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humanæ

Neither black nor white – there are many more nuances and subtleties to the human body. humanæ by Brazilian photographer Angélica Dass.

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humanae

humanae

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humanae

humanae

All Images © Angélica Dass.

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Slum Vacation

Slum Vacation is a performance project by California artist Phil America, in which he builds a house to live in Thailand’s largest marginal settlement area for 30 days.

»Klong Toey, with an estimated population of 120,000 inhabitants one of the largest slums in Asia, is located in central Bangkok. This district also houses the Bangkok University Art Gallery, one of South East Asia’s most important non-commercial art spaces, in which Slum Vacation was first displayed alongside a sound and video installation.« Visit SlumVacation.com for more info.

Slum Vacation

Slum Vacation

Slum Vacation

Slum Vacation

All Images © Phil America.

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Artist Rail Network Manifesto

Across a number of projects in the last few years, the French art collective Hehe has created four working versions of alternative rail vehicles.

Radeau de Sauvetage, Géographies variables, L'école européenne supérieure d'art de Bretagne, Lorient, 2013

Radeau de Sauvetage, Géographies variables, L’école européenne supérieure d’art de Bretagne, Lorient, 2013

M-Blem, 2012

M-Blem, 2012

TapisVolant à Saint Denis, France

Tapis Volant à Saint Denis, France

Métronome - the train project, 2012

Métronome – the train project, 2012

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Paddling Pool Fountain

Although summer season is long gone, there’s no reason to clear out your garage of old paddling pools. Here is a simple way to create a unique garden feature. But be careful: use of technology under the age of 10 is detrimental to early swimming experience. »Paddling Pool Fountain« by dutch artist Helmut Smits.

Paddling Pool Fountain, 2003, inflatable paddling pools, buckets, water pump, 3-head spray head, PVC, wood, tarp, glue, paint.

Paddling Pool Fountain, 2003, inflatable paddling pools, buckets, water pump, 3-head spray head, PVC, wood, tarp, glue, paint.

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Not Red But Green

Not Red But Green by Per Kristian Nygård at NoPlace Oslo. It’s time to get ready for the snow season. Where is the snowmaker?

Not Red But Green, NoPlace Oslo, 2014

Not Red But Green, NoPlace Oslo, 2014

Per Kristian Nygård

Per Kristian Nygård

All photos © Jason Olav Benjamin Havneraas.

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Fictions

Large inanimate objects, at this state radically defunctionalized, appear not to be out of this world but in the same time they seem so familiar. Filip Dujardin has been working on a series since 2007 whose humor and entertainment value is accompanied by references to art history: »Fictions presents wonderful objects in conceptional subjectivity and is full of jocularity and persiflage. With the aid of a digital collage technique consisting of photographs of existing buildings in and around Ghent, the city of his birth, the artist creates buildings that have been ingeniously imbedded in the landscape and whose construction would be impossible—fabrications in the true sense of the word.«

Fictions by Filip Dujardin

Fictions by Filip Dujardin

Fictions by Filip Dujardin

Fictions by Filip Dujardin

All images © Filip Dujardin. »Fictions« published by Hatje Cantz Verlag. Buy.

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Star Wars

A longt time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Thomas Dagg has digitally inserted star wars characters into everyday reality.

Thomas Dagg

Thomas Dagg

Thomas Dagg

Thomas Dagg

Thomas Dagg

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Immer auf der Suche nach dem Flow, begeistern Gregor Maria Schubert und Roland Graffé sich für Trends, Widersprüche und Abseitiges in Kunst, Musik und Medien.

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