Category: ART

Aug 11, 2009

Coldplay – Strawberry Swing Music Video | Directed by Shynola

Coldplay – Strawberry Swing Music Video | Directed by Shynola

Strawberry Swing is an audio-visual delight. An uplifting song by Coldplay, complimented beautifully with a stunning concept by visual artists Shynola. Lyrics and details on the making of after the vid, enjoy! Some highlights from a Q & A with Shynola below: Had you had this idea up your sleeves for a while, or was…

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Aug 9, 2009

BMW Films – The Hire featuring Clive Owen | Complete Series

BMW Films – The Hire featuring Clive Owen | Complete Series

One of the great marketing campaigns of this millennium, BMW’s The Hire was lauded for its embrace of online marketing and branded content. Bolstered by tangible results and heaps of awards, it also helped launch the career of Clive Owen into the mainstream. The Setup Like most car companies, BMW traditionally executes…

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Aug 4, 2009

Digital Dopeness: Illustrations and Designs by Gianluca Fallone

Digital Dopeness: Illustrations and Designs by Gianluca Fallone

Hailing from Argentina and currently residing in London, England, designer/illustrator Gianluca Fallone has an impressive portfolio, having done work for the likes of MTV and Nike. Unfortunately there’s no information about the artist available on his website but there were some tidbits available from a Cool Hunter segment: – Fallone’s stance is simple – ‘I…

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Jul 28, 2009

Stunning Sand Animation by Kseniya Simonova

Stunning Sand Animation by Kseniya Simonova

This is an absolutely breathtaking performance by Kseniya Simonova on the popular show Ukraine’s Got Talent. The 24-year old artist specializes in sand animation, a style of live performance art. Using a simple light table, Kseniya uses sand to tell her story. The canvas is in a constant state of change as she moves seamlessly…

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Jul 13, 2009

One Year in 40 Seconds | The Four Seasons in Oslo, Norway

One Year in 40 Seconds | The Four Seasons in Oslo, Norway

The video below is the result of an awesome time-lapse photography project by Eirik Solheim. Snapped in Oslo, Norway, the images were all taken from the same spot over the period of a year. Solheim also recorded simple background sounds through 2008. The sounds do not have an exact connection to each image, as the…

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Jul 7, 2009

Street Art by Asbestos – Master of Mixed Media

Street Art by Asbestos – Master of Mixed Media

Asbestos, self-portrait Asbestos is a street artist hailing from Dublin, Ireland. He specializes in mixed media artwork, combining mediums like photography and painting onto found objects (often wood). He then installs these pieces either back onto the streets, or consigns them to gallery wall spaces. I’m not clear what his exact process is…

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Jun 11, 2009

Street Artist Meek | Excellence in Stencil Graffiti

Street Artist Meek | Excellence in Stencil Graffiti

Train station in Melbourne Like many street artists, I can’t find much information on the stencil artist known as Meek. What I do know is that he is based out of Melbourne, Australia (a mecca for street/stencil art) and his work is sick. His art started appearing around 2003, and he has been…

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