10.04.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2015

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Here’s a great video capturing the fifth year of the @powwowhawaii festival. I’m happy to report that there was an abundance of female artists this year – not always the case with big mural events! Maya Hayuk, Fafi, Olek, Natalia Rak, Tati, Lauren YS, and Hueman are among the artists featured in the video below.

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10.04.15 by Jeff

“Map Tapestries” by Artist Hannah Waldron

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New weavings based on places, by artist Hannah Waldron, from her “Map Tapestries” series. More images below.

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09.04.15 by Jeff

Trippy Video of the Day: This is What The Sun Actually Looks Like

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This is INSANE. I didn’t realise this was what the sun actually looked like! The footage is a series of time lapse sequences of the sun’s atmosphere as seen by the Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft between 2011 and 2015. Watch the eye-opening video below.

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09.04.15 by Jeff

“A Risky Jump” by Artist Scott Billings

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Love this piece by Vancouver-based artist Scott Billings, currently on show at WAAP. “A Risky Jump” is a kinetic sculpture that projects a video clip as it moves. This gave me so many ideas! Watch the video below!

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09.04.15 by Jeff

Interactive Projections by Artist Aakash Nihalani

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Recently Aakash Nihalani has been moving beyond his signature tape installations, experimenting with interactive projections. A camera picks up the viewers movements and the projections react in real-time. Watch the video clip below to see them in action!

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08.04.15 by Jeff

Artist Profile: Painter Brian Lotti

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Enjoyed this profile on skateboarder turned painter Brian Lotti, discussing the similarities between skating and painting. Watch the video below.

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08.04.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Five Children, Five-Years Old, Five Religions

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A beautifully shot portrait of five children, from India, South Africa, Japan and the U.S., and their religious practices. Directed by The Mercadantes (who made this fantastic film as well). Watch “Five” below.

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07.04.15 by Jeff

Print Isn’t Dead: Personalized Magazine Covers

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For the third issue of Print Isn’t Dead, People of Print have teamed up with Hewlett-Packard to do something pretty original! Readers can personalise the cover of the magazine, up to 250 characters. Designer James Lunn will individually typeset each cover using Patron typeface by Milieu Grotesque. You can learn more here.