30.08.16 by Staff

Booooooom Giveaway: Pictoplasma NYC Conference Tickets!

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Pictoplasma is headed to Mexico and New York! Pictoplasma Academy will be in Mexico City October 25th – November 1st! Hosting inspirational lectures and daily workshops revolving around the theme of character development, the week-long program is designed to help a select group of participants further their personal style across a variety of mediums – from drawing and illustration to sculpture and visual storytelling. The deadline for applications is September 22nd. *We previously reported it was the 1st, but it appears there is still time to submit!

Following the Academy, Pictoplasma heads to New York City for a one-day art and design conference. Held on November 4th, the jam-packed program includes animation screenings, panel discussions and inspiring talks by artists like renowned illustrator Jean Jullien and GIF-wunderkind Julian Glander.

We’ve got 2 pairs of tickets to giveaway to the NYC conference! So if you can get yourself to New York (or you already live there) simply hit the “Read More” button and leave a comment below! Tell us about your favourite animated character, and why you like them. We’ll pick two winners in two weeks.

 

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    gromit! he is the epitome of visual expression.

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  • Peanut

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  • Elias

    Wall-E gets me every time.

  • Carlos Cano Correa

    Felix the Cat, 20s are simply beautiful

  • chhowell

    Foxxy Love from Drawn Together!

  • Paul Kappel

    Piper from the new Pixar short

  • Ibarra

    Favorite animated character of all time is transformers the movie! Hotrod and bumblebee!

  • Mike Moreno

    Marvin the Martian because he’s out of this world!

  • Ren Hoëk from “Ren and Stimpy,” the first two seasons. His character was something I’d never seen on tv before, and he had a full range of emotions and animation styles (close up gross outs!). The irreverence, the melodrama, the anguish, the bizarre and surreal – he took them all in stride. An angry, freaked out, desperate-to-be-loved stride.

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    Courage, Courage the Cowardly Dog. Because of the things we do for love. . .

  • andy.gallows

    Cowboy and Indian from A Town Called Panic because they look like little figurines I can imagine myself playing with.

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  • No-Face from Spirited Away. That guy…

  • Greta Scheing

    Aeon Flux – The character design is killer but also the exaggerated way that she moves really emphasizes the fact that she is powerful, crafty, aggressive and sexual. That show made me younger me interested in animation

  • Levi

    Congrats to Sarah and Pedro for winning tickets!





26.05.17 by Staff

“Light Barrier” by Artists Kimchi and Chips


An otherworldly audio-visual phenomenon by South Korean artists Kimchi and Chips (aka Mimi Son and Elliot Woods). Constructing an elaborate apparatus out of hundreds of projectors, mirrors and speakers the duo experiment with the materialization of objects from beams of light. Check out more images and video below!

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26.05.17 by Jeff

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26.05.17 by Jeff

Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara Photographs The Same Locations Repeatedly Over 40 Years

No heat, landlord in front of New St. and Newark St., Newark, 1980

New St. and Newark St., Newark, 2015

 

Photographer Camilo José Vergara has committed more than four decades of his life to his photographic archive project “Tracking Time”. Year after year he has returned to poor, minority communities around the United States to re-photograph them from the same vantage points. In 2013, Vergara was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama, and was the first photographer ever to receive this honour.

See more images of his incredible project below.

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Artist Spotlight: Miwon Yoon

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“Solo Together” by Artist Paula Crown

Artist Paula Crown creates 150 ceramic replicas of those iconically cheap disposable red cups for her latest sculptural installation, inviting us to consider the complexity of the mundane and the temporality of togetherness. See more images from “Solo Together” below or on display at 10 Hanover gallery in London until June 8.

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