The Week’s Links
Scandinavia in miniature, hand-embroidered portraits, U.S. jails and Hemingway’s last dinner in Bird In Flight’s weekly digest.
American chain of department stores, Bloomsdale’s, challenged some the world’s most famous fashion designers to do a collection of clothing made entirely — or very close — of Crayola crayons.
Eat Before You Leave
Sarah Lazarovic makes drawings of famous people’s last meals: Elvis Presley, Cleopatra, Jimmy Hendrix, Abraham Lincoln are just a few of the celebrities whose last meals were reconstructed in Lazarovic’s project.
Light Goes On
Artist Darren Pearson makes interesting videos using long exposure and an electric torch.
Web developer Josh Begly decided to find out in what way the U.S. prisons influence the surrounding landscape. He created a website called “Prison Map” — a collection of some 5300 penitentiaries photographed by Google satellites.
In his project “Nothing to Lose” photographer Toby Burrows captured overweight dancers.
Cayce Zavaglia creates realistic portraits that she embroiders with color threads on linen backgrounds.
Using a tilt-shift lens and time-lapse video settings, Dutch design studio Damp Design made a film illustrating a micro-scale Norway and Iceland.
Illustrator and photographer Alberto Seveso mixes ink and metal powder to take photographs of beautiful patterns and shapes they produce in liquids.
Simply About Complicated
Sebastien Thibeault’s illustrations address the world’s most complicated political and social issues — in a very eloquent, yet lucid and minimalistic way.
Into Another World
German street artist knowns as 1010 creates colorful portals “into other worlds” on city walls in Germany, the U.S. and Panama.