The story of the Landfill Harmonic Orchestra is one of the most inspiring tales of resourcefulness and transcendence one might ever hear and see. The people of Cateura, Paraguay create beautiful sound out of what most anyone would consider trash.Be sure to check out their website and keep an eye out for screening tours in the near future.
The stream of stimuli that has flooded our lives due to the internet is dumbfounding; especially when you hold the modern flow in comparison with that of only 20 years ago. Debatably there are many positives and negatives, but it certainly can help to inspire. Here are some miscellaneous images pulled from the unending search for thought provoking visuals and fascinating artifacts of human culture. If you’re digging on these images / theme of Miscellanea, you just might want to […]
Hey-ooo! Heres a wee smattering of intrigues from the random images folder to provide some thought fodder for yawl -ENJURRR :} https://capturingcapacity.com/?s=Miscellanea+
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Last month at the Corey Helford Gallery in L.A., the POP-EYEconic group show took place. Focusing on the theme on tweaking Pop art Icons, the artists involved came up with some very comical submissions. Emo Boba Fett drinking a Bubble tea?! KLEVA. via Juxtapoz. Here is the Line up of artists: POP-EYECONIC GROUP SHOW Chris Anthony, Carlos Ramos, Ron English, Shag (Josh Agle), Korin Faught, Natalia Fabia, KINSEY , Lola , Luke Chueh, Sarah Folkman, Joey Remmers, Paul Frank, David […]
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Although quite staunchly a dissident of materialism, one can’t help but see the beauty of design in these accoutrements of home furnishing. Granted, that ping-pong table is a bit ridiculous. DIY?
Ricardo Bofill & his architecture firm (Taller de Arquitectura) have reclaimed an old cement factory near Barcelona and turned it into their headquarters. Serving as one of the grandest examples of re-appropriation, the renovation of the turn of the 20th century industrial complex is astounding. Check out the gallery and video below for a bit of a walk through.
In a world where many artists have crossed over to digitization and are increasingly reliant on machinery of various sorts, Dennis Mcnett’s wood working stands as a beacon of craftsmanship in the modern era. Wood workin’ skeelz aside, Mcnett also has an awesome perspective on life (as you may gather by watching the video below the gallery). OL TIMEY PAINSTAKING DETAILS
Chris Gilmour used to build models out of cardboard as ‘rough drafts’ & mock-ups for larger scale works out of bronze, wood, & stone; when he realized that the cardboard mockups were alluring their own right. “The thing that I like is the contrast between a very poor material, and very beautiful objects, very desirable objects,” Gilmour says of his own work. Spending a minimum of 3 months on each project, and sometimes up to half a year on the […]