords are colour, rich details, transparency, coupled with hand drawn illustrations and a combination of different materials. We use these elements to change anonymous mass produced products into products with a personal touch." He how these ...

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Carl Andre


Thursday, April 17, 2014

Carl Andre: 'I'm not a studio artist, I'm a location artist'. In this TateShots interview filmed at the artist's New York apartment, Andre discusses how materials are a natural part of his life, and looks back at when his work hit the headlines, recalling criticism such as 'you can't make art out of bricks'. The American Minimal ...

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