ART & COPY is a powerful film about advertising and inspiration. Directed by Doug Pray (SURFWISE, SCRATCH, HYPE!), it reveals the work and wisdom of some of the most influential advertising creatives of our time; people who've profoundly impacted our culture, yet are virtually unknown outside their industry.
Its a must-see for any design/advertising person out there.
Adrien Sauvage's first foray into the world of photography begins with a series named, 'This Is Not A Suit'. Exploring the suit and what it evokes; Sauvage invites his subjects to wear garments from his collection and encourages them to express who they are whilst wearing a suit with no directorial interference. The first chapter of work is entitled NATIVES, LA shot on Venice Beach.
I've never seen a label debut a collection like this before and I'm a big fan of photographic projects that provoke questions and are based on simple concepts.
Art doesnt always have to be so complicated and sometimes simplicity is much more effective.
Green is life. Abundant in nature, green signifies growth, renewal, health, and environment; it can also represent greed, money and jealousy. I've never really been a fan of it but on film its a visual delight...intense yet calming. This colour features heavily in a short film I'm helping Joey work on, I'll post the stills soon.
Introducing fellow South-Eastender and rapper, AKS. He recently became a Cordless Show winner (The People's Choice) and I genuinely believe he's going to bring something special to the UK hip hop scene. For those of you unfamiliar with The Cordless Show, it's an award winning Video Music Show showcasing a cross-section of emerging music artists and bands set to 'make it'. Each month the public are offered the chance to vote for the band or artist that they wish to feature on the show via the People’s Vote.
I really appreciate his honest and heartfelt lyrics and the fact that he doesn't fit the stereotype of a wannabe gangster, a role that sadly too many UK rappers are far too willing to fulfill (*ahem* I'll save that talk for another post). Anyway...hopefully I'll be doing a feature on him in the future, but until then please check out his Myspace and personal Blog.
Berlin based artist, Sweza uses QR Codes to preserve graffiti, photographing graffiti before it is removed by local authorities. Once the graffiti has been removed, he adds a QR Code in the same location, leading to an image of the original.