31.10.08 by Jeff

Wall-E Wood.

This beautifully crafted wood version of Wall-E is just incredible. I believe a company called Morpheus produced it but I’m not sure if they had the rights as information about the project and images have been taken off the net. I never saw the movie, is it worth seeing?

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31.10.08 by Jeff

Laurent Champoussin

Some great work from France’s Laurent Champoussin. I’m digging this series of photos featuring a little television. I think I just like the whole ridiculousness of the television just kinda laying there on the ground (especially when the photos are taken from quite a distance).

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29.10.08 by Jeff

Levi Van Veluw

In his series Landscapes (the first 4 images), Levi van Veluw de-contextualizes various landscapes, digitally compositing them onto photographs of himself. In Material Transfers (the last 3 images), he does the same thing using random materials and without any digital manipulation. Interesting work.

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29.10.08 by Jeff

Project #4 Winner!

Congratulations to Danny Jones of YASLY! You are the winner of Project #4 sponsored by the good people at Popdeck.com! You will recieve your winning skateboard design in the mail – how cool is that?

Thank you, thank you, thank you to all of you who participated and to all of you who came out in record numbers to vote. You guys really made this project a lot of fun, stay tuned for Project #5, it’s gonna be another fun one!

27.10.08 by Jeff

Project #4 – Finalists!

The end of Project #4 has finally come! It was no easy task narrowing down the 80+ submissions to the 3. Thank you to everyone who participated! Hit the “more” button to see the 3 finalists and end the suspense.

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26.10.08 by Jeff

Blogging 101

This weekend my friend Terri (The Conveyor Belt) and I were asked to speak on the topic of blogging, at the University of British Columbia! It was actually pretty fun to share the little bit I’ve learned so far, running this site. The best part is we were paid in my second favourite currency: Beer (second only to diamonds).

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After I spoke, someone stood up and said “Mr. Madison, what you’ve just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.” I thought that was a little rude, maybe that’s just me.

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24.10.08 by Jeff

Emile Hyperion Dubuisson

A moody series of photographs by Emile Hyperion Dubuisson. Night Lighting. I like to keep track of interesting names and I have to say that’s the coolest name I’ve posted since James Gulliver Hancock. Actually, it’s been a really good week for names, I just really like three-name names.

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20.10.08 by Jeff

Andy Chung

Allow me to introduce some local talent, Vancouver-based Andy Chung! Andy submitted a skateboard design to Project #4 which led me to his website and the rest, as they say, is history (and by history I mean I snooped around his website, grabbed a few images and wrote this little blurb – I thought it sounded cooler the other way). Andy is currently in his fourth year at Emily Carr, the same art school (now University) I graduated from.

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