Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'Above' (9)

Boat Magically Floats Above Water



When I first saw this image, I had a hard time figuring out what was really going on. Was the boat floating above water? Was it Photoshopped? Is this some kind of sorcery? After analyzing the image more, I've come to the conclusion that the water is just so clear that it makes the boat appear to be floating! We're not 100% sure where this magical place is, but according to one commenter on…

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Added by Eugene on April 12, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Manhattan Bridge Projection Mapping

Projection mapping is always a thrill to watch. This time around, the Manhattan Bridge was used as the backdrop for a large-scale video art exhibit as part of the DUMBO Arts Festival, which took place a few weeks ago. The project, entitled Immersive Surfaces, presents over a dozen video pieces from an international group of artists.



The featured video, “As Above, So Below,” comes from Light Harvest Studio and is sponsored by SenovvA. The projection,… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 10, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: View from the International Space Station

Expedition 24 Crew, NASA

"Peering out of the windows of the International Space Station (ISS), astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson takes in the planet on which we were all born, and to which she would soon return. About 350 kilometers up, the ISS is high enough so that the Earth's horizon appears clearly curved."



via [… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 17, 2010 at 2:00am — 4 Comments

Urban Street Art: Burqa Man Loves Paris (3 pics + video)

Street artist Above shot us an email about his new work in Paris. As you can see, "A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words" is centered around the controversial burqa ban in France, that we discussed earlier in the forum.



Above says: "I sat for a while considering if I should describe… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 1, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

A Good Archer by Above

Street artist Above just sent us this video. After recently finishing his 2-month long U.S.A. tour, he starts off his European segment of the tour in the city of Essen, Germany. Above was invited to participate in "Concrete Playground" where he painted an interactive stencil and put a unique spin on a popular… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 21, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

NYC and Las Vegas From Above, At Night - The Big Picture

New York City's Financial District across to the Governors Island and Upper Bay.

Photographer Jason Hawkes shares with us some of his latest images of American cities seen from above at night - New York City and Las Vegas, both cities that undergo… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 5, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Homeless Not Hopeless - Above

Street artist Above has been working hard on his Homeless Not Hopeless project to raise awareness of homeless people in his new hometown Portland in Oregon. Oregon is one of the states with the highest proportion of homeless in the United States and is amongst the states with the highest unemployment rate as well. Instead of ignoring these people, like a… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 17, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Urban Street Art - Stealing from the Rich, and Giving to the Poor

Check out this really powerful piece of urban street art by artist, Above. Created in Lisbon, Portugal, the image is supposed to resemble a scene in a modern day Robin Hood.



"When I was in Lisbon, Portugal three months ago, I would walk by this homeless lady who was begging for money everyday. I found it sadly ironic that just six feet away there was an… Continue

Added by Eugene on February 15, 2009 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

London From Above, At Night - Hi-Def Photos by Jason Hawkes

The city of London, at night, featuring the financial district, NatWest Tower, and the River Thames.

Big Ben, above the Houses of Parliament.

Commuters and traffic at Oxford Circus.

A busy roundabout junction.…

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Added by Eugene on August 29, 2008 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

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