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First French street artist

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Originally coming from Nice, Paris based Ernest Pignon-Ernest is considered one of the pioneers, if not the inventor of stencil art. Born in 1942, he was already painting stencils outdoors in 66, before gluing silkscreen posters in the streets of the world during more than 20 years.

Mon, April 26, 2010 - 2:32

Amazing slitscan images

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Ansen Seale's camera exchanges the horizontal spatial dimension of X with the dimension of Time. This is done by imaging only the Y axis (a vertical line of pixels) of the same scene over and over again, up to 500 times per second. The internal processor of the camera arranges these pixel columns side by side, building up the horizontal dimension of the picture plane over time. The images are time exposures in one dimension and snapshots in the other. In contrast to traditional photography, only moving or changing objects register clearly and still objects are rendered as blurs across the picture plane.

Thu, April 22, 2010 - 12:20

Alice

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Good news for all the pinball enthusiasts: Game Guru Santiago has just finished "The Pinball Adventures Of Alice in Wonderland". And here a more exciting variation for the boys...

Tue, April 20, 2010 - 1:41

More stencil art

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I took the first photo a couple of years ago in Amsterdam. Like many others Christian Guémy, known as C215, paints local faces because they reflect the personality of the city (a stencil art tradition). Here is more.

Sun, April 18, 2010 - 3:32

Hope for publishers or publisher’s hope

With the iPad conquering the world print publishers worry more than ever about their future. Or don't they? (thanks to Addy for the tip!)

Fri, April 16, 2010 - 1:12

Pixels invasion

Seen around 3 million times in 4 days on the internet. Patrick Jean's latest short film, shot on location in New York.

Tue, April 13, 2010 - 1:46

Face of the city

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Street artist Fauxreel incorporates the texture of the wall in his 'Face of The City' -series.

Fri, April 09, 2010 - 10:08

3 dimensional

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Alexa is blurring the lines between illusion and reality by actually painting the subject itself as a part of the painting.

Fri, April 02, 2010 - 11:24

Balloon crazy

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Berlin based and German artist Hans Hemmert is using air as part of his latest work.

Wed, March 24, 2010 - 12:01

H5

H5 is also known from 'The Child', a cult video for font lovers and graphic designers created by Antoine Bardou-Jacquet for the french dj Alex Gopher in 2005.

Tue, March 23, 2010 - 11:59

‘Logorama’

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“Logorama,” which won this year’s Oscar for Best Animated Short Film, is a movie made up entirely of logos. Written and directed by H5’s Francois Alaux, Herve de Crecy and Ludovic Houplain, “Logorama” is a 16-minute animated crime story that takes place in Los Angeles. Logos are the landscape, the heroes and villains of the film. Here part1 and part2

Sun, March 14, 2010 - 1:33

Cool bananas

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Playfull blue sticker campaign by DJ Neff & Mark Krajan for Chiquita.

Sat, March 13, 2010 - 10:34

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