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Experience The 1920′s In 3D Via Stereoscopic Photography
Helen
04 sep 2013 13:00

Rewind to the 1920′s when film and photography were still in their infancy, where artists were still grappling with the limitations of the technology itself and it’s here you’ll find the interesting tale of a photographer named J. Dearden Holmes.One of his clients whom he produced photographic work for was called Cavenders Ltd. Their primary business was selling cigarettes and to make them all the more enticing, they would include stereoscopic cards within each packet. Two images slightly...

Rewind to the 1920′s when film and photography were still in their infancy, where artists were still grappling with the limitations of the technology itself and it’s here you’ll find the...

Street Artist Turns Found Garbage Into Quirky Characters
Helen
23 aug 2013 11:29

Street artist Francisco de Pájaro (aka “Art Is Trash”) takes piles of garbage found on the street and turns it into quirky art by painting faces and arranging it in humorous ways. The Spanish-born artist recently hit the streets of London and created a series with that city’s trash. Global Street Art’s James Buxton recently interviewed Pájaro for Société Perrier and quotes him, “We consume a lot, and rubbish is part of that, it’s people wasting things. There’s a romantic aspect, somebody’s...

Street artist Francisco de Pájaro (aka “Art Is Trash”) takes piles of garbage found on the street and turns it into quirky art by painting faces and arranging it in humorous ways.

London to Brighton Train Journey: 1953, 1983, 2013
Helen
30 aug 2013 14:11

Back in 1953 the BBC made a time-lapse of a train trip between London and Brighton. They recreated the film 30 years later, in 1983. Fast forward 30 years to 2013 and they’ve done it again. You can see all three time-lapses—spanning 60 years—in this side by side video.

Back in 1953 the BBC made a time-lapse of a train trip between London and Brighton. They recreated the film 30 years later, in 1983. Fast forward 30 years to 2013 and they’ve done it again.

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London's Piles Of Rubbish Transformed Into Works Of Art
Helen
30 aug 2013 14:15

You’re probably familiar with the phrase “One man’s trash is another man’s gold” and there’s few better examples of that than the work of visual artist Francisco de Pajaro. Much like Clet Abraham who has fun hijacking Europe’s street signs, Francisco likes to bring a bit of life, vitality and humour to our sterile urban environments. In a recently interview with James Buxton of Global Street Art he stated that:

You’re probably familiar with the phrase “One man’s trash is another man’s gold” and there’s few better examples of that than the work of visual artist Francisco de Pajaro.