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This is Art…with Packaging Tape! Meet Mark Jenkins Mark Jenkins makes art from tape. Packaging tape to be exact. From babies to giraffes and back again, Mr. Jenkins places his work in odd spaces; causing confusion, anger and laughter. The Sifter explores his work, influences and thoughts on street art.

MATERIAL WORLD (in progress) : Photography by David Welch Material World takes influence from the Marxist concept “Objectification”. This concept marks a transformative relationship between humankind and nature where individuals manifest their activities into materially existing forms. To Marx, these forms serve as mirrors for self-understanding through contemplation and reflection, progressive steps towards our enhanced capacity as human beings. A rupture in this process occurs within our contemporary society, as many individuals do not own the means of their own objectification potential. The means of production—the private ownership of tools and resources—rest in the hands of a small minority and the majority of individuals are left to produce in the image of another’s interest. What results is an influx of aura-less objects distributed to marketplaces.

Intricate Paper Sculptures by Rogan Brown Inspired by nature, artist Rogan Brown has created these intricate designs of organic and complex paper sculptures… Rogan Brown Inspiré par la nature, l’artiste Rogan Brown a créé ces sculptures complexes et organiques en papier…

I Am Joe Scanlan Ryan Wong, “Joe Scanlan, Self Portrait (Pay Dirt), 2003″ (2014), digital image, unlimited edition Joe Scanlan is the artist who supposedly teaches at Yale and Princeton Universities, and whose Donelle Woolford project was one of the major framing works of this year’s Whitney Biennial. As intended, the project has set off a healthy and robust debate about the realities of race, class, and gender privilege within the art world, culminating in the decision of the Yams Collective to withdraw from the Biennial.

Hyperrealistic Sculptures by Ron Mueck “Although I spend a lot of time on the surface, it’s the life inside I want to capture.” - Ron Mueck, 1998 Hyperrealist sculptor Ron Mueck was born in 1958 in Melbourne, Australia. The son of German-born toymakers, Mueck grew up making creatures, puppets and costumes in his spare time, experimenting with materials and techniques. With no formal art training beyond high school, he began his career making models for television and film. Photo Opportunities : Corinne Vionnet + PUBLICATION: Art and The Internet 2014 Black Dog Publishing, UK + PUBLICATION: ScreenDump #2 2014 ScreenDump #2, by Suzan Geldhoff and Karin Krijgsman, NL + EXHIBITION: Musée des Beaux-Arts, Liège March 15th - May 25th, 2014 Icones / Pixels of Paradise, Image & Belief; 9th International Biennal of photography and visual arts, Liège, Belgium + EXHIBITION: Musée d'Art, Pully, Switzerland March 5th - May 11th, 2014 Do You Speak Tourist?

YouGov Profiler 1. What is YouGov Profiles? This is a free-to-use app to showcase YouGov Profiles, YouGov's new segmentation and media planning tool for agencies and their brands. Subscribers to the professional tool have full access to the YouGov Cube – our connected data vault which holds over 120,000 data points, collected from 190,000 UK YouGov members, updated on a daily basis 365 days a year. It allows you to profile your target audience across all channels, plan creative and design a media strategy for specific campaigns with greater granularity and accuracy than ever before. Each Line One Breath: Morphogenetic Freehand Drawings By John Franzen In his series of drawings titled Each Line One Breath, Netherlands-based artist John Franzen creates textured drawings remeniscent of wrinkled fabric or waves of water by drawing tediously placed rows of lines with black ink. The artist begins by drawing a single vertical line on the far side of a canvas but on subsequent lines allows for various imperfections to become amplified or suppressed as he continues, line after line. The process, which might look maddening, actually appears to be a sort of meditative effort for Franzen who works with almost robotic precision. Watch the two videos above to see how he works.

Andrea Zittel A-Z Uniform Project, Second Decade Close A-Z Uniform Series, 2004-2014 A-Z Uniform Series, 2004-2014 A-Z Uniform Series, 2004-2014 A-Z Uniform Series, 2004-2014 A-Z Uniform Series, 2004-2014 A-Z Uniform Series, 2004-2014 A-Z Uniform Series, 2004-2014 A-Z Uniforms are personal “uniforms” that are made and worn for an entire season. Hyperbole and a Half: Sneaky Hate Spiral Most of the time, I'm pretty even-tempered. Aside from the odd nervous breakdown or caffeine-induced bliss-seizure, I have the emotional variation of sand. However, every once in a great while, I'll lapse into what I like to call a "sneaky hate spiral." The buildup: Sneaky hate spirals begin simply enough.

Today's Ways: A Contemporary Design Show Jolie Clifford Bringing together some of the Gold Coast’s and the nations most exciting designers and creatives, Today’s Ways is set to be a scene changing exhibition for the Gold Coast. Over a casual conversation at lunch, 19Karen gallery director, Terri Lew, recognised the opportunity and current lack of representation of design in the classic white cube gallery. Co-curator, Blundell is empathic about the capacity for design to be represented in this space.

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