THE AVANT/GARDE DIARIES: Mark Wagner – Money is Material
Art

THE AVANT/GARDE DIARIES: Mark Wagner – Money is Material

Having previously featured the likes of Mark Landis, Oliver “Power” Grant, David LaChapelle & Reiner Opoku, Aaron Rose, Steve Aoki, Rick Genest and more, the latest installment of THE AVANT/GARDE DIARIES highlights collage artist Mark Wagner. Aptly entitled “Money is Material,” the three and a half-minute piece showcases Wagner’s signature currency collages – artwork that sees Wagner engaging in the taboo subject of currency … Continue reading

Wonderland – A Short Documentary on Creative Commerce
Art / Documentary

Wonderland – A Short Documentary on Creative Commerce

This spring, multi-disciplinary creative studio Eskimo decided to set out for a month to create a short documentary providing insight into what its like to work in the creative industry. The 15-minute short specifically focusses on what it’s like to produce commercial work for large corporations such as GM and Nike, showcasing ways in which creatives balance … Continue reading

Back to the Future: A Photography Project
Art / Video

Back to the Future: A Photography Project

Back to the Future is a documentary short about Argentinean photographer Irina Werning’s incredible photography project where she recreates cherished old photographs of people. I always assumed that Werning must be obsessed with details to take photos that so closely resembled images made decades earlier, but I didn’t expect the amount of labor that goes into making a … Continue reading

Pink Congo documentary at Venice biennale by Richard Mosse
Art / Film / Video

Pink Congo documentary at Venice biennale by Richard Mosse

  Frieze presents photographer Richard Mosse’s latest work ‘The Enclave’, which will be shown in the Irish Pavillion at the 55th Venice Biennale. The experimental film was directed with Jesse Watt and shot in the Democratic Republic of Congo. What comes straight to the viewer’s eye is the strong appearance of the colour pink. Mosse … Continue reading

Video for the Curate Award 2013
Art / Video

Video for the Curate Award 2013

The Internet and social media have made everybody a curator. We express personal profiles and share thoughts and opinions on literally anything. The Curate Award, a collaboration between the Prada Foundation and the Qatar Museums Authority, calls for submissions to find and showcase the creative spirit that comes with that movement. Judges such as Rem … Continue reading

Ai Weiwei’s music video against the abuse of state power in China
Art / Music / Video

Ai Weiwei’s music video against the abuse of state power in China

Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei’s music video for his heavy metal single ‘Dumbass’ criticises the abuses of state power in China. The clip displays the environment of Weiwei’s isolated 81-day detention in 2011, for which the exact model of his cell was recreated. Besides constant surveillance and humiliation the watcher is being exposed to a number of … Continue reading