The song 'Open' by Rhye is one that grabs you at the first tune. With a song this quiet, Danish director Daniel Kragh-Jacobsen did a great job creating an equally quiet video around it. The album 'Woman' is set to release the 4th of March.
Erik Shirai is fond of saké. That's why he set out to observe the process of making saké in Japan, where the tradition has been preserved for 2000 years. There is a sense of tradition which is greater than the people worshipping it. The people actually producing saké submit themselves with great dedication. Workers leave their home, friends and family for half a year to produce this respected beverage. Eventually, Shirai spent a whole year at the 144-year-old family-run Yoshida Brewery. This is the trailer for his documentary.
Skyliners. People who climb unnecessarily high to walk a thin rope. These French guys added an extra exciting edge: to basejump from that rope.
Parisian (not german) artist Gesaffelstein brings a video that is as dark as his new song 'Viol'. Project Ghostrider was born from the desire of two fixed gear passionates who decided to film their night strolling in the French capital. Led by the evil pounding beats they make their ghostlike way through Paris.
We Left from Australian artist Rüfüs is an obscure song with a very good build up in the video. The video gives the viewer a voyeuristic feeling, like you should'nt see more than in between the letters. When the song hits it's climax, you can suddenly see everything.
Louis de Belle is drawn to 'non-places'. These are spots that people walk by everyday, but only become special through the eyes of the right person. The Milan born photographer now studies and lives in Berlin and can be recognized by a still-life style. Ordinary Backdrops shows odd views of the Japanese suburban scenario. The photos are carefully composed when you look at the lines, texture and objects. Great to see a photographer giving ordinary places a second chance.
A curving road wraps the coast of Rhodes, Greece, flanked by the ocean on one side and a pre-existing retaining stone wall on the other. German practice Hornung and Jacobi Architecture have proposed a single-family residence embedded into the fibers that make up the mediterranean context manifested as a contemporary vessel.
The principle runs through all life from top to bottom. Give up yourself, and you will find your real self. Lose your life and you will save it. Submit to death, death of your ambitions and favourite wishes every day and death of your whole body in the end: submit with every fibre of your being, and you will find eternal life. Keep back nothing. Nothing that you have not given away will be really yours. Nothing in you that has not died will ever be raised from the dead. Look for yourself, and you will find in the long run only hatred, loneliness, despair, rage, ruin, and decay. But look for Christ and you will find Him and with Him everything else thrown in.
In a celebration of some of 2011′s most newsworthy events, Munich’s Chaos Crew Tattoo Studio created a massive poster that shows the true art of tattooing by using a large piece of calfskin. By using the skin instead of creating an image and transferring the work to paper, the integrity of the original piece of art remains intact…
This is a brand new illustrated map of Reykjavík, Iceland. The map was made by a group of architects and took over two years and 3000 hours to complete. When you zoom in to the maximum, the level of details is amazing.