Strange Beast director I Saw John First (AKA John Christian) has directed the first video released as part of Bombay Bicycle Club frontman Jack Steadman’s new solo project, Mr Jukes. The project is an album of collaborations with a range of different artists and this first track has been created with BJ The Chicago Kid.
Italian sculptor Willy Verginer creates figurative sculptures from wood, pieces that allow his carving skills to stand out with minimal additions of monochrome bands of paint.
Typoe (Michael Andrew Gran) is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice plays upon the constant tension between the dark recesses of the urban underground and the shimmering bling of celebrity. With both gravitas and irreverence his work might be regarded as a contemporary memento mori with a smile.
Typoe’s work evolves in response to a given situation or environment and he often works with gunpowder, fire, plastic, spray paint and found objects in the creation of his works and installations., the messenger that while laughing, points to hypocrisy and excess while announcing the melancholy of time lost.
Based in Miami, Typoe has participated in gallery and museum shows around the world and exhibited his work in Mexico City, Mexico, New York, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Argentina and Basel ,Switzerland. Typoe is cofounder and Creative Director of PRIMARY, an art collective and gallery in Miami.
"Shot around central and southern Japan / Okinawa, the series by Gabriella Achadinha shows day and night photographs of spaces and individuals that stood out from the time there. Marlize Eckard has added her touch by creating the ‘fleeting impermanence’ via acrylic paint with additional strokes that create the smudging, lapsing memory."
Figurative artist Jenny Morgan explores femininity in aspects of life, death and rebirth. "Fusing figurative realism with graphic forms, her impeccably detailed images demonstrate an exceptional technique, while purposefully abstracting the human body—at times literally reducing it to its fundamental, skeletal structure."
Designcollector is proud to be a part of Jury panel at Bassawards this year, the International Awards of Motion Graphics, Animation and Broadcast Design.
Entries opened from 21 March to 30 May
The BassAwards want reward, once again, the best audiovisual pieces worldwide, which make a major use of Motion Graphics and animation, as well as excellent design, creativity and execution. No matter the size of the company, if you are freelance or who is your customer. BassAwards look for the best.
This year renew the 9 categories, reviewing the works and concerns of the participants of past editions. In 2017, the animation design for series or Internet programs, among others, will have room in BassAwards, with the intention of finding the best creatives in practically all the audiovisual sectors.
The contest will start on 21st March and will finish on 30th May. BassAwards remain hopeful like every year to find the excellence, rewarding the bests.
"Turkish art director and visual artist Hüseyin Şahin has an uncanny eye for combining disparate photographs into cohesive scenes, where technology, nature, and humankind collide. Sahin works with a variety of digital photographs which he then edits into collages that he shares on Instagram and Behance"
Rala Choi is a Seoul-based photographer who’s best known for his use of rich, saturated colours. The colours and textures of his images often make viewers question whether they’re looking at a photograph or an oil painting.
Recently we were amazed by the simple idea of a keyboard done in retro typewriter style. Guys from Lofree are currently crowd funding their product featuring different backlit options, wireless/wired mode and more
Elena Kulikova immersed herself in a world of commercial photography as a model while simultaneously experimenting on her own in her 20s. Self-taught but mentored by well known photographers, Elena launched her photographic career in Amsterdam in 2006. Her feminine sensibility and creative processing push her photography to deepen the subjects she photographs.
Worth to visit
Fabian Weber's short film debut.
An emotional homage to Switzerland, nature, music and life in all its facets.
Auditory perception is triggered by tonal phenomenon, such as language and music. These stimuli are the gateway to recent and distant memories of all kinds, the sequences of pleasant and often unpleasant experiences that shape and accompany us throughout our lives. They are part of us and make us who we are today.
Written & Directed by Fabian Weber
Voice: Lisa Ambjörn
Director of Photography: Fabian Weber
Location Sound: Kurt Human
Gaffer: Roman Brändli, Simon Wyss
Decoration: Marlise Isler
Editor: Glenn Breda, Fabian Weber
Colorist: Jürgen Kupka
Sound Design: Denis Elmaci
Assistents: Nora Nussbaumer, Robert Kopecky, Christian Mathis
Motion Design: Beat Hösli
Music: Nils Frahm (Erased Tapes), Olafur Arnalds (KobaltMusic, Universal), Jonathan Sigsworth
Watch it below
Fabian Weber was born in 1984 in Switzerland. He is a Director & Photographer who started his own business in 2011. His work is defined by a sharp and graphical focus, always showing a different angle and presenting objects in a new light. At the same time he has an emotional and humane approach to his films, giving them an almost physical presence that leave the viewer with a new level of perception.
Erich Brechbühl [Mixer] is a Lucerne based independent graphic designer focused on poster and corporate design.
He was born on the 3rd of October 1977, and grew up in Sempach, Switzerland. In 1990, at the age of 13, he started his career with he foundation of Mix Pictures, an organisation for short film productions and cultural events. After a typography apprenticeship near Lucerne [1994-1998] he began an apprenticeship in graphic design at the studio of Niklaus Troxler in Willisau [1998-2002]. Then Erich moved to Germany where he did an internship at MetaDesign Berlin. Back in Lucerne he founded his own graphic design studio Mixer. Since 2007 he’s a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale [AGI]. 2009 he was co-founder of the poster festival Weltformat in Lucerne and started the regular exchange meeting for graphic designers called Show & Tell in 2012.
"Artist Refik Anadol [previously] has used the element of light to create an immersive Infinity environment that surrounds visitors in an all-encompassing spectrum of illumination. set at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, the installation forms part of Anadol’s ongoing research into audio/visual spaces. Inside the mirrored chamber and through the careful programming of light, participants’ physical and mental state can be dramatically altered, creating the psychedelic perception an intangible world around them.." via Designboom
"Fascinated by anatomy and realistic depiction of human organs, the artist divided classical artworks into pieces showing anatomic details that compose their interiors. Believing that the object’s inner side is as important as the surface, Hui challenges the viewers’ expectations towards the classical sculpture. When assembled, the artworks appear to be predictable, traditional sculpture.." text by Monika Mroz, iGNANT