A conceptual rendering of the Stockholm Public Library for the 2009 International Competition of Architecture.
A photograph within Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay, taken by Craig Sheppard, supposedly.
Roden Crater, by Land artist James Turrell.
The Roden Crater, begun in 1979, is one of the largest pieces of art on the planet. James Turrell is transforming the three-mile-wide site (located near Flagstaff, Arizona) into an enormous installation: an observatory of sorts, configured towards the summer and winter solstices. This work functions as a massive nexus between heaven and earth, and as such is an outrageously ambitious project. Vast, empty, and suffused with light, it represents a true American Sublime.
“Everything Is Embarrassing” by Sky Ferreira (Unicorn Kid Remix)
the Unicorn Kid Touch: it’s like the Midas Touch except that it turns things into electronic music
It was just yesterday that Google announced that it wouldn’t approve any facial recognition apps for Google Glass, at this time. But if they ever do, anti-facial recognition technology exists. All you have to do is strap a flashlight to your face, or smile.
“You Took Your Time” by Mount Kimbie (ft. King Krule)
“I was not born to be taught, / I was born to be exposed in the storm / and held warm”
(King Krule’s opinion on academic versus experiential knowledge.)
[I’m obviously joking.]
After looking through his portfolio, would it better to describe Sam Doyle as just a photographer, or would calling him a creator of creative visual nonfiction would be more apt?
© Dan Winters
A few photographs from his “Aerospace” series. Shown here is Endeavour, the last space shuttle to launch from the Kennedy Space Center.
“Flume” by Bon Iver (Kulkid Remix)
I’m not going to lie, I didn’t like this song until I heard the remix. Especially with his recent remix of “Young & Beautiful,” it’s looking like Kulkid is going to be one to watch.
These magnets are realistic and life-like, but not real or alive, and they will hold pieces of paper to your refrigerator (something we all need).
Finally, nature is turning out to be useful for something.
Let’s play a game called, “What gender clothing are you?”
Just kidding, if we did that we would be imposing societal norms on pieces of clothing (which are inanimate and thus don’t really care).
They put a bird on it.
(I get that the pigeon is part of STAPLE’S brand, but still, there’s-a-bird-on-it.)
“Last Of Our Kinds” by Yuksek (ft. Oh Land)
“I’ll keep my motion, if you promise me you can be my King Kong.
I want to tame the wild and prove to you: we can survive in the kingdom.”
“‘It’s the simple story of beauty and the beast,’ says Yuksek. ‘Loving someone when everybody things and tells you it’s the wrong person.’” [x]
(Video via youth explosion.)