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Cabin Time 2: Bogus Lake

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Roaming artist residency heads to the Minnesota backwoods

How cool does this project look? Billing itself as "a roaming artist residency to remote places," Cabin Time takes a bunch of artists off-grid to create work in the wilderness. For the second installment of the project, eighteen artists traveled to Bogus Lake near Grand Marais, Minnesota, a stones throw from the Canadian border. With the lake right there and the Superior National Forest......read more

Lighten Up: Green Music Group

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Guster, Dave Matthews Band, Maroon 5, and The Roots jam to launch Green Music Group.

SHFT helped launch Green Music Group (GMG) in Hollywood on the night before the Grammys. Guster, Dave Matthews Band, Maroon 5, and The Roots jammed together and kicked off the new initiative, which was born out of Reverb. Since 2004, Reverb has greened over 80 major music tours while conducting grassroots outreach to over 10 million music fans. They founded GMG to create an environmental......read more

Alter Eco: Outstanding In The Field

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For artist and chef Jim Denevan, ephemeral land art and sustainable food provide the same charge.

In this clip from ALTER ECO, Denevan discusses his work cooking impromptu meals from local ingredients and making temporal art in the sand....read more

Jason Jagel, Artist

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By Noe Chavez

This is a film about Jason Jägel, art, and San Fransisco's Mission District. May 2015. Directed By: Noe Chavez Produced By: Sean Lake Cinematography: Noe Chavez Colorist: Ayumi Ashley Sound Design: Chris Konovaliv Title Design: Byron Parr Edited By: Noe Chavez Score: Marmoset ...read more

In this brief video, artist Garip Ay creates an interpretation of Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’ painting using a paper marbling technique—or more specifically the Turkish method called ebru. Marbling involves the careful process of floating colors on the surface of water or a slightly more viscous solution called size, before transferring the design or pattern to a special......read more

Geoff McFetridge: While You Were Steeping

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LA artist shows what can be done while waiting for tea

Bombarded as we are with thousands of advertising images in a day, it's always refreshing to see stuff that stands out. Like this short for Bigelow Tea, for example, which features multidisciplinary artist Geoff McFetridge [previously] painting a picture while he waits for his tea to steep. The piece is the first in a series called While You Were Steeping, asking "what can be created, imagined,......read more

The Gap by Ira Glass

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Artist Daniel Sax turns Ira Glass's words on creativity into a moving visual illustration

In 2009, This American Life host Ira Glass made a powerful statement about creativity. Referring to his own experiences as a writer, the NPR personality highlighted the idea that when creative people begin their careers, there is a gap between their good taste and their ability to create worthwhile work. Only by sticking with it can that gap be closed.  Now, artist Daniel Sax has......read more

Young Galaxy "Hard To Tell"

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Pretty hand-painted animation by artist Carine Khalife

Moody Montreal indie pop act Young Galaxy have shared a new video for "Hard To Tell," the latest single off of their 2013 LP, Ultramarine. The band enlisted friend and artist Carine Khalifé (who worked with the band previously on their "Blown Minded" video) to create a storybook animation using painted brushstrokes. The animation feautures a parade of animals marching through the forest in......read more

Dance Movements Become Digital Sculptures

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CCTV idents use 3D graphics to turn body motion into artistic patterns

This transfixing series of short clips for China's CCTV Documentary Channel makes other TV station identifications (idents) seem, well, crappy. A collaborative effort between Taiwan studio JL Design and Lithuanian digital production studio Korb, the idents show people creating seemingly 3D structures as they move. Dubbed "motion sculptures," the works are based on four themes and represent four......read more

Watch Bryan Nash Gill in Action

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Months before his unexpected passing, videographer Philip Leaman captured the 'Woodcuts' artist at his Connectitut studio

Bryan Nash Gill's art star was on the rise when he passed away suddenly in May at his Connecticut studio. Bryan's large scale relief prints, which he made using crosscut portions of reclaimed wood, reveal the sublime natural history locked away within arboreal rings. This video, produced seven months before his untimely passing, is a poignant and moving portrait of a great artist whose work......read more

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