9 Film Frames is a single topic blog on Tumblr that presents the entirety of a movie in nine panels. The frames include anything from key plot points to popular scenes that have gone on to leave their mark in film history. The blog is an ongoing project that includes a wide variety of films from Orson Welles'…Continue
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To celebrate her daughter, Emma, turning 5 years old, photographer Jaime Moore decided to do a photo shoot with the young girl dressed up as five different women that have influenced change and progress for women. Each image also includes an empowering quote by the woman Emma is echoing, below it. The proud mother wanted to commemorate her daughter's birthday by doing something that…
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Today, more than ever, we’re sharing our lives with each other in both simple and profound ways. With the rise of social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, we can keep in touch with our existing friends or make completely new ones with just a few clicks of a button. Which technologies are advancing this idea even further? Today we’ll take a look at…
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At first, the image above looks like a boat, one that is caught in a soaking surge of water, but it is in fact a cleverly designed fountain sprinkling water out of its man-made pores. Located at Playa de la Malvarrosa in Valencia, Spain and known simply as Water Boat Fountain (or Fuente del Barco de Agua in Spanish) by visitors and locals alike, the…Continue
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If you ever watched the Jetson's and longed to drive one of those flying cars, you will be super excited to see that the future is upon us. Massachusetts-based startup Terrafugia recently revealed plans for the TF-X, a hybrid-electric flying car that will just blow your mind. The company states, "We need the safety of commercial aviation, the convenience and flexibility of a car, and the freedom…
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This recent installation by British artist Ian Berry, aka Denimu, is further proof of the artist's love for everything denim. News Stand is a life-sized replica of the average New York street vendor, filled with various magazines, snacks, lottery tickets, and even a postcard rack. But, rather than being constructed out of paper, metal, or cardboard, the entire piece is…Continue
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Berlin-based Japanese artist Ryoichi Kurokawa creates a unique audiovisual experience of standing in a waterfall indoors with his installation titled Octfalls. By placing eight suspended panels, each featuring an HD video of water refreshingly cascading down a cliff, and accompanying them with the relaxing sounds of water streaming across rocks, Kurokawa simulates an…Continue
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Three young filmmakers from Melbourne, Australia heard about a man named Phipps who lived on a lake in central Tasmania. Phipps was a fly fisherman so the three set out to create a short film about the beauty of the serene sport. Once they met Phipps, however, that all changed.
As Drew Dunlop, one of the three filmmakers explained to us, "Phipps lives in a fisherman’s shack that…Continue
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This has got to be one of the trippiest light installations we've ever come across. Isotopes v.2, by Nonotak Studio, is currently on view at the Mapping Festival in Geneva. The catalyst for the project is the now famous city of Fukushima in Japan. Back in 2011, Fukushima's nuclear power plant suffered…Continue
Back to Light is a creatively scientific series by photographer Caleb Charland that explores the naturally electrifying power of ordinary objects like fruits and loose change. The images in the series features a number of…Continue
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If a stranger sat silently across from you and stared straight into your eyes, what kind of emotions would you feel? Or, better yet, how long would it take before you broke down and cried? In 2010, at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, world-renowned performance artist Marina Abramovic put on The Artist is Present, or what's been called, "a milestone in…
On a routine visit to his car dealership in Norman, Oklahoma, Redditor SquishyMcPhee came across a styrofoam cup that had been left behind by a former customer, but he immediately knew that it was no ordinary cup. The tiny container was covered in intricately crafted doodles with a simple ballpoint pen. Every…
Sao Paulo, Brazil-based artist Rogerio Degaki has created an incredible series of works that will make you scratch your head. While at first glance you think you're looking at close-up photos of children's knitted sweaters, find out they're actually oil paintings and you can't help but be completely blown away.
How does he do it? Degaki tells us that his process of…Continue
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In this appetizing series, still life and food photographer Beth Galton gives us a fresh perspective on some basic, everyday meals. Cut Food is a series of just that—food that is cut in half, giving us a glimpse at the gooey, delicious mid-sections of a doughnut, a bowl of soup, and even a hot dog on a bun. Your stomach will growl with hunger as you flip through this…
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In this series, Bulgarian photographer Kiril Stanoev pays tribute to Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. During her career, Kahlo produced quite a large number of self-portraits through which she was able to express herself and her emotions. Kahlo once said, "They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn't. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality." In honor of this renowned…Continue
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Brussels, Belgium-based artist David Mesguich used polypropylene sheets or recycled plastic, to create a huge 4 x 3 x 2 meter sculpture of a woman's head. Called Luz 1.0, the futuristic-looking being symbolizes "the passage from one dimension to another, from the concrete to the mental world." Simply put, she is "trying to overcome physical boundaries."
In order to convey…Continue
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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, though it may look and taste different depending on where you're from. While in America it is not out of the ordinary to have a stack of flapjacks and bacon as a morning meal, it is wildly different from Thailand's customary fish, pork, and rice dish.
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During her childhood, California-based artist Amberlee Rosolowich often visited her mother—a zookeeper and aquarium show diver—at work. Having grown up surrounded by animals, she uses this past as inspiration for her playful paintings which blend strong creatures interacting with young children. Rosolowich says, "I became fascinated early on with animal behavior,…Continue
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Photographer Helminadia Jabur captures the remarkable, billowing emissions of Mount Bromo, an active volcano located on the Indonesian island of East Java. The photographer says, "The volcano is noted for its spectacular sunrises and majestic views all the way to Semeru volcano which is located further behind it."
Despite being based in Doha, Qatar, Jabur has an unwavering…Continue
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Bring the beauty and mystery of nature right into your home with this lovely light sculpture by creative collaboration Hilden & Diaz. The two artists, Thyra Hilden and Pio Diaz, blend their artistic interests by starting with what they describe as "existing cultural icons and basic elements, which they transform and modify to tamper with the common perception."