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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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A Photographic Ode to Flowers by Lina Scheynius

A Photographic Ode to Flowers by Lina Scheynius | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The Swedish photographer’s latest project is a dreamy study of singular stems


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Sotheby's Is Selling the World's First Movie Poster, Which Promoted a Premiere Only 30 People Attended

Sotheby's Is Selling the World's First Movie Poster, Which Promoted a Premiere Only 30 People Attended | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Sotheby's is auctioning the first-ever film poster, designed by artist Henri Brispot for the first film screening, from the Lumière Brothers.


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It's Nice That | The Royal Studio renames as Degrau to reflect its growing graphic design personality

It's Nice That | The Royal Studio renames as Degrau to reflect its growing graphic design personality | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

_Next week (1–8 July) It's Nice That will be visiting 180 Creative Camp in Abrantes, Portugal. A week-long event creatively exploring different disciplines, below we speak to The Royal Studio who have been invited to take part in the camp's workshops. You can find out more information about 180 Creative Camp.

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Looking Back on the Legacy of Mario Merz, the Doting Father of Arte Povera

Looking Back on the Legacy of Mario Merz, the Doting Father of Arte Povera | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
Chloe Stead travels to his Fondazione in Turin to find out more about Mario Merz, from both his daughter Beatrice and his innumerable works
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Sofas, Birds and Knees – photographs rendered in Play-Doh by Eleanor Macnair

Sofas, Birds and Knees – photographs rendered in Play-Doh by Eleanor Macnair | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The project Photographs Rendered in Play-Doh, by Eleanor Macnair, started on a whim in August 2013 following a photo quiz in a pub in Brighton, UK. One of the rounds was to make a reproduction of a famous photograph using Play-Doh.

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The Cinematic Study of Womanhood That’s Guaranteed to Steal Your Heart

The Cinematic Study of Womanhood That’s Guaranteed to Steal Your Heart | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Jeune Femme has been dubbed the “new Frances Ha”, but this moving portrait of a lonely young woman in Paris is a unique masterpiece all of its own.

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Photographer Nick Ballon's series is a portrait of Bolivia’s second largest city and its people

Photographer Nick Ballon's series is a portrait of Bolivia’s second largest city and its people | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Anglo-Bolivian photographer Nick Ballon describes his heritage as the “backbone to [his] photographic practice as an artist”. One ongoing project, for example, explores the possible implications of a country’s relationship to the coast, and the effects it can have on its population; Bolivia is a landlocked country whereas life in the UK means being within a 70-mile radius of the sea at all times. In Nick’s latest series "Ciudad Rebelde" however, the photographer turns his lens on life in the Bolivian city of El Alto.

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The Filmmaker Turning Dying Tulips Into Dancers

The Filmmaker Turning Dying Tulips Into Dancers | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Carl Kleiner uses time-lapse footage to shoot the flowers as they twist and wilt captivatingly across the screen.

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Alma Haser is the Emerging Artist You Need to Know This Spring

Alma Haser is the Emerging Artist You Need to Know This Spring | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The British-German photographer is building a legion of followers with her ability to step out of the digital world and create tangible sculptural photographs.

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The Man Behind the Most Amazing Stop-Motion Videos - PES Discusses 'Submarine Sandwich' and the Language of Objects

The Man Behind the Most Amazing Stop-Motion Videos - PES Discusses 'Submarine Sandwich' and the Language of Objects | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Filmmaker Adam "PES" Pesapane discusses his process and the inspiration behind his animated stop-motion shorts such as the Oscar-nominated "Fresh Guacamole" and his latest, "Submarine Sandwich."

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Painterly Photographs of Solitary Flower Stems

Painterly Photographs of Solitary Flower Stems | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Kate Friend’s latest series, capturing cuttings from England’s famed gardens, appears simple – but invites a closer look.

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The war of 1870 viewed by Adolphe Braun

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From February 17 to May 14, 2018, the Musée Unterlinden in Colmar (France) features a retrospective of the work of Adolphe Braun (1812–1877). Braun was among the most influential French photographers of the nineteenth century. 

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The Films You Should See From This Year’s Venice Film Festival

The Films You Should See From This Year’s Venice Film Festival | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

From an Australian revenge drama to a very modern musical, the world’s oldest film festival proved typically eclectic


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Little-Known Facts About Pop Art Pioneer Robert Rauschenberg

Little-Known Facts About Pop Art Pioneer Robert Rauschenberg | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Seven things you might not know about the artist who rebelled against Josef Albers and worked in a department store with Andy Warhol


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Jimmy Nelson, hommage à l'humanité

Jimmy Nelson, hommage à l'humanité | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Before They Pass Away est le titre de l'exposition de Jimmy Nelson à la Kate Vass Galerie à Zürich. C'est la première exposition du photographe en Suisse. Rizzoli publie également un livre intitulé Homage to humanity.  Depuis sa première exploration internationale au Tibet il y...

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High-resolution Varjo headset seamlessly blends virtual and real worlds

High-resolution Varjo headset seamlessly blends virtual and real worlds | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The virtual world is indistinguishable from reality in the devices of Finnish company Varjo, which has demonstrated a mixed-reality headset with human-eye resolution.

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Shark hunters and blue echoes, by Federico Vespignani

Shark hunters and blue echoes, by Federico Vespignani | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

It might happen, but you’ll never know when. I came to understand this when my brother never came back. On that day, I made peace with fear.” So says Reyes Cosio Rosas, a shark hunter from El Sargento, a small fishing village in Baja California.

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500 Self-Portraits

500 Self-Portraits | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
A compelling collection of self-portraits from throughout recorded history, revised to include captivating contemporary works
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Studio Moniker’s collaborative painting tool turns the Earth’s surface into a giant canvas

Studio Moniker’s collaborative painting tool turns the Earth’s surface into a giant canvas | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Based in Amsterdam, the interaction design studio churns out project after project that continues to surpass expectations and its most recent, titled "Painted Earth" is no exception. Launched inline with the opening of the Galileo Reference Centre, the project sees Studio Moniker creating an interactive, collaborative painting tool that turns the surface of the Earth into a giant canvas.

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One Collector Saved More Than 1,500 Classic NASA Photos From the Trash. Now, They Are Headed to Auction.

One Collector Saved More Than 1,500 Classic NASA Photos From the Trash. Now, They Are Headed to Auction. | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The extremely rare archive includes intimate insights into the first 11 years of NASA's manned missions between 1961 and 1972.

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yellowzine

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Yellowzine is a print publication that curates and celebrates visual artwork by minority ethnic artists based in the UK.
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Le musée des Arts décoratifs se renomme MAD sur fond de polémique

Le musée des Arts décoratifs se renomme MAD sur fond de polémique | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Alors que le musée des Arts décoratifs change de nom et d’identité visuelle en faisant appel à une agence de publicité, un collectif de graphistes lance une pétition pour protester contre ce qu’il juge être de la concurrence déloyale.

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Seven Powerful Snapshots of Life Lived on the Fringes of Society

Seven Powerful Snapshots of Life Lived on the Fringes of Society | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Take a closer look at the Barbican Art Gallery’s unforgettable new exhibition about counterculture.

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The Photographer Who Celebrated Life and Love in all its Guises

The Photographer Who Celebrated Life and Love in all its Guises | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

As a new show about street photographer Arlene Gottfried opens in New York, its curator reveals the stories behind her arresting portraits.

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