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04.23.15 Liam Mathews

This time-lapse video documents the lifespan of a piece by the French artist JR, from placement to removal. JR creates photographic portraits and pastes them up (or down, in this case) on city streets. For this work, JR took a photo of Elmar Aliyev, a recent immigrant to Brooklyn from Azerbaijan, and then pasted the […]

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08.23.11 Marina Galperina

Ooh, concept supercut! Follow a string of walking film scene protagonists in a new viddy from EditCadet. Trail behind the bouncy steps of Mr Blonde about to slice an ear, Henry Hill strutting through the club backdoor and Jack out to play with an axe. Now run! Dinosaurs! […]

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01.25.11 Lauri Apple

Holy shit this is dumb: state Sen. Carl Kruger wants to prohibit pedestrians from crossing streets and using their iPods, iPhones, and other devices at the same time. Up next: a ban on simultaneous walking and gum-chewing, and another against breathing through your mouth. […]

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07.30.09 Will Sherman

Zipcar’s street team was out this morning harassing pedestrians with faux traffic tickets for “slow motion travel”. The car-sharing service set up a radar detector displaying the walking speed of passersby and a big sign telling them, ”You’d Get There Faster In a Zipcar.” The ticket contained a promotional discount to encourage pedestrians to take […]

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