Graffiti grandparents in Portugal

February 15th, 2017|

Meet Portugal’s oldest graffiti posse: a diverse clan of retirees, virally known as Graffiti grandparents.
These are the members of Lata 65, a WOOL Fest arts education group for seniors founded by Lara Rodrigues. For the past few years, Rodrigues has been dedicated to breaking down ageist stereotypes and cultural perceptions through her senior-focused theory seminars and two-day workshops.
In […]

Dazzling floral crowns adorned with seashells for modern mermaids

July 28th, 2016|

Artistic floral crowns are a thing now.
Floral crowns may be a staple for festivals and whimsical parties, but Chelsea Shiels is taking the world by storm with her mermaid-inspired, seashell-encrusted headdresses. The glittering designs are loaded with small conch shells, crystals, and gold accents that will make anyone wearing them feel like Princess Ariel. Shiel […]

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 […]

The image of emotions and feelings

May 21st, 2015|

It can be difficult to verbalize what it’s like to experience mental illness, so photographer Katie Crawford decided to show people instead of tell them.

In a stunning self-portrait series titled “My Anxious Heart,” Crawford captures how it feels to suffer from generalized anxiety disorder and depression — two conditions she has personally dealt with since […]

Photographs of Sunsets as Reflected through Shattered Mirrors by Bing Wright

April 2nd, 2015|

Broken Mirror/Evening Sky is a series of images by New York photographer Bing Wright who captured the reflections of sunsets on shattered mirrors.

More of the artist’s work can be found here.

Asphyxia: A Striking Fusion of Dance and Motion Capture Technology

March 9th, 2015|

as·phyx·i·a is a collaborative effort and experimental film created by Maria Takeuchi with Frederico Phillips and performed by Shiho Tanaka. The project is an effort to explore new ways to use and/or combine technologies and different fields in an experiment without many of the common commercial limitations. The performance is centered in an eloquent choreography that stresses the desire to […]

Meet Zeus, the blind owl with stars in his eyes

March 2nd, 2015|

Meet Zeus, a blind Western Screech Owl with some pretty incredible eyes! Zeus was found injured in Southern California after it flew into the wall of a house and hit its head.

After a quick vet visit and a clean bill of health, the owl has found a permanent home at the Wildlife Learning Center in […]

Lifelike Galvanized Wire Animal Sculptures

February 17th, 2015|

Working only with layers of painted galvanized wire atop steel armature, UK artist Kendra Haste creates faithful reproductions of creatures large and small for both public installations and private collections around the world.

A graduate of the from the Royal College of Art, Haste says she is fascinated by how such a seemingly ordinary medium, chicken […]

The beautiful friendship of a dog and an owl

February 16th, 2015|

A beautiful friendship between an owl and a dog, captured by the professional animal photographer and collage artist, Tanja Brandt.

Ingo, the shepherd dog, and Poldi, the little owl, seem more than happy to cozy up to each other for photoshoots bathed in golden evening light.

You can find more pictures of the adorable animal couple and […]

Mind-blowing psychedelic melting gif

February 12th, 2015|

These may be the most unexpectedly gorgeous and disturbing examples of experimental GIF art you will ever see.

The artist behind these great gifs is kyttenjanae and you can find more here.