Monthly Archives: February 2009

Losar — Tibetan New Year Feb 25th — Worldwide Protest

Xeni Jardin over at BoingBoing has an interesting piece on the Tibetan New Year's protest over Chinese human rights abuse: Today, February 25, 2009, is the date on which Tibetan New Year — Losar — begins. Many Tibetan exiles around the world are observing Losar in a different manner this year. Some are forgoing traditional(…)

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Classic Polish Film Posters

Classic Polish Film Posters

Huge collection and variety here, amazing. I only grabbed a few as examples.Click on images for larger versions. Author : Ewa FrysztakPoster : "BALLADA O DZIEWCZYNIE", 1965   Author : Maciej Hibner Poster : "IDIOTA", 1959 Author : Anna Huskowska Poster : "MARIA CANDELARIA", 1959 Author : Wladyslaw Janiszewski Poster : "LOTNA", 1959 Author :(…)

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A Collection of Newspaper Masthead Clip Art

A Collection of Newspaper Masthead Clip Art

I love Flickr. While looking for some reference material I came across this excellent collection. The prints look like lino-cuts or wood blocks. From Oldtasty's Flickrset This is an outstanding collection of Cultural-Revolution era imagery and propaganda, made available with thanks to Webster University (for use of their scanning station) and Flickr. Translations will be(…)

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“Typocraphic Spiderweb” Interactive art installation

Swiss artist and computer wiz Michael Flückiger combines installation, text art, and computer program design to create interactive text/projection works. Typocraphic Spiderweb from Michael Flückiger on Vimeo.Pandoras box from Michael Flückiger on Vimeo. VIA

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