Music // Tuesday, March 03, 2015
This is going to be a fun month here at Juxtapoz as we celebrate Björk and her retrospective at MoMA, but also her cover for the April 2015 issue of our print edition. We also get the chance to kick back and see some of the work our friends have done with Björk over the years; first up being our friends at Ghost Robot and the production they did on the amazing video for "Wanderlust" off of 2007's Volta LP. Directed by Encyclopedia Pictura, this is one of Björk's most masterful videos.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 03, 2015
In this short documentary, Juxtapoz' Joey Garfield spends an afternoon with The Sucklord, talking Star Wars, Gay Rights, and why Super Villains have the upper hand.
Design // Monday, March 02, 2015
Our good friends at HUF have wisely brought Todd Francis (featured in our July 2014 issue) into the mix for a complete capsule collection for the Spring 2015 line. Featuring T-shirt designs and this full-on classic Francis graphic for a skate deck, you have options for art or recreation—better yet, both.
Juxtapoz // Friday, February 27, 2015
Now that Birdman has won the Oscar for Best Picture and Best Director, and launched a thousand opinions, praises and criticisms, we found this cool little short video about some of the editing tricks that Alejandro González Iñárritu used in creating his "single edit" style film. A pretty cool look at how precise everything needed to be as you follow the characters around the Broadway playhouse.
Street Art // Thursday, February 26, 2015
Produced by Ben Mor, this surreal short 2-minute film on Os Gemeos transmits the essence of the twin's world in as playful a vision as their work itself is.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 25, 2015
"Pandemonio" is animated kaleidoscope of monsters, animals and other strange creatures brought to life by the primitive and franzied pace of Zu's music. Each figure is made by overlapping felt circles. The animation is obtained by moving, resizing and painting every circle without deforming its perfect shape. Have fun!
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Take an exclusive look at the process behind Coral Morphologic's living artworks, colorful reefs created using coral polyps native to Miami. Watch as the scientific art collective explores the visual storytelling potential of coral reef organisms through film, multimedia and site-specific artworks. Additionally, learn how rising sea levels, combined with government dredging projects, are impacting not only corals, but the entire fate of Miami.
Design // Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The Eames loving, Ice Cube-listening, Los Angeles-appreciating staff at Juxtapoz somehow missed this video of Ice Cube celebrating the Eames...
Erotica // Monday, February 23, 2015
These female nudes are of friends, acquaintances and volunteers from the internet. I often trawl charity shops and stores that sell cheap kitsch because I sometimes come across objects and trinkets that may lead to ideas for photos. I came across some small mirrors in a £1 shop. They were selling them for £1 for two. I bought six not knowing what I would do with them...
Music // Friday, February 20, 2015
Hey everyone one! Blur is back. That may be big news for some, in our office we are pretty sure one member of the staff was quite happy. Blur's members were busy for the past 12 years, Damon Albarn doing all sorts of projects, one being the highly successful Gorillaz. The last time we saw Blur, they had a Banksy-designed LP called Think Tank. On April 12, 2015, they will release The Magic Whip, and have a lyric-video for the song "Go Out."