Tag archive for street art

Blu is Back with BIG BANG BIG BOOM!

BIG BANG BIG BOOM – the new wall-painted animation by BLU from blu on Vimeo. Famed wall artist BLU has a new animation out titled BIG BANG BIG BOOM, which he describes as an “unscientific point of view on the beginning and evolution of life,…

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Up There

UP THERE from Jon on Vimeo. Directed by Malcolm Murray, “Up There” tells the story of the men in Sky High Murals, one of the last remaining mural painting companies in New York City and their struggle to keep the dying craft of large-scale, hand-painting…

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Cool Cardboard Animation

This 2009 student graduation animated film was made by Sjors Vervoort of the Netherlands. (via zefrank on twitter)

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Blu is back!

COMBO a collaborative animation by Blu and David Ellis (2 times loop) from blu on Vimeo Blu, whose work I’ve previously featured here, recently collaborated with David Ellis on the above animated street art performance titled COMBO during Studiocromie‘s 2nd annual FAME Festival in Italy….

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Drawing as Performance

8 Ball by Robin Rhode (2007) While catching up on some magazine reading, I was drawn to this month’s Art in America that features the work of South African artist Robin Rhode. I became a fan of Rhode’s work several years ago when I saw…

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An Interview with Shepard Fairey

Came across this video on Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art site, which will soon open the first museum survey of Shepard Fairey’s work, the influential LA street artist who created the now iconic Obama poster. After a short annoying commercial, Fairey talks about his work…

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Web Sightings for December 2008

Here is my last installment of Web Sightings for 2008. The MacArthur Foundation’s recently released report titled Living and Learning with New Media: Summary of Findings from the Digital Youth Project is based on a 3-year study on “kids’ informal learning with digital media.” If…

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Bike Racks as Art

Purple Pedals Ride #2: David Byrne Bike Racks @ Yahoo! Video Take a ride around NYC to check out David Byrne’s latest art project, bike racks as art! I smell a design project here. Have your students design bike racks inspired by local landmarks.

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Web Sightings for October

Color in Motion is an animated and interactive experience that explores color communication and color symbolism. Designed by Claudia Cortes for her MFA Thesis in Computer Graphics Design at RIT. Here are 10 book artists that will make you and your students look at books…

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Water + Sun + Pool Wall = WOW!

Found over on the Wooster Collective site, here’s a stop-motion animation by Sam3 from Spain created by playing with water and the sun in a deserted pool. All I can say is “WOW!”

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