Archive for March, 2012

The Art of Shannon Tan

The Art of Shannon Tan

Shannon Tan started out with an interest in interior design, before expanding into illustration. To date, he has done many illustrations and taken part in events such as Noise Singapore, and the Spikes Advertising Festival. He also designed the 8th Signature Carrier for local business Actually, which you can view as of mid March. “Making […]


Singapore Short Film Awards

Singapore Short Film Awards

The Singapore Short Film Awards (SSFA) is the only platform that recognizes excellence in short films in Singapore. This year’s awards not only celebrates all the short films that have been made in 2011, but is also establishing itself as the awards platform that understands and encourages short films of any kind. From amateurs and […]


Lucky Peach Magazine Issue #3

Lucky Peach Magazine Issue #3

Days like this put a smile on our faces. The latest issue of Lucky Peach magazine is now delivery to subscribers and heading to newsstands in days. Issue 3 continues David Chang’s quest to re-invent the food periodical with more real world text, recipes and infographics. A variety of questions are posed in Lucky Peach: […]


Typo/graphic Posters

Typo/graphic Posters

typo/graphic posters is a platform for inspiration and promotion of good design through poster culture and the pure forms of graphic design. we believe that quality is generated by consuming quality. The website is dope, no naked girls walking around but awesome just the same. Click HERE!


PICTOPLASMA Festival 2012

PICTOPLASMA Festival 2012

The world’s leading and largest Festival of contemporary character culture returns to Berlin, with a dense, one-week program of inspiring artist presentations, conference lectures, animation festival, workshops, installations, numerous character walk exhibitions, performances, VJ battles and of course, loads of character! The unique mix of screenings, personal artist presentations, numerous exhibitions delivers tons of inspiring […]


Habana Libre Photography Exhibition by Michael Dweck

Habana Libre Photography Exhibition by Michael Dweck

During a somewhat recent trip to Havana, American photographer Michael Dweck was able to gain access to a farandula—a tight group of well-connected artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians, and models. What he discovered was a band of passionate creatives who “merged the artistic integrity of the ’30s-era Parisian salons with the glamor and star-power of the […]


Future Film Festival 2012

Future Film Festival 2012

Venezia, September 5th, 2011. The 14th edition of Future Film Festival will be held in Bologna, Italy, from March 27th to April 1st 2012. After this year’s good experiment, the Festival confirms the Spring date. Future Film Festival 2012 main focus will be “the end of the world”, according to the prophecies that look at […]


SXSW 2012

SXSW 2012

The 26th edition of SXSW will arrive with a lot of momentum carried over from our Silver Anniversary in 2011. Expect to see expansion of last year’s new initiatives, such as the combined SXSW Trade Show for the Creative Industries, which draws from all the events – Interactive, Film and Music. SXSW.COM is the most […]


SUGAR & SPICE

SUGAR & SPICE

In conjunction with International Women’s Day 2012, Etiquette and The Association of Women for Action & Research (AWARE) come together to present Sugar & Spice, a reading of poetry and prose by 6 women writers. Inspired by Eve Ensler’s TEDTalk ”Embrace Your Inner Girl”, and in line with the international theme for IWD2012 “Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures”, Sugar & Spice investigates ideas of girlhood, with writers […]


Bar Review: B28

Bar Review: B28

After Malt Vault’s closure, serious dram-sippers are no longer stranded. The Vault’s owner, Mike Soldner, has moved a few blocks south-east to the basement of The Club hotel at 28 Ann Siang Road (hence the name). The result: a whisky encyclopedia of a bar. The dimly lit 35-seat room has an Asian gentleman’s-club feel, with […]


i Light Marina Bay Festival Returns

i Light Marina Bay Festival Returns

Last year’s inaugural i Light Marina Bay Festival was a fresh and welcome highlight in the Singapore art calendar. Public, free and easily accessible, it checked all the right boxes for us. We particularly appreciated that it was held in the heart of downtown attracting crowds from a good cross-section of Singapore’s populace; art aficionados, nightlife punters, […]


The Substation: Miss Representation

The Substation: Miss Representation

Miss Representation Presented by AWARE Sunday 4 March 2012, 2:30pm-4:30pm The Substation Theatre Admission: $10.00 contact evon@aware.org.sg for ticketing and more information Rating: NC16 Directed by: Jennifer Siebel Newsom This is an OpenHouse event Miss Representation is a documentary that examines how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and […]


Gorillaz, James Murphy and Andre 3000, “DoYaThing”

Gorillaz, James Murphy and Andre 3000, “DoYaThing”

Comics artist and Gorillaz co-creator Jamie Hewlett directed the video for Damon Albarn, James Murphy and Andre 3000’s collaboration for Converse, “DoYaThing.” It imagines the animated team cohabiting in a ruined, IKEA-furnished flat, with Chuck Taylors thrown here-and-there, a bowl of ears on the breakfast counter and Andre stuffed in the fridge. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=yNeF30RverQ[/youtube] Check out […]


The Art of Video Games: From Pac-Man to Mass Effect

The Art of Video Games: From Pac-Man to Mass Effect

Pac-Man is right up there with Mickey Mouse when it comes to pop culture celebrity. An upcoming exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum beginning March 16th, 2012 called The Art Of Video Games explores how video games have impacted global culture over the last 40 years and celebrates the visual art of the gaming […]


Sonastand for iPhone

Sonastand for iPhone

For those of us still clinging to our Blackberrys, this little bit of engineering magic makes us want to get an iPhone even more than an actual iPhone itself does. You see, this little aluminum landscape stand for your iPhone 4 or 4S clips on over the speaker and amplifies the sound without using any […]


Bedsty Weekly Parties Update

Bedsty Weekly Parties Update

BEDSTY’S MONTHLY PARTY UPDATES It’s going to be a massively merry March with parties we have lined up for you! First up: Our monthly feel good party, happening on the 2nd of March 2012. In this edition of Good Times , we’re kicking it up a notch with our finest selection of selectors yet. DJ […]


Offset 2012

Offset 2012

Originally an initiative of The Small Print when it begun in early 2009, OFFSET has quickly grown into an strong entity in itself. Run by Peter O’Dwyer, Bren Byrne and Richard Seabrooke (all creatives living and working in Dublin) it has become Dublin’s premier creative festival attracting speakers and visitors from all over the world. […]


IdN Video v18n6: Best of 2011 — Annual review of the “Best of the Best”

IdN Video v18n6: Best of 2011 — Annual review of the "Best of the Best"

Out of the 170+ videos from the last five issues of Motion Gallery and our online channel IdN Onair, we have selected 32 that we think are worth watching again – the pick of the crop. Apart from all the stunning work in this “Best of the Best” collection, Argentinian artist Mariano Sidoni and the […]


New Stuff From Sheryo

New Stuff From Sheryo

…Aaaaand Sheryo’s back and guess what the llamas brought in! These two images are up for a limited run of 8 prints, signed by Sheryo himself, comes with a free toothless grandma in a rocking chair. If you want these prints,  paypal sheryo@gmail.com. See more of Sheryo Art in these places: www.sheryoart.com www.sheryoart.tumblr.com www.sheryo.tumblr.com www.facebook.com/ArmyOfSnipers […]