We already talked about the creations of artist Alex Gross and his strange and surreal paintings, populated with references to pop culture and to our modern life.
“The Death Of Conversation” series from photographer Babycakes Romero, who captures in the streets the smartphone addicts and the phubbing junkies… Some sad scenes from our modern lives!
“Brick Flicks” is a short film stop directed by Morgan Spence, a talented British young director, only 15 years old, who is having fun recreating scenes from famous cult movies with Lego and stop motion, from Titanic to Pulp Fiction through E.T, James Bond, Wayne’s World or Dracula
“Afterglow” is a beautiful and fascinating video of night skiing directed in Alaska and Canada by Nick Waggoner and Mike Brown, who filmed pro skiers equipped with bright LED light suits.
For its latest campaign to promote organ donation, the Belgian agency Duval Guillaume had the idea of using stupid and viral videos and photos that abound on the web and to turn them into a brilliant series of posters and videos with very quirky humor: “8 of their organs can be donated, luckily for us their brain is not one of them”.
Here is I Am Bread, a completely WTF video game that lets you play as a slice of bread. The goal? To wander through the different rooms of the house to be toasted and buttered before reaching the breakfast table!
An infographic containing all the superhero movies announced for the coming years. Image © ComicsAlliance (Dylan Todd) / via
The Week End Selection n°110 is here! As every week, here is a selection of WTF, cosplay, retro, advertising, illustrations, pictures and so on, without context or explanation, gleaned from the endless meanders of the Internet… You can find all previous Week end Selections here.
The strange and disturbing “Murder Weapons” series by photographer Ed James, which depicts the strangest murder weapons encountered in the news stories.
The San Francisco of the 40s and 50s revealed in stunning black and white photographs from the collection of photographer Fred Lyon, who captured with talent the special atmosphere of this legendary American city.
Here is the Glamburger, the world’s most expensive burger! You will indeed pay more than 1350€ in order to taste this burger created by the Honky Tonk restaurant in London. The burger patty is made from 220 grams of Kobe Wagyu beef minced with 60 grams of New Zealand venison to perfectly balance the fat content, and a rich center of black truffle brie to create a liquid pocket once the meat has cooked.
The photographs of American photographer and director Kavan Cardoza, aka Kavan The Kid, based in Los Angeles, who transposes his strange universe into dark and surreal pictures, in which you can find numerous references and inspirations, from the Wizard of Oz to Calvin and Hobbes through the Neverending Story or even the Fifth Element.
A selection of Instagram photographs by Gregg Boydston, an American firefighter who is part of the US Forest Service Hotshots, which means he is deployed to combat and extinguish forest fires, including in the national parks.
“Breakfast in Paris” is a funny and explosive animation short film, directed by a group of French students (Aurélie Gomez, Guillaume Bissières, Chloé Félix, Théo Ferré, Guillaume Pochez, Morgane Tissier and Romy Yao).
A comparison of the rate of decay of the burgers from famous American chains, from McDonald’s to Burger King through Wendy’s or Jack in the Box and In-N-Out.
With the “It Bag” project, the French photographer Lionel Daviet, in collaboration with Charlène Perillat, decided to expose his models by first making them pose nude with their handbags in their interior, but then by emptying the contents of this bag, revealing a different side of their personality through the objects of their daily life.
A selection of beautiful creations from the portfolio of American artist and illustrator Erik Jones, based in New York, who creates beautiful compositions and portraits, flowing with colors and energy.
The “Contemporary Pieces” series of the German artist and photographer Rebecca Rütten, provoking a surprising encounter between modern junk-food and traditional painting, creating stunning still lifes based on donuts, hot dogs, Taco Bell or McDonald’s meals, pizza, Subway sandwiches and so on… Imag
Focus on the Mexican street artist, painter and illustrator DHEAR On and his colorful and surreal creations.
The Swiss company Algordanza offers an amazing service, to transform the ashes of loved ones into diamonds after a cremation.