French director and photographer Romain Laurent turns imagery from still and video shoots into animated GIFs where only an isolated section is in motion.
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Romain Laurent: We love this selection of new animated GIFs from talented French artist and photographer Romain Laurent, who continues to create awesome portraits using the technique of cinemagraph – photographs with a small animated loop. Fantastic work!
Daft Punk Unchained: BBC Worldwide France have release the first official trailer for Daft Punk Unchained, a new documentary about the rise of the influential French electronic music duo, Daft Punk. Directed by Hervé Martin Delpierre, this revealing documentary, which has no official premiere date as of yet, features interviews with iconic artists such as Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rogers, Giorgio Moroder, and many more. Looking forward to this one 🙂
Dream Koala: Created by Les Gentils Garçons and directed by FABULOUS 3D (Adrien Peze and Albin Merle), ‘Earth’ is the beautiful new music video from French musician Dream Koala off the EP, ‘Earth. Home. Destroyed.’. Set in an apocalyptic ‘end of the world’ landscape, ‘Earth’ leads us into a mesmerising, dreamlike, and slightly haunting space opera. Check it out below – awesome track and video! LOVE
Sacha Goldberger: A continuation of his 2014 ‘Super Flemish’ series, ‘Family Portrait’ is a new photo series by talented French photographer Sacha Goldberger who mixes pop culture, superheroes, Flemish painting and the Elizabethan era to create these unique family portraits, featuring awesome vintage versions of Wolverine, Captain America, Han Solo, Hulk, Wonder Woman, the Joker, Batman and so on. The full collection of photos are available to view on Sacha Goldberger’s website and Facebook page. We LOVE it! 🙂
Nicolas Monterrat: We love these amazing historical animated GIFs by French photographer Nicolas Monterrat, who “enhances” old historical photographs and turns them into strange, twisted, and outstanding pieces of contemporary art. Awesome work! 🙂
LEGO: We love the ‘Legographie’ series created by French photographer Sofiane Samlal, who has fun staging his LEGO minifigs into beautiful photographs, which are both cute and funny. Fantastic work!
Alexia Sinclair: We love the outstanding creations of photographer and artist Alexia Sinclair, including her latest series ‘Rococo’, which depicts a dreamlike world bathed by the influences of the 18th century and the court of Marie Antoinette. Alexia Sinclair notes that “Rococo is a series of theatrical artworks inspired by the lives, fashions, gardens and motifs of 18th century high society. Following the design aesthetic of this period, the series is sensual, playful and flamboyant. During this period, powerful women of the French court became fashion icons and their tastes swept across Europe. Their excessive, luxurious and exotic creations have inspired many aspects of the costuming within this series; from Madame de Pompadour’s porcelain flowers, to Madame du Barry diamond necklace, Marie Antoinette’s muslin chemise and the Duchess of Devonshire’s towering plumes. The floral backdrops within the series pay homage to the dreamlike landscapes of the Rococo period. Known as the pleasure playgrounds, their hidden gardens, mazes and wild flower meadows formed the backdrop of decadent garden parties and mischievous encounters.” Alexia Sinclair is an award winning Australian Artist and Photographer whose distinct style is easily recognisable and highly original. Using a visual narrative, Alexia Sinclair’s art is both dark and seductive, baroque and symbolic yet her multilayered photographs present contemporary notions of fashion and beauty through innovative digital media, whilst restoring antique notions of classicism, elegance and luxury. Sinclair is an artist who skilfully balances the worlds of Fine Art and Commercial Art. Whilst her evocative Fine Art imagery adorns the walls of museums and is held in important art collections, she often translates these skills and signature style into highly polished campaigns in the commercial arena for clients such as Harpers Bazaar and Canon Australia. Completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons I) and Master of Fine Arts, Alexia Sinclair is the recipient of a travelling arts scholarship, and two postgraduate scholarships. She has worked in New York as a digital artist and exhibited in numerous exhibitions including at the Australian Centre for Photography and the Art Gallery of NSW with her latest series ‘Rococo’ most recently on display at the Black Eye Gallery in Darlinghurst, Sydney Australia. Below is a selection of Alexia Sinclair’s amazing work but for a more detailed look, we suggest a visit to her website.