Hypnotize Art
Julie Joliat
Designer / April 30, 2016

“Agenda 2011” by Swiss designer Julie Joliat. It contains more than 50 connect-the-dot puzzles revealing famous art pieces, and a whole slew of other useful things like a wine chart. I want one. Agenda 2011 by Julie Joliat via:

Baldovino Barani
Fashion / April 29, 2016

Love this fashion set by Baldovino Barani. The colour palette reminds me of . Would love to see more films get wild in the costume design department.

Best of Kickstarter: Odyssey Works “Six Proposals for a More Beautiful World”
New York / April 26, 2016

For the last 15 years, Odyssey Works have specialized in single-audience performances: studying the life of a single individual and then orchestrating the kind of intimate and immersive experiences their audiences-of-one never forget. Many are said to go on to change jobs or commit to loved ones afterward. So who better to write a guide book for creating life-changing moments? Check out the video below for more information on their Kickstarter!  

A GUM BOY
Animation / April 25, 2016

Here’s a fantastic hand-drawn animation by Masaki Okuda. I love everything about it, the expressive style, the story, the sounds, everything. I wish I made this. Watch below!

Cracked Glass Drawings by Artist Taisuke Mohri
Drawings / April 24, 2016

Japanese artist Taisuke Mohri’s series sees the artist’s pencil drawings displayed beneath cracked panes of real glass. I love the playful, almost magic, quality in this idea. More images below.                        

Video of the Day: New York Dancers Flex to Fela Kuti
New York / April 24, 2016

New York-based dancers Flizzo, Opt, Jay Donn, Sedo, and Danny respond to the afrobeat rhythms of Fela Kuti by ‘flexing’, a style of dance that came out of East Brooklyn. Watch “Fela Flex”, directed by Dominick Sheldon, below!   Dancers: Flizzo Jay Donn Opt Sedo Danni Director: Dominick Sheldon | Lion Dolo Films Director of Photography: Christopher Bisagni Okayafrica: Producer: Allison Swank ROOT Studios: Production Director: Kip McQueen Capture Producer: Joshua Steen Camera Operator: Eythan Maidhof First AC: Ed Barnes Second AC: Chris Bye DIT: Alex Strohmeier Grips: Rob Hubert, Jon Ervin, Austin Kennedy Producers: Sarah Reynolds & Abbey Zembower Production Assistants: Payal Parikh & Peggy Gertner Hair & Make-Up: Donna Kim & Cathy Foster Styling: Leah Snow Clothing: Diesel Set Designer: Whitney Hellesen Post Production: MAAVVEN Post Production Supervisor: Dina Ciccotello Editor: Holle Singer at Consulate Colorist: Clark Muller at Incendio VFX: Cully Bunker Online Editor: Skulleys Music: FELA KUTI “Zombie”

Undoboy
Designer / April 21, 2016

Self-portraits by Undoboy, currently showing at W+K.

SSENSE presents “Fluid Silhouettes” by Arca & Jesse Kanda
Animation / April 18, 2016

Last month I completely missed posting this fantastic video by director Jesse Kanda and producer Arca. I’ve featured Kanda’s work before and Arca you may know from that mind-melting mixtape. The two have created a feast for the ears and eyes for SSENSE. Enjoy “Fluid Silhouettes” below.