Artist creates jewellery from Beijing’s smog

Studio Roosegaarde have created the world’s largest smog vacuum cleaner and the collected particles are turned into jewellery. Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde and his team of experts have created the world’s largest smog vacuum cleaner. The Smog Free Tower uses patented ion technology to produce smog-free air in public space, allowing people to breathe and…

Cardboard toys designed for cats

Never let it be said Suck UK don’t dabble in science. In the name of completely misunderstanding Schrodinger’s work, Suck UK introduce their newest cat/box combination, the scratch mat. The cats scratch furniture to mark their territory, exercise their muscles and for sheer pleasure. All similar reasons youths mix music and if you are to…

ARTISTS IN OUR STREETS #064: Izy Kali

Izy Kali is a artist from Slovenia and got her name from Kali, the hindu goddess of death, time and empowerment. Her work is chaotic, hyper colourful and unapologetically in-your-face, it celebrates sex-positive feminism, self-expression and girly-ness as a super power, arguing there is no one way to be a woman. She is obsessed with people…

ARTISTS IN OUR STREETS #063: Femke Campbell

Femke Campbell is a recent graduate from the University of Brighton’s Graphic Design course. Her work spans from print to film making, with a side focus on a project to socially engage the girls of her generation in the music industry/community. What’s your connection to Brighton and what do you dig about the city? I…

Eastern Europe reimagined as a steampunk world

The Polish artist Jakub Rozalski, who goes by the nickname “Mr. Werewolf,” has produced an amusing series of steampunk-ish canvases in which serene and idyllic rustic landscapes of what seem to be Eastern Europe in the early decades of the 20th century feature the prominent and inexplicable existence of completely fictitious giant mecha robots. Rozalski’s intent…

Hayao Miyazaki criticizes student over CGI animation

Hayao Miyazaki was “utterly disgusted” with computer-generated animation of zombie movements, saying it was “an insult to life itself.” The legendary filmmaker’s harsh response was caught on camera as part of a documentary series about his latest animation project, according to Tokyo Reporter. The episode aired in Japan in mid-November. Miyazaki reportedly intended to use some CGI…

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