11.11.11 by Jeff

Giacomo Bagnara

Illustrations by Giacomo Bagnara.

Illustrator Giacomo Bagnara illustration
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11.11.11 by Jeff

Synesthesia

The gang at Yours Truly are starting a project called Synesthesia and I have jumped on board to help produce future installments of the series. So what is it? I’ll let Momo Ishiguro from Yours Truly explain it!

synesthesia

Even if you’re not synesthetic (a neurological condition that produces the rare ability to experience separate senses simultaneously), there are times when colors seep through songs and music wafts out of otherwise quiet objects. A certain chord has a blue-gray tint; a certain sculpture sounds like waves crashing on the shore.

In this new series, Yours Truly asks some of the most visual people around to fill us in on the links between sound and vision by paying homage to a sonic artist who has helped them hear colors and sing shapes.

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Matthew Monteith

Photos by Matthew Monteith.

Photographer Matthew Monteith

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Jochen Schievink

Illustrations by Jochen Schievink.

Illustrator Jochen Schievink illustration
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10.11.11 by Jeff

Jinjoo Hwang

Photos by Jinjoo Hwang.

Photographer Jinjoo Hwang
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10.11.11 by Jeff

Yours Truly

I’m really excited to announce that Booooooom and Yours Truly are joining forces on a project! I’ve been following their work for awhile now and I’m beaming just thinking about how cool this is gonna be!

yours truly booooooom

If you’ve never seen their site before you’re in for a very unproductive morning! They’ve spent the past couple years convincing a whole slew of musicians to come and perform in their studio space. Little Dragon, Chromeo, The Morning Benders, Toro Y Moi, Local Natives, Mayer Hawthorne, the list of artists they’ve worked with is ridiculous.

I’ll tell you more about our project tomorrow but in the mean time give these guys a warm welcome, and check out a couple videos below!

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20 Hz

“20 Hz”, an animation by Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt (Semiconductor). I read the entire description of this video on Vimeo and I still have no idea what I’m looking at!

20 Hz by Semiconductor Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt

Watch the video below!

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10.11.11 by Jeff

The Dazzle / Book Giveaway

My pal Steve runs Narwhal in Toronto and he recently put out a little hardcover book to accompany his last show called “The Dazzle”. The book features works by Katy Horan, Melinda Josie, Ginette Lapalme, Carly Waito, Jacob Whibley, and many others.

The Dazzle Book Giveaway

I have 5 copies to give away, who wants one?

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