17.08.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Xuan Chen

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I like these mixed media pieces by artist Xuan Chen. More images below.

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17.08.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Jeff Perrott

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Paintings by Cambridge, Massachusetts-based artist Jeff Perrott. More images below.

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17.08.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Gabrielle Aplin “Sweet Nothing”

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Definitely some Feist vibes in this fun video for British singer-songwriter Gabrielle Aplin, directed by Joe Conner. Watch “Sweet Nothing” below.

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17.08.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Tassia Bianchini

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Paintings by Amsterdam-based Brazilian artist Tassia Bianchini. More images below.

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17.08.15 by Staff

Mini Documentary of the Day: The Wanderlust of #Vanlife

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You may remember a post about Foster Huntington’s Kickstarter for The Cinder Cone back in February. Huntington was also the man behind the #vanlife hashtag on Instagram, cataloguing the time he spent living out of his camper van.

“The Wanderlust of #Vanlife” is a short documentary, produced by The Atlantic, focusing on the people who choose to undertake the van lifestyle and the community it’s created. Watch the video below!

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17.08.15 by Staff

Why CG Sucks (Except Maybe It Doesn’t)

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If you harbour strong opinions about the superiority of “practical effects” to CG (computer graphics), you may want to think again. This video essay suggests CG’s bad reputation comes from the fact that we only notice something is CG when it’s done poorly. Whereas the best CG often goes completely unnoticed. Check out the video below!

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17.08.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Andrew Laumann

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Beautiful collages by artist Andrew Laumann. More images below.

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17.08.15 by Staff

Animation of the Day: District 9 (8-Bit Version)

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Ever wondered what Neill Blomkamp’s 2009 flick, District 9, would be like re-imagined as an arcade game? Well the creatives over at CineFix have made that happen for you! Enjoy below.

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