Kevin Holmes

textiles

Minimalist Blankets Turn Tiny Details From Money Into Tapestries

Designer Nick Hiller taps into an ancient tradition by using banknote designs and motifs for his range of jacquard loomed 'Currency Blankets.'
Kevin Holmes
7.27.17
music video

[Premiere] iPhone-Shot Music Video Explores Beauty on the US–Mexico Border

Areas surrounding the US–Mexico border are places of tranquil beauty in the music video for Balmorhea’s “Sky Could Undress,” shot by artist Claire Cottrell.
Kevin Holmes
7.21.17
new media

Two Star-Crossed Chatbots Are Having a Conversation via Google Translate

Two chatbots attempt to converse in Swedish and Italian in artist Jonas Eltes' 'Lost in Computation.'
Kevin Holmes
7.20.17
light painting

Ethereal Light Paintings Illuminate Europe's Most Dramatic Natural Sites

Photographer Michael Taylor creates spinning, balletic figures, surreally lit against the French Alps and Irish lakes.
Kevin Holmes
7.19.17
Technology

What If Technology Could Put a Sunset in Your Home?

Graduate Daria Jelonek explores how natural wonders might be incorporated into our everyday appliances, and in doing so asks us to reconsider how we view our contemporary technology.
Kevin Holmes
7.14.17
Animation

LEGO Stormtroopers Spin to Life Inside an Analog Animation Machine

Polish artist and Lego enthusiast Paul Kmiec proves you can build just about anything with those tiny bricks.
Kevin Holmes
7.13.17
Premieres

[Premiere] A Sith Lord Is Born in This Gorgeously Dark 'Star Wars' Fan Film

In 'Dark Legacy,' a female apprentice must kill a Sith Master to inherit his legacy, or become host to a strange parasite.
Kevin Holmes
7.10.17
Technology

A Demented Trading Bot Tweets Absurdist Market Advice

Robert Walker’s 'Linear Alpha' uses prevailing trading market technology to craft a dark, satirical spin on an accelerationist future.
Kevin Holmes
7.9.17
Design

Anish Kapoor Banned Again, Now From Color-Changing Rainbow Paints

The “final blow” in the Anish Kapoor-Stuart Semple color war is two psychedelic, crystalline paints that can’t be purchased by Kapoor.
Kevin Holmes
7.5.17
conceptual art

Shocking Public Artwork Turns UK's Homeless into "Human Tamagotchi"

Artist Kristian von Hornsleth has bought and sold homeless people to various buyers. He’s then fitted them with tracking devices so the buyers and the public can follow them.
Kevin Holmes
6.30.17
Animation

Delightfully Feculent Animation Sh*ts on 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition'

Animator Alexandre Louvenaz’s take on the TV show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition sees a family’s home replaced with a pile of crap. No bull.
Kevin Holmes
6.29.17
music video

[Premiere] Vibrant Oil Paintings Animate a Perfect Day in This Music Video

Artist Zach Johnson hand-painted more than 1,000 images for Ben Talmi’s track, "Picture Perfect Day."
Kevin Holmes
6.28.17
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