Festival-goers are increasingly expectant for an experience that as visually stimulating as it is culturally enriching, beyond the live music. We talk to Latitude Festival arts curator Tania Harrision and designer Ami Jade Cadillac, about what it takes to create a temporary wonderland in the beautiful Suffolk countryside.
Happy 81st birthday mezzo-soprano Dame Janet Baker.
[caption id="attachment_74313" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Still from James Thomas Marsh's "Impact Diamonds". Marsh (along with a cadre of Bushwick's best and brightest genre-pushing performers) is hosting a record release party at Secret Project Robot Friday night.[/caption] Breaking news: it's still August in New York. Show More Summary
A forthcoming exhibition in Helsinki will offer visitors an education grounded in disobedience and protest, equipping them with tools and ideas to challenge society's injustices and fight for change.
An obviously fake trailer for 'Kill Bill: Volume 3" As the Tarantinoverse ramps up for the Christmas release of Quentin Tarantino's upcoming western, The Hateful Eight, it seems about the time to begin chomping at the bit for his next classic, which lots of people think could be the long-awaited Kill Bill Vol. Show More Summary
I love when photographers use really elaborate or wacky lighting scenarios, so when I heard about a photographer shooting a plane with a collection of 30 strobes, I was immediately sold already. The photographers name is Dan Vojt?ch and he was shooting a photo of pilot Martin Šonka for Red Bull. Show More Summary
GiF by the author, via A new visual EP by French visual artist and producer, Patrice Olivier, a.k.a., ARCADY, combines CGI with next-level music production. Known as Critical Density, it's five songs, each accompanied by a unique music video. Show More Summary
Wow: In 2009, poet Heather McHugh was awarded a $500,000 MacArthur Foundation fellowship, reports The Daily Kos, “and had no idea what to do with the money.” Upon recognizing that “people who are full-time caregivers truly need a break,” McHugh created a grant-service organization called Caregifted, which offers getaways for those who care for the […]
Harry Pearce was asked to design a poster exploring the enduring effects of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Screencaps via Moonlit gardens are magical as-is, but Pennsylvania’s Longwood Gardens is taking them to the next level with the new light show, Nightscapes. Created by Klip Collective, the psychedelic projection mapping installationShow More Summary
On this day in 1828 Gioacchino Rossini's opera Le Comte Ory premiered in Paris.
Molly Soda is an art darling of a generation that grew up with the internet as a constant companion.
Images courtesy of Megabots Inc. - Photo Credit: Kristine Ambrose On June 30th, 2015, American Robotics company Megabots, Inc. challenged Japanese rivals at Suidobashi Heavy Industries to a giant robot battle. Five days later, Japan formally accepted the challenge, under one condition—the American Mk. Show More Summary
Jane Dickson’s City Maze (1980) was one of Fashion Moda’s most celebrated exhibitions.
GIFs and screecaps by the author via Contemporary art titans Yayoi Kusama and Ai Weiwei (whose works we've covered here, here, and here) get a futuristic update that only CGI can illustrate in animator Ziye Liu's new short film, Themes and Variations. Show More Summary
ake 2 Exp.Inst.Rain from Balam Soto on Vimeo. In his native Guatemala, interactive artist Balam Soto is a “Maestro" of Visual Arts, thanks to an honor by his country’s National Congress. Like a cyberpunk from a William Gibson novel,Show More Summary
The video for Tame Impala's new track Let It Happen sees a man hallucinate dramatic scenes during his final moments of life. We talk to director David Wilson about what inspired the film, and why they were forced to edit the track to fit it....
On this day in 1772 Gustav III seized effective control of the Swedish government and restored the full power of the monarchy, which had been subordinate to parliament since 1720.
It happens to live caricaturists all the time the world over… you flip the drawing over to show it to your customer/model and their response is “I look like I’m pissed off!” It’s hard to explain to someone that, when they aren’t actively...Show More Summary
Install images courtesy of the artist Border Crossing Beta 2.0 is an in-progress experimental documentary by Chicago-and-Dallas-based visual artist Alfredo Salazar-Caro. The piece places the viewer in the position of an immigrant who...Show More Summary