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Ghost in the Machine

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Erika Iris Simmons creates iconic music portraits from an almost-dead media — old cassette tapes.

Cool Hunting points us at some amazing pop music portraiture from Erika Iris Simmons, who creates intricate artwork out of recycled cassette tapes. Her "Ghost in the Machine" series, currently on view at the Peninsula School of Art in Winsconsin, pays tribute to music icons with astoundingly accurate images woven in cassette tape. See more from the series at the Atlanta-based......read more

Sweetgrass Trailer

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Cassette tape pop music portraiture from Erika Iris Simmons.

New documentary, which follows shepherds driving their stock through breathtaking Montana terrain, is described in the New York Times as "the first essential movie of this young year." ...read more

Richard Mosse: The Impossible Image

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The Irish photographer reveals the stories behind the making of his latest film, 'The Enclave'

For three years, Richard Mosse has captured hypercolor images of eastern Congo for his series Infra, shot on a now extinct 16mm infrared film designed originally for military reconnaissance. Now he has a video installation to add to the project. The Enclave had the Venice Biennale abuzz when it debuted at the Irish Pavilion in May. In this short documentary produced by Frieze, Mosse......read more

Aerial Images of Iceland

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Emmanuel Coupe-Kalomiris captures abtract landscapes from the sky

Born into to a long family line of musicians and artists, Emmanuel Coupe-Kalomiris developed an early interest in photography and published his first images at the age of 18. After studying in the States, the Greek photographer began to combine his passion for nature and landscape with photography, often traveling to remote locations to capture some of the world's most extreme environments. Among......read more

Murmuration

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In this viral hit, a massive starling flock twists and turns over an Irish river

One of nature's most fascinating spectacles, a starling murmuration is a large, swirling, cloud-like formation made up of thousands of starlings flying together. We know because we looked it up. Out canoeing on the River Shannon in Ireland, two British women caught some spectacular footage of the phenomenon. The video has gone viral in impressive fashion, catching four million views on Vimeo......read more

Surreal Landscapes by Geert Goiris

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Prolonged exposure photos of alienated terrains

According to conventional thought, a photo is an accurate record of reality, a snapshot of a moment in time that would otherwise be lost to history. With his camera squared on alienated landscapes and out-of-place subjects, Belgian photog Geert Goiris uses long exposure times to challenge these assumptions. "I often use a long exposure time," he explains in his artist statement. "I......read more

Tim Simmons: Urban Land Project

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Bi-coastal photo project brings a bit of nature to the urban environs of LA and Philadelphia

The latest exhibition of Tim Simmons' landscape photos (a selection of which we previously featured here) isn't in a gallery, or a museum, or anywhere indoors. It's outside, on dilapidated brick walls in Philly and ad billboards in LA. By infiltrating the photos of natural elements -- forests, rivers, rocks, snow -- into unlikely urban settings, Simmons hopes that viewers will be......read more

Tim Simmons: Scotland

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Supernatural photos of Scottish landscapes.

Browsing through Tim Simmons' vast photography portfolio, you'd think you were looking at photo stills of the most amazing sci-fi film never made. The UK photographer has an uncanny ability to make regular old Earth look like a far-away planet from Isaac Asimov's imagination. For twenty years, Simmons has been using studio still life techniques to illuminate night landscapes and create some of......read more

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