If you know how to spread butter on a toast you know how to screen print. Today I assisted to a workshop leaded by Miesje Chafer, and I discovered how easy it really is to create a piece artwork on fabric that looks epic (as my friend Laura says).Read Article
The evening sun sits low in the smoggy Beijing sky. Beneath a staid, maroon apartment block, Jiang Ying, 24, is stirring from her bed after having slept through the day. Day is night and night is day anyway, in the window-less world she inhabits three floors below ground.Read Article
Carl Kleiner is a Swedish photographer based in Stockholm. His distinctive images have been published in fashion magazines, and on billboards around the world.Read Article
“The reality is there but you do not notice it. You do not want to see it”. This is how photojournalist Czuko Williams expresses how many times society tries to escape from social issues such as immigration, evictions, homelessness or the rights of children. Williams is one of four finalists in the XVIII edition of International Humanitarian Photography Award Luis Valtueña, organized by Médicos del Mundo, which this year was focused on these four issues.Read Article
Their names are as mysterious as their origins: often called the Roma or the Romani people, they’re also known as gitanos in Spain, Kale in Finland and Portugal, Manush or gitan in France and Travelers in Scandinavia.Read Article
Many South African schoolchildren are using these innovative Repurpose Schoolbags made from recycled shopping bags with a solar panel embedded within.Read Article
The WarkaWater tower is an unlikely structure to find jutting from the Ethiopian landscape. At 30 feet tall and 13 feet wide, it’s not half as big as its namesake tree (which can loom 75 feet tall), but it’s striking nonetheless. The spindly tower, of latticed bamboo lined with orange polyester mesh, isn’t art—though it does kind of look like it. Rather, the structure is designed to wring water out of the air, providing a sustainable source of H2O for developing countries.Read Article
While most of us can expect an endless supply of water at the twist of the faucet, 1.2 billion people in the developing world aren’t nearly as lucky. In Africa alone, women and children spend 40 billion hours every year collecting water in jerrycans and drums that once contained fuel, pesticides, and other hazardous chemicals.Read Article
The creative agency lg2 teamed up with the Quebéc City Magic Festival to create a rather crafty way of promoting the event. A fair amount of posters were placed around cities, featuring only a white background, a black top hat and a small text below it asking the passerby to take a photo of the poster with flash, revealing a secret message – and of course, the secret message is the festival itself.Read Article
The project has for title ‘Impermanence’ and it is the visual result of the symbiosis between film matter and organic matter.
Seung-Hwan OH, a.k.a. Tonio Oh, works and lives in Seoul, where he was born and raised until he moved to New York, where he studied film and photography at Hunter College. His work and practice stems from his interest and approach towards other disciplinary thoughts and ideas, from philosophy to sciences.