If you have never heard of Takeshi Murata, watch his trippy animated video art and you will never forget him. Takeshi Murata born 1974 in Chicago, he graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1997 with a B.F.A. in Film/Video/Animation. He has had previous solo exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, [...]
The TechnoCFRAFT Design Exhibition at YBCA explores how the boundary between the role of the designer and the consumer is disappearing. Curated by acclaimed designer Yves Behar, the exhibition traces the current trend in design away from fixed objects toward open “design platforms” that invite people to participate in the creative process. Selected works span [...]
At first this table looks quite plain. Nothing special about it. However, when you inspect the legs on this ‘Pixa 1‘ table from designer Martin Shmitz at Hellauf, you’ll see just how unique it really is. The legs are made of different levels of blocks, which can easily be moved and rotated out of position. [...]
Set in the future in deep space aboard a maximum-security psychiatric prison center called Dante 01, a new special “prisoner” Saint Georges (Lambert Wilson from The Matrix) is brought onboard and is thrown in with the general population to be watched. Elisa (played by Linh Dan Pham) is a psycho-geneticist who unbeknownst to resident doctor [...]
If you like weird and bizarre you will enjoy this animated short titled ‘Bat Milk’ from the Sundance Film Digital Shorts Channel Animation Bizarro.
‘Coalition of the Willing’ is a collaborative animated film and web-based event about an online war against global warming in a ‘post Copenhagen’ world. This film was directed and produced by Knife Party, written by Tim Rayner and crafted by a network of 24 artists from around the world using varied and eclectic film making [...]
A few years ago while digging into my dark purse, I thought “Wouldn’t it be great if purses had a light inside so one could see what they were looking for?” Well, you know the Field of Dreams quote…”If you build it, they will come”. How about “If you think it, it will be built.” [...]