Tuesday 24 March 2009

Linn Olofsdotter,Pillow Fight Day,vellum, PJ Harvey John Parish,Society6,Faces in Places,Sigur Ros, Punches, Hauschka, SunshineCleaning,Freaky Robots

Linn Olofsdotter, from Sweden, has explored many mediums before solidifying her career in the illustration field. After getting her education in both advertising and graphic design in Europe and the US, she moved to Brazil to start up a motion graphics studio along with her husband and creative partner. More recently Linn worked as a senior art director at a Boston advertising agency.

During the beginning of her career she used her skills as an illustrator to help brand TV networks such as Fine Living, MTV and Anime Network amongst others. Nowadays Linn works independently creating artwork for a number of clients in the Fashion, Advertising and Editorial fields such as Oilily, La Perla and Bon Magazine.

International Pillow Fight Day , On Saturday April 4th 2009, there will be massive pillow fights in cities around the world! Use this site to locate the nearest one. If you would like to learn how to organize a pillow fight, read the howto guide. Contact us to add your event!

Watch | NYC Pillow Fight 2008

The Master List - Cities Having Pillow Fights on April 4 2009 (local time)

Amsterdam | Ann Arbor | Atlanta | Belgrade | Boston | Boulder, CO | Budapest | Brazil (all cities) | Calgary | Cape Town | Caracas | Cardiff, UK | Chicago | Cologne | Denver | Detroit | Gothenburg | Györ, Hu | Houston | Kuala Lumpur | Indianapolis | Lisbon | London | Los Angeles | Miami | Miyazaki City, Jp | Montpellier, Fr | Montréal | Moscow | New York City | Northampton, UK | Padova, It | Paris | Parma, It | Philadelphia | Portland | Quebec City | Quito | Richmond, VA | São Paulo | Seattle | St. Louis | Stockholm | Sydney | Terni, It | Valencia, Ve | Vancouver | Vienna | Warsaw | Washington, DC |

vellum | d / sk 2009
slices of a virtual sculpture, dimension 100 x 125 x 80 meters
video artist, sound design: robert seidel
comission: art center nabi, seoul

In a time of complete virtualisation of knowledge, science and monetary flows the virtual sculpture “vellum” transfers the memory of one specific urban rhythm to another locality. The multiple LED screens of the COMO at SKT Tower (Seoul, South Korea) provide several thinly sliced views into this gigantic translucent formation, revealing time and space within the otherwise invisible as well as impossible structure.

The perceived interpenetration of skeletal architecture and unrolled landscapes reveal textures of the man-made restructuring of nature. Their different granular perspectives create a fibrous volume of possibilities fusing past, present and future. In their flatness the visible sculptural slices are reminiscent to our accelerated life, shifting into technology and transcending the physical body. The perceived transformation is based on the sculpture wandering through the building seen from a fixed point of view. In vellum motion is form and form is motion...

Watch | vellum slices of a virtual sculpture |

Official Video for PJ Harvey and John Parish's new single, "Black Hearted Love". The first single from A Woman a Man Walked . A film By The Chapman Brothers.

Watch | PJ Harvey & John Parish - Black Hearted Love

Society6 stands for a world where art is inclusive and diversity of expression is celebrated. Where individual artists have the proper societal support, freedom, confidence, and resources to realize their full creative potential.

Create works that reflect the human conditions of our society. In spite of the significant contributions that artists make to the vitality of our communities, there hasn’t been an adequate support structure in place to empower artists to realize their best work, on their own terms – until now. Society6 is a platform for emerging and established artists from every creative discipline to showcase their talent as it unfolds. An online community where no one who is doing good work remains undiscovered and without opportunities – anywhere in the world. Society6 pushes the physical boundaries of creativity inviting everyone who is inspired by the artistic process, as much as the end-result, to contribute to the cultural commentary. Society6 is the nexus of original artistic works created and curated by the artists and supporters themselves – providing direct access to quality people, art and events that you want to know about.

Faces in Places A photographic collection of faces found in everyday places.

If you've taken or found an appropriate photo, please add it to the Faces in Places Flickr group

A trip across Paris in a van. Lost drumsticks. A cafe you'd never expect to visit before the age of 60. An hour of waiting, and then, voilà--a few notes on the harmonium, a grand piano, a heavenly voice. Sigur Ros on a Take Away Show.

Watch | Sigur Ros on a Take Away Show

Interesting slow motion punches that captures the full impact of a punch blow in slow motion goodness on different kinds of faces. The song in the background is ‘Sweaty (Shazam Remix)’ by Muscles.

Watch | Slow Motion Punches to The Face

film by Jeff Desom
music by Hauschka
Song issued from the album "Ferndorf" released by FatCat Records

Watch | Hauschka - Morgenrot

Rose Lorkowski (Amy Adams) finds herself a single mother attempting to support her son Oscar (Jason Spevack) and her unreliable sister Norah (Emily Blunt) while working a mundane job as a maid. Once the head cheerleader in school with plenty of prospects, Rose now has little to show for her years, and while she still sees the former lead football player (Steve Zahn), it is little more than a despondent affair. When Oscar is expelled from public school, Rose takes a job as a bio-hazard crime-scene cleaner to help pay for a private education, and brings Norah on to help in her steadily growing business. As the sisters work to clean up the messes left behind by the chaotic lives of others, they must learn to reconcile their own differences and overcome a troubled past if they hope to prosper in their newfound venture. The Massie Twins

Watch | Sunshine Cleaning

New episode of Freaky Robots

Watch | Freaky Robots 6

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