All images © Hailey Bollinger
All images © Hailey Bollinger From the outside, artist Mark deJong's contemporary installation, Swing House, doesn't particularly stand out from the other residences lining the street of Cincinnati's Camp Washington neighborhood. The blue 19th-century building is narrowly built, and features charming architectural details that cap its windows and roof. The interior however, is remarkably different. All three levels of the home have been completely gutted to create an open floor plan void of any interior [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Jani Ylinampa is a Finnish photographer that has built a steadily growing following on Instagram and Facebook for his breathtaking landscape photography. The artist's work is focused primarily around his home region of Finnish Lapland where he captures the region's natural beauty as well as the incredible Northern Lights. In this seasonal series, Jani uses a drone to document the life of a small Finnish island called Kotisaari near Rovaniemi. According to the town's tourist website: Rovaniemi [...]
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I took every shot from behind-the-scenes featurettes where Dr. Strange is in front of a greenscreen, and edited him into a waterpark. pic.twitter.com/kiD8JTZLgH — Jesse McLaren (@McJesse) May 15, 2018 Jesse McLaren is good at Internet. Check out his Twitter or Instagram for high quality goodness. [...]
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We've been busy stocking The Colossal Shop with interesting finds from around the world, including handmade sailing ship kites, colorful small-batch soaps made in Maine, mid-century bird glassware, and a totally bonkers puzzle that changes colors as you put it together. See what's new in The Colossal Shop! [...]
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Explore the unique subculture of African Death Metal music in Botswana. Shot and edited by: Judy Lelliott. Featured bands: Skinflint and Overthrust [...]
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British graffiti artist Pref explores words and common phrases through unique multi-layered murals. His 3D text is used to create amalgamations of quippy sayings, often placing one word inside of another to give a piece multiple perspectives. In the work below a turquoise “more” subtly shifts into a salmon “less” simply by a twist of the viewer's head. Since he got his start nearly two decades ago, Pref has been interested in challenging graffiti's aesthetic, working [...]
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Another year, another controversial question DIVIDING THE INTERNET (caps lock emphasis, me). In the audio clip below, people are asked whether they hear ‘Yanny' or ‘Laurel'. I won't spoil it, but.. ANYONE THAT SAYS THEY HEAR ‘YANNY' IS A BIG STINKIN' LIAR What do you hear?! Yanny or Laurel pic.twitter.com/jvHhCbMc8I — Cloe Feldman (@CloeCouture) May 15, 2018 What's going on here? According to The Verge: The secret is frequency. The acoustic information that makes us hear [...]
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Flock New work from Lisa Ericson (previously) continues the Portland-based artist's hyperrealistic compositions of animals. Set on deep black backgrounds, her paintings showcase unusual combinations of peacefully co-existing fauna. Pelicans support rabbits, snakes, and ocelots, while tree frogs and songbirds find homes on the shells of turtles. Her most recent paintings are on view through May 25 at Antler Gallery in Portland, in a show titled Invisible Promise, alongside work from Scottish artist Lindsey Carr. You [...]
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A war has been raging for billions of years, killing trillions every single day, while we don't even notice. This war involves the single deadliest being on our planet: The Bacteriophage. Video by Kurzgesagt and created with scientific advice and editing by James Gurney. [...]
Tue, May 15, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Based in Annecy, France, tattoo artist Eliot Kohek has earned a huge following for his realistic, black and white tattoos that seem to leap off the skin. The artist routinely shares his work on Instagram and Facebook where he has hundreds of thousands of fans and admirers of his work. The artist can be found at tattoo shows and conventions around the world and interested parties can reach out direct (kohek.bookings@gmail.com) to see his availability. [...]
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