Mark Jenkins: ‘Terrible Horrible’

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Mark Jenkins is blessed by serendipity. While fiddling with a roll of packing tape one day about ten years ago, he suddenly recognized its potential as a sculpting material. Since then, he has been creating life-sized and life-like sculptures made from tape. Jenkins’s work is so realistic that it’s almost impossible to discern, until you get ...

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

A film about design. If for one day you had the power to make your world work better, what would you change? -- Shape is part of a project to get young people thinking about how the world is made around them, and where design fits in. This film and the accompanying website was commissioned by Pivot Dublin ...

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John Mayer: Someday I’ll Fly

Monday, April 7, 2014

John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly chronicles the musical evolution of one of the most influential solo artists of his generation. Featuring rare demos, interviews and live performances; it is told in it's entirety from Mayer's perspective. Explore the full story and creative process of acclaimed, Grammy Award winning, guitarist and singer songwriter John Mayer. This is a ...

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Friday, April 4, 2014

ALAN GANEV in MY GIANT WITHIN marks the turning point of our THIS IS series, a somewhat 2.0 version. This second episode plays with genres, mixing interview, testimony and creative video. His artistic vision explained in a factual yet poetic way. Collage artist Alan Ganev is now renowned on both the local and international scenes. ...

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Rotor Music Videos

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Rotor enables you to make your own music video in no time at all and without the heavy cost

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Jeffrey Vallance – Blinky, The Friendly Hen

Monday, March 31, 2014

On April 27, 1978, on a sunny spring afternoon in the San Fernando Valley, an art student named Jeffrey Vallance purchased a frozen chicken from the supermarket, named it Blinky, the Friendly Hen, and drove it to the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery for its funeral. Excepting the gas that powered the hearse, the total cost ...

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Inspired – Portrait N°4 : Julien

Thursday, March 27, 2014

"It gives me a feeling of satisfaction having my identity’s scars inked on me for eternity." Read Julien's interview: Special thanks to Born Bad Recordshop - --- Inspired is an artistic and journalistic project about tattooing. Inspired takes an active interest in the individual and gives a unique perspective on what it means to be tattooed today.

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Sterling Ruby – Urethane Works

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Los Angeles artist Sterling Ruby first exhibited his monumental urethane sculptures as part of MOCA Focus: Sterling Ruby, SUPERMAX 2008, an energetic show of painting, collage and sculpture. MOCA visits the artist in his studio for an exclusive look into his process. Born in 1972, on Bitburg Air Base, Germany, and raised in rural Pennsylvania, Sterling ...

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Three Cuts – – – Adam X

Saturday, March 22, 2014

In our latest film in the series, RA asks the DJ, producer, graffiti artist and urban explorer to play us three cuts. It's no mystery where Adam Mitchell's steely techno sound comes from. As a teenager, he spent his days tagging trains in New York's subway system, a dark and sprawling network of tunnels that still ...

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Ofri Cnaani speaks about Moon Guardians

Friday, March 21, 2014

An interview of the artist Ofri Cnaani about her project Moon Guardians (2013) which was produced by More Art.

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Adrian Lazarus on winning MBOISA 2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Together with Nicky Felbert, Adrian Lazarus produced and directed "Steam 1886" a steampunk-inspired short fashion film. "This movie was done as a collaboration with a bunch of friends; just a fun project where we could bring our own expression to the party. If you work for clients most of the time it is all about what ...

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Christian Boltanski

Saturday, March 15, 2014

"All my life I have tried to fight against the fact of dying' says artist Christian Boltanski. At his studio in Paris, four video cameras are rigged to film constantly, day and night. Boltanski has struck a deal with a professional gambler and art collector. In return for ownership of the footage, the man will ...

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Developed by Brydon Gerus and Dan Heighes, ADCAN was established as an awards community that connects good causes and charities with aspiring, non-represented filmmaking talent. ADCAN provides a new approach that exists above and beyond the awards themselves; it is not only a creative platform to help aspiring filmmakers get exposure within the industry, it ...

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Chicago Singles Club Interview with Psalm One

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

After years of releasing material for Minneapolis-based label Rhymesayers Entertainment, Psalm has recently re-invented herself with a new album and new focus, and her rhymes are a clear indication of growth. Tied to Chicago’s youth and music through her work as a mentor and teacher, Psalm’s lyrics paint a picture of the challenges facing all ...

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Happy Camper – The Daily Drumbeat

Monday, March 10, 2014

Hereby we would like to beat the drum for Happy Camper's new music video The Daily Drumbeat! The Daily Drumbeat is a sunny song but it's lyrics hold a dark threat 'The drumbeat will beat you up'. It inspired studio Job, Joris & Marieke to make a dark and sinister animated music video. The story is set on ...

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Last Hijack Trailer

Sunday, March 9, 2014

LAST HIJACK is a true tale of survival in Somalia told from the pirate’s perspective. Combining animation with documentary storytelling, the film takes an innovative hybrid approach to explore how one Somali pirate - Mohamed - came to live such a brutal and dangerous existence. Animated re-enactments exploring Mohamed’s memories, dreams and fears from his ...

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Rose English on ‘Keywords’

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Rose English introduces the Tate Liverpool exhibition Keywords, a group show that includes her own performance work alongside other art from 1980s Britain. This was a tumultuous decade in Britain, marked by many forms of oppositional politics which had a direct impact on culture, including the miners' strike, race riots and the Campaign for Nuclear ...

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Selfie – Andy Martin

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Selfie - Andy Martin

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Metropolis II

Saturday, March 1, 2014

A film about a sculpture by Chris Burden. Now on view at the Los Angeles Museum of Art.

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FITC Amsterdam 2014 titles by Leviathan

Thursday, February 27, 2014

FITC Amsterdam 2014 is host to the latest and greatest in design, technology and cool shit from all around the globe. Each year, fellow digital creators and world renowned speakers converge to learn about HTML5, CSS, design, creativity and so much more. FITC is the intersection between Creative Technologists, Designers, Developers and all-around awesome thinkers ...

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Get involved at #ANOTHERLIGHTUP by Design Indaba Trust, Faith47 and Thingking combines public art with the potential of crowd-funding to build streetlights in Khayelitsha. The #ANOTHERLIGHTUP project aims to fund the installation of a streetlight system into one of Cape Town's more dangerous neighbourhoods, empowering individuals with the potential to be active agents in change. Design Indaba Trust, ...

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Shortcutz Award Show

Thursday, February 20, 2014

"And the nominees are! ". Shortcutz, an Amsterdam platform for (short) filmmakers, invited us to create the graphic package for their award show. We created 11 idents for different categories like Best Screenplay, Best Director etc. Because the amount of idents and a period of only 4 weeks to create it, we decided to keep ...

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The Griswolds – Red Tuxedo

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Production Company: Project Fathom Director: Kris Merc Executive Producer: Nolan Rosemond Art Director: Masayoshi Nakamura Concept & Design: Kris & Masa Animation: Masayoshi Nakamura Additional Animation: Benjy Brooke Live Action Ref DP: Ron Douglas Actor: Rene Ramirez

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Get ready for FilmFest 2014

Monday, February 17, 2014

Design Indaba FilmFest presents 10 documentary feature films, never before seen on South African soil, in an unforgettable alfresco setting. From intimately told narratives to bold conversation-starters, each film showcases the genius and passion that drives creativity. The lineup covers a multitude of creative disciplines including architecture, urban design, fashion, photography, street and performance art and music. A ...

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IK Prize 2014 Winner Announcement

Friday, February 14, 2014

Jimmy Wales, IK Prize juror and Founder of Wikipedia, announces the winner of the 2014 Prize at Tate: The Workers for 'After Dark'. To find out more about the IK Prize, the winning project and the other shortlisted candidates, go to:

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Mark McClure, Graphic Artist

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Mark McClure is a Graphic Artist working mainly with reclaimed materials such as wood and metal. He creates beautiful abstract sculptures inspired by urban landscapes. I visited his workshop in East London to interview him about his work and creative process. Hannah Smiles

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CANDICE GORDON | Sound of Horns

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Official video for Candice Gordon’s "Sound of Horns" from her debut EP Before the Sunset Ends, produced by Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan. Made using stop-motion paint on puppet parts and lots of After Effects. WATCH THE MAKING OF HERE: Designed/ Directed and animated by Conor Finnegan For more, visit

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Music music music

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Electro, Hip-Hop, Dubstep, Afropop, Drum 'n Bass, Jazz, Soul, Cosmic Rock, Afrotronic, Folk, Afro-Jazz, Afro-beat, Ghetto Tech, and House – expect an unparalleled sonic experience with Design Indaba Music 2014. We turn up volume with the Design Indaba Music 2014 featuring 38 acts over two nights in ten venues across the Mother City. It’s about experiences, collaborations, ...

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Beacon Audio | Artist Features February 2014

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Over the past 2 years we have captured Beacon Moment interviews with over 75 artists. Here is a quick recap of some of our favorite moments.

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Mini Matt Moments

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Six month's after turning 30 and raising over $5,500 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Matt Arch, along with jvanproductions, presents: "Mini Matt Moments". Interviews were hosted by Ashley Thompson, owner of Elliven Spa and a 50 Finest alum. The Mini of Pittsburgh ™ street team greeted guests as they arrived at UP^ Modern Kitchen, a ...

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