Archive for April, 2011

29 April 2011

Ma cour dans ta cour by plux.5 – FAV 2011

Nouvelle image du projet Ma cour dans ta cour de plux.5 qui sera présenté au Festival des Architectures Vives de Montpellier (France), édition 2011. Pour plus d’information sur plux.5 (Olivier Bourgeois, Étienne Bernier, Marianne Charbonneau, Jean-Bruno Morissette et Jean-Philippe Saucier) : visitez le blog. Pour plus d’information sur le FAV : visitez le site web officiel. Le festival aura lieu du 15 au 19 juin prochain.

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New image of Ma cour dans ta cour from plux.5, that will be presented at the Festival des Architectures Vives de Montpellier (France), 2011 edition. For more information about plux.5 (Olivier Bourgeois, Étienne Bernier, Marianne Charbonneau, Jean-Bruno Morissette et Jean-Philippe Saucier) : visit the blog. For more information about the FAV : visit the official website.

Via FAV Projets 2011.

26 April 2011

Vika Gazinskaya via Stockholm Streetstyle

Via Stockholm Streetstyle.

26 April 2011

Long Term Elegance by Photographer Daniel Jackson for Vogue China

Beautiful long blond red hair and tall black outfits. Love it ! Featuring model Emily Baker. Styled by Marie Chaix.

Via Image Amplified.

26 April 2011

25 Abandoned Yugoslavia Monuments that look like they’re from the Future

These structures were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s and 70s to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place (like Tjentište, Kozara and Kadinjača), or where concentration camps stood (like Jasenovac and Niš). They were designed by different sculptors (Dušan Džamonja, Vojin Bakić, Miodrag Živković, Jordan and Iskra Grabul, to name a few) and architects (Bogdan Bogdanović, Gradimir Medaković…), conveying powerful visual impact to show the confidence and strength of the Socialist Republic. In the 1980s, these monuments attracted millions of visitors per year, especially young pioneers for their “patriotic education.” After the Republic dissolved in early 1990s, they were completely abandoned, and their symbolic meanings were forever lost.

More on crack two.

From 2006 to 2009, Kempenaers toured around the ex-Yugoslavia region (now Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, etc.) with the help of a 1975 map of memorials, bringing before our eyes a series of melancholy yet striking images. His photos raise a question: can these former monuments continue to exist as pure sculptures? On one hand, their physical dilapidated condition and institutional neglect reflect a more general social historical fracturing. And on the other hand, they are still of stunning beauty without any symbolic significances.

Via crack two. Merci Étienne !

26 April 2011

Installation Art by Baptiste Debombourg

By Baptiste Debombourg, Paris, France.

Via bumbumbum.

21 April 2011

Sebastian Hempel artworks

I’m a huge fan of neons… and I looooooooove this moving fluorescent art ! Wow wow wow. Stunning. The motorized horizontal blinds and travelling flags are awesome too.

Make sure to watch these videos :

Via today and tomorrow.

20 April 2011

Miami Vice by Rory DCS on The Ones 2 Watch

Art Direction & Styling by Patternity. Photography by Rory DCS.

Via Patternity and The Ones 2 Watch.

20 April 2011

Palazzo Pants by Carolina Engman

What about a super color and pattern match ?

Via Fashion Squad.

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