Tag Archives: UK

Looking For Something

A surreal journey of a man wondering about the meaning of life and looking for answers within his own consciousness while snoozing at his desk during working hours. Directed, animated and written by César Pelizer Produced by weareseventeen Music, Sound … Continue reading

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An observational exploration of routine, monotony, attention and distraction. Will we continue to let events pass us by uncontested, or will we decide to break the cycle?

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A Stop-Motion Demo Turns Meta as the Characters Gradually Take Over in ‘Stems’ by Ainslie Henderson

In this meta animation, animator and director Ainslie Henderson (previously) seamlessly transforms a demonstration of his stop motion practice into a film where his miniature puppets take over. The rag tag group of figures break off from Henderson’s narrative to … Continue reading

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The Museum of British Folklore – celebrating the magic and ritual of our lives – Museum Crush

Objects from the collection of Museum of British Folklore. © Simon Costin / Museum of British Folklore. Ahead of a series of features exploring their collection, Museum Crush talks to the Museum of British Folklore about their plans to start … Continue reading

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Photo of a Single Atom Wins Top Prize in Science Photography Contest

You might need your glasses for this one. Quantum physicistDavid Nadlinger from the University of Oxford managed to capture an image that would have been impossible only a few years ago: a single atom suspended in an electric field viewable by … Continue reading

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Young, gifted and giving back

Award-winning cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, donates thousands to old secondary school. Source: Young, gifted and giving back

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The Wonderful Process of Sounding the Renovated Sumburgh Head Foghorn on Shetland Island

In May 2017, technician Brian Johnson sounded the beautifully renovated foghorn at the Sumburgh Head Lighthouse on Shetland Island, Scotland for the first time since 1987. Filmmaker JJ Jamieson documented the wonderful mechanical process that engages the gears to sound … Continue reading

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Dragon ‘could obliterate’ world record

An artist and self-taught welder has spent 12 years creating a dragon out of 50,000 horseshoes. Source: Dragon ‘could obliterate’ world record

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Cut-Out Ink and Pen Illustrations of London’s Oldest Pubs and Other Landmarks by Maxwell Tilse

Traveling illustrator Maxwell Tilse documents his European journeys by creating small drawings of each city he lands in. After two years of living in London, Tilse has released a new series of miniature cut-out illustrations that depict the city’s oldest pubs … Continue reading

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How the British Library Digitized One of the World’s Largest Books

The Klencke Atlas published in 1660 is one of the most famous objects in the British Library’s cartographic collection, a towering book that stands nearly 6 feet tall and reaches over seven feet wide when open. For over three centuries … Continue reading

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