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An impromptu 'museum' to the battle detritus used by Berkut (Ukrainian Special Forces police) against anti-government protestors. Grenades were taped with nails, screws, and other objects to inflict wounds on a maximum amount of people. #viiphoto #kiev #ukraine #euromaidan #berkut

Geometric Shapes Projected Onto Massive Landscapes Across the World

In a convergence of science and nature, Washington, D.C. photographer Jim Sanborn sets both alight in striking, massive scale in his series</i> …

10 Things Every Photographer or Creative Person Must Learn

Here is a list of 10 things I’ve learned the hard way that every photographer, designer, creative–hell, every creative person–should know.<p><b>1. Experts</b> …

Cheers to the Revolution: Kiev's Beautiful Molotov Cocktails

Here are some still lifes of Molotov cocktails used in Kiev to set fire to tanks, other armored vehicles, and buses. These little bombs were the only real weapon protesters had against the government's well-armed forces.<p>Kiev's EuroMaidan protesters used fire to their advantage. With fire, the …

Das Geheimnis der Kreativität: So ticken einfallsreiche Menschen

Kreativität ist oft ganz schön mysteriöse und unvorhersehbar. Ideen kommen manchmal aus dem Nichts und verschwinden plötzlich, wenn man sie am …

Banksy macht sich für #WithSyria stark

Kaum jemand scheint sich noch dafür zu interessieren, dass der Bürgerkrieg in Syrien in sein viertes Jahr geht. Außer Pseudo-Guerilla-Selbstvermarktungsmaschinen-Straßenkünstler Banksy. Den Krieg wird er aber auch nicht beenden können.<p>Banksy, der …

The 26 Best Cities In The World To See Street Art

The street art world has undergone a massive shift in the past few years, with famous figures like Banksy and Shepard Fairey elevating the medium to mainstream consciousness. What was once a clandestine act of art vandalism is now, more often, a celebrated form of public art, popping up in major …

This Is What Heartbreak Looks Like In The Digital Age

It's often difficult to articulate the real pain and anguish involved in heartbreak. But artist Victoria Siemer seems to do it better than most, with her series "Human Error." Overlaying intimate Polaroids with computerized error messages, she cleverly connects the futility of dwelling on a broken …

Marina Abramović to do nothing this summer | Art | Agenda

No one could describe Marina Abramović as anything less than prolific. Since her headline performance and retrospective at New York's Museum of …

Ten ways self-publishing has changed the books world

After a boom year in self-publishing the headlines are getting a little predictable. Most feature a doughty author who quickly builds demand for her work and is rewarded with a large contract from the traditional industry. But in our rush to admire, there's a risk we overlook the wider cultural …

Zoë Beck über die bösen eBooks. Eine Antwort auf Friedrich Forssman

Das eBook aka „Das Böse“<p>Friedrich Forssmans Artikel „Warum es Arno Schmidts Texte nicht als E-Book gibt“ macht gerade die Runde. Ich möchte ihn fast …

Apple, Amazon and the uncertain future of the book startup

Advertisement<p>41 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Shinealight<p>Over the past few years, I’ve encountered countless startups that claim they are going to disrupt …

Street Art Just Got More Dangerous In Egypt, But Artists Are Getting More Creative

Egyptian street artists created many of the enduring images of the country's 2011 revolution, splashing the streets with expressions of dissent, satire and hope. But since authorities launched a fierce clampdown on dissent after the fall of President Mohammed Morsi last summer, the country's street …

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture.

<p>Japanese designer Norihiko Terayama suspends simple floral arrangements in polygonal forms, contrasting the organic material with straight, …

Art

Great White Shark launches extraordinary attack on tourists' rubber dinghy in South Africa

We’re going to need a bigger (and better) boat… was probably what this group of German tourists was thinking after their inflatable rubber dinghy was …

White Shark

Zen: What street photography means to a cop - INSPIRED EYE

Nathan, one of our subscribers is a cop…..I tried to ask him for a “Get out of jail free” card but instead I got a nice essay on what street …

Street Photography

Nursery Color Psychology: Let Science Decide!

Choosing nursery colors for baby can be tricky. Hoping to escape the standard pink or blue motif, many parents leap into the world of color armed …

Home Decorating

Was macht ein gutes Foto aus?

<b>“Ein gutes Foto ist ein Foto, auf das man länger als eine Sekunde schaut.”</b> – Henri Cartier-Bresson<p>Genau dieses Zitat ging mir durch den Kopf, als ich …

Follow Me: Warum ich Heathrow nicht mehr hassen werde

Londons größter Flughafen hat einen chaotischen Ruf. Mit dem neuen Terminal 2 soll alles besser werden. Wir haben T2 drei Wochen vor der Eröffnung durch die Queen besucht und eine Weltneuheit entdeckt.<p>Labyrinthische Korridore, viele Treppenstufen und Ebenenwechsel, lange Warteschlangen vor den …