Now this is just the sort of crap that I like. Tacky and a little corny? Who cares. I mean this is the sorta thing that just can’t find itself to die. And someone is always out there adding their own little flourish. That certain twist and tweek. Sometimes it’s a massive failure. Other times it’s a smirk inducing indulgence. This is one of those. [ Continue Reading ]
Montreal, has, every so often, the uncanny nature to deliver something impacting into a sea of mediocre, cloned dribble. You hear of other “artistic meccas” that just sort of spew out inspiration and unique concepts of this ridiculous thing called art. But when there is such an abundance of something it becomes bland and unappealing. Let’s not forget annoying. But Montreal doesn’t have that. So whenever something different grows from it. It might actually mean something. [ Continue Reading ]
Photographer, cinematographer, and director Todd M. Duym recently used a time-lapse video of photo weaving in his first solo gallery show. The show, at grace-gallery in Vancouver, BC, featured a larger body of works, among which were several photo weaves using Duym’s own original photography. The technique creates a unique pixelized effect, although Duym hesitates to use this term, preferring, simply, “weaves” for his works. Although the video lasts only two minutes long, it shows the construction of a weave that took 20 hours in real time.