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Monday, 14 October 2013

CERRE: SPRING 2014 VIDEO FASHION WEEK STYLE.COM

 

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Monday, 09 September 2013

Dziga Vertov's 1924 - Soviet Toys - Animated Soviet Propaganda film @presentfuture_

#SEEKANDLEARN

 

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CHOCOLATE RECIÉN HECHO - MEXICO


I just found this vine of fresh chocolate being made in Mexico on my friend Pammela Rojas's twitter. Pamm is one half (with Rafael Marfil) of Mexico City based duo Shiro Schwarz. You might remember Pamm and Rafa from my post last summer here.

Enjoy.

I miss Mexico and I can't wait to go back.

Via México !

 

- GRIFFIN

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Thursday, 29 August 2013

KOHLHAAS OR THE PORPORTIONALITY OF MEANS, DIRECTED BY ARON LEHMANN AND PRODUCED BY MIRIAM KLEIN - TRAILER

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Here is the trailer for Aron Lehmann's KOHLHAAS OR THE PROPORTIONALITY OF MEANS, now out in cinemas in Germany. KOHLHASS, was produced by my good friend here in Berlin Miriam Klein, who I was introduced to though our mutual dear friend in Paris, Ottavia Palomba. The film has been playing many festival and doing quite well (find links below for more info) and is described is a very modern interpretation of Kleist's "Michael Kohlhaas", a classic in German literature.

"What happened here we shall record, though we must allow those who wish to question it the freedom to do so." -- Heinrich von Kleist

Deep in the Bavarian countryside Kleist's historical drama "Michael Kohlhaas" is being shot. But instead of shooting a huge epic with impressive costumes and extraordinary props, grown-up men in blue overalls and suits run through the woods and fight with imaginary weapons. What has happened?"

 

 

KOHLHASS is playing here in Berlin at http://bit.ly/HierImKino and here is a review on the film in English on twitchfilm.com, by Ben Umstead.   

On Sept 9th Miriam informed me that there will be a special screening in Lichtblick Kino (with engl. subs) here in Berlin, in presence of Aron Lehmann, presented by EX BERLINER.

Today happens to be Miriam's birthday as well, so I am sending out a special digital HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISH TO YOU. Congratulations on the success of the film!

www.kohlhaas-film.de
www.missingfilms.de




- GRIFFIN

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Friday, 23 August 2013

SEEK AND LEARN - @PRESENTFUTURE_ PRESENTS KUROSAWA AKIRA's KAGEMUSHA

 

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Presenting our new film recommendation series... "SEEK AND LEARN", at @PRESENTFUTURE_ on TWITTER presents KUROSAWA AKIRA's KAGEMUSHA. Watch the trailer and the film.

 

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Monday, 19 August 2013

BLADE RUNNER CONVENTION REEL 1982



Visual Futurist Syd Mead and film innovator Douglous Trumbull

Also here is a PDF of Phillip K. Dick , Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?




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Monday, 12 August 2013

FUTURE POP ARTIST SUPREME - SCOOTER LAFORGE

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  • Scooter LaForge is the rare artist whose appeal ranges from the trend seeking streets to the lofty echilons of fine art. His neo-surrealist/cartoon abstract paintings have earned him the respect of esteemed collectors worldwide while his wildly popular line of custom silk screened & hand painted tee-shirts are worn by a wide and varried range of all age hipsters willing to worship at the house of LaForge working it on the runway known as life. Recent collaborations with David Dalrymple, Klye Brincefield of StudMuffin NYC for CONVERSE and a long running exclusive with the legendary Patricia Field all provide several options for lovers of the ever growing LaForge brand.

    AWESOME!!! Favorite Food: Sushi Favorite Cartoon: Space Ghost Favoirte Treat: Watermelon Favorite Place: The Forest Favorite Time of day: 8am Favorite Movie: Desperatly Seeking Susan Favorite Destination: Tahiti w Gazelle Favorite Ice Cream: Peanut Butter Cup Favorite Cause: HUMAN AND ANIMAL RIGHTS Favorite Color: Beige my links - WC

    http://scooterlaforgetees.tumblr.com/ http://scooterlaforge.com/ http://scooterstream.tumblr.com/ http://www.munchgallery.com/scooter_laforge http://www.patriciafield.com/scooter-laforge.aspx

Taylor Miranda, Tom, Erin Elizabeth styled & photographed by Walt Cessna FL 13

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Friday, 09 August 2013

HOW TO MAKE WEBGL ANIMATIONS WITH NICK BRIZ FOR THE CREATORS PROJECT

 

Try it here:

http://threejsplaygnd.brangerbriz.net/

And more here on THE CREATORS PROJECT:

http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/show/how-to-make-animations-using-webgl

 

- GRIFFIN

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Friday, 02 August 2013

SLOW CULTURE GALLERY OPENS IN LOS ANGELES WITH RICK RODNEY: THE PRESENT PAST SHOW 08.02.13

My good friend Fred Guerrero from Maximiliano, Little Bear and The Oinkster, and his brother Max have a new gallery/project space which opens tonight 7-10PM in the Northeast Los Angeles neighborhood, Highland Park. It's called SLOW CULTURE GALLERY and here is what Fred has this to say about his latest project: 

"We've invested so much into helping this community grow with our restaurants, that when the space became available, it seemed like a no brainer for us to acquire it.  Within the gallery's short history of 3 years, it had already established a reputation as being a vital piece of the Highland Park community.  The only reason we even took it over, is because of all the support from our friends here."

The gallery will open with a show by photographer Rick Rodney. Some images of the the show can be seen below.

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FROM SLOW CULTURE GALLERY PRESS RELEASE:

"Slow Culture comes from the idea that the world and often our immediate surroundings are moving  too  fast, and enjoying culture and art require one to slow down, pause, and absorb. We  are  rebuilding the bones of what was once THIS Gallery, into a multi-­‐purpose creative space. There will be a main art gallery with a carefully-­‐constructed floor plan to allow for flexible programming options (exhibitons, lectures, workshops, meetings, pop-­‐ups, etc). In addition to a project and gallery room, SLOW CULTURE will also consist of a retail and work space."


Slow Culture Gallery
5906 N. FIGUEROA ST.
LOS ANGELES, CA 90042
SLOWCULTURE.COM

TUES -­‐ SUN 11 -­‐  6

 

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Tuesday, 09 July 2013

NATASHA GORNIK GIVES GOOD KINK

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Please go check out Natasha Gornik at the first exhibition of her photography in Paris. Natasha is a Brooklyn based artist who describes herself as a professional Experiencer. For the past decade, she has been photographing the kink culture and capturing the dynamism of the individual through portraiture. Her photography is a visual journal of sexuality, her travels and the individuals that she meets along the way. Still life plays an important role in her work especially in contextualizing the more visceral images. Her goal is not to document but  capture the essence and experience of the scene through the camera. She also participates, making her images part of a personal narrative. Natasha's blog is a diaristic mix of my words and photography which are about food, fuck and a couple things in between. She has been included in numerous group exhibitions throughout the United States and her photography exists as limited edition fine art prints.

http://www.natashagornik.com/blog/

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