WORK RELATION 2014
Adidas presents its collaboration with performance artist Marina Abramović, unveiling a short video that celebrates the brand’s partnership and support of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil. The three-minute film captures the first ever re-staging of Abramović’s iconic 1970s performance “Work Relation” — which focuses on commitment, teamwork and the strength found in togetherness — reimagined through the lens of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™.
THE CAMERA IN THE MIRROR
Internet-loving artist Mario Santamaria has taken advantage of Google’s scheme to take the world into art galleries and ornate buildings all over the world by collecting screenshots of moments where the Google camera catches its own reflection in a mirror.
ONE WOMAN HAD HER PICTURE PHOTOSHOPPED IN 25 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES
That’s what Esther Honig asked 40 photo editors to do — in over 25 countries. Using the service-sharing site Fiverr, Honig, a human interest reporter, sent a picture of herself to be photoshopped around the world to see just how much cultural values are applied to standards of beauty. The results throw the idea of “the perfect woman” into sharp relief.
DVORAK - SYMPHONY NO. 9 ALLEGRO CON FUOCO
B-Classic presents The Classical Comeback: a new music video format that gives classical music the same recognition as pop and rock music by combining the timeless emotion of classical music with the visual talent of a contemporary director.
EMOTIVE PORTRAITS OF ITALIAN ARTISTS
Andreea Hartea's Emotive Portraits of Italian Artists: a work of art that tells the story of 50 different personalities through a method that marries art with hypnosis.
THE PERFORMANCE OF SELF
Hogan Rebel launches the video The Performance of self by Ivan Olita and a book published by Electa, that will be presented during the The rebel Journey - Dream, Believe, and Create exhibition (8th -13th April within the Salone del Mobile 2014), the brand’s project that celebrates the rebel icons from the past.
Where Children Sleep is a project by photographer James Mollison. The project was born from a reflection he had in his bedroom: how significant the bedroom was during his childhood, and how it reflected what he had and who he was. Where Children Sleep is a collection of stories about children from around the world, told through portraits and pictures of their bedrooms. More pics here.
THE REAL FIRST KISS
After the success of the video First Kiss, this is the real one: Le Baiser by Pascale Ferran, shot in 1990.
Arianna, a film by Carlo Lavagna, is a project born from a dream: the world through the eyes of a nineteen year old intersex who believes to be a girl. But to make the movie happen, they need you, here. Go and help them.
Gradient Bangles is a series of objects by Maiko Gubler that examines colour as direct representation of three-dimensional form and their relation to the human body, incorporating standard 3D printing technologies.
Art director Pierce Thiot and his wife Stacy Thiot of Red Poppy Photography have created Will It Beard, a Tumblr blog featuring photos of Pierce’s beard with various household objects stuck in it.
Though morbid and unsettling, getting a glimpse inside the mind of a serial killer is pretty mind-blowing. How does an evil mind see the world? What strange images and sinister subconscious creatures stalk his landscapes? Here you can find 10 works of art made by some of the most deranged serial killers in history.
This tumblr accompanies One Terabyte of Kilobyte Age, the Geocities research blog by Olia Lialina and Dragan Espenschied. Screenshots are automatically generated from a stash of old Geocities home pages, rescued by the Archive Team in 2009. The files are processed from oldest to newest.
According to heaven.internetarchaeology.org, when you die your computer can save and store your soul. Knock on the door in this website to start the journey in the afterlife.
THE INNOVATION OF LONELINESS
What is the connection between Social Networks and Being Lonely? Shimi Cohen's great video, The Innovation of Loneliness, explains it. Wow.