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Night Stroll

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Geometric light projections animated in the Tokyo night by Tao Tajima

Here is a really cool short from Tao Tajima featuring footage from the streets around his Tokyo home. In Night Stroll, discovered on Colossal, we see geometric shapes made of light interspersed throughout the darkened streets of suburban Tokyo. The animated shapes were created (we think) by tracking the footage with 3D computer graphics software before adding CG shapes and reflection.......read more

Takagi Masakatsu, "Girls"

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Stunning multimedia work from Japanese artist

The word "multimedia" gets thrown around a lot when describing art that combines more than one mode of creation. It's also usually a good way to make us not care about the art being described. Takagi Masakatsu is an exception to the rule. The Kyoto-based musician/painter shoots everyday banal scenes then slows then down and smears them with digital colors and scores them with delicate,......read more

Video Painting by Sweatshoppe

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Custom software and a projector used to "paint" city walls around Europe

High-tech art outfit Sweatshoppe (aka artist-programmers Blake Shaw and Bruno Levy) are taking video art into new territory with their brand of "video painting," seen here in action in cities around Europe. Armed with a projector, a roller, and some homemade software, the duo hit the night streets to paste up short-lived video collages on city walls.  But what......read more

Pjusk, "Sus"

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Ethereal digital art by Till Nowak

Norwegian electronica project Pjusk enlisted German digital artist Till Nowak to create this brain-melting video for "Sus." Using some aerial footage as a base, Nowak's mesmerizing visuals distort and ooze across the screen. Says the artistd: "The video shows earth and nature, but in a dreamlike, manipulated version, playing with the sense of scale by creating a confusion between immense and......read more

Transits

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Ursula Damm's trippy generative video of commuters in Basel, Switzerland

With this tripped-out video, artist Ursula Damm has managed to take one of life's most mundane activites -- commuting -- and turn it into a mind-bending work of art. For the "Transits" video, Damm recorded trolleys and other traffic cruising around the streets of downtown Basel, Switzerland. She then ran the footage through custom software made by collaborator Martin Schneider, creating a......read more

Light Echoes

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Laser light photography by Aaron Koblin and Ben Tricklebank

Data visualization artist Aaron Koblin teamed with director Ben Tricklebank to produce a piece for Doug Aitken's Station to Station public art project, currently traveling across the country by train. “Doug reached out to me a while back and said, ‘I’m working on this train-based art extravaganza, what could you do in that context?’” Koblin told Wired.......read more

Sea of Glass

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The coastal landscape of West Wales provides the setting for this little dreamlike gem.

Animation, music and photography are juxtaposed to explore the liminal space between land and sea. A short and beautiful film by Sean Vicary....read more

Macro Kingdom

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A exploration of the microscopic world around us.

Photos, left to right: The warming Arctic (Global Warming Images/Alamy); steam and smoke seen over a coal power plant in Gelsenkirchen, Germany (Martin Meissner/AP); a storm brews over a beach at Cancun, Mexico. ...read more

Eyjafjallajkull in Time-Lapse

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Epic cinematography of the Icelandic volcano no one can pronounce the name of.

Sometimes you have to take matters into your own hands. When the Eyjafjallajkull volcano erupted in Iceland in April, Los Angeles photographer Sean Stiegemeier was so unimpressed by the "mediocre" pictures in the news that he decided to fly to Iceland to shoot it himself. After hard-fought battles with cancelled flights and bad weather, Stiegemeier had a day and half to capture the......read more

Rare

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Neat promo short for Joel Satore's new book of endangered animal portraits.

In 'Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species,' Sartore presents 80 iconic photographs of creatures disappearing from America’s landscape. Published with National Geographic, the book represents a lifelong commitment to the natural world and a three-year investigation into the Endangered Species Act. You can buy the book at Powell's....read more

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