Posts Tagged with: artist

Dec
08

Creative Compulsive Disorder: Remembering Zina Nicole Lahr

posted on December 8th 2013 in Animation & Arts & Documentary & Inspiration & Recycle & Sculpture & Video with 1 Comments

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.

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Dec
06

Korean Artist Transforms Her Small Studio Into Dreamlike Worlds Without Photoshop

posted on December 6th 2013 in Arts & Inspiration & Photography & Recycle & Sculpture with 2 Comments

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.

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Dec
02

Allegorical proposals for living in a problematical age

posted on December 2nd 2013 in Arts & Inspiration & Sculpture with 0 Comments

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.

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Mar
13

When music stirs something inside you: Canadian aboriginal cello

posted on March 13th 2013 in Inspiration & Music with 0 Comments

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.

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Nov
26

Mixing punk, vintage culture of the 30s, Victorian style & European barocco with Ciou

posted on November 26th 2012 in Drawing & Illustration with 0 Comments

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.

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