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Copyright Office Extends Period for Public Comment on Mass Digitization Pilot Program

42 minutes agoArts / Photography : Photo Attorney

The U.S. Copyright Office has extended the deadline to submit written comments in response to its June 9, 2015, Notice of Inquiry regarding a proposed mass digitization “pilot program” for certain copyrighted works. Comments are now due by 5:00 p.m. Show More Summary

Vice teams up with Magnum for new Photo Issue

Vice has teamed up with Magnum Photos for its latest annual Photography Issue, which is dedicated to social documentary and features work by new and established photographers from Europe, Africa, the US, Asia and the Middle East.

Sketch o’the Week- Rachel McAdams!

Here’s another sketch of one of the stars of season two of HBO’s “True Detective”, Rachel McAdams. As always, this drawing is available for purchase in the Studio Store!

Fractal Flowers Bloom and Liquid Pixels Drip in Ibiza

Screencaps via Miguel Chevalier, the digital art trailblazer who previously wowed us with floral projection installations, 3D-printed busts, and digital magic carpet rides, comes to Ibiza to premiere his latest installations, Liquid Pixels 2015 and Fractal Flowers 2015. Show More Summary

Japanese Animator's Characters Melt Together with Stunning Flow

Screencaps via Dive inside the mind of Japanese animator and director Masanobu Hiraoka in his newly released short animation. Hiraoka, who recently featured in Dan Deacon’s "When I Was Done Dying" music video, uploaded the untitled five-minute...Show More Summary

Here’s What’s Up With the “Parbunkells” Billboard in Brooklyn

Images courtesy the artist The world we live in today is so densely packed with information, sometimes it feels like the internet is busting at the seams. The answer to any trivia question is readily available at the click of a mouse, and this culture of boundless content can be both homogeneous and monotonous. Show More Summary

Listen to a Song Made from Repurposed Brainwaves

Images courtesy the artists With a simple brainwave scanner, some looping psychedelic footage, and an algorithm for music composition, it turns out you can transform brainwaves into elegant symphonies. In support of their new Wachowski-directed...Show More Summary

Going Out in Style: Creative Urns and Burial Alternatives

Courtesy Jason Leach, And Vinyly. For the first time ever, cremation percentage rates in the United States are expected to surpass burial rates this year, according to the National Funeral Directors Association, and the number of people opting for the furnace should continue to grow exponentially in coming years. Show More Summary

Is There a Recipe for Tumblr Success? We Ask Internet Sensation FashGIF

Anya Hindmarch GIF by FashGIF Greta Larkins has been able to turn GIF making into a full-time career. In 2011 she established FashGIF, a Tumblr where she posts her animated appropriations of fashion photos sourced from all over the internet. Show More Summary

3D Weaving Blurs the Lines Between Fashion and Sculpture

All images courtesy the desinger If 2014 was the year of the 3D-printed whatever, maybe 2015 will be the year of hybridizing 3D printing with traditional modes of manufacturing and production. Jim Chen-Hsiang Hu, a graduate of Central St. Show More Summary

A New Exhibit Showcases the Rolling Stones’ Massive Personal Archive

All photos courtesy of The Rolling Stones Archive The Rolling Stones spent the last three years designing an unprecedented interactive exhibit: Exhibitionism takes up nine rooms on two floors of the Saatchi Gallery in London and is made up of over 500 artifacts from band members’ personal archives. Show More Summary

Morphing Fractal Orbs Spin and Shine in 'BIOSPHERE'

GIFs and screencaps via Globes encrusted with streaks and specks of light orbit throughout the fractalizing five minutes of Tatyana Zabanova's BIOSPHERE. Synced to an original track by composer Matías Schwartz, Zabanova's forms distort into a gorgeous reel of visualizations. Show More Summary

Adidas Enlists Pharrell and Zaha Hadid for a Sneaker Collab

Artwork by Mr. ©Mr./Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved In an unexpected collaboration, Pharrell Williams and British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid have teamed up to design the latest trainers for Adidas. The new kicks are part of...Show More Summary

Writing, Crafting, and Rolling Joints: Paul Thomas Anderson's Close-Ups

Screencap and thumbnail via The extreme close-up, while abused at the hands of Guy Ritchie wannabes and high school students imitating Tarantino, is a powerful tool in the filmmaker's arsenal. When a master like Paul Thomas AndersonShow More Summary

ARTnews Merges With Art in America: The Facts and Speculation

2 hours agoArts : Art Fag City

Art criticism is now truly in the hands of the few. News broke last night that ARTnews would buy out Art in America (kind of). These are some details to help you try to figure out what’s actually happening, and what’s just speculati...

Wednesday Links: Hyped on Kitsch

2 hours agoArts : Art Fag City

Oh god, no. It’s “New Age Week” over at Everything is Terrible, the collective that mines video kitsch to bring viewers the absolute worst (and best) of cultural detritus. This might actually be the most insane/offensive thing they’ve ever found. Show More Summary

How stolen data affects you

You typically hear about data breaches in terms of number of records that were hacked. "A million email addresses were stolen" or "hackers ripped off 100,000 passwords." Does anyone care?… Tags: New York Times, privacy, quiz

PDN Video: W.M. Hunt on How to Build Career Bridges (Not Burn Them)

3 hours agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

Photography careers are built on talent and hard work. But they also depend upon relationships–with mentors, editors, art directors, curators and others who can provide the critical support required for any career to grow and thrive....Show More Summary

Video Pick: Rep Maren Levinson: Being a Good Photographer Isn’t Enough

3 hours agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

Seattle-based photographer John Keatley recently posted a video interview he did with his rep, Redeye’s Maren Levinson, in which she touched on several changes to the photography industry. Her frank assessment of the market in which professional photographers and their reps operate has earned the video nearly 30,000 views on YouTube. Show More Summary

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