Walkie Talkie Man by Michel Gondry
by Josh Rubin
on 22 February 2004
The genius of Michel Gondry strikes again. He combines live action footage with stop motion crochet animation to create an incredible video for Steriogram's Walkie Talkie Man. check out the video here
Jason Holroyd's "Like a Rolling Stone"
An artistically riveting tribute to Bob Dylan's hit song projected in motion and in a vibrant new book
by Karen Day
Winning Creative Review's Best in Book category as part of their esteemed Illustration Annual 2011, designer Jason Holroyd clearly knows how to make the paper medium an enticing experience. But it was actually Holroyd's genius music video for the...
Essays on Reality
London-based Swiss director Greg Barth premieres his latest work
by Gaspard Nemec
There's a good chance you have come across Greg Barth's work recently. In the past two years, the Swiss multi-disciplinary art and video director has gotten noticed among enlightened circles, as well as the general public, for his clearly identifiable...
Holly Herndon: Home
The electronic musician questions the intimate relationship with her laptop
by Nara Shin
As an electronic musician, Holly Herndon spends more time than most with her laptop. And, though this relationship is serious, she's indignant about the possibility of a threesome with an unknown surveillor—a sentiment felt by many after Edward Snowden...
Interview: Video Artists Undervolt & Co
Johnny Woods on what it means to be an experimental label and their upcoming performances at VIA Festival
by Nara Shin
Now in its fifth year, new media festival VIA in Pittsburgh (where both video artists and musicians are the headliners) has grown to be a platform that showcases boundary-pushing art, technology and creative exploration, in an approachable setting...
Cliff Martinez picks this week's PrivateJam, Air releases a vinyl-only museum-inspired album, Para One channels early '90s dance parties and more
by CH Editors
Air: All I Need We celebrated the news of Air's forthcoming vinyl-only release, Music For Museum, with a look back at one of their classic tracks, "All I Need" and its Mike Mills-directed video. It's been two years since Jean-Benoît Dunckel and Nicolas...
The State of the Internet
Design studio Jess3 helps navigate the scale and weirdness of the world wide web with a smartly-charted animated video
by Maggie York-Worth
When the prospects of digitization seem endless, design studio Jess3 recently stepped in to lend some clarity to the subject with an amusing infographic video illustrating the meteoric rise of the Internet. With 1.73 billion users, 243 million websites...
Best of CH 2011: Five Cool Hunting Videos
A Brooklyn-based radio trio, the master of animatronics, precision art work, the history of Danish tattoos and a talk with a French fashion design icon make up our top video picks for 2011
by CH Editors
All week we'll be looking back on the past year of CH to resurface our favorite stories and moments. For starters, it was a great year of Cool Hunting Videos—we made some new friends in our native New York and around the globe—trekking...
by Evan Orensten
Jeanie M. is an artist and taxidermist from San Francisco. After several years photographing roadkill a friend (?) passed along a dead mouse that their snake passed on. She took this as a sign and started making whimsical scenes with small animals...
Maximo Riera Toad Sofa
A baroque bench with a massive amphibian rear rounds out the Animal Chair Collection
by Graham Hiemstra
As an artist, sculptor and photographer, Maximo Riera has used his eye and craft of creating dramatic works across disciplines in his most recent project, The Animal Chair Collection. The ever-growing series of biologically accurate animals covers...
Have a weird Christmas with a bird-legged ornament
by Jacob Resneck
For a creepy Christmas, Conceptual artist Peter Eudenbach sculpted 100 of these pieces called "Chimera," a sort of traditional Christmas ornament-with-legs. Eudenbach formed the globe itself from turquoise glass, attaching a set of cast pewter bird...
Lu Yang’s Uterus Man
The Shanghai-born artist's superhero rides a chariot made of human pelvic bone, and questions the laws of nature
by Alessandro De Toni
Listed among the most influential young Chinese artists, Shanghai-born Lu Yang (who graduated from the prestigious China Academy of Art's New Media Department) creates work that explores themes of death, disease, genetics and biomechanics. Behind...
Oophaga Vicentei x Oophaga Pumilio
A daring Swedish art student questioning race and identity by breeding a hybrid frog
by Richard Prime
As Stockholm's art and design schools prepare to open their doors for annual graduation shows, there are already ripples of exciting suggesting that this year holds many delights for the viewer. Last year the city was outraged at the work of Konstfack...