Xchange by Nick Gentry

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
We have featured Nick Gentry on the site before, interviewed him as well, and today we just saw a video the UK artist just posted, XChange. Gentry, who takes used floppy disks and creates portraits from them, has compiled a video montage of some of the details that go into his portrait work.

Perpendicular Dreams: Digital Collages by Julien Pacaud

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 09, 2012
With a great collection of surreal-inspired digital collages, Julien Pacaud has created a series that channels what he calls "Perpendicular Dreams." He works "with bargain-hunted vintage imagery and tries to go beyond the usual ‘cut and paste’ technique in order to create coherent-but- surrealistic strange worlds."

The Drawing Apparatus by Robert Howsare

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 29, 2012
Simple, compelling, and hypnotic to watch, Robert Howsare created the Drawing Apparatus, where he connects pen with two turntables and mixes the speed of the records to create a unique drawing. Watch the video after the jump . . .

"How Many Digital Photos Do Americans Take a Year?" A lot.

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 27, 2012
A recent article on Hyperallergic investigated the astounding growth of photos taken with camera phones. Although this is not any news to anyone who frequents the internet, especially forums like Facebook, Instagram, and Flickr, seeing the facts and trends is certainly interesting. According to National Geographic, last year 37% of the images taken in the U.S. were captured with camera phones, and this number is expected to rise to 50% by 2015.

Internet Rising at the Creators Project, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Internet Rising premiered its first public screening at the Creators Project, San Francisco on Saint Patrick's Day.  Introduced by Creators Project Global Director, Julia Kaganskiy -- called one of the "most influential women in technology" by FastCompany -- the documentary is an engaging amalgam of fact, philosophy, and stimulation from the information age.

The Work of Tomo77

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Tony Aguero, aka Tomo77, is a graphic designer and illustrator who has been working in the design industry for over 15 years. In the last few years he has been focusing on creating work for apparel, skate decks, and more. According to Aguero, "I don't think I have an art style in particular. Variety sells and I would just hate if all the Tomo77 work looked the same."

X-Ray Portrait Art by Xavier Lucchesi

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
And you thought just sitting for a portrait was laborious. French photographer Xavier Lucchesi uses a medical scanner as the basis for his portrait work, where he takes the final X-ray and adds color, highlighting certain shapes or organs. Let's recap: find subject, get them to a x-ray machine, scan them, and then go in and highlight all the vital organs with specific colors that make a beautiful portrait. Got it.

Power Persona/Digital Identity by Yassy Goldie

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 27, 2012
A little weird Internet gem sent to us from our contributing writer, Caleb Neelon. "If yuO are struggling to get noticed, get clients, and get paid for u Or artistic expertise and finally want to ramp up u Or artwork so that yuO too can enjoy a preferred lifestyle in 2012, then come now watch and listen to me tell yuO the following information on how to make or improve u Or Power Persona/Digital Identity."

The LED Snow Surfer

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 17, 2012
We are going to call this one of the most original ideas we have seen in 2012. This is a beautiful and dramatic video piece by Jacob Sutton, where he takes pro snowboarder William Hughes and films him at night in a uniform adorned with LED lights on a French slope. What looks flawless didn't come easy: Sutton spent three nights on the slopes, using his Red Epic camera at temperatures of -25C.

AirPort: An Open-Air Installation by Electroboutique

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 01, 2012
In 2009, Russian collective, Electroboutique created the public, open-air installation, AirPort, placing a departure flight kiosk in the middle of a forest. As the collective notes, the piece was a "poetic reflection on the possible ways of the urban civilization development. We are facing a choice: whether we should further sink our ferroconcrete teeth of architecture and transport system into the nature's body; or should we try to minimize our impact on it." Looks rather utopian to us.

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