Before I Die 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. The walls are an honest mess of the longing, pain, joy, insecurity, gratitude, fear, and wonder you find in every community, and they reimagine public spaces that nurture honesty, vulnerability, trust and understanding.
Great street art of 2012 by Anorak | 19th, November 2012 GREAT Street art: Spotter: StreetUtopia Anorak Miniature racetrack sculpture, inspired by cult film Metropolis, takes artist 4 years to make By Louise Boyle Updated: 14:04 GMT, 10 January 2012 The 1927 science-fiction film Metropolis is an expressionistic portrayal of a dystopian, capitalist society which has become a cult classic among movie lovers. Artist Chris Burden used the film by German director Fritz Lang as the inspiration for his racetrack sculpture and spent four years building Metropolis II. The model city features 1,100 toy cars zipping around a track through miniature skyscrapers, at speeds of up to 230mph.
Show Me Your Money Face! Proving that money can buy happiness, these money/face mashups are stacking up quick around the web. The visual trick has been around for a while now, but not until this week when Reddit user MadSon11 posted his head matched with Alexander Hamiltons jaw (above) did the meme really get some legs. Redditors the world over have posted images using both U.S. bills and their own currency. Want to see MadSon11′s lower half? See the bottom of this post! BanksyInside - A Digital Magazine Dropping What's Fresh on the Web The mysterious Banksy just released some new paintings on his website. You heard it right, Banksy painted on a canvas. All Banksy fans will appreciate. Here are a few of my favourites.
Street Art In the first commission to use the building’s iconic river façade, and the first major public museum display of street art in London, Tate Modern presents the work of six internationally acclaimed artists whose work is intricately linked to the urban environment: Blu from Bologna, Italy; the artist collective Faile from New York, USA; JR from Paris, France; Nunca and Os Gemeos, both from São Paulo, Brazil and Sixeart from Barcelona, Spain. You can also take the Street Art Walking Tour: an urban tour of site-specific art from a group of five Madrid-based street artists: 3TTMan, Spok, Nano 4814, El Tono and Nuria – a map will be available in the gallery. Various events will take place during the exhibition, including an interactive evening with experimental New York artists Graffiti Research Lab, refacing Tate Modern with graffiti light projections.
MOVE: Guy travels the world and shoots one second of footage in each location Description 3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage... all to turn 3 ambitious linear concepts based on movement, learning and food ....into 3 beautiful and hopefully compelling short films..... = a trip of a lifetime. move, eat, learn Rick Mereki : Director, producer, additional camera and editing Tim White : DOP, producer, primary editing, sound Andrew Lees : Actor, mover, groover All Music composed and performed by Kelsey James Music Recorded and mixed by Jake Phillips Colour Grade : Edel Rafferty and Roslyn Di sisto Online Edit : Peter Mirecki Assistance in titles and production design : Lee Gingold, Jason Milden, Rohan Newman Big Ups to Michelle, Kiri, Renee, Hana, Andre, Ross, Bernie & Julie for your patience and support and awesomeness.....
Steampunk Insects Created from Bullets Tom Hardwidge’s Arthrobots are robotic insects — steampunk creations made from upcycled gears, nuts, bolts… and bullets! All images courtesy of Tom Hardwidge . English artist Tom Hardwidge has an unusual specialty: creating steampunk insects from old, inactive ammunition and pieces of clockwork.
Dissected artists This would have made art history much more interesting, don´t you agree?! Created by DDB Brazil for the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP) Art School, this awesome campaign took artists as Dali, Van Gogh, Picasso and dissected them to show their inside illustrated in the same style as their famous artworks. A brilliant idea and execution! Unfortunately, this is just a sneak peek, but definitely we´ll keep you guys posted when they come up with more… Advertising Agency: DDB, Brazil Creative Directors: Sergio Valente, Marco Versolato, Wilson Mateos, Luciano Lincoln Art Director: Leonardo Rotundo Copywriter: Fred Sekkel Illustrators: Marcos Falcão, 6B Estúdio Photographer: Ricardo Barcellos Account Supervisors: Mônica de Carvalho, Andrei Croisfelt, Daniel Malavazzi, Adriana Barreto. I don’t do drugs.
Street Art Utopia -the world as our canvas! We recently discovered the blog Street Art Utopia, collecting street art from all over the world. Great inspiration and some of it unbelievable cool. We recommend following Street Art Utopia on Facebook for your regular source of inspiration and fun! © Street Art Utopia
Most Amazing Sand Sculptures Most Amazing Sand Sculptures Anyone who has ever been to the beach has probably tried to sculpt a simple sand structure of some sort.Well leave it to the pros, because we have some great sand sculpture pictures listed below. 36 Comments: rachael said... I've tried making sandcastles before.. 6 Terrifying Ways Crows Are Way Smarter Than You Think Mankind has a long and checkered past with crows and ravens: They have been feared as symbols of death, because they're all black and scary, revered as creators of the world because, well, it was either them or the seagulls, and worshiped as trickster gods, because of their baffling intelligence. Intelligent enough, in fact, for us to start worrying ... #6. They Can Remember Your Face Next time you see a group of crows, look closely. Try to remember which one is which, and see if you can tell the difference between them the next time you pass.