We love city centric photo blogs for two reasons: they’re fun to look at and they give us valuable insight into a local scene. It’s almost as if we’re given a photographic tour of the city. One blog we’ve been perusing lately is “Skattie, what are you wearing?”, a style blog based out of Cape… Read more »
If you want beautiful, then you need to transport yourself to the Hitachi Seaside Park (located in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan) for it’s annual spring bloom, which occurs sometime in April. During that time the park transforms into a jaw-dropping sea of baby blue flowers that attracts thousands of visitors from all around the world. This natural… Read more »
Culture Box is one of the places where Copenhagen’s electronic enthusiasts go to get their fix of beat culture. The government-sponsored venue (Yes, government-sponsored) is used as a platform to help foster the electronic music scene in Denmark. That brace enables them to bring a steady rotation of cutting edge acts like Ben Klock, Jamie… Read more »
Every night at 10pm residents of a Liverpool neighbourhood, are treated to the entrancing glowing light of a jelly fish aquarium, that was set up in an abandoned building. The installation, which is a part of the Liverpool Biennial, appeared without any advance notice, in order to allow people to experience the surreal situation with… Read more »
In the summer of 2013, Ryan Emond, spent 6 weeks exploring the city of Vancouver. During his stay, he was completely fascinated by the city’s beauty, and the adventures that were waiting for him around every corner. The following video is a visual tribute that he created for a city that he completely fell in… Read more »
Heading to D.C. this summer? Alright, then make sure you head over to the city’s National Building Museum. It’s there where you’ll find the museum’s newest attraction, a giant concave wooden maze. Located in the museum’s west court, The Big Maze stands 5.5 meters tall, covers 18 square-meters, and is made entirely out of Baltic… Read more »
When you show up at Bitterzoet, just know that you’re about to participate in one of the sultriest R&B tinged nights you’ll find anywhere. The party, which is appropriately titled “Rock The Boat”, will have you swaying all night to R&B anthems from today and yesteryear. Yes, it’s an R&B lover’s delight. And the boat’s… Read more »
It’s like the stunning views of Cape Town from Table Mountain weren’t already good enough, that someone decided to crank things up a notch by adding this impressive walkway. The bridge, which is named the Boomslang walkway, snakes through the tree tops of a botanical garden on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. It was… Read more »
Visitors to São Paulo will surely be amused by the whimsical creations of German street art collective Mentalgassi and Mundano from Brazil. The two sides came together to create a series of illustrated characters, that were brilliantly positioned in front of trash bins, and made to look like backpacks. The project was conceived as a… Read more »
The visual environment of public spaces can make a huge impression on a visitor, and in many ways can become the dominant reference for a city. Much like the neon signs of Hong Kong. This video provides a glimpse at the craftsman behind this obscure industry. One of the elders of the industry describes neon… Read more »
As a part of their Unite Joburg campaign, Adidas, commissioned five Joburg based photographers to capture portraits that reflect the diversity of the city. Each photographer was assigned to a certain section of the city and asked to submit their subjects to a photographic exhibition, titled ‘Unite Joburg’. Resulting in an exhibit that’s a wall… Read more »
Famine. Aids. Poverty. That seems to be the widespread perception, that the rest of the world has of Africa. What most of the world doesn’t know is that the continent has been on a upswing since the turn of the century. In places like South Africa, the art and fashion scene are beginning to flourish,… Read more »
Hong Kong is packed, densely packed. And in a city where there’s barely any room for the living, it begs the question, where do they bury their dead?
Philadelphia’s PAFA (Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts), is currently hosting an exhibit by visual artist Brian Donelly, aka KAWS. The exhibition is titled KAWS @ PAFA, and it features over 60 indoor and outdoor components.
After impressing the hell out of everyone with his stellar Munich Subway series. Photographer Nick Frank is back, and this time he’s taken his photography to new heights.
If you’re flying over Belfast anytime soon then make sure you pay close attention to the ground below you. If you don’t, then you just might miss out on this colossal 11-Acre portrait by Cuban artist Jorge Rodriguez Gerada.
Portland – We’ve heard it said, that if God were to ever make donuts then they would probably taste like the ones at 22 SW 3rd Ave. There must be some truth to this, because the lines at Voodoo Donut’s China town location are of religious proportions. No, but really the interesting but off beat… Read more »
On Septempber 15th, over 15,000 people pitched up tents in the Wugongshan mountain region, in China’s Jiangxi province, for the sixth edition of the 2013 International Camping Festival. The campers, who travelled from all over the world transformed the mountainous region into an awesome display of colour.