This short clip about artist and maker Zina Nicole Lahr may be as tragic as it is beautiful. Earlier this fall Lahr approached her friend Stormy Pyeatte and asked if they might shoot a quick video for her portfolio. The video was shot and edited in just two days and demonstrates Lahr’s insatiable desire to build, invent, and “bring life to something inanimate,” a process she called her “creative compulsive disorder.” Almost unthinkably, Lahr was killed in a hiking accident in Colorado on November 20th, a few weeks after this was shot.Read Article
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Korean artist Jee Young Lee’s beautiful dreamscapes are living proof that you don’t need Photoshop or even a large studio space to create amazing surreal images. She creates all of these scenes by hand in a room that is only 3.6 x 4.1 x 2.4 meters and then inserts herself into the pictures. Some of these self portraits represent her own experiences, dreams and memories, while others represent traditional Korean folk tales and legends.Read Article
Eva Kot’atková has described her work as starting from “my nearest environment, the basic-naturally-structured communities like household, family or school with their mechanisms, rituals and schemes of mutual dependencies“.
Kot’atková began her work as an artist creating sculpture and installations that are allegorical proposals for living in a problematical age. Her drawings and collages are blueprints for difficulties that must be surmounted in order to explore the limits of human relationships and behaviour.Read Article
Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov and makeup artist Valeriya Kutsan have created a bewitching series of portraits that play with the natural lines of their models’ faces and twist them into strange new forms.Read Article
She is one of the few if not the last traditional tattoo artist in the Philippines. Egan Jiménez is honored that she allowed him to be part of the Kalinga tradition. The mark on his skin represents a part of his story, and in turn a part of her story as well.Read Article
Known as Pasha 183, he was only 28 years old. Let’s look at some of his amazing Moscow street art.
Activist Roman Dobrokhotov published in his Twitter this fact on the night of April 2, referring to fellow artists, but no details about his death have been reported yet.Read Article
It’s just few times in life that you listen a music that stirs something very deep and hidden inside you . This is one of those cases. It took me a while to discover who was the artist (I discovered her for the music of the CBC program 8th Fire), but take 3 minutes to listen to her music
Cris Derksen is a young half-cree (one of the largest groups of First Nations/Native Americans living in Canada) classically trained Canadian cellist whose captivating melodies and steadfast baselines have captured the attention of local and international audiences. She is a diverse musician, easily melding into hip-hop, rock, folk, country, or whatever type of music to bring an intense ball of musical passion to her work.Read Article
Ciou, born in Toulouse in 1981, succeeded to gain a relevant place in the world of contemporary pop art and lowbrow at a very young age. Suspended between dream and nightmare, her paintings consist of a base made of a collage of old papers, taken from old medical books, dictionaries, and nature manuals, where she uses acrylic and ink, creating her own personal mixed media.Read Article