Arts & Culture
BAFTA-nominated director Gary Tarn's created the shortest film ever made
Blink and you could miss it. #LeapSecondMovie, the shortest film ever made, is a collection of 25 frames and four notes created by director Gary Tarn that lasts exactly one second.
Fatherly, the editorial resource for dads, sources content dependent on the age of your child
Did you know that from the time your child is born to the time they reach 18, you have exactly 940 Saturdays with them? Do you have any idea what you’re going to do with them on all of those days? Look no further than Fatherly: the next-generation digital lifestyle guide for men that replaces content about pints with how-to change a diaper while managing a tech website or build a killer sandcastle at the beach.
Chinese company Xiao Zhu is conveying the dangers of air pollution by showing what can happen to future generations now
Xiao Zhu, a Chinese company, is projecting huge beams of light of suffering children onto toxic smoke as a way to promote a new social movement for clean air and sustainable business. The strategy is bold, horrific, and resourceful.
LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy wants to replace off-key bleeps subway turnstiles make with soothing musical notes, with Heineken footing the bill
For a man who’s made a living colliding sounds, the tonal beep of the New York City subway turnstiles at rush hour is the soundtrack of James Murphy’s nightmares.
Get a bird’s eye view of yourself with Daniel Rozin’s latest interactive art work
Don’t look now, but 450 penguins are mimicking your every move. It may sound like a horror movie, but it’s actually an installation in which motorized toys form a mechanical mirror. Through the color contrast on their bodies, the penguins create a silhouette which moves in sync with the viewer.
All Our Yesterdays is a visualization of #sunsets and #sunrises, uploaded on Instagram, and captured on a map in real time
Somewhere in the world, right this moment, a sunrise or a sunset is running its course rather majestically. And somewhere in this world, someone is capturing it on Instagram. Designer and photographer Michelle Chandra has made viewing these moments easy with All Our Yesterdays, maps that visualize Instagram sunsets and sunrises in real time.
Everyhere Logistics is a collection of guerilla pop-up exhibitions to get creative juices flowing across the country
This August, an initiative called Everyhere Logistics is sending 10 teams of artists from the east and west coast to participate in secret night markets in different cities across the country.
UNICEF and the H&M Conscious Foundation are using a new cryptocurrency to engage kids and develop global Early Childhood Development programs
There are countless ways for adults to show a little humanity and give back to their fellow man; thousands upon thousands of charities and programs exist across a myriad of fields for grownups to donate to. Today there is a collaboration between UNICEF and the H&M Conscious Foundation which now allows children to exhibit some compassion as well.
Atlanta artists are creating life-sized hashtags and social media creatures to engage studio creativity
To celebrate the launch of The Daily Share, CNN‘s HLN has commissioned local Atlanta artists to create a series of artistic installations for its studios. The new flagship show relies on social media stats to drive its coverage, and the artwork brings this same concept straight into the HLN workplace.
The Messenger is a ceramic carrier pigeon meant to travel between far-flung recipients
Welcome to the age of nomadic gifting, where presents travel from recipient to recipient, and message trumps a material object. The courier of nomadic giving is The Messenger, a palm-sized ceramic sculpture modeled after the carrier pigeon, an honored symbol of international message delivery.
The LAB Miami is a coworking space with a goal: reinvigorate the city, one neighborhood at a time
In the heart of Wynwood, the up-and-coming Miami neighborhood we recently visited, lies an unassuming harbinger of progress. The LAB, as it’s called, is the keystone to a burgeoning startup culture deep within the city’s most fluid district. At its most basic level, The LAB Miami is a coworking space targeted, as most are, toward young professional creatives and technologists looking for their own take on the 9-to-5.
A limited edition sketchbook by Tattoo Art Magazine features pages that simulate the texture and feel of human skin
Brazilian publication Tattoo Art Magazine, in collaboration with the Lew/Lara TBWA agency, created a sketchbook to help novice tattoo artists develop their skills. The Skin Book is made up of pages that resemble the texture of human skin. It enables beginners to test their ideas and create works of art without the usual substitutes such as fruit, animal skin, or friends.