Juxtapoz // Monday, December 10, 2012
We have written about artist Kazuki Takamatsu on the site before, but seeing the work in person at the Scope Fair in Miami, it was some of our favorite pieces we have seen in quite some time. He creates stunning images of what might best be described as semi-erotic, childish Lolita girls in a dreamlike 3-dimensional fantasy haze.
Music // Monday, December 03, 2012
Normally, an Elijah Wood starring video would not make it on our radar, but when it comes in the starring role of an awesomely bizarro music video for Flying Lotus "Tiny Tortures" (off of the sublime FlyLo 2012 album Until The Quiet Comes), we are all ears and eyes. Is it a dream? Where did that hand go? Only director David Lewandowski knows. Watch...
Music // Friday, November 30, 2012
Lindsay, your sophomore-year crush, may not have realized how much attention and pupose went into putting "Girlfriend" and "Just Like Heaven" back to back on that tape you tossed to her and couched as "just some cool songs" as she dropped you off after group study at the library. But that was years ago, and that tape and the heartbreak are long gone. Enter Mixtape.
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 30, 2012
We knew it was coming, but now it looks to be a reality. Currently, the world’s first 3D printing photo booth is open for a limited time at an exhibition space in Harajuku, Tokyo, EYE OF GYRE. What you can do? Get a reservation, go get your portrait taken, and then, instead of a regular photo, you get a mini figure of yourself.
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 16, 2012
The art duo of Takayuki Nakazawa and Hiroshi Manaka has come to solidify a departure away from digitally manipulated photography. Using props and other elements, they’ve developed a vivid, moving series of still images showcasing life in gravity defying explosions.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Want to cure your fear of heights? Want to make it worse? Want the illusion of flight and walking on air? Well, then you should head to Milan, Italy and take part in the interactive installation, On Space Time Foam, by Tomás Saraceno at Hangar Bicocca atrium. The piece is a floating structure composed of three levels of clear film that can be accessed by the public.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, November 11, 2012
From a project in 3D Magazine in 2009, Ayaka Ito created a collection of photography portraying human figure in scribbled lines. It was distorted and reconstructed in 3D using a Flash drawing tool programmed by Randy Church.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Let's let Jen Lewin explain "The Pool": The Pool is an environment of giant, concentric circles created from interactive circular pads. By entering the pool, you enter a world where play and collaborative movement create swirling effects of light and color. Imagine a giant canvas where you can paint and splash light collaboratively.
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 02, 2012
After the success of Alex Pardee's "WayCooler" mobile sticker app, San Francisco-based Upper Playground teamed up with 99CentBrains to create two new free mobile apps: the "stickUP" app that features classic and UP artwork, and "Choebot," which allows you to apply David Choe's artwork to your photos or your parent's faces. Both are available in theApple App store now.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 31, 2012
In case you live under a rock, there have been some major weather and wind events over on the eastern seaboard of the United States of some unprecedented consequence (and our most sincere condolences go out to those who have been affected and are currently muscling through the devastation that Sandy roared through with).