View contemporary art focusing on photography, video, sculpture, paintings and new media.

Breathtaking photos of dancers frozen in time

February 23rd, 2016|

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Yakovlev is master of capturing the human body in motion. His photographs of professional dancers exude elegance and a gorgeously refined energy.

For this series, The Mirages, Yakovlev had the incredible idea to cover his subjects in flour. This added element accentuates each dancers graceful movements and adds a bit of magic and mystery.

Though he previously […]

Impermanence by Seung-Hwan Oh

February 22nd, 2016|

For his series ‘Impermanence’, photographer and microbiologist Seung-Hwan Oh cultivates fungus that he applies to his film before he puts it into his camera. Through this process, the microorganisms slowly devour the film and the resulting image is a blur of abstract lines and colors.

In a world saturated with idealized images that are easily produced and […]

7 Must-See Psychedelic Fantasy Films

February 22nd, 2016|

Fantasy is defined as “the faculty or activity of imagining things, especially things that are impossible or improbable”, and (while controversial) the psychedelic experience expands our consciousness to perceive this impossible/improbable world. While the psychedelic experience is not for everyone, the medium of film can evoke this same feeling.

In the video above, you can find a […]

Amazing stormtrooper sand sculpture

December 24th, 2015|

How are these sculptures actually made?

First off, the sand used is usually not the beach sand for commercial sand castles. Beach sand has the chance of having too much variance in sand grain size and impurities like shells and cigarette butts. Fine grain filtered sand is shipped to the location.

Secondly, a wooden form is built […]

98 delicious and perfectly-arranged cubes of food

May 14th, 2015|

Dutch artists Lernert and Sander turn a simple concept into a minimal albeit eye-catching display, titled Cube.

By slicing up kiwi, salmon, dragon fruit, and a myriad of other food products, the artists have created a vibrant display of 98 perfectly symmetrical 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm cubes.

This photo was commissioned by Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant for a […]

Ocean waves and galaxies in a cup

May 13th, 2015|

Victoria Siemer, a Brooklyn, New York-based graphic designer behind the heartbreaking ‘Human Error’ series, gives your morning cup of coffee an additional dose of surrealism with her latest project, entitled ‘Coffee Cup Manipulations’.

Digitally orchestrating big ocean waves, beautiful currents sweeping against rocks on shores and the calming visuals of mysterious galaxies, Siemer skillfully fits them […]

Lace Patterns Delicately Cut from Industrial Steel Objects

April 16th, 2015|

Cal Lane works in a series of “Industrial Dollies”, producing works that use contradiction to create an empathetic form. Lane imparts highly industrial materials with touches of delicacy, adding filigree to car parts, oil tanks, and shovels with a blowtorch. Her chosen patterns also exist on another level, their compositions inspired by those used in […]

Crashing waves frozen into elegant glass vessels

April 7th, 2015|

These beautiful glass sculptures depicting ocean waves were made by Paul DeSomma and Marsha Blaker, a husband and wife team, known internationally for their glass and ceramic art. They work mainly with hot glass and create pieces from both blown glass, which ends as a hollow piece, or solid works, which are large pieces of […]

Transition: a flowering paper structure designed for sky-gazing

April 6th, 2015|

For her graduating thesis project, art student Shoko Konishi created this beautiful paper structure. She calls it Transition. From the outside it doesn’t look like much, just some paper cylinders in a circle with a small entrance to climb into. But inside is a blossoming dome on the ceiling that creates a transformational experience.

Made from […]

How to create Easter space eggs

April 6th, 2015|

Over at Dream a Little Bigger, Allison Murray created a fun tutorial that teaches you how to make easter eggs covered in tiny galaxies and other comsic phenomena using acrylic paints, sponges, and a little ingenuity. Learn more here.