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10.21.13 Marina Galperina

“I threw up, literally. I was really excited, then my brain realized my face was in the TV in England and I was watching it from a hotel room,” Petra Cortright tells ANIMAL. “I felt really sick and threw up in the trash-can. I’m such a baby.” As one of the recipients of this year’s […]

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09.25.13 Marina Galperina & Kyle Chayka

Earlier this year, the Shortest Video Art Ever Sold! project at the Moving Image Contemporary Video Art Fair in New York made a few headlines with the world’s first Vine sale (Shout out Angela Washko!) Ok, so there was a hacking of Vine involved, but the exciting part in the long-run is the ongoing conversation of a micro-collecting community and the work that artists […]

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05.29.13 Andy Cush

This year’s Figment art festival on Governor’s Island will feature the Selfie Portrait Project, along with a bunch of other neat interactive pieces. Sort of like an IRL version of that Facebook portrait swap mixed with those Dove crime artist sketches, the self-portrait project will ask participants to take an actual selfie, write a description of […]

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04.30.13 Kyle Petreycik

Today, our favorite six-second-video sharing service has released an update: The app now allows users to film videos using the front facing camera of their iPhone, an option thats been mysteriously unavailable until now. This changes everything, or something. We’ve been looking forward to seeing its impact on the world and the future and creativity […]

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12.07.12 Marina Galperina

Cape Town, South Africa-based newspaper Cape Times has unrolled a clever new ad campaign. its liek v v zeitgeist u kno Featuring three iconic, historical photographs and one shot of William and Kate sucking face, the skillfully Photoshopped images appear as if they are all self-shots from the outstretched arm angle because… get this… “You can’t get […]

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12.06.12 Marina Galperina

Somewhere along its short road, Brian Droitcour’s Instagram meme ran away from him. No longer were art-interested young’uns introspectively capturing their own reflections in the mirrored surfaces of artworks as intended. Instead, at some point, it all morphed into a well-groomed myriad of mugging and middle-finger flashing on DIS Magazine. Sometimes, they even forget to put the art behind them. The […]

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