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Transference of Power

The human form in chains. Bicycle chains.
posted by rtha on Feb 27, 2012 - 24 comments

Digital Images are SomeThing to aspire to? (A reflection on Hito Steyerl's proposal)

Artist and film-maker, Hito Steyerl, asks us to stand shoulder to shoulder with our digital equivalents. Digital images are Things (like you and me) - a plethora of compressed, corrupted representations pushed and pulled through increasingly policed and capitalised information networks. If 80% of all internet traffic* is SPAM - a liberated excess withdrawn** from accepted channels of communication - perhaps it is in The Poor Image we find our closest kin? [more inside]
posted by 0bvious on Feb 16, 2012 - 5 comments

Anatomical quilling: paper cross sections of the body

Anatomical quilling: paper cross sections of the body - a showcase of artist Lisa Nilsson's tissue series
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Feb 1, 2012 - 12 comments

Machinations

Henning Lederer's Machinatorium features art and animation of pictograms and other abstractions of the human form. Lederer is also known for animating Fritz Kahn's classic poster Der Mensch als Industriepalast.
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Jun 21, 2011 - 3 comments

Your Beautiful Eyes

Macro photos of people's eyes by Armenian photographer Suren Manvelyan.
posted by gman on Aug 5, 2010 - 38 comments

This is the hairiest type for both beard and body hair.

An Artist's Guide to Human Types "If I needed to draw someone from [a] specific part of the world, what would I need to know about his or her physical characteristics?" The author, a well-traveled Lebanese artist, also has a graphic novel online.
posted by desjardins on May 8, 2009 - 70 comments

"Hey, my Cheetah could paint that!"

Human artist or ape artist? Six paintings, six chances to show your expertise or just guess correctly. (Previously) Hint inside. [more inside]
posted by maudlin on Feb 9, 2008 - 71 comments

Rendering the female figure

How to draw a female in proportion. If you're a cartoonist. If you're a manga artist. If you're a traditional artist. Divine proportions (NSFW) Idealized Proportions (artistic nudity) Historic Proportions.
posted by desjardins on Nov 30, 2007 - 47 comments

Invading Space

Human Space Invaders
1 theatre
67 extras
4 hours of shooting
390 images
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= 3 minutes of video [16 MB QT]
[Site in French, video without words]
posted by kika on Jul 17, 2006 - 45 comments

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