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HWKN's Pollution-Fighting Architecture Coming to MoMA PS1

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"Wendy," a massive, spiky installation that eats smog, wins the museum's 2012 Young Architects Award

The winning entry of this year's coveted Young Architects Program at MoMA PS1 is a massive, bright blue installation that absorbs air pollution. Dubbed "Wendy" by architects HWKN (HollwichKushner), the 5,000 square foot structure will sit in the MoMA PS1 courtyard during the museum's Warm Up summer music series.  The star-shaped structure combines common materials (scaffolding) with......read more

Hy-Fi by The Living

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Organic tower made from agricultural waste wins MoMA PS1 competition

Each summer, an up-an-coming architect is given the chance to transform the outdoor courtyard at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City. This year it's David Benjamin's firm The Living, which was selected as the winner of the 15th annual Young Architects Program in New York. The Living's concept is called Hy-Fi, a circular tower of organic bricks made from corn stalks and living root structures.......read more

Daniel Handal: Between Forest and Field

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Young farmers head back to the land in New York's Hudson Valley

Like we recently mentioned, the sustainable farming movement is alive and growing in New York's Hudson River Valley. NYC photog Daniel Handal documents the back-to-the-land movement thriving in the area with a collective portrait called Between Forest and Field. These are not old and crusty farmers, desperately hanging on to a rural life their children have left behind. No sir. These are......read more

A new fund wants to disrupt recycling with the help of $100 million from corporate giants like Walmart, Goldman Sachs, and Coca-Cola. By this time next year a major high-tech recycling plant in Baltimore could be sorting 54,000 tons of recycled plastic materials—yogurt cups, milk cartons, plastic soda bottles— annually and servicing a 500-mile radius area across the East Coast. It......read more

Ai Weiwei: Forever Bicycles

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Dissident Chinese artist showing famous bike installation in Toronto

Superstar contemporary artist Ai Weiwei unveiled the latest rendition of his incredible bicycle sculpture last weekend in Toronto. "Forever Bicycles" is the centerpiece of this year's Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, the annual all-night art event that takes over the streets of the city. This marks the first time that the Chinese dissident artist has shown the installation in public, outdoor space. With......read more

Incredible Scenes Sans Photoshop

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The latest series from Jee Young Lee

We featured Seoul-based artist Jee Young Lee this summer with her staggering series, The Moment.  Lee sometimes spends months building incredibly elaborate scenes by hand for the sake of taking a single photograph—all without the use of digital manipulation. Confined to the small space of her 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio, she painstakingly constructs every last detail of the set, from......read more

JeeYoung Lee's Dreamy Self Portraits

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Korean fables and dreams inspire these photos of impossible places.

Imagination plus sense of space gives JeeYoung Lee's photographs their magical quality.  Once again, this series has zero post-image manipulation.  Working like a set designer, Lee creates these incredible situations for real.   JeeYoung Lee creates highly elaborate scenes that require an incredible amount of patience and absolutely no photo manipulation. For weeks and sometimes......read more

Film Photos by Theo Gosselin

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Living wild and free with the young French photographer

Originally from Le Havre in the Haute-Normandie region of northern France, photographer and filmmaker Théo Gosselin currently divides his time between Paris and Amiens. With a nod to forebears like Ryan McGinley, Nan Goldin and Larry Clark, Gosselin depicts underground lifestyles from within, showing his friends in pursuit of freedom and escape from their regular lives: The subjects in......read more

Excellent Eco Design by Inger Steinnes

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Young Scandanavian designer combines two of our favorite things: sustainability and simplicity

Here's a big thank you to It's Nice That for acquanting us with Inger Steinnes, our new favorite product designer. The young Norwegian creative makes beautiful functional objects that make use of recycled and/or repurposed materials. Take, for example, her Brew series (last two photos), which aims to show "how something we regard as waste actually can become something valuable." The series is......read more

Around the Americas with Barbara Matthews

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Terrific 35mm travel pictures from the young Santiago photographer

At the tender age of 20, Barbara Matthews has experienced North and South America as few else have. The young photographer, now based in Santiago, Chile, also cites Texas, Illinois, Florida, New Jersey and British Columbia among the places she's lived in the past. Her photos, shot on (often expired) 35mm film, capture places both far-flung and familiar with the mark of someone whose eyes are wide......read more

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