Monthly Archives: September 2018

DUO – Animation Short Film 2014 – GOBELINS

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Life-Size Beached Whale Installation Shocks People in the Philippines

The eye-opening whale sculpture is filled with a mix of plastic bags, plastic containers, bottles, and other waste collected from the ocean. With microplastics polluting the food chain and increasing numbers of marine species facing endangerment, the world’s ocean plastic issue … Continue reading

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Cartography Merges w/ Ink & Pencil Drawings to Create Beautiful Portraits – My Modern Met

Roads, rivers, and mountains on a map turn into elegant profiles and facial expressions. British artist Ed Fairburn uses maps as his canvas to create incredible portrait drawings. Each detailed work merges the topographic lines of cartography with the hand-drawn contours of … Continue reading

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A Hand-Drawn Animation of Merging Faces and Morphing Bodies by Daniel Zvereff

Brooklyn-based artist Daniel Zvereff works in a combination of drawing, photography, and videography and all three come into play in a animated short. The three minute long film is a music video for Norwegian singer-songwriter Okay-Kaya’s song “Emulate”. It is a departure … Continue reading

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One Small Step

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What is Beauty?

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Junction

Based on the children’s graphic novel ‘Junction’ by Nathan Jurevicius and published by Koyama Press. For generations the Face Changers have made the clay tokens that alter the winds and faces of their kin. This month the youngest is tasked … Continue reading

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A Cafe in Seoul Uses Clever Contour Lines to Appear Like a 2-Dimensional Cartoon

Since 2017, a small cafe in South Korea has been transporting its visitors to a two-dimensional world. Cafe Yeonnam-dong 239-20  in Seoul features all-white walls, floors, furniture, and fixtures accented with black contour lines that give the space the flattened … Continue reading

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Consciousness and Creation: The Neuroscience of Perception

Neuroscientist Anil Seth explains how what we perceive isn’t an accurate reflection of a real, externally existing world. In fact, perception and hallucination are based on similar processes—they are our brain’s interpretation of myriad inputs. His groundbreaking research provides fascinating … Continue reading

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