The premise of One Hour Photo is simple: project a photograph for one hour, then ensure that it will never be seen again. The experience of One Hour Photo is also, on the surface, simple, almost programmatic: project one work per hour, each by a different artist, for the duration of the exhibition; provide a simple, meditative […]
A sobriety coin is a token given to Alcoholics Anonymous or other 12 step group members representing the amount of time the member has remained sober. When a twelve-step member is presented with his or her first chip, they are often told, “This chip represents AA’s commitment to you – not your commitment to us”. Sobriety coins […]
My Things 2001 – 2009 by Hong Hao above, began 12 years ago, with all the goods that the artist consumed being scanned piece by piece to create a visual diary, then categorised and made into a collage. via Creative Review – Oil fields, sex dolls and a 12 year diary of consumption.
We’ve seen some odd student projects in our time here at CR, but this must go down as one of the oddest: two Kingston students created human photograms by swallowing 35mm film, then, erm, expelling it, and recording the results Luke Evans (above) and and Josh Lake (below) are in the final first year of the BA […]
SOUP is a description given to plastic debris suspended in the sea, and with particular reference to the mass accumulation that exists in an area of The North Pacific Ocean known as the Garbage Patch. The series of images aim to engage with, and stimulate an emotional response in the viewer by combining a contradiction […]
Things Organized Neatly.
Does anyone know anything about this artist? His name? HyperFood – Class of 2007, Expérimental Art Department, Central Academy of Fine Arts Fishbones and seashells sculpture via Funkyng Life
How (and why) Leicester-based Ratcliffe Fowler Design helped Nike create a sculpture out of 5,500 footballs in a South African shopping centre Creative Review – Nike’s giant World Cup balls up.
Via This kite from China and assembled in the U.S. flies at the Art in the Sky Kite Festival at the Stone Quarry Art Park near Cazenovia Saturday. The kite built from recycled plastic bags depicts 34 figures jumping rope. It was built by Yong Mao Huang of China visiting the area with theire daughter.
P28 “Myths are the stories societies live by. They provide ways of conceptualising and understanding the world, and therefore they are crucial to a society’s efforts (always in the interests of dominant groups) to construct and maintain a sense of self-identity (in terms of acceptable sameness and unacceptable difference). For Barthes myth attempts to become […]