Tag Archives: rhythm

How the jump rope got its rhythm | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

“Down down, baby, down down the roller coaster…” Hip-hop owes a lot of the queens of double dutch. Ethnomusicologist Kyra Gaunt takes us on a tour of the fascinating history of the jump rope. Advertisements

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Birds Sit Delicately on Vintage Sewing Machines and Typewriters in a New Illustrated Series by Steeven Salvat

French artist Steeven Salvat (previously) creates meticulously rendered drawings of animals inhabiting the same world as machinery, such as his previous crustacean series. His project Perchés showcases different breeds of birds using antique objects as areas for temporary rest, like the above owl … Continue reading

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Camouflaged Self-Portraits Conceal Photographer Cecilia Paredes Against Bright Floral Patterns

Peruvian artist Cecilia Paredes is the subject of her own richly patterned photographs, yet her figure is often difficult to locate at first. For each portrait she hangs boldly printed fabrics as the backdrop, which she then matches either with her painted … Continue reading

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My time – Timelapse / Hyperlapse 4K

[Direstor’s Statement]: “Mijn tijd” (“My time”) is a visualisation of my journey as a timelapse/hyperlapse photographer. I shot my first timelapse in 2012. Since then, I’ve shot a lot of timelapses – mostly for personal use but occasionally on assignment … Continue reading

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A 10-Ton Copper Staircase Designed by CEBRA Floats Above Copenhagen’s Redesigned Experimentarium Museum

A twisting set of floating copper staircases intertwine at the main entrance of Copenhagen’s new science and technology center, the Experimentarium. The museum, and its four-story Helix staircases, were designed by Danish architecture studio CEBRA who wanted to create a subtle … Continue reading

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Ceramist Anna Whitehouse Created 100 Unique Clay Vessels in 100 Days

U.K.-based ceramic artist Anna Whitehouse set a goal on January 1, 2018 to create a new bottle each day for 100 days. By limiting herself to a single form, Whitehouse was able to stretch her  creativity to formulate new designs previously unexplored … Continue reading

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Solstice: A Wooden Kinetic Clock Expands and Contracts with the Passing Hours

Solstice is a shape-shifting wooden clock designed by Matt Gilbert of the London-based studio Animaro. The new interior design object presents different configurations throughout the day, expanding to its widest form at noon when the sun is at its highest point, … Continue reading

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Peak Persimmon Drying Season Drapes Orange Curtains Throughout Wakayama

It’s peak persimmon drying season in Japan right now. And for Wakayama prefecture, a major producer of persimmons, that means that roughly 70 farmers throughout the town of Katsuragi transform their farms into what is reminiscent of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s … Continue reading

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Short documentary Studio Drift: Coded Nature

We follow the Dutch duo Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta – the founders of Studio Drift – while they are preparing themselves for their first ever museum solo in the Netherlands.

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