Xaver Xylophon is a 24 year-old visual communications graduate from KHB Berlin Weißensee. He likes melancholy robots, the smell of new tennis balls, and creating some pretty fantastic stop-motion shorts. I also really enjoyed the organic Zyklus I.
Don’t worry, I’m not going to bring politics into this blog, but this video is too freaking awesome to pass up.
Seven Basic Exercises is a collection of incredible marionettes by Buenos Aires based artist and designer Juan Pablo Cambariere from a show at Turbo Gallery. It’s astounding how humanistic their physical actions are, considering they’re comprised mostly of plain interlinked blocks. His web site also has a fantastic gallery of additional puppet photos, and don’t miss his typeface. (via the automata / automation blog)
Astroblast by Musicians with Guns. Highly recommend going full-screen HD for maximum God-finding.
This video was shot on 294 walls in four different Turkish cities. If you’re impatient skip ahead to about 1:00 for the good stuff. (via wooster)
I was going to post 2-3 of these between now and Christmas but the list started getting too long, so I figure let’s just do it. These are the best holiday videos I’ve seen floating around the past week or two … did I miss any?