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Notting Hill Carnival | Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything

Biggest street party in Europe, if you ever plan to be in London in end August then don’t miss the show. The colours are just amazing and the mood is jubilant and intoxicating (literally) 🙂 Source: Notting Hill Carnival | … Continue reading

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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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Carnaval: Into the Heart of Cuba – Compass & Camera

Of my recent trip to Cuba, I can think of a hundred ways to tell you about my experience that make more sense than where I’m choosing to begin my story. I could write a logical day-to-day account from start … Continue reading

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Handmade Steel Drums by Dmitrii Gubarev

A new type of instrument created by musician, designer and engineer Dmitrii Gubarev based in the Ukraine. Source: Handmade Steel Drums by Dmitrii Gubarev

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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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Smithsonian Announces Eye-Opening Finalists of Their 14th Annual Photo Contest | Colossal

Smithsonian just released the 70 finalists for their 14th annual photo contest and is currently accepting votes for their Readers’ Choice award. This year Smithsonian received some 48,000 submissions from photographers in 146 countries and territories from which they selected … 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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