The pandemic has made it possible for art media which would traditionally be seen in the context of a gallery or museum to be streamed online from the comfort of your home. It allows the viewer the freedom and flexibility to search and find content that resonates with them. And for someone like myself that loved to be inspired by new and provoking ideas the excitement of exploring and discovery is now endless.
So, don’t waste a good crisis.
My searching led me to DIS. A streaming visual media platform that re-imagines society’s relationship to videos and streaming channels, making intellectual theory accessible when it would typically be presented in an academic thesis.
It’s so exciting when you see a campaign that your teammates have been working day and night to launch. One of our clients, Plan Canada is fighting child marriage in developing countries. Our sister company Bleublancrouge (BBR) is making Canadians imagine that this awful reality is happening in Canada – and impacting our own daughters. This campaign is real and close to home. Let’s end child marriage for every girl. Continue reading “Fighting Child Marriage”→
Last night I trekked across the city to see the opening of “Now and Then” a video-art exhibition developed by the RT Collective in collaboration with the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (CLGA), Myseum of Toronto and the Gladstone Hotel. Continue reading “Now and Then: Myseum Intersections”→
Located on the second floor of the Art Gallery of Hamilton, Abedar Kamgari gathers an intimate crowd to give us a behind the scenes tour of her exhibition Journey West. We learn that this specific space is set up so a connection between the AGH’s collection and contemporary artists can emerge.
Aerial videographer Ian Wood has created a cinematic short exploring all Los Angeles has to offer by way of architecture, street art and natural beauty. “I continue to be awe struck by how much of this vast city I have partially or completely overlooked before undertaking this video. And like most voyages of discovery, I’ve realize there’s so much more to find,” Wood describes. For a complete map of the locations click here.
The Phantom Flex4K camera, which can shoot more than 1,000 frames per second at 4K resolution, weighs 14 pounds without a lens or viewfinder. To get it off the ground, Brain Farm got help from Swedish drone manufacturer Intuitive Aerial to enhance an Aerigon drone with 40 percent more power, according to Popular Mechanics. The finished product was a six-armed, 12-propeller drone capable of lifting a 30-pound setup, which included the camera and a special cradle.
The resulting slow-motion footage of an SUV and pickup truck plowing their way through muddy water is a sight to behold. Droplets of mud have never looked so graceful.
Rob Whitworth is a prominent urban filmmaker. He is responsible for creating awe-inspiring videos that reveal locations in a powerful and compelling manner. His works instantly identifiable style has gained widespread critical acclaim, and received over 5 million online views.
Whitworth captures the many faces of the Catalan capital using a process he calls “flow-motion,” which seamlessly combines elements of the hyperlapse and infinite zoom techniques for a free-flowing tour around the city. All told, the two-minute video required 26,014 shots and 363 hours to create.