“Infinite Perimeter” by Photographer Michalis Poulas

Greek photographer Michalis Poulas was first introduced to photography when his father opened a one-hour film processing shop back in the eighties. Poulas has since studied photography at Leica Academy in Athens, worked in the fashion industry, and, since 2003, been running a photo lab of his own in Sitia Crete, where he currently resides.  “Infinite Perimeter”, ongoing since 2014, explores Poulas’ home island of Crete. He considers the decade of sociopolitical unrest Crete has experienced, making pictures that speak to the deterioration left in capitalism’s wake. “Infinite Perimeter is…

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

Bahati is a self-taught artist who was born in Munanira, Burundi, and is currently based in Ghent, Belgium. She is proud of her Belgian and Congolese heritage and her paintings pull from her childhood experiences as well as current events. She describes the way the Black bodies fill the spaces as loud, “celebrated in a world without the white gaze”. See more below! Source link

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Immersive Yourself in the ‘Bob Ross Experience,’ a Permanent Exhibit Dedicated to the Beloved Painter

 Art History #interactive #museum #painting #tv November 5, 2020 Grace Ebert Bob Ross on the set of The Joy of Painting. All images © Minnetrista, shared with permission In the small city of Muncie, Indiana stands a three-story house with white columns lining the front stoop. Now unassuming, the brick structure formerly featured a sign at its entrance reading “WIPB TV,” denoting the camera crew inside recording beloved icon Bob Ross, who filmed more than 400 episodes of The Joy of Painting in the space from 1983 to 1994.…

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Miniature Figures Navigate Human-Sized Threats in Slinkachu’s Humorous Interventions

 Art #humor #installation #miniature November 5, 2020 Grace Ebert All images © Slinkachu, shared with permission At first glance, Slinkachu’s scenes might appear to be a heap of multi-colored pills or a mess of children’s toys left behind on a London street corner. Closer inspection, however, reveals minuscule figures navigating human-sized items as if they occupy an alternate, miniature world occurring in sidewalk alcoves and planter boxes. Characters find themselves in a sea of medication that’s reminiscent of arcade ball pits, while others create a tower to fend off a…

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‘Awkward’ Revisits the Embarrassing Moments We All Experience in an Amusing Animation

 Animation #humor #short film #video November 5, 2020 Grace Ebert  Nata Metlukh’s animation “Awkward” lives up to its name as it transports viewers right back to the last time they bumbled a handshake or didn’t properly judge the distance during a parallel park. Through uncomfortable and comical scenarios, the San Francisco-based animator captures many of the embarrassing moments even the most graceful folks experience: a man’s stomach growls loudly, another enthusiastically waves at a stranger, and a simple haircut goes awry. Despite their innocuous nature, the situations exude…

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