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Selected news about graphic design, photography, film studies and media & interaction design for CV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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‘Abstract: The Art of Design’ Review: All The Season 1 Episodes, Ranked

‘Abstract: The Art of Design’ Review: All The Season 1 Episodes, Ranked | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Executive produced by Morgan Neville, the documentarians assembled to capture the spotlighted subjects have done a masterful job, by and large, of highlighting the unique sort of artistry at work here. However, episode by episode, every installment strikes such a similar tone and mood that to truly appreciate the difference in aethestics and disciplines on display, you’ll want to space them out.

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Ten questions for photographer Hans Eijkelboom

Ten questions for photographer Hans Eijkelboom | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Our People of the Twenty-First Century photographer on The Sartorialist, Martin Parr and the consumer society.

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Will Ferrell's Anchorman 2 Is Changing the Way Movies Are Marketed

Will Ferrell's Anchorman 2 Is Changing the Way Movies Are Marketed | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

In a video that will soon be making the rounds in Ireland and beyond, Ron Burgundy—as if he had been cryogenically frozen since the late ’70s—offers his congrats to Irish actor Jamie Dornan for landing the lead role in the forthcoming erotic thriller Fifty Shades of Grey.

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Hilla Becher, Photographer Who Chronicled Industrial Scenery, Dies at 81

Hilla Becher, Photographer Who Chronicled Industrial Scenery, Dies at 81 | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Ms. Becher and her husband, Bernd, documented coal mines, steel mills and other features of the industrial landscape, straddling the worlds of archival documentation and conceptual art.

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Photographs: A Decade's Worth of Toy Guns in America

Photographs: A Decade's Worth of Toy Guns in America | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Our country loves its guns, and that affection begins among the very young, with water pistols and other, more realistic toys. The photographer Kristina Loggia was always aware of that — but when her own child turned 3 years old and asked for a toy gun, she encountered head-on her "desire to control my children's desires and the overall ethical and moral questions that guns present us with." Out of bounds to liberal urbanite parents, utterly normal in many parts of America, toy guns say a great deal about what we declare appropriate for children today.

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'I Collect Gingers': Artist Anthea Pokroy Photographs 500 Redheads

'I Collect Gingers': Artist Anthea Pokroy Photographs 500 Redheads | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

An artist is celebrating redheads in a project entitled “I Collect Gingers”.

Anthea Pokroy photographed 500 men, women and children for her first solo exhibition.

The project, which took three years to complete, is aimed at exploring prejudice, racial classification and even the prospect of a 'ginger utopia'.

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