04.11.15 by Staff

Clothed and Unclothed Tattoo Portraits by Photographer Alan Powdrill


“I love the fact I’m middle aged, have a professional job, am surrounded by straight people and I have ‘No Fucking Way’ tattoed on my chest. Bill, 59, London

Series of doubled portraits by London-based photographer Alan Powdrill gives insight into tattoo culture. After meeting his subjects through tattoo conferences and social media, Powdrill set about documenting not just their clothed/unclothed selves, but inquiring into what tattooing means to them. COVERED opens at MOTHER in London November 11th. More images below.

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03.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Stephanie Ho


Beautifully uncrowded paintings of crowds by London-based artist Stephanie Ho. See more of Ho’s perfectly placed figures, set against minimalist backgrounds, below.

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02.11.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: “Sum” by Studiocanoe


The perfect short film to put your life and/or procrastination into perspective. “Sum” by London-based filmmaker Studiocanoe is based on the book, Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives, by neuroscientist and writer David Eagleman. If you’re keen to know the total amount of consecutive time (days/months/years) you’ll spend doing things like clipping your nails or staring into the refrigerator in your lifetime, watch below!

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19.10.15 by Staff

Wildlife Photographers of the Year


A whale of a mouthful, Michael AW, Australia. Underwater, WINNER.

The winning images from this year’s competition for Wildlife Photographer of the Year were selected from 42,000 entries and 96 countries. They’ll be exhibited at London’s Natural History Museum October 16th – April 10th, 2016. Click below to see more epic images including grand title winner, A tale of two foxes, by Canadian photographer Don Gutoski and Ruffs on display by Ondrej Pelánek, winner in the 11–14 year old, young photographer category.

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14.10.15 by Staff

Innovative Virtual Reality Experience Allows You to Rediscover the Forest as an Animal


London-based design studio Marshmallow Laser Feast isn’t just about pushing creative boundaries; it’s about encouraging people to see things from a different perspective. Using custom software to combine footage from lidar (remote sensing technology) and CT scanning, photogrammetry and a 360º aerial camera, their latest project is a virtual reality experience that lets viewers rediscover the Grizedale Forest through the eyes of its natural inhabitants. See more images and watch the short teaser video below!

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07.10.15 by Jeff

Kickstarter of the Day: Batband


The latest Kickstarter from London-based Studio Banana Things offers a futuristic headset that will allow you to “hear twice as much,” or at least stay connected to the world around you while privately enjoying your favourite podcast or Booooooom mix.

The proposed Batband device works by transmitting sound through the bones of your skull, as opposed to traditional sound-devices that plug/cover your ears.

I can honestly say that I would never wear this, but the idea is really interesting. Learn more below!

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06.10.15 by Staff

Animation: Poetry of Perception

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Nice short animation of Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” by London-based animator, Sophie Koko Gate. Watch “Poetry of Perception” (part one of eight) below!

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06.10.15 by Jeff

Boooooookshelf: Mould Map 4


My friend Hugh over at Landfill Editions has just released Mould Map 4, a book filled with comics, art, and design “about Europe and its possible futures”. If this one is anything like the last one it’ll make your head spin. Have a look at some of the pages below.

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