Mixtapes – a cultural anachronism?

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Mixtapes: The Future of Curation? In the ways we created and consumed mixtapes, we find the earliest glimmers of the social media experiences of today. We tend to think of it as a cultural anachronism. A short-lived oddity born out of that time between analog vinyl albums and digital files. But I would argue that the mixtape was the beginning …

Directors are the architects of cinema

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Nice site exploring the idea that directors are the architects of cinema, with unique house designs for famous directors from Fellini to Hitchcock. Tim Burton’s house is angled and geometric, and rises up on trees to reveal a gothic fence and more underneath. David Lynch’s house uses lighting to create a surrealistic atmosphere. Stanley Kubrick’s house is a cross between a …

Stanley Kubrick Exhibition

PaulFilm, Pop culture, Visually Cool

Wow! I so want to see the Stanley Kubrick Exhibition that is currently touring the world at the moment. The exhibition presents the complete oeuvre of the director Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999). It includes large-screen projection of significant scenes from Stanley Kubrick’s films. Documentary audio and video material also illustrates the backgrounds of the film productions. Quotes from the director guide …

Threadless Artist Nathan Pyle

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Nathan Pyle hails from Ohio and now lives and works in New York City. In addition to art, he produces non-fiction television programs for a variety of networks. He has a degree in theology, loves taking photos, and he is free this Saturday if anyone is playing flag football in Central Park. Check his work here…  

Famous Eyeglasses

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‘Famous Eyeglasses’ is a minimalist series by Italian designer Federico Mauro. It represents a compilation of the glasses as worn by well-known celebrities, historical figures and fictional characters…