Archive for March, 2012

Gagosian challenges H.K.’s lack of sculpture

Gagosian challenges H.K.’s lack of sculpture

The fact that Hong Kong’s art galleries are often as pressed for space as the city’s apartments, has resulted in few inspiring sculpture exhibitions. On Friday, March 23rd, the Gagosian Gallery flouted that curse, bringing Hong Kong a group show featuring works by contemporary artists John Chamberlain, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, and Franz West. So […]


Triumph by Kris Kuksi at the Joshua Liner Gallery

Triumph by Kris Kuksi at the Joshua Liner Gallery

Working on a scale that we were not accustomed to seeing, Mr. Kuski did two things that usually don’t go hand in hand – he increased the size while maintaining his meticulous standard and detailing for his works. We also caught Kris exercising his painterly talents for a special piece in this showing. To top […]


Review: Syndicate Subsessions

Review: Syndicate Subsessions

Thanks to the Saturday night traffic jam and other unforeseen incidences, we caught the tail end of The Syndicate Subsessions featuring Gema and Muon at the Substation. If you believe that the end justifies the means, I would have to say it was a good show judging from the significant number of people there, Muon’s […]


NYC Photos from 1978-1985

NYC Photos from 1978-1985

Michael Sean Edwards knows his way around the business end of a film camera. He took a series of photos in NYC between 1978 and 1985 that cover everything from the Garment District to Avenue A. Check out his photos below and walk the streets of NYC as if it was more than two decades […]


Marshall Fridge

Marshall Fridge

You’re never going to play guitar like Stevie Ray Vaughn or Slash but if you shred 6-packs like they shred six strings, the Marshall Fridge will be the perfect addition to your pad. It looks like the iconic Marshall stack amp but it’s really a 4.4 cubic foot fridge and freezer. You can even crank […]


Katsuyo Aoki ‘Predictive Dream’ Porcelain Skull Sculptures

Katsuyo Aoki 'Predictive Dream' Porcelain Skull Sculptures

In an impressive show of skill, Katsuyo Aoki‘s intricate porcelain skull sculptures from the Predictive Dream Series has so much detail that they look like a twisted skull made of real bone. Check out THE SOURCE.


Stunning Detailed Painting from Taipei-based Artist STING CHEN

Stunning Detailed Painting from Taipei-based Artist STING CHEN

These water pen drawings are so over whelming in details. We love them! For more from Sting Chen on NeochaEDGE, link here.


Guinness Brownies

Guinness Brownies

Beach season is coming soon so you should test out this recipe for Guinness brownies before forcing yourself into pre-summer fat camp. That’s right, we’re pushing Guinness brownies. That would be the world’s best Irish stout blended into both the batter and the icing. Hurry up and bake some. For the recipe, check out THE […]


Rasha Kahil: In Your Home

Rasha Kahil: In Your Home

‘In Your Home’ is a series of nude self-portraits by artist Rasha Kahil, who secretly disrobes in other people’s homes while the owners are away and blissfully unaware of what she is doing. Her naked body, being the only constant, takes on the character of the background: soft and beautiful lounging on a sofa, or […]


Hijacked Volume 3

Hijacked Volume 3

Hijacked is a focused photographic anthology that explores two geographically divorced but historically connected communities. In this instance the UK and Australia are brought into the spotlight to locate and stimulate conflicting dialogues that provoke the consideration of cultural specificity and multiplicity. Check out THE SOURCE!


Incredible photos of exotic dancers from the 1890s

Incredible photos of exotic dancers from the 1890s

The Charles McClaghy Collection has released this intriguing selection of images of female exotic dancers from the 1890s, which shows just how different our perception of ‘exotic’ has become over the intervening 120 or so years. Check out THE SOURCE!


DOPE PICKS: 5 local independent DIY stores

DOPE PICKS: 5 local independent DIY stores

The amount of commercial, mass-produced goods out in the market today is crazy, one can almost start to believe that the feeling of holding something with the raw, DIY feel hard to come by. Hell, even things that appear to have raw aesthetics are probably mass-produced as well! So we went on a little trip, […]


24 Examples Of Trash-Canning

24 Examples Of Trash-Canning

The next planking/owling/horsemanning? You just have to take a picture of you hiding your face with the content of your trash can. See the other 23 by checking out THE SOURCE!


Fist of Legend

Fist of Legend

Something you can watch over the weekend! Jet Li is DOPE! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liifyAYcgFs&feature=share&fb_source=message[/youtube]


Tree-Climbing Goats of Morocco

Tree-Climbing Goats of Morocco

If you ever come back in your next life as an Argan tree, be prepared for the goats of Morocco to climb all over you. Just so they can chomp on these yummy Argan berries, you know. Check out THE SOURCE! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErGoc0m0TuE&feature=player_embedded#![/youtube]


Kasi Picah!

Kasi Picah!

If you ever watched the 15Malaysia series of short films (you probably haven’t) you no doubt watched ‘Lumpur’ by Kamal Sabran (it’s very likely you don’t know him either) who’s better known as an experimental musician with Space Gambus Experiment and from his blog it looks like those of you who are into experimental music […]


fashion-inspired illustration from beijing-based fashion designer JOEGUN

fashion-inspired illustration from beijing-based fashion designer JOEGUN

Fashion designer Joegun hails from Beijing, and spends her days among scissors, fabrics, pins, and needles, and sometimes dabbles in illustration as well. He illustrates using the simple colors of markers, creating a world of imaginary characters, each of whom she develops in a written series of stories. Check out THE SOURCE!


Streets: JR x Liu Bolin (Part II)

Streets: JR x Liu Bolin (Part II)

HK IS SOOOOOOO DOPE! Above is a photo of an awesome collab between HK artist Liu Bolin and TED Prize artist JR, in New York, just in time for Bolin’s upcoming exhibition. Arrested Motion (HK) was able to document this incredibly artistic occurence so please do so, check out THE SOURCE.


Carnival Strippers of the Past

Carnival Strippers of the Past

Meiselas’ frank description of the lives of these women brought a hidden world to public attention. Produced during the early years of the women’s movement, “Carnival Strippers” (re-issued in 2003) reflects the struggle for identity and self-esteem that characterized a complex era of change. Check out THE SOURCE.


Unbelievable Ant Photography

Unbelievable Ant Photography

Russian Photographer Andrey Pavlov takes the most mind-blowing macro photographs of ants that you will ever see. To get these shots, Pavlov patiently coaxes the ants into these poses with food. The pictures are staged, but there’s no photomanipulation involved. Ant whisperer, anyone? Check out THE SOURCE.


Monocasco Electric Bike Concept

Monocasco Electric Bike Concept

Monocasco is a new electric bicycle concept design inspired by Ossa monocasco bike of Santiago Herrero ridden by Sabtiago “who died racing his Ossa in the 1970 Grand Prix.” The electric version is just as svelte in lines and saves your esophagus and mine from the pollutant of a gas/oil engine. Designed by the Spaniards […]


Choi Jeong-Hwa’s Doors art transforms downtown Seoul

Choi Jeong-Hwa’s Doors art transforms downtown Seoul

How do you know what door to walk through when there are literally 10,000 doors on a building to choose from? Your average Joe might ask that question, but it’s clear that South Korean artist Choi Jeong-Hwa is challenging the perception of art. Yet again. He’s a firm believer that art should engage with the […]


9Fountains’ Artist of the Week – Zarah

9Fountains' Artist of the Week – Zarah

This week, we feature Robniel Manalo, a Filipino artist who dabbles in graphic design, web design and 3D graphics. Armed with a great sense of humour, Robniel’s work often entertains as much as it inspires. Check out THE SOURCE!


Broken Fingaz Crew at Tiger Translate Cambodia 2012

Broken Fingaz Crew at Tiger Translate Cambodia 2012

The historic Phnom Penh Railway Station was transformed for the Tiger Translate Cambodia event on 24th February 2012. Israeli graffiti crew Broken Fingaz created works of art on walls and a Tiger Beer car, also collaborating live with other artists including Steve Tierney, Em Riem and more. See the permanent wall art at the Le […]