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Handmade Portraits: The Bone Carver

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Etsy profiles Inupiat hunter Sylvester Arak, who balances a subsistence lifestyle with artistic pursuits

The latest entry in Etsy's Handmade Portraits series profiles Sylvester Ayek, an Iñupiat hunter and carver who grew up on King Island, 40 miles off of the Alaskan coast. There, he learned the traditional Iñupiat ways of subsistence hunting and carving ivory and wood. Today, he continues to sell his artwork to (sylvesterayek.etsy.com) to supplement his subsistence lifestyle,......read more

Floating City

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Stunner of a video made from mirrored time-lapses of the Chicago skyline

Chicago-based photographer Craig Shimala has found a nice little artistic niche using a mirror technique he applies to time-lapse vids. It started with a Flickr video shot from inside his car, and now we have this one made from footage of the Chicago skyline shot over several years. The simple mirrored effect turns the city skyline into a gravity-defying monolith cruising through......read more

Arbor Skateboards: James Kelly, Unbound

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Top pro returns to Southern California to ride his home hills

Our bros at Arbor Skateboards in Venice Beach have released an excellent new video that promptly took up a position on Vimeo's list of Staff Picks. The clip finds team rider James Kelly back in Southern California after a demanding year on the downhill circuit. Back on his favorite hills, Kelly lets loose for the love of the sport: What's captured here is James completely unbound; a freeride......read more

Half Moon Run, "Call Me In The Afternoon"

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Mysterious phenonema abound in this new video shot in the Oregon woods

Canadian folk trio Half Moon Run are back with a new video for "Call Me in the Afternoon," the latest single from their debut album, Dark Eyes, out now on Outside/Indica. Directed by CzÅ‚owiek Kamera (aka "human-cam"), the clip stars a woman hanging out in the forest outside Portland, OR. Some clever camera trickery reveals disembodied hands emerging from the trees and mouths in the sky......read more

Bowerbirds, "Tuck the Darkness In"

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Melancholy vibes abound in this beautiful new video for North Carolina folk trio

Bowerbirds' uniquely pastoral folk sound gets an appropriately-themed video in this clip for new single "Tuck the Darkness In." Directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada, the video finds a doe-eyed boy considering the lives of fish after he catches a couple and feels terrible about it. He goes on to observe the sea creatures in a variety of habitats, mournfully coming to terms with what he did. It's......read more

Monster Rally, "Surf Erie"

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End-of-summer vibes abound in this vid from Tyler Coray, shot in the Pacific Northwest woods

Ever been to Lake Crescent? Us neither. But now we want to... badly. The lake, found on Olympic Peninsula in Washington state, is where director Tyler Coray shot this newly-released Monster Rally video, a short and sweet clip of young people romping around the Northwest backwoods. It's a beautiful, vaguely melancholic reminder that summer is over. "Surf Erie" comes off of MR's Deep......read more

Once Again

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Nostalgic vibes abound in this test film from Elliot Sellers

This beautifully shot video is actually just a series of image tests for a bigger project. Hard to believe. The clip was shot by LA director Elliot Sellers, who went heavy on the double exposures and image composites to create something truly sublime, with no shortage of help from Jonsi and Alex (of Sigur Ros fame), whose song "Indian Summer" provides the soundtrack. ...read more

Fleet Foxes, "Grown Ocean"

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Sweeping vistas and smiling faces abound in the first video for Seattle band's upcoming record.

The first video for Fleet Foxes' upcoming sophomore release Helplessness Blues, for the song "Grown Ocean," is full of grainy footage of Pacific Northwestern landscapes intermixed with shots of the Seattle folksters recording the new album in various studios. Singer Robin Pecknold said they used a bunch of new instruments on the recording, including "the 12-string guitar, the hammered dulcimer,......read more

Painting With Video

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SWEATSHOPPE's video grafitti stretches the boundaries of the artform.

In an effort to establish new platforms for public art and performance, the multimedia duo SWEATSHOPPE has developed a new interactive technology that enables them to explore the relationship between video, mark making and architecture. Dubbed "video painting", this technology allows them to essentially "paint" video onto any surface. Shooting in Queens, Brooklyn, and......read more

alt-J "Left Hand Free" Video

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The first of two vids for "Left Hand Free" is a smorgasbord of summer cliches

In the post-MTV era, indie bands are lucky to have a label that backs the making of a video. "Left Hand Free," a bluesy number from Brit trio alt-J, has not one but two videos, the second dropped this week to coincide with a new push for radio play. Featured here is the first clip, released late in the summer, which may or may not leave you pining for summertime fun. The video, directed by Ryan......read more

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