Archive for August, 2009
Cari Ann Wayman aka yyellowbird, takes beautiful photos of abandoned places. She lives near Chicago, Illinois. She doesn’t consider herself a ‘photographer’ , but her pictures tell a different story, that take us on an adventure into a lost world. Capturing places that have been abandoned and left behind, making you wonder what happened and what stories those building could tell.
A pop-up art & photography installation exhibition featuring a selection of Australia’s best emerging artists & photographers. To be held at 580 George Street, Sydney. It runs from 1-25 September.
Opening Night Event:
Thursday 3 September 2009 – 6pm
HSBC Tower Lobby, 580 George Street, Sydney
Mark Peckmezian was born in Toronto, Canada in 1985. He is currently pursuing his BFA in Photography from Ryerson University in Toronto. His photographs have been published in Prefix Photo and Function, and have been selected for inclusion in Flash Forward, touring internationally. He is presently working as a research-assistant on the historic Black Star photography collection.
In a world of emails, sms, and chat, there is something really special about a hand written letter. Finding something hand addressed to you in the mail box, opening it up, the feel of the paper, the character of the imperfect letting.
In April 2009, Lenka Clayton & Michael Crowe decided to send a personal, handwritten letter to each of the 467 households in the small Irish village of Cushendall. With the hope these unsolicited letters would prompt neighbourly discussion, spreading across the town, promoting community curiosity.
The art work consists solely of the discussion between the recipients about what on Earth these letters are, who sent them and why, etc.
Receiving one of these letters would have been such a delightful surprise. So much more personal than an email.
“The Adventures of White Wolf”. A monthly pulp strip where our super hero “Max Height” who is suffering from warewolfism decides to take control of his other half and use it to the best of mankind. White wolfs adventures take him far and wide battling colorful villans of the night with his phenominal stength and super powered howl.
By Frank Candiloro Illustrator, Animator, Designer
Pulp magazines of the 40′s and 50′s, imaginative and expressive magazine titles which often depicted a futuristic interperatation of the world. A time of science and new discoveries when the world was still a mystery to most, the half dressed damsel in distress always needed a hero to save the day. Pulps were printed on cheap wood pulp paper hence the name “pulp fiction” The cover art of these publications was the main selling point of pulp. So important in fact that sometimes the cover would be produced before and the story and would be authored to match. Cover artists such as Frank R. Paul, Virgil Finlay, Edd Cartier, Margaret Brundage and Norman Saunders became as popular as the authors and the stories.
Stay tuned for a little slice of Forththread Pulp….. Coming very soon
We have had an amazing response from people around the world, and loads of great work sent for the Zine. Thanks a million for your submissions. We will be in contact with you soon for some Hi Res images and a “little piece of you” in words, or any other form you feel is appropriate. (Any thing carbon form is not appropriate unless its free gig tickets, artist prints to sell on your behalf or cool mags, thanks teeluxe ) .
If you havnt already contact us! Comment on a post or two, send us somthing that floats your boat, we are friendly and will reply. Alternatively send us a link to some work or pop some images on an email for us to look at.
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From the Forth Thread team….
… Thought #99 • Does it mater that type cant be read? Do things really need to be legible all the time? When there is so much action, movement and suitable sound creating an atmosphere of entertainment, one has little time to take in the details of whats being said. This leads me to wonder….. does it really matter what we say in our conversations. How much detail do we actually take in and store? It could be the over all impression of what we put across, tone, gestures and aesthetics that we remember. Just like in this film by Sebastian Lange, the over all atmosphere created by such a beautiful array of movement, with emphasis on certain details leaves us remembering it as a whole, a mood, an emotion, or thinking dam! That’s some good animation….
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Cut and Paste is an international exhibition held in Sweden showcasing contemporary collage artists from around the world, including Aussie artists. If you are lucky enough to live in Sweden, be sure to check out the exhibition. Otherwise you can check out the work of the participating artists some of the worlds best collage artists.
Alvin Diec a graphic designer from an Atlanta, Georgia. Alvin has created posters for bands like Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes and the French Kickscreates. His posters have a retro yet modern feel. He also designs logos and other graphic work. You can buy his posters here