20.12.14 by Jeff

Feel Good Video of the Day: B-Boy Culture Breaking Out of Mumbai’s Biggest Slum

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I really enjoyed this mini-doc that is essentially a lighthearted Indian B-boy version of Billy Elliot. 15-year old Vikram lives in Dharavi, a slum in Mumbai, India. It’s the largest slum in India, and actually one of the largest in the world. He tells his parents he’s going out to get milk but secretly he is learning to break.

Watch “The SlumGods of Mumbai: Hope, Hip-Hop and The Dharavi Way” below!

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19.12.14 by Jeff

Sanne De Wilde

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“Snow White”, beautiful portraits of albinos by Flemish photographer Sanne De Wilde. More below.

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19.12.14 by Jeff

Video of the Day: La Primavera Negra (The Black Spring)

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My friend Benjamin Loeb passed along this beautiful short he worked on as the director of photography. This is actually the second chapter of a trilogy of dance films, directed by Copenhagen-based photographer, Esteban. La Primavera Negra is Spanish for ‘The Black Spring’. Nowness premiered the first chapter earlier this month, you can watch it here.

Watch “La Primavera Negra – Chapter Two” below!

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18.12.14 by Jeff

Marta Berens

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“Fairytale”,  photos by Polish photographer Marta Berens. More below.

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18.12.14 by Jeff

Daesung Lee

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“Futuristic Archeology”, photos by Korean photographer Daesung Lee about the desertification of Mongolia, and the rapidly changing environment’s affect on the traditional Mongolian nomadic lifestyle. The series was created using printed images on a giant billboard. More images below.

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18.12.14 by Jeff

Ying Ang

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“Gold Coast” photos by photographer Ying Ang. More below.

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18.12.14 by Jeff

Max Gärtner

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Intricate paper cuts, screen prints, and spray painted works by Berlin-based artist Max Gärtner, who currently has a show up at BC Gallery.

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18.12.14 by Jeff

Skate Video of the Day: Gold and Grey

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I saw this video on The Berrics way back in June (I mentioned it here) and loved it, but there was no embed link to share the video. Really excited for it to finally show up on Vimeo! This is Kyle Camarillo’s entry into the REDirect film series, a collaboration between RED cameras and The Berrics, featuring 12 visionary filmmakers.

This was my favourite of the entire series, and its pretty much two guys, Miles Silvas and Jack Curtin, tearing up San Francisco for the entire clip. Love the sense of speed in it. Watch “Gold and Grey” below.

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