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Fragility. Merriam-Webster defines it as the quality or state of being easily broken or destroyed. It's what I believe to be the perfect word to describe these beautifully vulnerable portraits taken by Bruxelles, Belgium-based photographer David Olkarny. See the emotion on their faces, try and feel what they're going through.…
Here's one of my favorite excerpts: A growing body of evidence shows that historically, domesticated animals likely played a large part in their own taming, habituating themselves to humans before we took an active role in the process. "My working hypothesis,"…Continue
Imagine starting a photo series over 30 years ago. Then, imagine the patience it requires in finding an authentic and powerful moment. That is the abbreviated story of Richard Nagler, a man who spent days finding poignant words in isolation then waited for a lone individual to pass by. It couldn't just be any person, however, that stranger had to breathe life into that word, creating a story out of… Continue
Added by alice on January 31, 2011 at 10:00am —
As a great follow-up to their first short film, Influencers gets a little deeper with Steve Stoute, Founder and CEO of Translation, a brand management firm that arranges strategic partnerships between Pop Culture icons (like Jay-Z, Gwen Stefani, and Justin Timberlake) and Fortune 500 companies.
Named one of the Fortune's 40 under 40 list and inducted into… Continue
Good morning! To start off the week, I'd love to share a good piece of news with you. Our website, My Modern Met, was just featured on the Flipboard iPad app as a pick of the week! What a thrill and an honor.
Earlier this year, Melbourne based agency ENESS received a phone call from Red Bull. The world's leading energy drink company asked them this one simple but very complicated question. “How would you like create your extreme projections for some of the best riders in the world?”
Three years ago, ENESS first turned their projectors onto snow at a snowfield in Australia. They described it as "carving the slopes by day and lighting the ice by night, transforming… Continue
NASA joined Flickr Commons today, releasing 180 historic photos in three incredible sets; Building NASA, Launch/Takeoff and NASA Center Namesakes. The photos span the US space agency's 50+ year history. You'll not only get to see the key figureheads behind NASA, you'll also see some of the most iconic… Continue
Added by alice on August 30, 2010 at 2:00pm —
For those that enjoyed the book Freakonomics, here comes a a documentary film adaptation this fall. The trailer looks action-packed and really interesting. It's directed by a whole bunch of today's top documentarians like Seth Gordon (The King of Kong), Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me), Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side), Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight), and Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (Jesus Camp). Can't…
Added by alice on August 14, 2010 at 11:31am —
Dwell presents their first video in a three-part series about color. Senior editor Aaron Britt drops by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation to discuss the life and work of German-born American artist Josef Albers, who is often referred to as the 'Father of Color Theory'. Will give you a great appreciation not just for color but for Albers - his values, beliefs and incredible passion.
If you're up for celebrating art in an unconventional place, may I suggest you make your way to Chicago on August 7th? There you can join other art enthusiasts aboard the eight-car "L" train for an experience you won't forget. Art on Track is a mobile art experience that will take you around Chicago in a loop. The event is put on by SALVO NFP, a Chicago organization… Continue
Added by alice on July 11, 2010 at 6:00am —
Step into the digital world of Justin Maller and get ready for an exhilarating adventure. Called "The Master of Photoshop," this freelance illustrator and art director from Melbourne, Australia creates intense illustrations that will blow your mind.
Though you can see a wide range of Maller's work on…
As a big fan of David Choe's beautifully messy work, I'm interested in seeing this new documentary about him.
Dirty Hands, will be presented in Los Angeles and San Francisco by Upper Playground. Screenings start at the Sunset 5 in LA on April 30 - May 6, and then move on to SF for showings from May 21 - May 27. Check… Continue
For a few months now, HP's been putting on a contest to make you the star of their kick ass commercials. Though HP's no longer taking submissions, you can watch and vote for your favorites, here. Sure, they're not as slick as Gwen's or Jay-Z's, but there's something raw… Continue
Added by alice on September 3, 2009 at 10:53am —
If you've ever dreamed of being a part of AMC's Mad Men cast (for just one day), you now have a chance. Banana Republic and Mad Men have partnered up so that you can enter to win a walk-on role in an upcoming episode, as well as a $1,000 gift card from the store. Just go into any Banana Republic store between July 21 through Aug. 11 and pick up a Style Guide. In it… Continue
One of the best things about running this site is that we get to find and share some of the most incredible art across the world. Today, this mission takes us to Tokyo where we find Wataru Itou, a young student of a major art university, who's created this wonderful paper craft art installation called Umi no Ue no Oshiro or A Castle On the Ocean. The installation is… Continue
Added by alice on July 1, 2009 at 2:00pm —
A new trailer just got released for this movie Paper Heart. Part documentary part fiction, the story follows comedian/actress Charlyne Yi (of Knocked Up) who has never been in love and is not even sure if she is capable of loving someone. Yi goes on a cross country journey to try to further understand the concept of love. Along the way she interviews married… Continue