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özant kamaci – pause m

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A simple idea, of nature colliding with man-made machines, and executed in a stark manner that helps drives the message home. Plus a shutter released at just the right time. by Özant Kamaci

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October 14, 2010 at 2:54 pm

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bringing colour to life

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Beautiful semi-advertisement, all art “sound sculptures” by the team at Dentsu London, for Canon Pixma Printers. Art direction by Christopher Hewitt.

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October 14, 2010 at 12:42 pm

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raquel figueira – philia, mania, phobia

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In trying to explain the abstract and un-explainable (how do you explain an irrational phobia to someone who does not suffer from the same?), Raquel Figuera’s efforts results in scenes that are provocative, intuitive and extremely beautiful.

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October 14, 2010 at 9:08 am

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ai weiwei’s sunflower seeds

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By filling the turbine hall at the Tate Modern with 500,000 porcelain replicas of sunflower seeds, Ai WeiWei convinces the world the artistry and mass-market, mass-production power of the world’s second largest economy. Each seed is hand-made, hand-painted, and carpets the entire space of the huge hall. Visitors are then encouraged the walk all over the exhibit… a comment on the disposability of mass-replicated art? via designboom

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October 14, 2010 at 12:01 am

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