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All At Once: Joe Pease

Directed by Joe Pease

Joe Pease is an Australian video artist living in California. In his latest video, Joe captures a everyday crossing before overlapping, looping, and colliding elements all at once in his trademarked long-lensed surreal loop style.

Pease has been a early-adopter of NFT’s to empower his artistic practice, presenting occasional works for auction on Superrare and has generated over $300,000 (212.525 ETH) in sales since May 2021: https://superrare.com/joepease

The video playing above on the page is 'Open The Floodgates' (2022).

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Movement Meets Design

Directed by Michele Bizzi & BG

‘Cielo’ is a kaleidoscopic collaboration between Milan-based filmmaker Michele Bizzi and BG, set against the backdrop of new design concepts created by Sesia&co.

‘Cielo’ (translated Sky) is a creative collaboration between Milan-based filmmaker Michele Bizzi and BG. The film interplays kaleidoscopic movement and dance composition choreographed by Paolo Vecchione, against the backdrop of new design concepts created by Sesia&co.

The film is available to view online after a successful festival run showing at Digital Media Fest, Short To The Point, and the Sarajevo Fashion Film Festivals.

Produced by Sesia&co, Kinedimorae, and The Box Films.

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Glitchy Creative Coding

Created by Ksawery Kirklewski

‘FLUX’ is a interactive light installation by creative coding artist, Ksawery Kirklewski, that was exhibited during the 2022 Miami Art Week. Kirklewski describes the project as a focus on interaction and precise music synchronization, using low-fi, glitchy aesthetics.

The physical installation is made with 5 kilometre of LED strips, using a high speed infrared camera operating at 100fps. Music for the performance was scored by Reid Willis. 

Additional information can be found on Ksawery’s website.

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Paper Rocks Scissors

Filmmaker slash animator Ewan Jones Morris merges lo-fi and sci-fi techniques in Hotel Lux’s new video for 'Points Of View', using AI tools to enhance a hand-made paper collage style.

The video was made in connection with Sticky Pleasure, a monthly collage night in London founded by Louise Mason and William Reid. The track is from the upcoming album, 'Hands Cross The Creek', releasing on State51 Conspiracy. 

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This Weekend: The London Art Fair

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The London Art Fair returns to London this weekend at the Business Design Centre in Angel, featuring a diverse collection of modern and contemporary art. 

The fair includes curated displays from over 100 international galleries supported by a program of talks, panel discussions, and artist insights with Sotheby’s and Photo50. This year's edition includes a new section, Encounters, which is showcasing fresh contemporary art from young and up-and-coming galleries.

The fair runs 18th to the 22nd of January.

https://www.londonartfair.co.uk/

Gonzalez x Edith

Directed by Marius Gonzalez & Edith

‘AhGars!’ is a monochrome collaboration between Marius Gonzalez and Edith (Melchior Leroux) for French rapper, Josman. The piece pulls off a number of creative applications, layering techniques from technologies such as Stable Diffusion and LiDAR.

Post-Production creative services were provided by Paume, and released via Sideline.

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Rainbow Pendulum Wave

Project.jdm features a huge collection of mathematical polyrhythms that dive into music theory though transcription, animations, and visualisation. JDM advises that headphones are essential.

There are plenty more to explore over on the project’s Instagram and YouTube.

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