Origamist Robert Lang brings nature’s creatures and mythical creatures to life through paper

NASA researcher turned origami artist Robert Lang quit his scientific career almost 20 years ago to pursue his origami artistry full-time, creating classic nature-inspired designs in intricate detail. Robert Lang’s origami designs have led to real-life folding patterns that fit satellite dishes and receiving arrays into cylindrical NASA rockets and made airbags in some car designs more compact, practical and safe. Now the California-based artist’s … Continue reading Origamist Robert Lang brings nature’s creatures and mythical creatures to life through paper

Savage Beauty: Light artist Kari Kola transforms Ireland’s Connemara mountains with stunning colour and light display

Savage Beauty, an online art experience created by Finnish light artist Kari Kola, has transformed Ireland’s Connemara mountains in a spectacular display of colour and light. Kari Kola’s installation of 1,000 lights transforms a 5 kilometre-stretch of the mountain range in County Galway in a wash of vibrant pulsating colours, in what has been heralded by exhibition organisers, Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture, as … Continue reading Savage Beauty: Light artist Kari Kola transforms Ireland’s Connemara mountains with stunning colour and light display

The Plastic Bag Store: Environmentally-conscious art installation creates replica foodstuffs from single-use plastics in New York

Single-use plastics have been used to create replica foodstuffs including sushi rolls, tomatoes, and bananas as part of a public art installation and immersive theatre show in New York’s Times Square. The public art installation by artist Robin Frohardt is known as The Plastic Bag Store. Coinciding with New York’s plastic bag ban which came into effect on 1 March, The Plastic Bag Store aims … Continue reading The Plastic Bag Store: Environmentally-conscious art installation creates replica foodstuffs from single-use plastics in New York

WOM Inspired Street Art Festival in Camberwell — Inspiring City

A street art festival from the Wom Collective took place over the weekend in Camberwell. Called WOM Inspired it combined an art exhibition with live painting and community workshops. The all female collective took over a space on Denmark Hill in Camberwell with the event also coinciding with International women’s day. We last featured the… via WOM Inspired Street Art Festival in Camberwell — Inspiring City Continue reading WOM Inspired Street Art Festival in Camberwell — Inspiring City

North Africa’s only tattoo academy teaching a centuries old tradition in Tunisia

National School Tunisia Tattoo, the only tattoo school of its kind in North Africa, is teaching contemporary tattooing in a country where the tradition has been practiced for centuries by indigenous Berbers or Amazigh peoples. The Tunis-based tattoo academy was founded by former engineer Fawez Zahmoul who began to learn tattooing in 2006 as a way to earn extra cash whilst living in Morocco. Over … Continue reading North Africa’s only tattoo academy teaching a centuries old tradition in Tunisia

Among the Trees: New exhibition highlights the indispensable role trees play in everyone’s lives and imaginations

Among the Trees, a new exhibition exploring people’s relationship with trees and forests, is highlighting the indispensable role that trees play in the lives and imaginations of everyone. From Colombian rainforests and remote Japanese islands to a 9,550-year-old spruce in Sweden, the exhibition at London’s Hayward Gallery in the Southbank Centre draws attention to the beauty, scale and complexity of trees and forests as seen … Continue reading Among the Trees: New exhibition highlights the indispensable role trees play in everyone’s lives and imaginations

The Pollinators — Graffiti Lux Art & More

This sweet mural by Nick Sweetman, is an awareness tribute, … to some of the most important pollinators on our planet. The mural turns 3 corners. I will do my best to show it left to right. The above shot was taken from across the street. Cars, vans, trucks and busses dominated 19 of the […] via The Pollinators — Graffiti Lux Art & More Continue reading The Pollinators — Graffiti Lux Art & More