designboom jan 18, 2013 performance architecture construction with clothes by dantiope performance architecture – construction with clothes by dantiopeintervention 01 106 of the most beloved Street Art Photos More info. More info. More Banksy on Street Art Utopia. More info. More 3D on Street Art Utopia. More of this on streetartutopia.com. Graffiti Flava Turbo, Paris Remed, Paris Sickboy, London Davethechamp, London Bue, NY
designboom oct 26, 2012 k architectures: théâtre of saint nazaire ‘théâtre of saint-nazaire’ by k-architectures, saint-nazaire, france image © patrick miara all images courtesy of k-architectures paris-based k-architectures have recently completed the ‘théâtre of saint-nazaire’ in saint-nazaire, france, adjacent to remnants of a neoclassical train station destroyed in world war II. the monolithic forms takes cues from a nearby bunker and the concrete surface is stamped with a perforated floral pattern derived from motifs of 17th century silk textiles. at night, a soft glow emanates through the 11.5 meter tall walls, breaking down the appearance of the exterior’s massing. a main auditorium is placed within the concrete building and flanked by the hall, rehearsal area, dressing room. the facades enclosing these spaces are chestnut planks which evoke the stacks of racking found on industrial sites and processes. approach to theater image © patrick miara
Before I Die & Candy Chang What matters most to you Interactive public art project that invites people to share their personal aspirations in public. After losing someone she loved and falling into depression, Chang created this experiment on an abandoned house in her neighborhood to create an anonymous place to help restore perspective and share intimately with her neighbors. The project gained global attention and thanks to passionate people around the world, over 1000 Before I Die walls have now been created in over 70 countries, including Kazakhstan, Iraq, Haiti, China, Ukraine, Portugal, Japan, Denmark, Argentina, and South Africa.
designboom oct 26, 2012 mirrored room of infinite reflections by thilo frank ‘the phoenix is closer than it appears’ by thilo frankinstallation view, kunsten, museum of modern art, aalborg, denmark, 2011image © studio thilo frank german artist thilo frank has sent designboom images of his project ’the phoenix is closer than it appears’, a large mirror installation that appears to merge into the surrounding space. by revealing a perfectly euclidical core, the visitor becomes the spatial focal point by moving on a swing through the vivid conceived environment. despite its large dimensionality (4 x 4 x 8 m), it creates a disorientating moment where the surrounding room translates a physical reflection, translating the viewer’s body into an imaginary reflection. ‘the phoenix is closer than it appears’ installation view, kunsten, museum of modern art, aalborg, denmark, 2011 video © studio thilo frank
My God, I’m Delicious !! – 17 Awesome Illustrations by Sir Mitchell My God, I’m Delicious !! – 17 Awesome Illustrations by Sir Mitchell 17 amazing and funny illustrations by Californian illustrator Mike aka Sir Mitchell. His illustrations, filled with large references to Star Wars or the TMNT, including the superb “My God, I’m Delicious!” Stranger Visions - Sample Locations 6. 1/6/13 12:25pm Wilson ave. and Stanhope St. Brooklyn, NY MtDNA Haplogroup: D1 (Likely ancestry 25% Native American, South American) SRY Gene: present Gender: Male rs12913832: AA Eye Color: Brown rs4648379: CC Typical nose size rs6548238: CC Typical odds for obesity
Wicked Samurai Skateboarders (12 total) Inspired by a recent trip to Kyoto, Japan, San Francisco based painter Ferris Plock decided to cleverly mashup samurais and skateboarders in his new series, Rest for the Wicked. This new collection embodies the artist's trademark character-based works along with a Ukiyo-e inspired sensibility. Ukiyo-e, or Japanese woodblock prints, is one of the most universally known of all Japanese arts. Produced between the 17th and the 20th centuries, ukiyo-e translates to "floating world" in English and often featured images of a world of transient pleasures and freedom, like in theatre, pleasure quarters and travel. Fock used a variety of media such as acrylic, gouache, gold leaf, and spray paint on wood panel to create his art. You can listen to him describe this new set, here, or see the paintings now till September 4, 2010 in San Francisco at The Shooting Gallery.