Sugarfox: Artist gets creative with trash to create animal sculptures

Artist Stephanie Hongo has been making use of trash – everything from plastic spoons, old ping pong balls and even unused catheters – to create intricate sculptures of animals.  The artist, also known as Sugarfox, embraced trash as her artist’s tools in 2017 after quitting her job as an artist-in-residence at grocery store chain Trader Joe’s.  Now the artist, based in Southington, Connecticut, has created … Continue reading Sugarfox: Artist gets creative with trash to create animal sculptures

Visual artist Hannu Huhtamo creates light painting using the night as his canvas

Visual artist Hannu Huhtamo has been creating art with the dark night as his “canvas’ and light as his “brush”. Using a technique known as light painting, the Finnish artist makes his works with a photographic technique based on long exposure times that vary from a few seconds to hours. While the cameras shutter is open, the artist is able to draw in the air … Continue reading Visual artist Hannu Huhtamo creates light painting using the night as his canvas

MUSAN: New underwater museum and artificial reef opens off the coast of Ayia Napa

A new underwater museum and rewilding project by sculptor, environmentalist and photographer Jason deCaires Taylor has opened some 8-10 metres deep in the waters of Cyprus’ Ayia Napa. The Museum of Underwater Sculptures Ayia Napa (MUSAN), located just 200 metres from Ayia Napa’s Pernera beach within the Ayia Napa Artificial Reef Marine Protected Area, contains 93 artworks which range from figurative statues to trees, some … Continue reading MUSAN: New underwater museum and artificial reef opens off the coast of Ayia Napa

Yinka Ilori: Raising the positive vibes through art and storytelling

Multidisciplinary artist Yinka Ilori is taking the serious out of design, and bringing colour, imagination, playfulness, positive energy, and good vibes to the game with his creations – everything from chairs with bold and vivid patterns and colours, billboards with positive affirmations and vibrant designs dotted around UK cities, and a homewares range. The London-born designer specialises in “storytelling by fusing his British and Nigerian … Continue reading Yinka Ilori: Raising the positive vibes through art and storytelling

Poem: Praise Be for Wetlands — Medeacine

On the wets of South-West London,Natives returned – voles, geese and otters,Reclaiming the Thames water dungeon,With the assistance of conservation Harry Potters. “Let’s turn it into wetlands”, said the barnacle goose,A native of Svalbard, offering it’s Norsk wisdom.“Yes” agreed the water vole. [Btw it’s not a rat, moose].“Sure,” said the otter. “Easy peasy, it’s no […] Poem: Praise Be for Wetlands — Medeacine Continue reading Poem: Praise Be for Wetlands — Medeacine

Poem: House of Unity — Medeacine

Best friends on a roll,Spoken word a rare thing,All about heart and soul,Not puppets on a string,One-2-one relays, block the mole,Telepathic speed dial, ring-a-ping-ping. Strike a chord,That’s right, I on keys, you on bass,Harmonious rhythms, pause only to raise a sword.We back in the manor, pick up the pace,You on drums now, me on the […] Poem: House of Unity — Medeacine Continue reading Poem: House of Unity — Medeacine

Poem: Say what?: Translations of the Universe — Medeacine

Some call it jazz;The Universe calls it music. Some focus on what they don’t what;The Universe calls it “ok this is what you do want so we’ll give it to you”. Some take from others what doesn’t belong to them;The Universe calls it karma. Some make allowances for mean-spirited, nasty beings because “oh, but they’re […] Say what?: Translations of the Universe — Medeacine Continue reading Poem: Say what?: Translations of the Universe — Medeacine

Bioworkz: Artist uses mandalas and sacred geometry to tell the stories of animals he draws

Some people meditate and for artist Ben Kwok, he draws. The Southern California-based graphic artist and illustrator, known as Bioworkz, creates intricately detailed drawings of animals, mandalas, sacred geometry and complex patterns.  Ben Kwok’s eye-catching designs are striking, and each animal drawing, ornately decorated with various patterns inspired by mandalas and sacred geometry, invokes that very animal being and tells their own story. To create … Continue reading Bioworkz: Artist uses mandalas and sacred geometry to tell the stories of animals he draws

Poem: Living Life With Heart & Soul — Medeacine

Bring on the words of power,Affirm your truth and raise your vibrations,Let go of the stuff that turns life sour,Wave your hands in the air, sun salutations. Happiness is right there, within you,Can’t be found outside you, truth be told,Step back from the madness, and take a pew,Then stand your ground, no less than bold. […] Poem: Living Life With Heart & Soul — Medeacine Continue reading Poem: Living Life With Heart & Soul — Medeacine