PHOTOGRAPHY / ‘NOW AND THEN’ Detroit Abandoned School by Detroiturbex

PHOTOGRAPHY / DETROIT ‘Now and Then’ by Detroiturbex

Detroiturbex.com explores and photographs abandoned buildings & places in and around the city of Detroit. One of its recent projects focuses on the Lewis Cass Technical High School, which had its building devastated by a major fire in 2007 (the building was subsequently demolished). “By combining old photographs of the Detroit High School with new views of the abandoned... Read More

TRAILER / ‘Samsara’ by Ron Fricke

TRAILER / ‘Samsara’ by Ron Fricke

Samsara is the first film by director and cinematographer Ron Fricke (Koyaanisqatsi, Baraka) in almost 20 years. Following in the footsteps of his earlier work, it will be completely devoid of dialogue and text, relying solely on compelling visuals shot on 70mm film. Samsara is a Sanskrit word that means “the ever turning wheel of life” and is the point of departure for... Read More

TED TALK / REGGIE WATTS ‘That’s Why I Came To This Conference’

ARTIST TED TALK / Reggie Watts: ‘Thats why i came to this conference’

TED has posted the brilliantly hilarious talk and performance by Reggie Watts from this year’s conference. Anybody else not 100% sure on what he was talking about… maybe that’s the point. Trolling at its finest.    Read More

TRAILER / DOCUMENTARY ‘Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap’ by Ice T

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‘SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: The Art of Rap’ is a feature length documentary about the runaway juggernaut that is Rap music. At the wheel of this unstoppable beast is the film’s director Ice-T, who takes us on a deeply personal journey interviewing the biggest names in the game and uncovering how this music of the street has grown to dominate the world.   IN... Read More

SHORT FILM / The Story of ‘KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON’ by Temujin Doran

SHORT FILM / The Story of 'KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON' by Temujin Doran

A short film that tells the story behind the ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ poster. Its origins at the beginning of WWII and its rediscovery in a bookshop in England in 2000, becoming one of the iconic images of the 21st century. Film, music, script and narration by Temujin Doran.    Read More

PHOTOGRAPHY / THE ‘893-YAKUZA’ PROJECT by Anton Kusters

PHOTOGRAPHY / The '893-Yakuza' Project by Anton Kusters

 ‘893-Yakuza’ is a project from Belgian creative Anton Kusters, who has spent the last two years documenting one of Japan’s most notorious crime families; The Yakuza. “Preparations started in 2008, and access was granted in april 2009, for two years. The project is now at full speed, with all elements of the story being produced as we speak. In 2011 and 2012,... Read More

STREET ART / Very Nearly Almost Presents MEGGS x LISTER x KID-ZOOM by itdrewitself

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When three renowned Australian street artists Meggs, Anthony Lister and Kid Zoom all independently visited the UK in June, Very Nearly Almost Magazine organised a meet up and invited itdrewitself to produce a video documenting the day. Resulting in an insightful ‘fly-on-the-wall’ style look at the amazing artists doing their thing and killin’ it as usual.     (The... Read More

ARTIST TED TALK / Shea Hembrey: ‘How I Became 100 Artists’

ARTIST TED TALK / Shea Hembrey: 'How I Became 100 Artists'

How do you stage an international art show with work from 100 different artists? If you’re Shea Hembrey, you invent all of the artists and create all the artwork yourself – from large-scale outdoor installations to tiny paintings drawn with a single-haired brush, this is a TED TALK every aspiring (and/or unproductive) artist should see…   Below, just a handful... Read More

SHORT FILM / ‘MOVE, EAT, LEARN’ Series by Rick Mereki

SHORT FILM / 'MOVE, EAT, LEARN' Series by Rick Mereki

3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage, all to turn 3 ambitious linear concepts based on movement, learning and food, into 3 beautiful and compelling short films. ‘MOVE’   ‘EAT’   ‘LEARN’   Rick Mereki: Director, Producer, Additional... Read More

PHOTOGRAPHY / AMY WINEHOUSE by Hedi Slimane

TRIBUTE / Amy Winehouse by Hedi Slimane

With the tragic passing of the uber talented Amy Winehouse over the weekend, renowned photographer Hedi Slimane has released images from a beautiful shoot he did with Amy. A side that was not always publicized, but a side that reflects her amazing unique talent. R.I.P.  Read More