Top 5 Friday : April 19, 2013

Matej Peljhan

1. Le Petite Prince depicts a 12-year boy named Lukas performing ordinary activities like dancing, swimming and playing basketball, things he cannot do in real life due to his muscular dystrophy. Created by photographer and psychologist Matej Peljhan, Le Petite Prince is a part of an ongoing practice that Peljhan utilizes in his photographic therapy.…read more…

Top 5 Friday : February 1, 2013

Google Street Scene

1. Paperman, an animated short produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and directed by John Kahrs, tells the story of love at first sight, fate and changing your destiny. It stole my heart. Enough said. 2. Photographer Joseph O. Holmes captured visitors at the Museum of Modern Art participating in Phillip Worthington’s installation, Shadow Monsters.…read more…

Top 5 Friday : November 9, 2012

Barack Obama

1. ‘And with your stories and your struggles, I return to the White House more determined and more inspired than ever about the work there is do and the future that lies ahead.’ Minorities and women voted Barack Obama back into the White House. So I am more proud than ever to label myself a…read more…

Top 5 Friday : August 10, 2012

Nina Boesch

1. Yes, revenge is sweet! Thanks to Phillip Simon and Alyse Miller, graduates of Ringling College of Art and Design, for this animated feature entitled The Colors of Evil. 2. Jerry Seinfeld and Ricky Gervais walk into a bar…no. They drive around in a really expensive English Healy and go get coffee. Also, Ricky is…read more…

Top 5 Friday : August 3, 2012

Rodolfo Loaiza

1. Mexican artist Rodolfo Loaiza flips Disney characters on their head, creating a world that is wholly disenchanted in his series of manipulated images. 2. Daniel Craig is back as 007 and he is better than ever in the Sam Mendes-directed Skyfall. Can you really expect to win against a man that looks that good…read more…

Top 5 Friday : July 27, 2012

Andreas Franke

1. For the second episode of their Written by a Kid series, the team at Geek & Sundry present Goth Boy as told by 8-year old CiCi Parker. It ain’t easy being Goth. 2. Austrian photographer Andreas Franke manipulated his Life Below the Surface series as everyday underwater scenes. Appropriately enough, Franke is currently exhibiting…read more…

Top 5 Friday : July 13, 2012

Camille Seaman

1. Photographer Camille Seaman chases a tornado and captures its progression in her series, The Big Cloud : The Lovely Monster. Mother Nature never looked so fearsome. Check out the rest of her work by clicking here. 2. Created and animated by Kevin Bapp, see a mash-up of the Super Friends and The Golden Girls,…read more…

Top 5 Friday : July 6, 2012

Do You Live in the City

1. Joseph Garner trekked around the country with no money, no contact with friends or family, and only the help of strangers on Craigslist to get him through his 31-day journey. Check out the trailer to Craigslist Joe, set to hit theaters on August 2nd. 2. Do you live in a city? NPR has a…read more…

Top 5 Friday : June 29, 2012

eco-amp

1. Kirby Dick investigates the rape epidemic in the U.S. military with his new documentary, The Invisible War. Go see it. It will leave you so angry, you will want to help in any way you can. 2. Flippy Cat recreated Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night using over 7,000 dominoes because this is the internet…read more…

Top 5 Friday : June 22, 2012

Dina Goldstein

1. The perfect, bubblegum pink world of Barbie isn’t all dream houses and convertibles. According to Dina Goldstein, it is a dark, miserable existence where Ken struggles with his homosexuality and Barbie tries to keep it together in a loveless marriage. Check out Goldstein’s website for more In the Dollhouse photos and a behind-the-scenes video.…read more…