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March 2, 2010 11:24 AM   Subscribe

Facedowns: spice up those boring travel photos by mefi's-own-Clippertonizing yourself. [via mefi projects]

Some of our favorites include wasps, the dmz, precarious sculpture, the vatican, gambia, the naked cowboy, salvation, and a very sad koala.
posted by grobstein (17 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite

 
That koala isn't sad; it's a killer.
posted by GuyZero at 11:30 AM on March 2, 2010 [1 favorite]


See also: The Lying Down Game
posted by CitrusFreak12 at 11:30 AM on March 2, 2010


One martini.
Two martini.
Three martini.
Floor.
posted by ericb at 11:31 AM on March 2, 2010 [1 favorite]


Oh my god that photo of the world's saddest Koala just broke my heart.
posted by Lutoslawski at 11:33 AM on March 2, 2010


facepalm
posted by jckll at 11:35 AM on March 2, 2010 [1 favorite]


Haha, that's hilarious.
posted by DoublePlus at 11:43 AM on March 2, 2010


And now, with 100% more elephants!
posted by clipperton at 11:53 AM on March 2, 2010 [1 favorite]


That Koala isn't sad, It's stoned on belly-fermented eucalyptus leaves.
posted by longsleeves at 11:57 AM on March 2, 2010 [1 favorite]


Previously
posted by DU at 11:57 AM on March 2, 2010


All you need is a bs artist statement and this will easily hang in any art gallery in London.
posted by lucia__is__dada at 12:23 PM on March 2, 2010


Upside Downy Face Portraits — What would you look like hanging upside down?

The making of Upside Downy Face on Vimeo.
posted by netbros at 1:20 PM on March 2, 2010 [1 favorite]


All you need is a bs artist statement and this will easily hang in any art gallery in London.

How's this?

These photos illustrate the inherent tension of the patriarchal hegemony and force the viewer to reevaluate their unconscious paradigms and their relationship to self through the lens of post 19th-century colonialism.
posted by marxchivist at 1:36 PM on March 2, 2010 [3 favorites]


I see dead people.
posted by cjorgensen at 3:08 PM on March 2, 2010


This is cool. I wonder if they've seen this.
posted by Juicy Avenger at 3:16 PM on March 2, 2010


All you need is a bs artist statement and this will easily hang in any art gallery in London.

Nietzsche wrote "When you stare into the abyss, the abyss stares back at you." In a time of postmilennial anxiety, is it perhaps possible that we can become grounded by staring at the ground?
posted by Horace Rumpole at 3:51 PM on March 2, 2010 [4 favorites]


lyingdown.net and the lying down game both involve submissions and the feel of a community act, whereas this is more about the places and the creative control of the execution.
posted by amihyang at 4:12 PM on March 2, 2010


Saw this and immediately went out to do one in front of the building I work in.
posted by thekilgore at 10:24 AM on March 4, 2010


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