“I’m inspired by the resilience of weeds. I look for them in the cracks of the sidewalks near the walls I’m about to paint, then I portray them at a scale that is certainly bigger than the attention we pay them….”
These incredible 3D fish paintings are the work of Singapore artist Keng Lye. He works by pouring layers of synthetic resin and painting on it to create the illusion of an actual fish bowl with a living fish.
Shintaro Ohata is an artist who depicts little things in everyday life like scenes of a movie and captures all sorts of light in his work with a unique touch: convenience stores at night, city roads on rainy day and fast-food shops at dawn etc. He is also known for his characteristic style; placing sculptures in front of paintings, and shows them as one work, a combination of 2-D and 3-D world. Here’s the link to see more: Shintaro Ohata – Combining painting with sculptures.
Photographer Brandon Stanton moved to New York with one goal: to take 10,000 photos. After he created a Facebook Page, Humans of New York, to use his photos to tell the story of New York through its residents, his project became an instant hit.
The artist created an entire musical composition without using any traditional instruments. Instead, he tuned his spokes and plucked them with guitar picks, struck his tires and sprocket with mallets, and even implemented an ebow, which uses an electromagnetic field to vibrate metal objects, such as guitar strings — or in this case, brake lines.
The music industry has sometimes struggled to find its feet in the digital world. In this lovely talk, TED Fellow Ryan Holladay tells us why he is experimenting with what he describes as “location-aware music.” This programming and musical feat involves hundreds of geotagged segments of sounds that only play when a listener is physically nearby.