Category Archives: Art

Mechanical Rock Band by Neil Mendoza

A rock band consisting of electromechanical instruments that makes music by throwing rocks through the air, slapping them and making them vibrate. Source: Mechanical Rock Band by Neil Mendoza

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Appreciations: the Performance Work of Bre Lembitz — INCIDENT Magazine

By Daniella LaGaccia @lagaccia This story is about a person who uses old things to make new things. One photo of Bre Lembitz shows her dressed in a gown of words, hate speech written during the recent presidential campaign. Crossing … Continue reading

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Traveling Landscapes: Miniature Ecosystems Tucked Inside Vintage Suitcases by Kathleen Vance | Colossal

As part of her ongoing series titled Traveling Landscapes, New York-based artist Kathleen Vance constructs entire landscapes inside of old steamer trunks and repurposed luggage. Many of the pieces incorporate real running water, soil, and living plant life to form … Continue reading

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Film Posters by Jordan Bolton

Photographic posters inspired by films by Manchester-based artist Jordan Bolton. Source: Film Posters by Jordan Bolton

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Next-Level Food Carving on Fruits and Vegetables by ‘Gaku’ | Colossal

Japan has a rich tradition of food carving called mukimono. If you’ve ever eaten at a fancy restaurant in Japan you might have found a carrot carved into a bunny, garnishing your plate. But in the hands of Japanese artist … Continue reading

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Arabic Words Illustrated to Match Their Literal Meaning by Mahmoud Tammam | Colossal

Egypt-based graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam creates simple modifications of Arabic words, transforming the language into visual representations of their meaning. The words Tammam chooses to design are often animals, turning long slopes into a llama’s neck, or a series of curves … Continue reading

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Michael Farrell & Cliff Haynes – Straw Camera

Source: Michael Farrell & Cliff Haynes – Straw Camera

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Artist Windy Chien Unearths Obscure Knots Everyday for an Entire Year | Colossal

In January of 2016, artist Windy Chien devoted herself to learning a new knot every day for a year, tying a total of 366 by December 31st (2016 was a leap year). Although 366 knots might seem like a staggering number, it … Continue reading

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A Visual Dictionary of Philosophy: Major Schools of Thought in Minimalist Geometric Graphics – Brain Pickings

  A charming exercise in metaphorical thinking and symbolic representation. Source: A Visual Dictionary of Philosophy: Major Schools of Thought in Minimalist Geometric Graphics – Brain Pickings

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New #ComboPhoto Mashups from Stephen McMennamy | Colossal

Atlanta-based photographer and art director Stephen McMennamy (previously) continues his humorous split-image photo juxtapositions that he refers to as #combophotos. It would be easy enough to sort through countless images on the web to find unusual ways to overlap images, … Continue reading

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