A strange and wonderful new video by Jon Rafman.
via Dis Magazine
Contrasting the inner structure of nature and technology, creator Laurin Döpfner sands off a half a millimeter of each object to transform this photographic project into an amazing stop motion short.
This project is about the out of sight and out of mind legacy of the modern consumer. Using the shoe as an example, the project relates the former handmade and long lasting shoe manufacturing to the new focus on the mass-produced and relatively disposable one.
When Rob Norman’s home is broken into he could have fought his attackers or ran away. He chose to do neither.
Talk about going awol, Christie’s has taken a step towards ridiculing the counterculture that is skateboarding for the benefit of sales in contemporary art. This isn’t the first time a company has gone this direction, (especially in fashion: Jeremy Scott, DKNY, ect.), yet this time seems to be so poorly thought out by one of the largest and most defining auction houses in the world that all that can be said is, “what are you thinking?”
For this Mind The Studio, we visit the workspace of artist Leif Parsons for a quick look around his spot!
Philip Guston was one of the greatest artists ever, hear his perception in these short videos that hopefully bring meaning to a new audience.
Sometimes one body part just doesn’t say enough…