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Moses Boyd | Stranger Than Fiction (Director’s Cut)

Warning: video contains flashing images. The brief spoke of ‘hyper-musicality’. Outside of the obvious, this got us thinking about how might a sound ‘look’? What are our instruments, as filmmakers? First though, we had to set the mood and feel … Continue reading

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The Troubling Stories Behind Five Monuments That Came Down in Recent Days—and Why Their Removal Was Long Overdue

The histories of these monuments are inextricably woven into legacies of colonialism, brutality, and slavery. More: The Troubling Stories Behind Five Monuments That Came Down in Recent Days—and Why Their Removal Was Long Overdue

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As a Tribute, Vhils Carves Ten Masked Healthcare Workers into a Hospital Wall in Porto

To honor essential workers, Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, who goes by Vhils (previously), recently completed an expansive public artwork at the São João University Hospital Centre in Porto. Vhils chiseled 10 masked figures into an outdoor wall at the facility, … Continue reading

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HELIN

If an aesthetic object is created without any human purpose, do we witness an accidental product of nature or do we perceive new forms of artificial intentions? The sculpture Helin embodies an organic data mirror emerging from our collective historical … Continue reading

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Après le soleil ❊ After the sun (Gianni Bouyeure, 2019)

Aurèle est souffleur de verre. Depuis des années, il cherche désespérément à assouvir une quête de la perfection à travers des sculptures monumentales qui s’illuminent quand il s’approche de son but. Après un énième échec, Aurèle change d’approche et cela … Continue reading

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Floating Black Balloons Explore Contradictions in Artist Tadao Cern’s Installations

Artist Tadao Cern often considers dualities and contradictions—lightness and heaviness, minimal and intricate, inanimate and lively. He channels these relational tensions into “BB,” installations featuring black balloons that float in parallel planes and incline in rows. “These boundaries are a … Continue reading

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Oxford University Votes to Remove Its Controversial Statue of Victorian Imperialist Cecil Rhodes in the Wake of Mass Protests | Artsnet

An Oxford University college has voted to remove its controversial statue of Victorian imperialist Cecil Rhodes following mass demonstrations campaigning to take it down. Cecil Rhodes believed in the primacy of the white race and helped Britain colonize much of … Continue reading

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A Mind Sang

A short film about perception, rebirth and transformation. “A Mind Sang” is the winner of the Vimeo Staff Pick Award at the 2020 Annecy International Animation Film Festival. Read more about it on the Vimeo blog: vimeo.com/blog/post/staff-pick-award-a-mind-sang-vier-nev/ A Mind Sang … Continue reading

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A Minimally Animated Paper Box Expresses a Surprising Range of Human Emotions

Most health experts say you shouldn’t bottle up your emotions, and an amusing new animation by Paris-based designer Benoit Leva proves you can’t box them up either. “I am Square” features a white, paper carton that’s literally bursting with emotions and … Continue reading

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