Music video for “Rivers” by Small Feet, directed and edited by Oskar Wrango.
No computer effects were used in the film, the shots with the guy running on fire are real, only edited in reverse (pun intended!)
More details and a short interview in stashMedia.
Link to video.
“Faces 5″ is a cloyingly morbid series of portraits by Utrecht photographer Ashkan Honarvar, whose work deals with the malleability of the human body. In these unnerving photographic manipulations, men’s mutilated faces weep sprinkles, frosting, and candy vines.
Previous posts on Ashkan Honarvar here and here.
A lovely engraved illustration by Theodor de Bry (1528 – 1598) describing the alleged cannibalistic habits of Tupinambá people of Brazil (and a Monday morning in a contemporary office) . The source of information was a best-seller written by Hans Staden (1525 — 1579) , a German soldier and mariner who voyaged to South America , got captured by Tupinambá and described his experiences in the book. Have a great week everybody!
Vintage safety manual called “It’s great to be alive” via How to Be a Retronaut.
Spooky bollards to slow traffic outside Compton primary school in Plymouth, UK.
They were designed to help keeping children safe, but they seem likely to scare them out of their wits as well.
Conceived from her research into the numerous recorded cases of accidental drowning in London’s Thames river, Australian artist Helen Pynor has created ‘liquid ground’, a series of large-scale photographs which capture various water-buoyed garments expelling human organs from within its floating form.