A Striking Short Film Documents the Otherworldly Organisms Living Just Beneath the Water’s Surface

 Photography Science #plankton #short film #video November 17, 2021 Grace Ebert  With the aid of multiple microscopes, filmmaker and photographer Jan van IJken (previously) unveils the otherwise imperceptible maneuvers and bodily transformations of plankton. He focuses on a diverse array of underwater organisms, which all fall under the same taxonomy because of their inability to swim against the tides and are crucial to life on Earth, providing half of all oxygen through photosynthesis. Set against black backdrops, the marine drifters appear otherworldly in shape and color, and the…

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Shop 19 New Prints from Sebastian Foster’s Fall Collection

 #sponsor November 17, 2021 Colossal Andy Kehoe Austin-based gallery Sebastian Foster just announced its Fall Print Set, the first collection of its kind in almost a decade. The new release features 19 works by well-established illustrators, printmakers, artists, and painters from across the U.S. and Europe, many of whom have worked with the gallery for years. Encompassing an eclectic array of mediums and themes, the collection showcases works from artists previously featured on Colossal, including the quirky, cartoonish characters of Sabine Timm, Diana Sudyka’s fanciful storybook scenes, and Grant…

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

A selection of recent paintings by Portland, Oregon-based artist Josh Stover. Originally from St. Petersburg, Florida, Stover has an educational background in ceramics, though he found his way to painting after moving to Portland in 2015. Started while spending lots of time at home during the height of the pandemic, his recent series of abstracted still life scenes are made up of objects he has collected. “These items have personal meaning to me, and some are travel souvenirs, gifts from friends, and family heirlooms,” he explains. “I see these paintings…

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

Sydney, Australia-based artist Bianca Wilson explores the architectural styles of various cities in her recent paintings. Drawn to repetitive geometric patterns found within the city landscape, whether in the form of rows of terrace houses, spiraling stairwells, or the recurring distant windows in a city skyline, she strips down their details, imbuing a rosy-hued vibrance into ordinary buildings that might otherwise go overlooked. See more from Bianca Wilson below! Source link

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A Hazy Stream Drifts Across a Spring Landscape in an Enchanting Series of Long-Exposure Photos

 Photography #forests #landscapes #long exposure #water November 18, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Jennifer Esseiva, shared with permission Back in spring, Swiss photographer Jennifer Esseiva visited the remote forests of Vallorbe, Switzerland, as the trees and rugged, wooded terrain emerged from their winter stupor. There she captured the lush mosses and foliage that cloaked the area in a thick blanket of greenery and the recently thawed stream flowing through its midst. Now compiled in an enchanting series aptly titled Fairyland, the ethereal, long-exposure photos depict the trickling body…

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