Category Archives: Film

Why Are You Going To Iceland Again

I was surprised by the number of people who asked why I was returning to Iceland for another visit. Although I’ve tried to adequately answer that question, I think that the short film below provides a much more succinct response. … Continue reading

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Paris 1958

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California Dreaming

Pop art icon Ed Ruscha has been documenting California culture for more than 60 years. The short film “Ed Ruscha : Buildings and Words” was recently commissioned by the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art to celebrate the artist’s aesthetic. … Continue reading

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Europe, 2016

I am constantly in awe of the process and artistry involved in street art mural work. This short video observes the brilliant Polish muralist BEZT from the ETAM Cru collective as he creates a gorgeous piece titled simply “Europe” in … Continue reading

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Angst Essen Selle Auf

H/t to artist Michaela Greave and R.W. Fassbinder

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Stranger Things

If you haven’t seen the new Netflix series Stranger Things, drop everything, skiv off from work, play hooky from school, avoid all responsibilities, and start binge watching. I won’t spoil the experience by commenting on the show’s content. However, I can share … Continue reading

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You can Count On Iceland For Wind

I was randomly browsing Iceland photos when I stumbled upon these amazing images from Italian photographer Guiseppe Lo Schiavo. The aptly named series “Wind Sculpture” was shot last year around Iceland with just a simple thermal weather rescue blanket a … Continue reading

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Forbidden City

If like me you have always wondered what it would be like to visit the North Korean capital Pyongyang, world traveler Jacob Laukaitis’ video below offers a glimpse of life in the secretive city.

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Walk On Water

I was disappointed that I missed the artist Christo’s installation on Lago Iseo this summer. Fortunately, filmmaker Dorian Iribarren made this neat hyperlapse video of The Floating Piers project. Shot from a participant’s perspective, the video consists of 8,900 individual images.

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We All Come From Somewhere Else

Earlier this year, I shared a story on street artist JR’s documentary on Ellis Island in New York Harbor. Last week, the peripatetic French artist created this enormous installation on Franklin Street in Tribeca NYC. The piece, titled “Unframed, Ellis … Continue reading

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