Void Projects’ “Change”

The latest work from the Void Projects art collective in Ferizaj, Kosovo champions the role of street art in exploring the intersections of culture, social awareness, and activism. Set against the backdrop of the global pandemic, 10 international artists collaborated with the local community to create a series of public murals that reflect the history of a country healing from war. Check out some more images below as well as the short film by Doug Gillen documenting the initiative! Source link

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Mysterious Marine Ecosystems Populate Rich Paintings by Robert Steven Connett

 Art #animals #climate change #fish #nature #painting #plants January 27, 2021 Grace Ebert “Devouring Star Jelly.” All images © Robert Steven Connett, shared with permission probes the ocean depths for Whether rendered as a snapshot of the ocean floor or a few drops of water under a microscope, the densely inhabited paintings by Robert Steven Connett (previously) are brimming with vitality. The Los Angeles-based artist probes the planet’s bodies of water, unveiling a range of flora and fauna that populate the mysterious and sometimes psychedelic ecosystems with exacting detail.…

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A Mesmerizing Rendering of Fiona Apple’s Lips Dance Across the Screen in the ‘Shameika’ Music Video

 Animation Music #body #music video #rotoscoping #video January 27, 2021 Grace Ebert  Fiona Apple’s Fetch the Bolt Cutters was one of the few good things to come out of 2020, with the Grammy-nominated track “Shameika” even resulting in a heartwarming reunion between the singer and the schoolmate who inspired it. The now-iconic piano ballad is paired with an equally alluring music video created by graphic designer Matthias Brown, whose figurative gifs we’ve featured previously on Colossal, and follows a black-and-white rendering of Apple’s lips that shapeshift as she…

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Oversized Butterflies, Moths, and Beetles Cloak Vintage Books in Paintings by Rose Sanderson

 Art #acrylic #books #butterflies #found objects #insects #painting January 27, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Rose Sanderson, shared with permission Worn copies of World Books, agricultural texts, and classic novels become canvases for Rose Sanderson’s insect studies. Now a few years old, the expansive series boasts more than 100 paintings featuring beetles, moths, and butterflies that splay across the printed material. Each specimen is enlarged to showcase the details of their bodies as they wrap around the tattered spines. In a note to Colossal, Sanderson shares that her…

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