Martin Sweeny

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Does the death of clubbing mean the death of creativity?

Sheryl Garrett, former editor of The Face, laments the end of club culture<p>In June, I was high up in the Standard hotel in the old Meatpacking district of Manhattan with Ian Griffiths, creative director of Max Mara, pointing out some of the landmarks of our misspent youth. We had a clear view of the …

Orchid: Exploding High-Speed Paint Flowers by Fabian Oefner | Colossal

<p>For his third and final investigation in his “Paint Action” series Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner (previously here and here) created a series of …

Graffiti Artist Le Module de Zeer Transforms a Room at the Les Bains Night Club | Colossal

<p>Back in April we took a peek inside the near complete transformation by fifty street artists of the Les Bains nightclub prior to its demolition. …

The Beauty of Mathematics: A Visual Demonstration of Math in Everyday Life | Colossal

<p>This lovely video short from Yann Pineill and Nicolas Lefaucheux of Paris video production agency Parachutes succinctly demonstrates the underlying …

The Mythical Beasts of Painter and Street Artist Curiot | Colossal

<p>Painter and street artist Curiot (Favio Martinez) creates vibrant mythical beasts blending human and animal forms while alluding to a number of …

A Story of Reincarnation Told Through Stop Motion Face Paint | Colossal

<p>This animated short by London-based artist, animator and body painter Emma Allen briefly depicts the cycle of reincarnation using face paint. Allen …

Money is Material: Watch as Collage Artist Mark Wagner Turns the U.S. Dollar into Art | Colossal

<p>The Avant/Garde Diaries recently did a short feature on collage artist Mark Wagner (previously) and got some excellent footage of the artist at work …

Ai Weiwei's Forever Bicycles Installation Stuns Toronto

Last night in Toronto, Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei presented a new version of his incredible <i>Forever Bicycles</i> installation. As the centerpiece of this year's Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, the all-night contemporary art event that takes over city streets, 3,144 bicycles, the most Weiwei has used …

Alberto Antoniazzi on Twitter: "Some charts made with #Viz - the iPhone app for creating simple graph charts, out now! http://t.co/e18I062M2j http://t.co/Lf2q4z3mvr"

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Benjamin Muzzin's Clever 3D Display, Created by Spinning TVs

Here's an unforeseen application of televisions going from CRT to flatscreen: Thin as they are, you can now place two of them back-to-back. And then …

Maker Faire Rome: Interaction-Ivrea, Arduino and Intel's Galileo

<i>Click to view full image [PDF]</i><p>Intel's Arduino-compatible open-source Galileo development board was launched today in Italy at Rome's Maker Faire. …

The Inaugural Portland Design Auction Happens Next Week as Part of Portland Design Week

Core77 and Hand-Eye supply are thrilled to be part of the <b>Portland Design Auction</b>, the first-annual Contemporary Art & Design Auction that provides a …