Deep Green Sea is an artist collective that work in film and animation. Their ‘Art of Making’ series showcases the creation of art, in a condensed, fascinating fashion.
From their Vimeo channel:
The “Art of Making” series aspires to display and highlight people who go against the spirit of today’s pessimism and desperation. They dare to dream and create with zeal and imagination.
Check out more of their work here.
Hero is a drawing by Miguel Endara of his father made up of 3.2 million ink dots.
(Filmed, edited and directed by Miguel Endara)
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The Illumiroom is a new project from Microsoft Research that expands the television experience to your living room. Working as a projector as well as a television, the Illumiroom scans your surroundings and projects images outside of the television frame resulting in a truly immersive experience.
Find out more here.
Girl Walk // All Day is a feature-length music video that follows three dancers throughout New York City. It serves as a music video for the album All Day by American mash up musician Girl Talk AKA Greg Gillis. Divided into twelve segments as per the twelve tracks in the album, the film follows an unnamed girl, a creep and a gentleman spread their infectious joy throughout the city. Directed by Jacob Krupnick.
You can watch the entire movie for free at their official website.
The legendary Daido Moriyama plunges into the dark corners and bright lights of Hong Kong. The acclaimed Japanese photographer’s immersive and sensual approach to the urban landscape is revealed in this edifying short by the Hong Kong-based filmmaker Ringo Tang.
From The Nowness: http://www.nowness.com/day/2012/12/11?ecid=soc1268
Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011) is a documentary directed by David Gelb. It follows Jiro Ono, an 85-year old sushi master. He is the owner of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 3-Michelin Star sushi restaurant tucked away at an unassuming Tokyo subway station. It follows his endless quest to perfect the art of sushi. Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain says he had the best sushi experience of his life in Jiro’s restaurant as well as Joel Robuchon who says the restaurant taught him that sushi is an art.
It is one of the best-reviewed movies of the year.
Theo Jansen is a Dutch sculptor. He became famous in 1990 for creating mechanical animals out of PVC that are able to move freely on their own. He calls them Strandbeests, an incredible fusion of art and engineering.
Learn more here: http://www.strandbeest.com/