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Who can forget the gripping scene in Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket (1987), where Private Gomer Pyle is sitting in the bathroom, having mentally flown the coop, speaks eerily to Joker, proceeds to recite the Rifleman’s Creed and swiftly blows his brains out? This is but one of many great scenes in an equally great movie. [...]

Ethereal video of human flight experience by Betty Wants In. Skydiving in slow motion; an adrenaline rush never looked so tranquil. Have you ever been skydiving?

For the last 40 years Gerhard Steidl has spent printing and publishing books. Due to his legendary, unconditional obsession with his trade, has has become the publisher of choice for A list artists such as Martin Parr, Ed Ruscha, Robert Adams, Jeff Wall and Robert Frank to name a few. Watch as Steidl meets with [...]

The New York Minute exhibition which opens April 30th and runs through June 5, 2011 at the Center for Contemporary Culture in Moscow, features over fifty artists who live in and around New York City, providing an overview of the most exciting new tendencies coming out of the city and its extended networks. Works are expressed [...]

Neomorphus, by Animatorio based in Brazil, is the second movie created for the series of free mini-shorts named Praepostere, the first being “Adiantum pedatum” – made with stop-motion technique with the theme of unusual developments in a morbid visionary. Transformation trough mutations stages. Evolution as a function gain is called neomorphic. Imaginary creatures adapt into [...]

Electronica, Collage, and the Meaning of Everything By Lorette C. Luzajic When electronic music first came out, there was a big-to-do over its legitimacy. Detractors grumbled that it wasn’t “real” music since there weren’t any instruments. Others dismissed its pastiche sensibilities, denouncing the very idea of sampling previously recorded music to make new songs. I [...]

The sculptor duo known as Dallas and Angel at The DNA Factory have wild imaginations and a gift for the bizarrely creative. Take a look at some of these sculpture creations and many adjectives come to mind. Gruesome, fantastical, wicked, sad and the macabre. Besides being hauntingly bizarre, you know, something you might find in [...]

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