A Colorful Geometric Mural of an Urban Cityscape Visualizes Humans’ Impact on Nature

 Art #climate change #murals #public art #street art November 2, 2020 Grace Ebert “Love of Nature” in Chelyabinsk, Russia. All images © Vitaly Tsarenkov, shared with permission Artist Vitaly Tsarenkov, who works under the moniker SY, depicts the threat of ecological catastrophe through a new mural featuring geometric flora, fauna, and objects typically found in bustling city centers. Created for the Urban Morphogenesis festival in Chelyabinsk, Russia, “Love of Nature” is a vertical rendering of the human impact on nature, with color-blocked trucks, road cones, and towering buildings near…

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Skillshare Classes to Keep Your Creative Energy Flowing All Winter Long

 Colossal #education November 2, 2020 Grace Ebert In preparation for both winter and the need to pull ourselves away from the news, we’ve gathered a selection of Skillshare courses that we’re loving here at Colossal. This new grouping features multi-lesson courses focused on various mediums to channel your creative energy, whether through portraiture, personal essays, or visual storytelling. For even more art, design, and illustration lessons, check out our previous recommendations from the popular online platform, too. Artist Chris Hong is adept at sketching whimsical scenes and rich portraits,…

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Check Out Copenhill, the Snow-Free Ski Hill and Climbing Wall Atop a Copenhagen Power Plant

 Design #architecture #climbing #Copenhagen #energy #skiing #snow November 2, 2020 Grace Ebert All images © Hufton + Crow, shared with permission A year since its opening, the snow-free ski hill and entertainment hub that sits above a waste-to-energy power plant in Copenhagen is fully open to outdoor enthusiasts. New aerial photographs from Hufton+Crow capture the rooftop complex Copenhill (previously) through a blanket of fog, revealing the now lush landscaping that lines hiking trails and visitors as they peer out over the surrounding water. The multi-use site, which is located…

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Qianhui Yu – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

An on-going series of personal work by London-based illustrator and animation director, Qianhui Yu, who recently completed her master’s in animation at the Royal College of Art. Yu describes “2020 Her Digital Avatar” as an exploration of her own identity, “the look of avatar changes regularly influenced by my personal status, it is a reflection of my current feeling”. Have a look at the series below. Source link

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“Moraingy” by Photographer Christian Sanna

Based between Paris, France, and his hometown of Nosy Be, Madagascar, Malagasy-Italian photographer Christian Sanna documents the traditional martial art of Moraingy in his recent series by the same name. Practiced on the north-west coast of Madagascar by the Sakalava people, Moraingy is a philosophical practice as much as a physical one—“during the Moraingy the adversary is seen not as an enemy but as a means to forming and proving oneself,” Sanna explains. “Thus, Moraingy shows us the Fihavanana, a Malagasy philosophy based on community peace and friendship.” Practiced on…

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