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Surreal animation explains Tony Abbott's downfall – video

The recent change of leadership in Australia gets the Taiwanese Animators treatment. Despite the conventional title, ‘Tony Abbott out, Malcolm Turnbull in as Australia’s fifth Prime Minister in five years’, bizarre storytelling ensues. At one point a blindfolded Abbott flies a plane with ‘MODERATE’ …

Preview: Unseen Photo Fair 2015 - Our editors' preview picks from this year's Unseen Photo Fair | LensCulture

Despite the recent proliferation of photography festivals and fairs around the world, the events seem to neatly divide themselves into two distinct camps. In the former lie such festivals as Arles, Encontros Da Imagem (Braga), Photolux (Lucca), in which a small town finds itself completely (though …

Art

Map: The states where women’s heels are the highest

Many women have conflicting attitudes toward high heels. Some see them as a beautiful fashion accessory, and others as a cruel and unusual punishment. But the decision to wear heels often comes down to two considerations: Fashion and terrain. These things differ a lot around the U.S., and so does …

Puerto Rico

9 Squares: A Collaborative GIF Project for Nine Designers Using Four Colors in Three Seconds | Colossal

<p>9 Squares is a collaborative motion graphics project where 9 designers are given a 350-pixel square, four colors, and three seconds to create any …

More Fantastic Doodles of Characters Living in Skylines by Thomas Lamadieu

Illustrator Thomas Lamadieu looks at blank space and fill it in with imagination. The French artist, previously featured here and here, is back with more whimsical drawings of imaginary sky inhabitants. Lamadieu takes photos of the tops of buildings and transforms them with his own creative …

Drawing

Vintage Photos Fuse to Create Fantastically Surreal Landscape Collages

California-based collage artist Eugenia Loli fuses vintage photographs to create fantastically surreal compositions. Her colorful scenes often depict people in strange lands that conjure vivid dreams, where outer space is just outside our window and entire cityscapes are at the bottom of a cave. In …

Modern Art

Graffiti Penalties Around the World, Bombers Take Note

Lifestyle and culture site Hopes&Fears has compiled a list of the different types of laws<p>Lifestyle and culture site Hopes&Fears has compiled a list of the different types of laws pertaining to unsanctioned public art — or graffiti – in international cities. Different bylaws and attitudes adopted by …

Graffiti

How to Quit Your Day Job and Become a Nature Photographer

Your favorite nature photographers likely aren’t on assignment for <i>National Geographic</i>. But they are likely on this other thing we call Instagram. Whether you’re snapping pics on an iPhone or a Canon DSLR, if you learn about light and composition, you’ll not only improve your general photo skills, …

Botanical Gardens

Yoga Instructor's Graceful Poses Beautifully Complement Colorful Street Art

Chicago-based yoga instructor and street art enthusiast Soren Buchanan marries her two passions in a unique, on-going Instagram photo project. Her popular account, @spritesoren, features the yogi posing in front of large, colorful murals. Buchanan highlights many illustrative styles and showcases …

Streetwear

Revealing Photos of Skylines and Apartment Windows Capture Solitude of City Life

Living among millions of other people and bumping shoulders on overflowing sidewalks doesn't always equate to a sense of community. Ironically, the most thriving metropolis can create the strongest feelings of isolation. French photographer and graphic artist Floriane de Lassee offers an …

Architecture

Color Palettes Inspired by New York City Street Art and Architecture

When advertising art director Andrew C. Bly arrived in New York City two years ago, he felt compelled to take snapshots while out and about walking …

Architecture

20+ Powerful Street Art Pieces That Tell The Uncomfortable Truth

As the world moves to cities, so does art. And just as art can inspire political action and resistance, so too do the walls of the city become …

10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

Apps

Daily Inspiration #2044

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

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Electric cars: are they really more polluting than gas?

Electric cars generate more carbon than gas-powered in provinces with coal-fired power plants, study says<p>Most people think if you drive an electric …

7 Apps for Better iPhone Photos

Faster, smaller, better — that’s technology’s mantra. Camera phones are no exception to that rule, and you’ll find many accomplished photographers …

Mobile Photography

Google Releases Street Art Watch Faces

The Apple Watch may have had a huge news week, but Google made sure to remind everyone that Android Wear devices are already on the market. Today it’s adding some pretty great art to those watches with its own curated street art app.<p>The Street Art watch face app features street art from Aitch, …

Streetwear

A Day In The Life Of A Man Who Removes L.A.'s Graffiti

A short video follows a day in the life of a man whose job is to remove tagging and graffiti from the streets of Los Angeles.<p>YouTuber Tom Explores …

This New Site Is like Sephora for All-Natural Makeup

While you might have a handful of all-natural cosmetics in your kit — a 5-free nail polish here, a vegan skin tint there — the bar is set pretty high when it comes to sourcing safe and natural products for your complete beauty range. Even if you are among the gifted who can remember if that …

Beauty

Revealing Photos Look at Bolivia’s Coca Leaf, Used to Produce Everything From Cosmetics to Cocaine

For his series <i>Coca in Bolivia</i>, Chilean photographer Ronald Patrick follows the coca leaf from its origins in the plantations of Coroico to its …

Photographer Peter Larson

Excellent pictures by Photographer Peter Larson.<p>This is a selection of amazing photographs by Peter Larson, a Cleveland, Ohio based photographer. …

Photography

MoMA Recognizes Susan Kare, The Designer Of The Macintosh’s Original Icons

Kare’s success proves that not only is great design universal, it often happens in spite of things like credentials and direct experience.<p>Susan Kare — the pioneering graphic designer whose pixel art icons for the original Macintosh helped define the language of graphical user interfaces (GUIs) — is …

Michael Arnold

Bold and playful work from Michael Arnold, a 22 year old illustrator from the UK. ——————–Also worth viewing… <br>Andy J Miller <br>Andrew Neyer <br>Colorcubic …

Instagram

Social Media + Street Graffiti = Stenciled Signs of Our Times

[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Street Art & Graffiti. ]For better and worse, self-reflection and meta-art is an inevitable facet of the digital age – this …

Street Art

GOP Street Artist: I’m Mean, Not Racist

Sabo, the Republican answer to Shepard Fairey, is filled with rage—claiming Planned Parenthood has ‘killed more black people than the Klan.’ But he …

Shepard Fairey

Street Art 2.0 Boot Disk

Street art isn’t limited to graffiti, drawings and other stereotypical or conventional forms. What do you suppose is on this floppy disk? How does …

Terminally Ill Woman Receives Last Wish to Visit a Museum

Viewing artwork can be a comforting, moving experience, and one you might not easily forget – even on your last days. This past Tuesday, a terminally ill woman was taken by ambulance to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam so that she could visit the arts and history museum one more time. She's seen taking …

Empathy