unconsumption:

Driftwood horses made by sculptor Heather Jansch. Check out her site for other pieces.
For additional inspiration, see earlier Unconsumption posts on uses of driftwood, fallen branches, and other plant material here.

unconsumption:

Driftwood horses made by sculptor Heather Jansch. Check out her site for other pieces.

For additional inspiration, see earlier Unconsumption posts on uses of driftwood, fallen branches, and other plant material here.

Tags: art

How to reuse product packaging in order to escape the environmental catastrophe that the production of the packaging is causing.

Packard Jennings

Tags: plastic art

nevver:

Appropriate, Subvert, Activate!
Film Review: !WAR: Women Art Revolution
Anyone who lived feminism will enjoy !WAR, but those that didn’t are the ones who most need to watch it. We need to see life breathed back into feminism, see its passion and creative problem-solving made contagious. We need to be reminded that feminism was once cool and, though gains have been made, the fight for equality is not over.
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Film Review: !WAR: Women Art Revolution

Anyone who lived feminism will enjoy !WAR, but those that didn’t are the ones who most need to watch it. We need to see life breathed back into feminism, see its passion and creative problem-solving made contagious. We need to be reminded that feminism was once cool and, though gains have been made, the fight for equality is not over.

Tags: film feminism art

Ali Golzad Recycles Cardboard to Capture Empathy
"To me the plight of child soldiers and children abused as sex slaves escapes notice in the civilized world which causes me to question how civilized we really are. To me, these are invisible people."

Ali Golzad Recycles Cardboard to Capture Empathy

"To me the plight of child soldiers and children abused as sex slaves escapes notice in the civilized world which causes me to question how civilized we really are. To me, these are invisible people."

Tags: art iran

art history?
knowyourmeme:

I would at least have given him a C for effort
KYMdb - No Rage Face

art history?

knowyourmeme:

I would at least have given him a C for effort

KYMdb - No Rage Face

True Lies: How documentary filmmaking set the stage for reality TV.

That was 2006. Since then I haven’t made another reality show, but I am making documentaries, and I keep asking myself if they are really that much different. After all, documentary filmmakers are also purveyors of a tell-all, show-all, know-all culture. Everyday life has become pop-culture entertainment, exploited as much by big TV networks and social-media companies as by the Jacks and Jills who offer up their lives in exchange for being noticed.

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True Lies: How documentary filmmaking set the stage for reality TV.

That was 2006. Since then I haven’t made another reality show, but I am making documentaries, and I keep asking myself if they are really that much different. After all, documentary filmmakers are also purveyors of a tell-all, show-all, know-all culture. Everyday life has become pop-culture entertainment, exploited as much by big TV networks and social-media companies as by the Jacks and Jills who offer up their lives in exchange for being noticed.

Keep reading …

A series of paintings by American artist Alex Gross articulates ideas about branding, globalization, love, and consumption in his new show “Product Placement.” (via Designboom)

A series of paintings by American artist Alex Gross articulates ideas about branding, globalization, love, and consumption in his new show “Product Placement.” (via Designboom)

Morning Coffee Break: Watch the Starry Night flow.

Photographer Mandy Barker collects plastic cast off by the oceans’ massive garbage vortexes and makes beautiful (and, when you think about it, horrifying) art.

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