Living As Form: Socially Engaged Art from the Last 20 Years

Living As Form: Socially Engaged Art from the Last 20 Years

Living As Form investigates innovational art projects which ignite the imagination of others and explore ideas that shape our society for the better. Hosting an exhibition at the historic Essex street market in New York which begins on the 24th of this month, Creative Time pay homage to the public movements that have been dedicated to acting on social need. Obviously …

Jerry’s Map By Gregory Whitmore

Jerry’s Map By Gregory Whitmore

It never ceases to amaze me the lengths people take to fulfill an idea they have, in recent times I was taken back by Rick Mereki and his Eat, Learn and Move series and today I’d like to introduce you to an interesting if not rather eccentric character called Jerry. With copious amounts of spare time on his hands Jerry has developed this separate world which he hand paints on a considerable sized map he has built up over the years. It never ceases to amaze …

One Plastic Beach Short Documentary

One Plastic Beach Short Documentary

Heads up to Jason Sondhi of Short of the Week for bringing this captivating short documentary about the waste we produce in the products we make to my attention. I’m not too fond of sharing work that’s already being showcased but this project really resonated with me, I think beyond what could be seen as quirkiness of the couple involved in this project is a really important issue that we all need to be made aware of. I’ve never quite understood …

Animation from Kaori Onishi

Animation from Kaori Onishi

Japanese creative Kaori Onishi brings us this charming little animation that she’s created titled “When I Was Young” which draws narrative on the nostalgia of childhood experiences. This project really caught my eye as I crawled through the latest videos on Vimeo this morning, with such a crafted feel embedded within the piece I could hardly pass up the opportunity to bring this short across. Kaori was born in Japan and opted to challenge …

Short Documentary From Kris Van den Bulck

Short Documentary From Kris Van den Bulck

Film student Kris Van den Bulck recently produced this interesting project in which he introduces Belgian Cartoonist Jangojim, I thought it was well put together and had some nice elements incorporated so here it is for all of us to view. I’m pretty sure this is the first time we’ve included this type of artist before, but I have to admit I quite enjoy the quirkiness of Jangojim’s work – this is a bit of a guilty pleasure on my part. The young artist talks us through how …