Signs are one of the most important symbols of traveling. If you understand the language they are written on they are useful. If not, some of them might be seen as art. Here is a little collection of some I´ve found during my trips.Read Article
Illustrations of some of the species of my favourite animal: the lemur.
The word “lemur” derives from the word lemures (ghosts or spirits) from Roman mythology and was first used to describe a slender loris due to its nocturnal habits and slow pace, but was later applied to the primates on Madagascar.
After the success of the article about the old Finnish people with things on their heads (amaze yourself here) it seems that men around the world are putting beautiful arrangements of flowers into their beards.Read Article
Emma Hack, a body illustrator, is famed for her work on Gotye’s hit music video last year is bringing her latest collection of work to life in front of an audience at the Blossom exhibition at Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery.Read Article
If everywhere you look there are faces staring back, you’re not alone. For the past 10 years French artist Gilbert Legrand has been finding the hidden characters in everyday objects and revealing them with paint. His whimsical vision sees all sorts of household objects become things they were not: a coat hanger becomes a mouse sporting shoes; a paintbrush transforms into a teen with an attitude (and a wicked hairdo); and the blades of some scissors get amorous.Read Article
Photographer Steve Rosenfield recently asked subjects far and wide to complete the following statement: “I am not my ___ “ He prompted individuals to fill in the blank with their deepest and darkest insecurities, moving people to bring issues regarding body image, substance abuse, mental illness, race and sexuality to the forefront.Read Article
Brazilian stock photo agency Diomedia recently found themselves in need of a creative advertising campaign. They were debuting a National Geographic Collection, and they needed to share this news in a way that would resonate with today’s culture.
What they came up with is a creative and fun campaign featuring (what else?) the almighty selfie.Read Article
Mugur Varzariu, Romanian 44, was not able to handle a camera until four years ago. Before that he was a marketing strategist in large companies and the truth is he doesn’t lose the opportunity to ‘sell’ his work. Images are for him a way to denounce the social problems. And he does not rule out using other, like politics. In his early works he traveled the world in search of conflicts such as Syria, but soon he realised he didn’t need to leave the borders of his country to find injustice. The measures that the French President at that time, Nicolas Sarkozy, took to deport Romanian Gypsies, made him see a conflict that, according to him, nobody was caring about. Now he devotes most of his time to them, to report the abuses they suffer and to do to activism to avoid them. Varzariu reviews here some of the most significant snapshots of his still short career as a reporter.Read Article