Saturday, September 18, 2010

Don't Be a "Dickhead"

Oh, the satire. Just be true to yourself and you will be fine no matter what others think--do it for yourself, not them...just don't be a dickhead about it, i.e. THINK. Very funny video and catchy song. Enjoy! Source: Zephyr-files HERE

Friday, September 10, 2010

Tokyo As Seen by Samuel Cockedey

I love this city--so I could sit and watch this all day. These two videos by photographer Samuel Cockedey are time-lapsed epics that capture the personifying features of a city--Tokyo. The newest video emphasizes light and its movement. The second video finds emphasis on shadow and clouds. Towards the end is a great scene that finds the movements of cranes (on what I believe to be the site of the Tokyo Sky Tree) resembling fingers working--almost as if the building were indeed constructing itself. What a thrill. Best viewed in fullscreen mode.
Source: Selectism

inter // states from Samuel Cockedey on Vimeo.

floating point from Samuel Cockedey on Vimeo.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

More Robert Longo

Untitled (Shark 12) by Robert Longo

Robert Longo and Ryder Richards

Both of these artists' works touch on ideas of masculinity. Ryder Richards' work connects men with their guns while Robert Longo's famous Men in the Cities connects men with capitalism--"suits." Read an interview by Ryder Richards HERE from homo-neurotic in which he discusses manhood 'n Texas. Robert Longo was a music video director among other things, directing the video below for New Order's "Bizarre Love Triangle." Check out the great dialogue at about 2:42--"I refuse to come back as a bug or as a rabbit!" His Men also make an appearance as they flail about in the air against a blue sky.

From Richards' Trajectory
From Longo's Men in the Cities
Source: Varon HERE