In early 2010, Chris Madison and Damian Chaparro discussed their shared interest in creating a transition space for those interested in nature, adventure, self-development, alternative health, and results-oriented fitness. Excited by their common views of the world, and the potential transformative impact of such a project, the concept of Aro Hā was born. Located on the South Island of New Zealand, Aro Hā is just
The New World Shopping Mall was once a thriving 11-story mall but due to building regulations many of its floors had to be demolished. To make things worse, the mall suffered an arson attack which destroyed the structure’s roof and few years later the mall has being abandoned in 1999.. Not long after that monsoon rains flooded the lower floors. As a way to combat
The subprime mortgage crisis, which has its roots in the closing years of the twentieth century, became apparent in 2007 and has exposed pervasive weaknesses in the regulation of the financial industry and the global financial system. This work was shot in the USA, between November and December 2008, in the context of a commission by The New York Times Magazine. Produced in eight separate
Ron Mueck was born in Australia to German parents. He began his career working on the Australian children’s television program Shirl’s Neighbourhood. He was the creative director and made, voiced and operated the puppets Greenfinger the Garden Gnome, Ol’ Possum, Stanley the snake and Claude the Crow amongst many others. The show was made for Channel 7 Melbourne between 1979 and 1984, broadcast nationally and
Raised in Maryland, Nicholas moved to Los Angeles in 2004 and attended Art Center College of Design. Since graduating Nicholas has worked for a number of commercial and editorial clients while also working on personal projects. His first book Whitewash was released by powerHouse Books in April of 2013.
COPE-ARNOLD features collaborations between Nicholas and Dustin Edward Arnold
Picture settling in to watch a TEDTalk years from now and being the speaker—not “speaker” as in the one wearing the little mic, and running the tasteful Powerpoint. But rather, you are the medium through which you hear the mic-wearer. The source of the sound, in this scenario, is your body in your chair. It’s a prime example of hearable technology, and is perhaps best
The history and development of the kimonos were heavily influenced from clothing traditional Chinese Han people called hanfu through Japanese embassies in China in the fourth century. However, it was in the eighth century that the Chinese custom became popular in Japan. During the Heian period (794-1192) the kimono became increasingly similar to the current one, though at the time was still covered with a
“Myth of the Flat Earth” is a conceptual photographic series by artist photographer John Clang, portraits of figures floating in a pool invisible metaphor of trying to survive the expectations of society, Clang explores the state of being awake and dreaming at the same time, the tension between illusion and reality, and a dialogue resulting in different views and perspectives.
You do not know, or pretend not to know, but we are all ghosts in someone’s mind. Beings who lose slowly their physical characteristics due to the memory that lets go, become a bit evanescent and a bit whitish, flying among our thoughts, we ambush in the night, and sometimes we strike terror. Angela Deane has created a photographic project on this fairy truth a
Landline, is a series of performance installations by the artist Aakash Nihalani that explore themes of isolation and community.
‘in these new outdoor works, colorful bars pass through individuals, connecting them to each other and functioning as extensions of the urban landscape. the participants examine their own insides and connections, a visual expression of both the isolation and community I often feel living in brooklyn.