Surprisingly beautiful colour combinations and patterns are found in the unlikeliest of locations in this series of photographs of empty sports courts and banal urban architecture by Ward Roberts. The subject matter may sound unappealing but the Melbourne based photographer has managed to frame these everyday views in such a way that the repetitive geometry and washed out pastel colours take on a nostalgic, cinematic appearance. Read the rest of this entry »
These animations by visual graphics artist Kevin Burg and photographer Jamie Beck take the basic concept of the animated gif and elevate it to the status of a sophisticated artwork. Called Cinemagraphs, the images are more than a photo, but not quite a video – cars pass by, eyes blink and leaves gently sway in the breeze.
Getting us in the mood for spring this week is a lovely series of images by Dutch design studio Raw Color that capture the fleeting beauty of springtime blossoms. The way that the specimens are photographed, suspended in mid air and set against colour blocked backdrops, makes them look like contemporary interpretations of scientific botanical illustrations. Read the rest of this entry »
I keep seeing the work of Los Angeles based music video director Andrew Huang scattered across the internet, and I must say it’s pretty impressive stuff. Using a mix of live footage, computer animation and puppetry, Huang creates fantastical, technicolour organisms and dreamlike landscapes. Read the rest of this entry »