13.11.13 by Jeff

Money Is Material: Dollar Bill Art by Collage Artist Mark Wagner

Collage artist Mark Wagner

No dollar is safe around artist Mark Wagner. A fascinating look at the collage artist’s meticulous hand-cut methods courtesy of The Avant/Garde Diaries. Watch the video below!

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13.11.13 by Jeff

Amanda Jasnowski (@hokaytokay)

Amanda Jasnowski (@hokaytokay) Interview

“Like Knows Like” is a superb documentary project, founded by photographer Marije Kuiper and filmmaker Bas Berkhout. This latest episode is a profile on photographer Amanda Jasnowski, better known to the Instagram world as @hokaytokay.

I often wander around on Instagram looking for new work and this funny thing happens time and time again. I scroll down to some older photos buried deep in this person’s feed, and there’s one photo that catches my eye. So I click to leave a friendly comment, and I find the most positive uplifting encouraging message has already been posted! And it’s from Amanda.

It’s been amazing to watch Amanda’s work evolve and her following expand. If you’re a photographer (or anyone) trying to figure out how to survive doing your own thing you could learn a lot from her.

Watch the video profile below!

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12.11.13 by Jeff

Robot Created Drawings by Matthias Dörfelt

Robot Created Drawings by Matthias Dörfelt

“Mechanical Parts” is a series of drawings by Robo Faber, an autonomous drawing robot created by Matthias Dörfelt. His thought process for making drawings has been programmed into Robo Faber. As time passes Dörfelt’s process will inevitably change, but the robot will continue to drawing the same way, and represent a really specific time in terms of the designer’s creative thinking.

Watch Robo Faber make drawings in the video below!

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12.11.13 by Jeff

Ashrita Furman “The Record Breaker” A Documentary Film By Brian McGinn

Ashrita Furman is the man with the most Guinness World Records of all time (nearly 400). This film by Brian McGinn follows Furman as he prepares to climb Machu Picchu on stilts.

I love everything about this documentary, my only complaint is that it’s much too short! This story deserves to be a full feature! I want to surround myself with people like Ashrita Furman, so full of life!

Watch the film “The Record Breaker” below!

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07.11.13 by Jeff

Arcade Fire “Afterlife” Live Music Video Directed by Spike Jonze

Arcade Fire Afterlife Live at the Youtube Awards

Spike Jonze has done it again! Breathing new life into awards shows by directing a live music video for Arcade Fire and a million other things at the recent YouTube Music Awards (that nobody watched). The slow reveal of the award show itself is perfect. Loved Greta Gerwig in Frances Ha, and she does a great job here.

Did any of you watch the award show? What did you think? It was really rocky at times but it was also kind of brilliant. From the Tyler the Creator performance to the Lena Dunham short, there was an energy to it all that Saturday Night Live and late night talk shows just don’t have. If you missed it you can watch the whole show here.

Watch “Afterlife” below! Props to the camera operator!

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07.11.13 by Jeff

NikeSB x Poler: New York to Iceland w/ Alex Olson

NikeSB x Poler: NYC to Iceland w/ Alex Olson

It’s been incredible to see my friend Benji’s little brand Poler grow into a giant over the last few years. I get so many ideas for things I wanna do with Booooooom just from watching what he’s doing.

Benji and company have just announced a capsule collection with NikeSB (you can see here) and made a fun video featuring Alex Olson adventuring his way from New York City to Iceland’s backcountry.

Watch the video below (love the ending).

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05.11.13 by Jeff

New Michel Gondry Film! “Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy?” [Official Trailer]

New Michel Gondry Film! Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy? Official Trailer

I’m so excited to see Michel Gondry’s latest film (and it looks like we don’t even have to wait long)! The acclaimed filmmaker sat down with theorist Noam Chomsky and animated all the things they talked about. Just watching this trailer gets me so antsy to make things!

Watch the official trailer for Michel Gondry’s film “Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy?” below!

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