Juha Arvid Helminen is Finnish photographer who currently resides at Helsinki/Lahti, Finland. Besides other work of his, I find his black on black work the most amusing. Looking at these pictures makes me a bit uncomfortable, not really sure why but probably has something to do with the whole black fetish nazi thing, tight-lacing, and uniforms. But for the most part I think its the mystery factor of these pictures that suck me right into them. Check out the rest of them after the break… [ Continue Reading ]
I’m now wishing we were in a time where a robot walks among us, making phone calls or leisurely pedaling his bicycle. I would not hesitate to introduce myself to him in the hopes that we would become fast friends. My ideal name for this robot would be Oscar. Don’t ask me why.
No, its not Eva Mendes. Or is it? Let’s pretend it is, she’s surreal and so is this guy’s work. The piece is called It Wasn’t Me and it was created by Finnish surreal photomanipulator Olli Pekka
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Sami Havia’s album covers - painted on cassette tapes – are pretty cool: another fine example of material reuse (the first “R”, don’t forget) and rejuvenation of cultural artefacts like the cassette. No offense intended to The Dude by that ‘casettes being cultural artefacts’ remark; that’s just, like, my opinion, man. [ Continue Reading ]