Lucy Jenkins

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Pieces from East London based Lucy Jenkins‘ collections Brutalis and Mortalis.

Christmas Deviance **

“Why, when Christmas rolls around, are we still stuck cozying up with Bing Crosby under a blanket of snow?”

Jingle Bell Rocks! is a trippy, cinematic sleighride into the strange and sublime universe of alternative and underground Christmas music…

Vinyl diggers against the Christmas music mainstream!!!

Check out this web for screenings.

 

Christmas Deviance *

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Be Not Afraid

Part of the story told here

 

Advertising is legitimised lying

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“Advertising is legitimised lying.” – HG Wells.

Counter-propaganda posters spread around London. See + Read Strike! Magazine Totally Pointless

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Omnipresent Police

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One night installation by Madrid-based collective Luzinterruptus manifesting ingeniously against the approved strict anti-protest law in Spain, popularly known as the “Gag Law.”

in their own words and pictures…   / more luzinterruptus installations + and ++

The Penal Colony

01Check out and support the crowdfunding campaign for The Penal Colony, a short fictional film based on the true story of Nadya Tolokonnikova and the brutal accounts of her sentencing in Penal Colony No 14 in Mordovia.

Dj Khalab

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Too old to get intimidated…

“How do you answer to those who accuse you of practicing exhibitionist architecture?” Frank Gehry_dedoYeah!  / Yeah! (eng)

Lucid Stead

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Art installation by Phillip K. Smith III in the desert landscape of Joshua Tree in California.

This is a project ” about light and shadow, reflected light, projected light, and change.” (See the interview here)

All images courtesy of Phillip K. Smith, III; photographers: Steve King, Lance Gerber, Lou Mora

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Check out as well the Reflection Field project originally commissioned as part of the Coachella Music&Arts festival 2014.

Oxymora Typeface / Birgit Palma

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lazy dog Barcelona based Illustrator, Multimedia designer & Art director, Birgit Palma has turned her obsession for Escher’s impossible shapes and reality to a complete font for arresting visual “oxymora.”

for more escherness see her Animal Tessellation project…

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The Competition. Of Starchitects

2009. Andorra. A museum the size of a department store. Frank Gehry, Jean Nouvel, Dominique Perrault, Zaha Hadid (notable by her absence), and in a special appearance, Sir. Norman Foster himself.

A documentary about… late-night pizzas, interns, sleepless nights, dustbin papers becoming building models, project managers sketching up their sexual frustrations, and holes, big holes!!!

Read the Synopsis (with some nice spoilers) or a full-length article here.

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love&hate sweetness

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