Initial Research & Findings

October 4, 2013 § Leave a comment

Black is Beautiful by Allister Lee of Studio B.I.B – 500 black marker pens

Allister Lee wishes hold the largest collection of black marker pens in the world! This image shows his half way point to 1000, all of the pens are illustrated!

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Here to ThereNobutaka Aozaki

In this continuing project ‘Here to there’, conceptual artist Nobutaka Aozaki is gathering a collection of impromptu hand-drawn maps he obtains from complete strangers. He equips typical tourist attire: a souvenir baseball cap and a 21st century shopping bag, the artist heads for the roads of Manhattan and asks random strangers for directions through the area of the city he’s currently in.

chrisinplymouth – collections of doorlocks, letters, abandoned shoes, chocolate money, and remote controls

Flickr user chrisinplymouth has some great collections of things, click on the above hyper links to view the collections.
Locks & Letters typography multiples

Hollis Brown Thornton – Atari Print

bisybackson – collections

Another Flickr user, bisybackson here has created some cool collections of pencils, shaping them into rectangles. You can view the Amsterdam based user’s other collections by clicking the hyperlink above.

Pencil Collections sculpture pencils

sand in your eye The Fallen 9000

Artists Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss accompanied by numerous volunteers, went to the beaches of Normandy equipped with stencils and rakes etched in 9000 silhouettes representing fallen people into the sand. Served to give a reminder of the civilians and soldiers who died on D-Day.

Streets of Agueda, Portugal – Photographer: Patrícia Almeida

This is a street installation on Streets of Agueda, Portugal, which looks amazing. You can view previsous years installations and photos here on Patrícia Flickr page.

A Colorful Canopy of Umbrellas Returns to the Streets of Agueda, Portugal  umbrellas terrariums

Chad WrightMasterplan

Installation designer Chad Wright was inspired by his childhood experiences of growing up in a sprawling suburb of Southern California to create ‘Masterplan’. The piece is meant to put side by side the playful childhood experience of building sand castles on the beach with his brother, in contrast with the grim, modern-day reality of the current real estate collapse. Click the hyperlink to Masterplan to view the stages of the piece.

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