The artist Mark Culmer has developed a series of stamps featuring portraits of America’s greatest rappers, annotated by their initials. J Dilla, Notorious BIG or 2Pac are to be discovered through monochromatic stamps which are available online via Madina website.
Portuguese director João Nuno Pinto, based in Brazil, just released his new music video for the title “Don’t Swin” by Keaton Henson. Shot in Bolivia, we see a young woman with pink hair wandering in the landscapes of this country and adopting the customs. A production by Delicatessen Filmes, to watch.
After his clip for Childish Bambino and Chet Faker, here’s the new video of Hiro Murai for rappers Flying Lotus et Kendrick Lamar and their title “Never Catch Me”. With a 1:1 format, we see a funeral of two children who come out of their caskets to dance everywhere in the church, and even in the street. A choreography by Keone & Mar and a Jason Colon production, to watch.
Los Angeles-based director Hunter Hampton is the author of the new music video of Christopher Norman for his beautiful song “Sacrifice”, from his new album “Process”. In collaboration with We Are Grandeur, the video shows very aesthetic effects of slow-motion and reversed stills. To discover.
New York-based director Paul Trillo, who we already have talked about previously, just released the new music video of Sarh for their song “U And I”. A woman and a man meet in a nowhere and visually strong universe where all is split, for a dance. A production by AFOG and a choreography by Ani Taj, to discover.
Pharrell Williams reveals Gust of Wind music video, from his album “GIRL” released in 2014. A third collaboration with the duo Daft Punk, who are represented by huge stone levitated helmets. Meanwhile, the singer is accompanied by a troupe of gymnasts in a colorful autumnal wood. A video made by Edgar Wright, to discover.
“Above America” is a collection of footages filmed in the 80′s by Harrison Sanborn‘s father. Gathering very beautiful landscapes of America with a bird’s view, Harrison Sanborn has re-scanned, edited and colored the images of an old Arri IIC camera with an Eastman Kodak 5247 film. On an epic music by Wagner – “Ride of the Walkyries”, we can still see the Twin Towers.
Born of a collaboration between Mark Wheeler“>Mark Wheeler and musician Russ Chimes, this video clip shows several stills such as an open-door house or a tree in a park. These plans are continually roamed by phosphorescent lights stripes. This is a sound and visual experience whose effects are produced with in-camera, projector and custom software. More details in the article.
German designer and videomaker, Dmitry Zakharov has directed the video “Inside me” in order to show what happens inside of his body. With a 3D-scan technique, he reproduced an image of his own body : it gives abstract, linear and colorful patterns in movement that make us think sometimes of little planets gravitating in his personal universe.
Here’s the new video clip entitled Money by musician Lido, extract of his latest EP “I love you“. The video depicts still life, vanitas and sculptures exploding and catching fire in an opulent-looking manor. In this destructive video, no humans or animals, just art, food and money. A fine achievement signed Jam Sutton to discover.
Here’s the new “Kawaii” music video of Pharrell Williams, directed by Japanese artists Mr. Fantasista Utamaro and Takashi Murakami. This colorful video made of illustrations paying tribute to mangas and old-school video games in pixel art, take us in different designs and universes. A must-watch.
The Designers Republic created Aphex Twin’s vinyl boxset for his upcoming album “Syro”. The boxset is made in perspex with a white gravure and the disk is grey with texture’s effects. This album will be released in 200 editions, on 22nd September at Warp Records. A minimalist design to discover in images.
Canadian director Joel Mackenzie has produced and directed this amazing animation music video for singer Rich Aucoin and his song “Yelling In Sleep”. This clip was recently awarded Best Music Video at Animation Block Party 2014. Rich Aucoin’s album will be released on 9th September 2014.