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This Folded Paper Book Opens Up to Reveal 31 Layered Storage Compartments

May 7, 2021

Grace Ebert

…safekeeping in this nested storage book. Comprised of 31 compartments, the design features layers of folds, meaning that the 16 flowers on top and the pockets supporting them open up to reveal small compartments that vary in size. Originally, the paper books, which are called zhen xian bao, were used to hold thread and other embroidery materials—this article dives into the history behind the traditional Chinese practice—and would unroll in multiples from a single binding. Watch the tutorial above for folding basics, and check out the written companion for instructions on scaling up the design to 127 pockets.   https://fuckyeahchinesefashion.tumblr.com/post/646278082813165568/this-thing-is-called-%E7%99%BE%E5%AE%9D%E5%A4%B9bai-bao-jiathe-chinese…

 

 



Art

From Minneapolis to Syria, Artists Are Honoring George Floyd Through Murals and Public Artworks

June 2, 2020

Grace Ebert

…below, including work from Syrian artists Aziz Asmar and Anis Hamdoun, Fayetville-based Octavio Logo, and Barcelona-based Tvboy. (via Artnet News)   Fayetteville mural by Octavio Logo. via Clarissa Bustamante   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Eme Freethinker (@eme_freethinker) on May 29, 2020 at 4:55am PDT A message that was flown over Detroit by Jammie Holmes Syrian artists Aziz Asmar and Anis Hamdoun finish a mural depicting George Floyd in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province. https://t.co/fsWfkv8XHB pic.twitter.com/YUMQhn07M6 — ABC News (@ABC) June 1, 2020 A mural by Jesus Cruz Artile, also known as Eme Freethinker, in Berlin…

 

 



Art

By Carving Into a Text, Artist Guy Laramée Finds a New Way to Excavate Meaning

January 17, 2020

Grace Ebert

…could very well be an erosion,” as he explores questions about the relationship between meaning, emotion, and art, more broadly. Additional philosophical musings can be found on Laramée’s site, while he shares more of his quarried landscapes on Instagram. Left: “Brazil II,” courtesy of Foster White Gallery. Right:”Chinese Sanscrit,” courtesy of WB Fine Arts. “Chinese Sanscrit,” courtesy of WB Fine Arts. “Nouveau Larousse Universal,” courtesy of Foster White Gallery. “Chi,” courtesy of WB Fine Arts Left: “Humanités.” Right: “Journey to the Center of the,” both courtesy of JHB Gallery “Ruines,” courtesy of JHB Gallery “Timepieces,” courtesy of JHB Gallery https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JB1-1BtUg4s&app=desktop…

 

 



Art History

Researchers Unearth World's Oldest Figurative Artwork in Indonesian Cave

December 13, 2019

Grace Ebert

…characteristics like beaks and tails—hunting wild pigs and cattle with spears. Traditionally, therianthropes were employed for sharing folklore, religious myths, and spiritual beliefs. Clear renderings of the creatures are uncommon, the report says. The oldest depiction previously recorded is a carved figurine with the head of a cat that originated in Germany and dates back nearly 40,000 years. These Indonesian findings also predate the Lascaux cave paintings found in France by about 20,000 years. “This hunting scene is—to our knowledge—currently the oldest pictorial record of storytelling and the earliest figurative artwork in the world,” the report said. (via Artnet) https://youtu.be/gx8ohlEAfy4…

 

 



Design

50,000-Square-Foot Garden Populates New Workspace, Making It the Densest Urban Forest in Los Angeles

December 12, 2019

Grace Ebert

…workspace has popped up in a formerly empty parking lot in Hollywood. The recently opened SecondHome Hollywood boasts a 50,000-square-foot garden of 6,500 trees and plants and 700 tons of soil and vegetation. It is Los Angeles’s densest urban forest and is also home to 112 native species. The Hollywood location, which is the first in the United States, contains sixty yellow-roofed office pods. It also encompasses the Anne Banning Community House, a ’60s building designed by prominent architect Paul Williams who is known for defining much of Los Angeles’s architectural aesthetic throughout the 20th century. (via Jeroen Apers) https://youtu.be/JSxIgGgMiFw…

 

 



Animation

'The Bird & the Whale' Tells a Short and Sweet Tale Using Paint-on-Glass Animation

December 10, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

…Whale is comprised of 4,300 paintings created by a small team of female artists in Dublin, Ireland. The animated film tells the story of a young whale, struggling to find its voice, who finds a caged bird that is the sole survivor of a shipwreck. The Bird & the Whale has been lauded at festivals worldwide, including the Silver Screen Award for Best Animated Film at Cannes’ Young Director Awards. Freeman, who majored in animation at the National Film School of Ireland, also co-founded Paper Panther Productions. Watch the making-of inpthe video below and follow Paper Panther on Instagram. https://vimeo.com/369150080…