OpenTAB, your curated weekly guide, keeping a close eye on breaking news and emerging visual trends in the creative arts.
Dragon Animorph & Shape-Shift
Saam Farahmand directs 'You Make Me Sick!' for Ashnikko, with creative direction by Vasso Vu, and featuring choreography devised by Joshua Pilmore. Described by the artist as the gooeyist, gushiest, music video shoot of her life. Possibly, the angriest too.
Produced by Anonymous Content and released via Parlophone Records.
Not What They Seem
Over on the West Coast. 19-year-old The Kid LAROI has shared the video for new single, ‘Kids Are Growing Up (Part 1),’ directed by Ramez Silyan and captured by Marz Miller. A sequel is in the works.
Commissioned and released by Columbia Records.
Richard Neutra’s Natural Landscape
In collaboration with the VDL House, MOUTHWASH Studio compiles archival and recent material to explore foundational themes within architect Richard Neutra’s work.
Pieced together with a narration from his wife, Dione Neutra, the film places a focus on nature and the natural landscape, and how an understanding of the natural world influenced Neutra's approach to spatial and architectural design.
Even God Has A Sense Of Humor
After a long 4-year hiatus, Maxo announces his anticipated new album 'Even God Has A Sense Of Humor’ — bundled together with the announcement Maxo also dropped a Vincent Haycock-directed video for ‘Free!’.
The full album will release via Def Jam Recordings on February 22nd.
Summer Spring Twins
Gucci mirrors the past and present in the reflections of their 2023 Spring / Summer campaign. Photographer Joanna Piotrowska and video director Sean Vegezzi cast identical twins to showcase the unique qualities of the new collection.
Featuring the track, ‘Just the Two of Us’.
In The Labyrinth
Once upon a time in Hollywood. Gorillaz have released ‘Silent Running’ featuring The Humanz Choir vocalist Adeleye Omotayo. The video was a collaboration between filmmakers Jamie Hewlett and Fx Goby.
The track is taken from the forthcoming album Cracker Island releasing on Parlophone Records.