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!
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.
Flickr user chrisinplymouth has some great collections of things, click on the above hyper links to view the collections.
Hollis Brown Thornton – Atari Print
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.
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.
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.