Chad Wys

   ‘I’m Chad Wys. My work concerns the examination of visuality: of images and objects, decorations and art and how the manifestations of the reproductions of these materials come to influence our everyday experiences. Appropriation as a methodology came naturally and early to me since my academic and personal interests had for so long involved…

Landscape Alphabet

  This series, found within the archives of the British Museum, is exactly what it advertises: 26 landscape scenes shaped as letters of the alphabet. The lithographs are from sometime between 1818 and 1860 and were printed by an illustrator named Charles Joseph Hullmandel. (via Juxtapoz)

Face-o-mat Travels the World – 2013

The interaction with machines made our daily life easier, faster and more efficient. Despite the rapid growth of technology, machines could not yet replace a simple smile, but now we have Face-o-mat. (Also watch how it started: vimeo.com/61645611 ) Face-o-mat is Tobias Gutmann’s portrait machine that happened to travel 40’514 km, from Stockholm to Milan, Dar es…

Time is a Dimension

Photographer Fong Qi Wei says about the project ‘Time is a Dimension’: “Photography is a medium that is famous for freezing time. The word snapshot suggests that a tiny slice of time is recorded for posterity. But we do know that time is also a dimension, like length, breadth and width. In fact, physicists have…

Paper Sculptures by Eric Standley

Eric Standley received his B.F.A. from the Massachusetts College of Art and his M.F.A. from Savannah College of Art and Design. He is an Associate Professor of Studio Art and the Foundations of Art and Design Coordinator for the School of Visual Arts at Virginia Tech. He sleeps on rare occasions and dreams that with…

MARINA ABRAMOVIC and The Institute

An intimate interview portrait of Marina Abramovic, one of the world’s most important artists. Directed by PLANET’s creative director, Derek Peck, for AnOther Magazine. Marina Abramović was born in 1946 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Since the beginning of her career, during the early 1970s where she attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade, Abramović has…

WEB 0.0 by Biancoshock

Project realized in Civitacampomarano for CVTA’ Fest 2016. Concept: Biancoshock Civitacampomarano is a small village in the province of Campobasso – Italy – with just 400 souls, mainly elderly. In this village, rich in folk traditions, Internet is a partially unknown world: mobile phones have difficulty working and the data connection is practically nonexistent. The…

Fiber Art by Mariko Kusumoto

‘My work reflects various, says Mariko, observable phenomena that stimulate my mind and senses; they can be natural or man-made. I ‘reorganize’ them into a new presentation that can be described as surreal, amusing, graceful, or unexpected. A playful, happy atmosphere pervades my work. I always like to leave some space for the viewer’s imagination;…

3d Graffiti by Odeith

Odeith was born in 1976, in Damaia (Portugal). He held a spray can for the first time in the mid 1980s, but it was in the 1990s, when graffiti began its dissemination throughout Portugal and began to leave its Portuguese birthplace, Carcavelos, that the artist had his first contact with graffiti and its movement. His…

Origami Street Art

Origami Paper installation in the National Art Museum of Singapore. For the festival Masak Masak! Children Season. Giant suspension with spheric shapes, fishes and boats in the beautiful rotunda. — Born and raised in the high mountains of Savoy, Mademoiselle Maurice is a French artist of 29 years. Following study Architecture in Lyon, worked in…

Odd Pears

Odd Pears is an Australian-based company founded by Brock Skyes. They sell socks in Pears, not pairs. A Pear is three individual socks, two matching, one odd. Brock reached out to me to create a series of images to be used as posters and postcards to promote their polka-dotted collection. The result is a surreal, fantastically…

Do Ho Suh

This solo exhibition by artist Do Ho Suh features work ranging from large-scale architectural installations and sculptures, to works on paper and video. Operating within a distinctly twenty-first century global mode, Suh crafts evocative works that reflect ideas of home, identity, and personal space. In his work, Suh draws on his personal experiences growing up…

Borderlife by Biancoshock

If some problems can not be avoided, make them comfortable, says Biancoshock. Intervention that, parodically, speaks about people forced to live in extreme conditions, even coming to live in manholes. An example of inspiration is  Bucharest, where more than 600 people live underground, in the sewers. Click here for documentation.

Liu Bolin, Lost in Art + The Invisible Man

Liu Bolin (Chinese, born January 7, 1973) creates compelling works that combine Performance Art, photography, and protest. In hisCamoflage Performance works, Liu covers himself in paint to immaculately fade into the backdrop of a photographed scene. Liu first attended the Shandong Arts Institute, later receiving an MFA in Sculpture from the Central Academy of Fine…

Icons by Cortis and Sonderegger

In 2012, Swiss based artists Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger presented themselves with a challenge; to recreate some of the world’s most iconic images in their studio. Trawling through books filled with history’s most memorable photographs, the duo used optical tricks to reproduce what seemed impossible to duplicate – a series of iconic moments that…

Michelangelo Pistoletto

For nearly half a century, Michelangelo Pistoletto has merged art and its environment through performance, sculptural installation and most famously, his iconic stainless steel paintings. Commonly referred to as mirror paintings and comprised of photo-silkscreened images on steel, these signature works were developed in 1962 and represent the artist’s dual interest in conceptualism and figuration.…

Reconstructed Works by Pep Ventosa

Pep Ventosa’s work is focused on an exploration of the medium itself–deconstructing and reconstructing photographic images to create new visual experiences. His photographs have received top honors, exhibited in the U.S., U.K., Spain, Germany, France and Switzerland, and been jury selected for special exhibitions by the late Robert Rosenblum, curator of 20th Century Art at…

The Sleep Of The Beloved

What happens to lovers while they are sleeping? ‘Is it a sleeping just next to each other, each on his own, or is there a sharing of certain places or emotions? Is it a nocturnal lover’s dance, maybe a kind of unaware performed tenderness, or does one turn the back…

Basilica Wireframe by Edoardo Tresoldi

Archaeology meets contemporary art in the Gargano landscape. Thanks to MIBACT – Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, Archaeology Superintendence of Puglia and Cobar SpA, the artist Edoardo Tresoldi was able to reinterpret the spaces once occupied by the ancient early Christian Church, creating a wire mesh installation light and transparent in the Archaeological Park…

Tattoed Pigs

Wim Delvoye started tattooing the skin of dead pigs in the early 1990s, but it was not until 1997 that the artist began to use live pigs as a canvas. In 2004, he bought a farm in a little village near Beijing where he systematically elaborated the artistic concept for his Art Farm. There, the…