Inspired by the nuclear disaster at Fukushima in Japan, Swedish artist Hilda Hellström is creating dishes made from Japanese radioactive soil. Hellström got started by contacting Naoto Matsumura, the last person still living in the evacuation zone, to collect soil from contaminated rice fields. Living day to day with Matsumura, Hellström extracted soil from three ..read more..
In the middle of the “Het Amsterdamse Bos” (The Central Woods of Amsterdam, Netherlands), the beautiful kick-off Spring Summer 2013 fashion show of GARCIA JEANS took place and was a huge success from beginning till the end. Through a mysteriously illuminated path, you were lead to a wooden platform constructed high above the ground, surrounded ..read more..
New York based artist John Clang had an idea for how to bring families back together using modern technology we already use to keep connected: Skype. Clang, originally from Singapore himself, tested his idea first with his own family, having them call him on Skype and then projecting their image on a wall. He then posed with ..read more..
BITNB artist, Keren Richter, recently teamed up with Nick Cope, expert in design/build, to complete an installation mural at the Opening Ceremony store in Los Angeles. Keren, an illustrator/designer, says the pair worked from 7:00pm to 4:00am for a week straight to complete their project. The mural is comprised of a pattern of blocks which ..read more..
Beautiful work from Bay Area-based artist/photographer Suzy Poling, exploring light and space by using projections and mirrors. The “Zone Modules-Collages” show Poling’s penchant of simultaneously capturing the geometric and organic. Check Suzy’s Website to find out more of her intriguing work.
New Orleans is so full of music that its very houses sing, or so says the Brooklyn-based street artist Swoon. The former Deitch Gallery artist, celebrated for sending populated boats made of city garbage down the Hudson and crashing the 54th Venice Biennial by raft, has now brought her bohemian magic to dry land, collaborating ..read more..
The French creative duo “Super Groupe” was founded by two graphic design/textile students in Paris. They are mixing up photography, video, illustration and textures to create colorful and positive identities. They will inaugurate the exhibition “House of 100 hands” the 8th of June 2012 in the “Vlaams Cultuurhuis De Brakke Grond” (Nes 45, NL-1012KD Amsterdam) ..read more..
The people at Bughouse have created what they call “Future Fossils” out of cast cement. The individually cast and color stained pieces represent some of the most desirable and iconic hardware from days gone by, from the Atari joystick, to the twin lens Rolleiflex and the Olympus OM-1. Each piece is available for between $65 and ..read more..