15.09.14 by Jeff

Kutiman Samples Amateur Youtube Musicians to Create “Give It Up”

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Ophir Kutiel aka Kutiman, is the Youtube generation’s DJ Shadow. He scours Youtube for obscure musical treasures; kids playing piano, guitar tutorials, anything he can use to make a song. Somehow he is able to weave the unrelated clips into something completely new. I’ve blogged about him numerous times but it all started with his project Thru You.

5 years later, Kutiman is set to release his follow up, Thru You Too, and his first single “Give It Up” is a masterpiece. Watch the video below!

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03.09.14 by Jeff

“200 Patrons” by Artist Randy Grskovic

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Toronto-based artist Randy Grskovic is currently making 200 original collages for people who support his art practice. I like Randy’s work so for me this is a great opportunity to get an original piece at a really affordable price.

Check out his project “200 Patrons” here.

29.08.14 by Jeff

Incredible Re-arranged Photographs by Vancouver-based Artist Ed Spence

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Vancouver-based artist Ed Spence is making some of my favourite work right now. I dropped by his studio a couple weeks ago and I couldn’t leave without buying a piece. Let me explain to you what you’re looking at.

Ed takes a photograph of a crumpled piece of reflective paper. Then he prints the image and cuts out a section of it using a blade. He carefully cuts up the section into small “pixels” and re-arranges them based on colour. So if you were to run your hand along the finished photograph you would feel the texture of the cut pieces.

You kinda have to see these in person to really get the full effect. Really fantastic stuff! Lots more images below. The one I bought is the next one down.

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25.08.14 by Jeff

Tali Bayer

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Works by Tali Bayer. Found via August Submissions. More below.

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25.08.14 by Jeff

Serrah Russell

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Collages by Seattle-based artist Serrah Russell. Found via August Submissions. More below.

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19.08.14 by Jeff

Animation: “The Collagist” by Amy Lockhart and Marc Bell

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Love this little animation by Amy Lockhart and Marc Bell. It’s several years old now so if Maisie over at It’s Nice That hadn’t dug it up I might have never seen it. Watch the animation below!

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08.08.14 by Jeff

Devin Rutz

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Ink on paper collage, works by New York-based artist Devin Rutz.

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05.08.14 by Jeff

REVOK

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Acrylic, enamel, and found objects on panel by artist REVOK. More below.

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