02.12.08 by Jeff

Akihiro Furuta

And the award for Best Series of Family Portraits EVER goes to Akihiro Furuta! Fantastic stuff! I need to get myself a dog like that.

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26.11.08 by Jeff

Raoul Gatepin

Some nice snaps by Brooklyn-based photographer, Raoul Gatepin.

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26.11.08 by Jeff

Ivana Martinovic

Ivana Martinovic passed me a link to her design portfolio and I’m glad she did. I especially like these embroideries that were created for a series of wine labels. Beautiful work.

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25.11.08 by Jeff

PES / Scrabble

Another great stop-motion by PES, this time it’s a commercial for Scrabble. This is the same guy that created that Spaghetti animation. Enjoy.

24.11.08 by Jeff

Chiharu Shiota

Chiharu Shiota was born in Osaka and currently lives and works in Berlin. I would love to see this stuff in person, it looks pretty overwhelming.

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21.11.08 by Jeff

Hand to Hand / People of Many

I recently contributed a photo to a wonderful project called, Hand to Hand. A whole bunch of really talented people donated images to be turned into postcards and sold by donation at shops around town. 100% of the proceeds go towards People of Many, a non-profit, literacy outreach program.

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Heather sent all the contributors this great little book as a thank you for participating. I was happily surprised to find my work sitting along side another friend of mine – James Nizam.

Hit “more” for the full list of contributing artists and locations to pickup the postcards.

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21.11.08 by Jeff

Damien Jurado – Caskets

Seattle-based Matt Daniels (thinklab) directed a gorgeous new music video for Damien Jurado’s song, Caskets. I haven’t been too impressed with the bulk of music videos I’ve seen lately but Matt Daniels’ cinematography alone is worth the 1.5 seconds it will take to move your mouse-hand slightly downwards to click the play button.


My pal Brian over at Shotsringout has a great little interview with Daniels as well.

20.11.08 by Jeff

Katherine Guillen

Amazing amazing amazing paintings by Katherine Guillen.

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