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Posts Tagged: Rozi Jovanovic

Function Follows Funmaking

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Need tips on concealing erections, sucking face with a flourish or setting a classic dinner table in  three minutes or less? Visit Howcast.com, a site, founded in 2007 by defectors of YouTube and Google, packed with short, campy instructional videos created by users for users. The videos, all of which are accompanied by comforting, upbeat […]

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A New Frontier of Virtual Value and Stetsons

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Since 1997, the art collaborative the eteam, aka Franziska Lamprecht and Hajoe Moderegger, has been creating events, installations and videos that explore the way environmental changes affect how people act. With their jump suits and plastic Stetsons, delivering their conceits in surrealist deadpan style, this duo from Mannheim are the Devo of urban development.

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Moved by Maira Kalman

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In Maira Kalman’s latest post, So Moved, a paean to democracy for her illustrated New York Times blog, “And the Pursuit of Happiness,” she gets if not at the heart of American democracy, at least at its sweet tooth. Through her characteristic Mannerist portraits, such as that of Alexis de Toqueville, to her folksy whimsical […]

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The Joys of Depth

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How does a baby view its mother? This question bothers Ken Jacobs, a legend of independent film, whose work is currently on view at tank.tv (a free online film gallery that requires only a quick sign-up).  To develop a concept of an object, we throw out all impressions that don’t fit.  Jacobs throws them all […]

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