Have you ever been standing in pouring rain – without getting wet? The 'Rain Room' is a hi-tech indoor rainstorm that falls heavily everywhere except on the individual walking through it.
Imaging being able to watch 3 dimensional sounds. This abstract thought is now attempted. With ‘Cylinder’, a series of sculptures, Andy Huntington and Drew Allan are instantiating sounds via sound data analysis and 3D printing.
Coming to a London street near you! AIAIAI and acclaimed Japanese sound artist, Yuri Suzuki, have realized an ambitious design- and sound art project involving an eye-catching 'Sound Taxi' that records the surrounding noise of London and turns it into music. The Taxi is driving around London now and livestreaming from the entire trip!
It must be the feeling of an endless gratitude in the air that makes this festival such a special place to be each year. We do not recommend missing this one. Starting today, September the 2oth!
A highly likeable piece of interactive art that elegantly expresses the strength and beauty in the collective human effort.
Give yourself a ten minute break from instagram and phone cameras by watching the Los Angeles-based photographer Ian Ruther's documentary about capturing the moment using silver and light.
If in Paris, make sure to swing by Galerie Daniel Templon and see the german artist Ulrich Lamsfuss' latest exhibition: Afternoons in Utopia. And also check out the video above - that Lamsfuss is an interesting guy.
Check out this amazing Hunter S. Thompson inspired animation 'Metamorphosis' made for Good Books. A rambling rant in classic gonzo style, which will leave you feeling 'somewhere on the edge of Barstow'
Remember ‘Boogie Nights’, ‘Magnolia’ and ‘Punch Drunk Love’? Well, the guy who directed those modern classics is back with a new movie starring Philip Seymor Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix. Check out the teaser trailer after the jump.
We’ve been fans of this prolific San Francisco-based artist for quite some time, making a post on his outstanding work long overdue.
This Oakland-based artist ‘s trippy paintings display a noteworthy degree of technical proficiency and an overwhelming amount of dark delectability .
As you may have heard it through the grapevine, the spectacularly brilliant Aleatoric Series is a collaboration between Ghostly International artist/designer Michael Cina and paper engineering artist Matthew Shlian. We fired a few questions at the two American talents as we were curious how they came up with the concept of meshing painting and paper engineering in such a strikingly attractive way.
One of the best albums of 2011 generates one of the most striking videos of 2012.
Stüssy went to Glasgow to have a chat with David Shrigley, celebrated artist, and creator of stupendously warped animated videos for Bonnie Prince Billy and Blur.
In which your valiant ACID reporters enter the realm of Turner Prize-winning art.
Aiming to convey science through art, Science Magazine’s annual Visualization Challenge found its winners. This year’s challenge led to some rather spectacular results.
One of the most influential bands of its generation went out with a bang last April. 'Shut Up And Play The Hits' documents all the joy, sweat and tears that went into executing the band's final, spectacular show.
Oldschool skateboarding fans rejoice, the story of Powell Peralta and the Bones Brigade is set to screen at the Sundance Festival in 2012.
Are you an artist or an aspiring artist in need of deep catchphrases that can sell your art? Yes, you say? Then the Arty Bollocks Generator is the generator for you.
Royal College of Art graduate, Yuri Suzuki, is a man on a marvellously eccentric mission to reawaken our interest in the physicality of music in an age where digital media prevail. Old radios are transformed into Theremins and digital/analogue hybrid discs are played on vintage record players in the London-based artist’s lab where it seems as if everything is possible.
The meticulously crafted, surreal art of San Francisco-based artist, Alexis Anne Mackenzie, is trip-inducing yet easy on the eye.
Hip, Western musicians are currently getting high on the trippy, organic sounds of world music. Check out what happens when world music meets musical cousins. This one's for all you hippies out there.
Ai Wei Wei and Bjarke Ingels win first prize at the Innovator of the Year Awards
Don’t press us on the sordid details, but we happen to be in the interesting and privileged position of sitting on documents that contain Arne Jacobsen drawings called ‘House of the Future’. Produced in 1932, a few years after the original House of the Future was designed, these documents display comprehensive drawings of what we’re quite certain has to be the world’s first flat screen TV.
It’s amazing, spine-tinglingly wonderous and more than a little bit frightening: scientists can now record the images in your head - and they’re on the verge of being able to record your dreams.
LA' so hot right now. And our LA-based friend, Christine, is there to report on the heated shenanigans.
Diana, our fearless reporter and intrepid, Slovakian, Copenhagen-based music nerd, spills the beans on the Copenhagen-based Festival of Endless Gratitude for those of you who were too lazy to go.
In which Hans went to the The Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen Scholarship prize show and took some memorable photos of the winners. Take it away, Hans.