Movement artists Jon Boogz and Lil Buck have teamed up with visual artist Alexa Meade to create a surreal music video in response to the violence in America. The set and dancers are covered in Meade's trademark 2D-style paint, which she paints on 3-D surfaces in order to create the optical illusion that models and objects are part of a flat painting. The short film begins with … [Read more...]
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Since April, protesters have been occupying land around the construction sites of the Dakota Access Pipeline. According to the website for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, "The Dakota Access Pipeline Project, also known as Bakken Oil Pipeline, would extend 1,168 miles across North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois, crossing through communities, farms, tribal land, sensitive … [Read more...]
The Black Eyed Peas released a new version of their 2003 single on August 31st. Featuring an all-star lineup of artists, celebrities and activists, the song and its accompanying video provide a sobering response to social tragedies in recent times. Images in the video depict scenes from Black Lives Matter protests, terrorist attacks in the U.S. and Europe, war-ridden streets in … [Read more...]
Florida-based photographer Aaron Ansarov is rocking the art world with his latest project, "The Human Spectrum." Previously known for his artistic photographic portrayals of Portuguese man-of-war jellyfish, Ansarov is now photographing human nudes that are first covered in paint and then splashed with water. According to his site's description of the project: Our culture … [Read more...]