Ethical Fashion, Clothes swapping | Home FotoFund : Antoine Bruy Scrublands: le projet (Pour les sous-titres en français, cliquez sur le bouton CC en bas à droite de la vidéo). De 2010 à 2013, j’ai voyagé à travers l’Europe avec le but de rencontrer ces hommes et femmes qui ont fait le choix radical de vivre loin des villes, en rupture avec un mode de vie qu’ils considèrent bien souvent comme étant obsédé par le rendement et l’efficacité et qui aurait la consommation pour seul horizon. Dépourvu d’itinéraire précis, forcé par les rencontres et le hasard, ce voyage aura pris à mes yeux le sens d’une quête initiatique finalement similaire à celles de ces familles. L’hétérogénéité des lieux et des situations rencontrées nous montre en effet le magnifique paradoxe de la poursuite d’une utopie par des tâtonnements empiriques permanents. Je me suis rendu dans 5 pays européens dont la France, l'Espagne et la Suisse pour réaliser ce corpus d'images qui a été jusqu'à présent entièrement autofinancé. Scrublands, LensCulture, July 31, 2014
29 Photos That Show The True Meaning Of Playing With Death. These People Are Mad (PICS) Image credits: Gordon Wiltsie25 Image credits: Corey Rich Image credits: Brian Mosbaugh Image credits: Keith Ladzinski Image credits: Natasha Sadovskaya Image credits: Andreas Resch Image credits: richard0428 Image credits: Mustang Wanted Image credits: Jordan Matters Image credits: Solent News/Rex/Rex USA Image credits: Lucas Gilman Image credits: Kirill Oreshkin Image credits: Romina Amato Image credits: Roof Topper Image credits: Ronny Randen Image credits: Isaac Gautschi Image credits: tapiture.com Image credits: Alex Emanuel Koch Image credits: Jared Alden Image credits: Dan Carr Image credits: Greg Sims Image credits: Christian Pondella Image credits: Alex Honnold Image credits: Krystle Wright Image credits: SHAMS /BARCROFT MEDIA/Barcroft Media /Landov Image credits: Michael Nichols Image credits: Desre Tate Image credits: secondglobe.com
24 Children From Around The World Posing With Their Toys. The Differences Are Mind-Boggling. Over the course of 3 years, Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti met with children from 58 different countries to take portraits of them with their toys. Tangwizi was born in a Maasai village in the south of Kenya in a small hut made of dung and straw. His bed is made of a few rags on the ground. He always plays outside with all the other children of the village but every night he sleeps together with his unique toy: a little plush monkey. Kalesi loves to cook for her dolls using her small cooking tools and the mud from the garden. Maudy was born in a hut in a small village close to Kalulushi, in Zambia. Reanya was born in Kuala Lumpur, but now lives in a big, new house built in one of the many satellite cities around the capital. Chiwa lives in a small hut with her mother, father and sister. Orly was born in Browsville to a Mexican mother and American father. Li Yi was born in Shenyang, a big city in the north part of China. Arafa and Aisha are twins. Noel is 100% Texan!
Is Urban Outfitters Trying to Be as Offensive as It Possibly Can? Urban Outfitters' Kent State vintage sweatshirt Is Urban Outfitters Trying to Be as Offensive as It Possibly Can? Urban Outfitters has really done it this time. Over the weekend, the company was selling a vintage Kent State sweatshirt, complete with apparent blood splatter, on its website. "We only have one, so get it or regret it!" "Urban Outfitters sincerely apologizes for any offense our Vintage Kent State Sweatshirt may have caused. Shortly after that, Kent State issued this statement: "May 4, 1970, was a watershed moment for the country and especially the Kent State family. We take great offense to a company using our pain for their publicity and profit. We invite the leaders of this company as well as anyone who invested in this item to tour our May 4 Visitors Center, which opened two years ago, to gain perspective on what happened 44 years ago and apply its meaning to the future."
Incredible Art Shows What Game of Thrones Would Look Like as a Disney Movie Ever wondered what Game of Thrones would look like as a Disney animated film? Fernando Mendonca and Anderson Mahanski, two incredibly talented artists, have taken a stab at it. Share this incredible art on Facebook! Comments The 45 Most Powerful Photos Of 2013 PJL: August 2013 (Part 1) Features and Essays Lynsey Addario / VII Lynsey Addario: Finding redemption in the world’s ‘rape capital’ (CNN Photo blog) Democratic Republic of Congo Pete Muller: Mugabe Faces Test in Zimbabwe Vote (NYT) Related: Mugabe Faces Test as Zimbabwe Votes Glenna Gordon: Nigerian Weddings: Money and Marriage in a Massive African Economy (The Daily Beast) National Geographic: The Serengeti Lion (National Geographic) interactive multimedia Richard Mosse: The Enclave (New Republic) Congo Dillon Marsh: ‘Invasive Species’ in Cape Town (CNN) Cell phone towers disguised as trees have popped up all around South Africa Alessandro Gandolfi: Harenna, the last coffee collectors (Parallelo Zero) Ethiopia Mosa’ab Elshamy Mosa’ab Elshamy: Witness to a Massacre: Photographs from Rabaa (LightBox) Egypt Narciso Contreras: A Burst of Violence in Cairo (NYT) Moises Saman / Magnum Photos Moises Saman: Human trafficking in the Sinai (Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin) Ahmed Deeb: Tunnel Children (zReportage) Gaza Strip Benjamin Lowy
Is fashion a true art form? | Art and design Yes: Zandra Rhodes I think fashion is an art form - you might call it decorative or applied art as opposed to fine art, but what's the distinction? Because the same amount of artistic expression goes into clothes, a piece of pottery or a painting. I've founded a museum on the basis that I think it's an artistic form that should be remembered. I think fashion galleries - such as the one at the V&A and the one at the Metropolitan in New York - are very relevant. Fashion can tell you what people wore at a certain period just as pottery can tell you what their tea parties were like. Fine art at the moment is no longer particularly concerned with beauty, so you could say that fashion - which is always about a concept of beauty, whether or not everyone agrees on the concept - is more relevant, more artistic, than the garbage they put out as conceptual. No: Alice Rawsthorn Suddenly Weiss heard Donna screaming with glee in another gallery. · Alice Rawsthorn is director of the Design Museum
Master Disney Animator's New Short Will Take Your Breath Away Simple, glorious visual storytelling at its best. Can you believe Disney let Glen Keane go? Glen designed and animated classic Disney characters like Ariel and Rapunzel. Since leaving Disney, he has worked on his own, most recently with this incredible new short titled Duet. Share this incredible video on Facebook! Related kiss my spatula | food + photography Body Anxiety and a new wave of digifeminist art | Dazed Jennifer Chan and Leah Schrager are two names you need to get familiar with. The US-based new media artists have co-curated an all-female line-up of 21 artists – for the currently on show exhibition titled Body Anxiety – who use their own bodies in their works, while pioneering the newest forms of media: from online performance GIF art (see: May Waver and RAFia Santana) to web and digital art – alongside video, poetry and photography. The virtual exhibit demonstrates the plurality of views on the female body politic, on self-representation and on agency. It also shows that these art works emphatically need to be recognised by a male-saturated art world. The artists are not united in their voice or aesthetic, but their collective force challenges gender stereotypes – particularly in undulating social space of the internet. The front of current of the wave of "digifeminist" artists, Body Anxiety puts two fingers up at the art world. What about men? Leah Schrager: What about men?
Nightmare Playgrounds: The Worst and Scariest Playgrounds of All Time, Part 1 » Design You Trust. Design Is Everything. design you trust Nightmare Playgrounds: The Worst and Scariest Playgrounds of All Time, Part 1 Published by dmitry in Fun Yeah! These creepy masterpieces of sculpture and landscaping can be found in playgrounds not only in Russia (even though this is where the majority of photos come from) but also in China, East European Countries, and even in the US – anywhere the grass-roots creativity goes bad and the bad taste gets promoted, often unintentionally. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for dreaming up bizarre stuffs for kids, and some of the sculptures shown here might be considered as downright fascinating; but others are… well, ugly as hell. And… not just kids, but some more impressionable adults can be psychologically scarred from letting these monsters into their dreams and thinking too much about them. Continue to part 2. Share2 Tweet1 Share1 Share4 by Taboolaby Taboola Sponsored LinksSponsored Links Promoted LinksPromoted Links From The WebFrom The Web AhFunny Undo Money Morning Lululemon Yellow Pages
The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever By Internet standards, a perfectly timed photo occurs when two of the following three conditions are met: 1. Perfect Place 2. Perfect Time 3. Sometimes the holy trinity of perfectness is achieved and you get an Internet classic like so many of the photographs below. Enjoy! Photograph by MARTIN BERNETTI (via rusrep.ru) If you enjoyed this post, the Sifter highly recommends: