This video satisfies my inner child who always wanted to squish a soft pastry or egg but didn’t want to make a mess. Dutch artists Hugo de Kok and Kay van Vree made this short experimental film which explores the shapes and forms of popular foods when flattened. Delightful!
(In case you . . . → Read More: “Flatten” an experimental video showing popular food items being flattened
At last week’s DMY Berlin 2012 (International Design Festival), Italian designer Andrea Brena presented an array of home furnishings which were arm-knitted using discarded fabric strips from Italian textile factories. (Arm-knitting??? It’s just knitting with your arms instead of needles.)
Called the “Knitted Army,” Brena’s collection includes carpets, pillows and chairs. Using only his . . . → Read More: “Knitted Army” arm-knitted furnishings by Andrea Brena at DMY Berlin 2012
ArtForum #33, Unsolicited Collaboration with Frank Stella, 2012, 20 x 17 x 5 inches artforum magazine, wood, screw, matte board, Plexiglas
When artist Francesca Pastine takes an X-acto blade to the glossy pages of the esteemed ARTFORUM magazine, a stunning organic growth, resembling a lava flow, forest fungi, or a waterfall, unfolds from the . . . → Read More: “Unsolicited” excavations on ArtForum magazines by Francesca Pastine at the Eleanor Harwood Gallery in San Francisco