Monday, 09 December 2013
MUTATE AW13 / DIEGO ZÚÑIGA
[ M U T A T E . AW13 ]
The homonymous firm of the Mexican designer returns this Fall/Winter 2013 with MUTATE. The starting point is the beetle, an insect that throughout history has been an inspiration for industrial design, architecture and the military world. With eight all-black looks, MUTATE is characterized by oversize pieces, tailored quality and sporty touches. It surprises us with dynamic and original cuts, mesh details, and for the first time in the brand’s history there is a couple of functional accessories (cap and backpack) to create an outfit that reflects the concept perfectly. The collection? Wide-cut blazers with relaxed lapels, sweaters with wide sleeves, pants with big cargo-like pockets, and short wide pants. The textures reflect inspiration and are mixed with the designer’s characteristic black-over-black detail. The fortress, intellect, routine, and strength of the contemporary man is what emerges from this proposal from Zúñiga.
Make up:Ossiel Ramos
Model: Model: Frederik Tölke @ BANG! MANAGEMENT
Shoes: @ Feminine and Masculine
Friday, 01 February 2013
TRANSMEDIALE 2013 Festival for Arts and Digital Culture - GEERT LOVINK KEYNOTE, BERLIN
Last night I went HKW (Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt) to attend TRANSMEDIALE 2013 Festival for Arts and Digital Culture, being held here in Berlin from Jan 29th - Feb 02. On their website Transmediale say this about the festival:
"traversing thematic threads, professions, panels, exhibitions, film screenings, performances, and workshops; the one Pluto long day and Earth week will present visitors with diverse events re-enacting not-so-distant pasts and half-forgotten places. We will explore unrealistic and poetic modes of cultural critique—as if BWPWAP."
I had originally planned on attending the LET THERE BE LIGHT AND SOUND performance but was encouraged by Filippo to check out keynote speech by Geert Lovink, "BWPWAP Networks with Geert Lovink Social Media: From Complaints to Alternative Tools". Was quite funny timing as I have recently (with great reluctance and hesitation) joined one of the "social networks" (more about this later). The past couple of days as I have slowly explored the brave new world (for me) of social media I found myself confused, disorientated, and overwhelmed to say the least. Attending Geert talk was quite enlightening (possibly even therapeutic), as he pushed for consciousness rather then fear, as well as advocating (by subtle introduction though the talk) many alternative movements in social media networks, methods of protecting and reclaiming your data and ways of using "the networks" in more "healthy" way. Some how the talk made me feel better about the whole thing...well sort of.
Rather then then telling you all about the talk in more detail, I thought it would more effective to share its contents via a series of links and key concepts I gathered from notes on "BWPWAP Networks with Geert Lovink Social Media: From Complaints to Alternative Tools". I hope you enjoy this information as much as I did.
Institue of Network Cultures
The Video Vortex
The Unbound Book
Society of The Query
Europe Vs Facebook
Social Network Awareness Blog
Give Me Data
Web2.0 Suicide Machine
Dark Side of Social Media
Does the Internet Make you Dumb?
Taking Care of Youth and The Generations
W3C Federated Social Web Incubator Group
Federated Social Web
You Must Change Your LIfe
The Information Diet - Introduction - Video
The Information Diet
Smallest Federated Wiki Videos
Wednesday, 04 July 2012
Links for Life
Internet Angel and Graphic Designer of this site:
Sonny Vandevelde http://www.sonnyphotos.typepad.com/
Tamara Cincik http://tamaracincik.com/category/blog
Enrique Gonzalez Rangel (Other Shaded contributors do not have websites, when they do, they will be posted.)
Coccodrillo (shoes, best selection in ANTWERP for men and women)
inormation sites and magazines:
http://worldofwonder.net/ Stephen Saban The WOW Report
http://www.the-comment.com by Sameer Reddy
On line Magazines:
FBF/Fashion Beyond Fashion
Delinlee Delovely /a> href="http://www.insidefly.com/">http://www.insidefly.com
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Photographers and Illustratiors and Make-Up artists:
Shopping on line:
Just for fun:
TV Pilot for Shaded View:
Wednesday, 27 June 2012
POPOCATEPETL ERUPTING AGAIN TODAY IN CHOLULA, MEXICO
THANK YOU GABY MARAIS RIVERA FOR SENDING ME THIS PIC.
Monday, 16 April 2012
BEAUTY IS BORING TEXT BY CHOCOLATECAKE
LA based make-up artist and photographer, Miss Black,
has a penchant for glamour- whaaaat?
Essays and photos on the subject of making hipster somethings look good
B vs. B
It's Black's mashed-up relationship with the subject of Beauty.
All photos shot by her on vintage Polaroid!
Featuring Men in Lipstick John Ruggiero
Wednesday, 14 September 2011
SAN DIEGO SUNSET - UNREAL CLOUDS
I shot this picture the other night, the clouds didn't look real. I guess I have to enjoy the sunshine while it last as I will be headed back to Berlin on Friday and I have heard it has been grey and rainny since I left in August.
Here is a video of another sunset on the coast in La Jolla which I found, this is very California.
Thursday, 28 July 2011
BLACK TULIPS FOR DP FROM AMSTERDAM
Thought of you the other day Diane when I saw these in the Amsterdam airport.
Saturday, 25 June 2011
HEAVEN EARTH + JOE DAVIS - DOCUMENTARY TRAILER
Just finished shooting my new film last Monday here in Berlin and very excited to start editing it. Thank you to all that help make it happen. Now in the process of pre production and in the middle of doing research on my next film which I will shoot in a week or two. Serbian chemist Jelena Popovic, whom I hope to collaberate with on my next film just introduced me to the work of Joe Davis. Check out HEAVEN EARTH + JOE DAVIS trailer below. Thank you Jelena for the link and see you at 3PM.
Thursday, 07 April 2011
Hope for Japan
Hope for Japan
Marco de Rivera
Sunday, 27 March 2011
Marco de Rivera reports on" Help Team for JAPAN"
Marco de Rivera