"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.

GIF Psychedelica by Yoshi Sodeoka

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 06, 2012
We know you are thinking about heading out for the weekend, we thought a nice bit of GIF Psychedelica by Yoshi Sodeoka would set you on your right path. Sodeoka is a multidisciplinary artist from Yokohama, Japan, who’s lived and worked in New York for more than two decades. "Sodeoka’s psychedelic video art—informed by his background as a painter, punk rocker, and electronic musician—is a dystopian clash of noise and beatitude."

Montana Colors Launches New App

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 06, 2012
Apple boasts there are over 500,000 available apps on the App Store, but who cares? That's why we are glad to see a company that specializes in making graffiti supplies has put their efforts towards an app. Montana Colors announced their speciality app this past Wednesday. See more after the jump...

Tanaami and Payne: Manipulating Japanese Bullet Hell Games in Zurich

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 04, 2012
At Studiolo in Zurich, Switzerland, Japanese artist Keiichi Tanaami and British artist Oliver Payne have teamed up to create Perfect Cherry Blossom, a unique collaboration that focuses on symbols for "flourishing spring and peace" juxtaposed with images of violent Japanese Bullet Hell Games. Phew, a mouthful. Payne collages stickers of Japanese Bullet Hell Games on torn out pages of an ancient Greek sculpture catalogues, which you see here.

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