Category: graphics + illustration
Elise Wehle is an American artist who creates intricate collages assembled with layers of old prints and photographs. These are carefully cut, folded and woven into mesmerising works which depict expressive portraits and landscapes. Beautiful textures and patterns adorn her work. At a first glance, some of them appear as old frescoes found inside European heritage buildings…
‘Inside Chanel’ tells the story of Coco Chanel, the woman behind the legend, and how she launched a new century of fashion and became the Queen of Paris.
A short film titled “Box” by Bot & Dolly, combining projection mapping of 3D computer graphics, robotics and an actor into a synchronised performance.
Young Hungarian photographer Bence Bakonyi is a bit of a legend when it comes to striking images with a surreal twist. His work captures engaging moments that leave me with so many questions. How did he capture that shot? So, was the dog jumping or falling? Was the black line part of the image, or inserted later? Etcetera. Apart from their undeniable beauty, it’s this sense of ambiguity that I find most intriguing about Bakonyi’s work…
Silke Baltruschat is a Hamburg-based graphic designer and illustrator with a real knack for transforming ordinary things into something entirely different. I recently came across her Handarbeiten series – which according to Google Translate means” handicrafts”, so I’m going to roll with it. Baltruschat transformed vintage posters from the 70′s Schulmädchen-report and embroidered them with black cotton thread to resemble body hairs. Awkward and wrong, but seriously funny…
A master of color and geometric composition, Andy Gilmore’s work is often characterized as kaleidoscopic and hypnotic.