Li Hongbo’s malleable sculptures defy logic. The classical statues look like carved porcelain but are made from layers of paper making them highly flexible.
01 | Paper City Animation by Maciek Janicki [TV]. 02 | 5m80: High Diving Giraffes by Cube Creative [TV]. 03 | Haunting Sculptures Covered in Sparkling Crystals by Nicola Bolla. 04 | Playful & Experimental Videos by Vallée Duhamel [TV]. 05 | Mirror City Timelapse by Michael Shainblum [TV]. 06 | Intricate Paper Collages by Elise Wehle. 07 | Animated Fly-By of the Completion of Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia [TV]. 08 | Masked Intentions at He Made She Made Gallery, Sydney. 09 | The Great Gatsby — Visual Effects Before & After [TV].
Vallée Duhamel is a Montreal-based creative studio that does some seriously cool stuff. Founded by designer and director, Julien Vallée, and visual artist and designer, Eve Duhamel, the studio creates images and videos for a wide range of clients – from events to commercials, music, fashion, posters, magazines and objects. Vallée Duhamel specialises in high quality, lo-fi, and often handmade visuals and installations, taking a playful and experimental approach to work…
Aust & Amelung is a young German design studio formed by two product designers – Miriam Aust and Sebastian Amelung. The pair creates and develops lighting, furniture and interiors in their Kassel studio. Human desire for individuality is a reoccurring theme in their work. Their products reflect on this idea resulting in the reuse of existing objects, or encouraging the user to take an active role in manipulating the production process of the product. Think bookshelves constructed around an existing old book, or furniture that includes plants turning the user into a gardener and designer. In their project Like Paper, they take an active role in the production process making every object unique while maintaining the character of a series…
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…
Polish animation artist Maciek Janicki brings to life – if only for a moment – to Paper City, a paper animation of a fragile metropolis of winding roads, rising skyscrapers and emerging mountains.