Trapped Inside

Super A, an artist from the netherlands, has a new series using paint and sculpture. He depicts normal people and animals trapped inside their pop-culture counterpart.

“Nowadays the most dominant myths we have embraced as an warm blanket of truth are liberty, property and individualism,” said Super A. “We tend to see these as absolute objective truths which suit the best interests of all humanity. But aren’t we just trapped within our cozy reality? And if it’s cozy… Should we even dare to break free?”

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Geronimo Balloons

Jihan Zencirli, AKA Geronimo, is a Los Angeles based artist who constructs sprawling balloon masses. Zencirli began her signature instalments on the outside of buildings in LA. This year, the New York City Balet invited her to add her touch to the Lincoln Center Theater, where the ballet has been performed since 1964.

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A Slice of Leaf

Hillary Fayle carves and cuts to create these beautiful works of art. With delicate patterns she brings to heart the relationship between human and nature and how “tenuously fragile and infinitely complex” it is.

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Knitted Camouflage

Photographer Joseph Ford and his friend Nina Dodd, a Knitting connoisseur,have been working for the past four years on their project “Knitted Camouflage”. The project aims to blend models into the background of the photo using only the clothes on their back.

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Vigilante Animal Charmers

 

This visually expressive project describes three animal charmers from Northern Nigeria who put on their sharpest suits  and seek out illegal firewood harvesters in their local forests. The now domesticated animals are expert trackers  and help them perform their acts of vigilance.

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Captivating Cranes

Master of origami Cristian Marianciuc has been creating a new and captivating origami crane every day for nearly three years. He now has a flock of 1,000 paper birds dressed in a manner of miscellaneous mediums. The incredible detail in many of the birds seem nearly impossible given the twenty four hour time constraint.

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Whittled, Wooden, Wonders

These whittled, wooden wonders are hand carved by Taiwanese artist Yen Jui-Lin. Some are made as small flower vases and key hooks, but most are simply toys Jui-Lin makes for his children. No matter your age these quirky creatures are sure to bring you a smile.

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One Man’s Trash is Another Animal’s Body

Bordalo II just opened his newest exhibition in an abandoned warehouse in Lisbon. Towering sculptures of different animals populate the area. The pieces are made using Bordalo’s signature medium, human garbage. Sourcing his trash, car parts, electronic and construction materials locally, Bordalo is able to bring to heart those most affected by our over consumption and waste.

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Animal Archetecture

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Architects for Animals invited local architects and designers in Los Angeles to build functional cat dwellings in response to the city’s homeless cat population. The homes were auctioned off to benefit FixNation, a non-profit charity which provides free spay/neuter services to stray, abandoned, and feral cats.

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When Buildings Fly

German designer, Matthias Jung, collages elements of houses, buildings, and inner city infrastructure to create unique architectural structures. Jung then suspends the structures above rural landscapes which compliment the overall emotion.

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