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GueT Deep‘s video of tattooing in slow motion demonstrates that the process is both more sensual and more creepy than we can see with our normal-motion eyes. See the needle punch in and out of skin, as it undulates in fleshy waves, the still-wet ink shining through. The sounds at this level are on par […]

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Some people are just dicks. Take Andre Robinson, for instance, the 21-year-old who can be seen punting a stray cat, sending it about 20 feet away, in the video above. Robinson was arrested yesterday after the clip made the rounds on Facebook. Robsinson’s mother says he did it because he was high. “He had to be […]

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“I think people world rather see this,” ELLE tells ANIMAL, as she swaps a bus shelter ad with a monochrome self-portrait, swiftly and cheerfully. Just like that, she’s done and we head over to Brooklyn’s MECKA Gallery to meet the legendary street photographer Martha Cooper. Their collaborative art show “Unextinguished” opens this Saturday. For the show, ELLE […]

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We’re suckers for good drone footage, and the demo reel from videographer Randy Scott Slavin delivers. Using a DJI Phantom equipped with a GoPro Hero 3 Black, Slavin shot the Manhattan Bridge, the High Line, and other NYC locations from the air. The highlight comes at around 40 seconds, when the drone flies up Fifth […]

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“Good enough to kill a motherfucker!” artist Coby Kennedy said, as he sharpened his New Lots Avenue street sign into a machete with a metal grinder. “I gotta make them the way they’re going to be made in the narrative — ripped off the street and hacked the fuck up.” The “narrative” takes place 400 years […]

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“I don’t like a lot of the shit you guys put up,” says artist Plasma Slugs to me about ANIMAL. “At one point I had to stop reading the site for a year.” To him, we’re part of the hype machine that gives too much shine to those who don’t deserve it. But he doesn’t hate […]

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Jonas Ginter created the 360-degree panoramic video above with six GoPro cameras and a 3D-printed mount. Each camera shot a different angle, and Ginter stitched all six shots into the trippy spherical collage you see in the video. The result is surreal: the filmmaker appears to be cycling along on his own tiny private planet, rotating […]

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You’ve seen the fake viral video ad of strangers kissing for the first time, so here’s one that’s a little different. From Handmade Studios, here are young Egyptian strangers shaking hands with the opposite sex for the first time. For real. “This is the first time I shake hands with a girl,” one young man says. […]

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“What I like about street art is when it’s kind of transgressive and illegal and you get to do shit wherever you want without having to ask for permission,” Judith Supine tells ANIMAL in the video interview above at a Brooklyn warehouse where’s he’s busy prepping for “Golden Child,”  his new solo exhibit. “What I don’t […]

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CYCLE is a graffiti writer’s writer. He started his illicit career in 1989 and since has mastered the art of tags, throw-ups and pieces. He hit clean subway trains in the ’90s, painted freight trains thereafter and bombed alongside the best and most-renowned writers in the world. “About eight years ago, after a series of […]

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