Stiching Metal Objects

Posted on | January 30, 2014

Lithuanian artist Severija Incirauskaite-Kriauneviciene has put a unique twist on embroidery by using metal objects as her medium. Items such as spoons, shovels, buckets, plates, rusty tin cans and even cars are ornately cross-stitched with traditional and often humorous patterns, emphasizing the contrast between the density of metal and the tenuity of the embroidery.

 

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David LaChapelle shoots campaign for Swedish Sock Manufacturer

Posted on | November 7, 2013

A joyfully colorful campaign was recently shot by one of my favorite photographers. David LaChapelle was invited by Swedish Sock Manufacturer Happy Socks to create the following campaign – and displayed in one of the dozens of pop-up stores currently opening worldwide:

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For more campaign visuals, go to: http://www.davidlachapelle.com/series/happy/

 

 

 

 

Christo in Germany

Posted on | November 3, 2013

Christo and his late life-partner Jeanne-Claude are the artists of fantastical large-scale installations. The pair draped a 400-meter curtain across a valley in the Rocky Mountains, surrounded 11 Miami islands in bright pink tutus, and dotted Central Park with over 7,500 shimmering orange gates. With “Big Air Package”, a massive inflated air balloon, Christo is once again pushing limits of space and environment. It is Christo’s first project since Jeanne-Claude passed away in 2009.

Christo’s website claims that the installation is the “largest ever inflated envelope without a skeleton” at 90 meters high and 50 meters in diameter. The structure stands inside a former …

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Ars Electronica 2012: Interview mit Julius von Bismarck

Posted on | September 4, 2012

Wer den Raum betrittt, in dem der Versuch unter Kreisen von Collide@ CERN-Preisträger Julius von Bismarck installiert ist, bemerkt zunächst nichts Ungewöhnliches – bis plötzlich etwas in Bewegung gerät. Die Hängelampen im Raum beginnen zuerst langsam und dann immer stärker zu schwingen, als würde das Gebäude schwanken. Jedes Licht folgt einer bestimmten Choreografie. Die mathematisch berechneten zyklischen Bewegungen dabei sind von Wellenmustern inspiriert.

Das folgende Interview führte ich mit Julius von Bismarck im Rahmen der Ars Electronica am 2.9.2012 in Linz (Österreich):

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