Under LA by Peggy Weil and Refik Anadol is a series of geological projections shown on the LA River as part of CURRENT: LA WATER, a new public art biennial.
If you write fiction, then creating characters is a must-learn skill. Today I talk to Jen Blood about creating memorable characters. In the intro, I mention the new Draft2Digital Universal Book Links, Amazon launch KU in Japan, Apple launch an Instagram account for iBooks and I discuss lessons learned from the Forbes Richest Author List. […]
Thank you to all who participated in Vol. 6 of WD’s Tunesday, which is a Name That Tune Contest with writing prizes. Vol. 6’s winner is Kelly Barina. She was chosen randomly from all the participants who guessed at least 8 songs correct. Show More Summary
Stéphanie Kilgast’s delectable, miniature food sculptures are as realistic as they are health-conscious.
Check out new footage of teamLab’s immersive LED hall of mirrors.
If you ever want your comic book to be funny, you’ll need to focus on the beats.
Tech company Lumii brings its 3D-transformation skills to the self-snapping masses.
Every four years, the eyes of the world shift towards a global competition, complete with feats of strength, determination, talent and teamwork. The Summer Olympics are back, and I could not be more excited. The following post is one of … Continue reading ?
Even if you think ‘Stranger Things’ rocketing fame is unexpected, its classic movie references are not at all.
From Olivia Wilde to Salma Hayek and George Constanza, these unconventional music video directors rock.
Do not try this at home.
I’ve always hated minimalism. I don’t think that’s a blanket statement I’d make about any other artistic movement but I hate minimalism. From my perspective, it was audacious for like a year, and then it was decoration. This hatred even...Show More Summary
This little girl used face swap with her doll. Nightmare fuel. [ IMGUR ] The 90-year-old German woman who filled in the crossword puzzle Fluxus piece by Arthur Köpcke is now claiming (via her lawyer) copyright-protection for the “collaborative work” that she enhanced by completing. Show More Summary
Last week, the world was obsessed with the New York Botanical Garden's "Corpse Flower," which bloomed briefly and rarely. It even had its own webcam. It unfurls for just a few days about every 10 years, mimicing a decomposing body's temperature and stench in order to attract flies (and tourist, apparently). Show More Summary
"What I see is a work of art, half-performance, half-media stunt. A new way of expressing, between direct action and the experience of going viral."
Watch Hula paddle out in a new Instagram video from the Pow! Wow! Worldwide Art Festival.
Uncanny miracles happen in David Medalla’s latest exhibition at the Venus Over Manhattan gallery, 'I am an enigma, even to my self.'
Things get a bit… weird, as these puppets attempt to review a book.
What You'll Be Creating As we continue our series on effects inspired by music videos, one of the effects I find entrancingly beautiful is the ghosted figure effect. One of the best examples of this effect is seen throughout Adele's "Send My Love" music video. Even though the effect is simple and straightforward, it is hauntingly beautiful. Show More Summary
For lovers of shadows, dark dimensions spent wandering other states of being, and unrelenting rhythms, Danish composer/musician SØS Gunver Ryberg produces wonderlands. And that makes her music a perfect match for the game weavers of Playdead. Show More Summary