February 27, 2011 § 2 Comments
Have you ever thought that some of the sounds that you hear in a movie, such as the galloping of a horse, or the sounds of swords, are not actually real, but often created during production? Gary Hecker is a “Foley artist“, someone who specializes in creating everyday sounds for movies.
Right in time for the Oscars.
via Open Culture
February 26, 2011 § 6 Comments
Do you often find yourself unable to explain eloquently relativity theory? Or even understand its exact terminology?
Video animation by Yuanjian Luo
February 26, 2011 § 3 Comments
February 26, 2011 § 9 Comments
Each city has its ruins and its deserted spots. Manhattan, Paris, Berlin, Philadelphia, Seoul. Istanbul. New York-based artist Miru Kim wanders around abandoned tunnels, catacombs, factories, shipyards and hospitals to feel the skin of the city. She climbs on top of bridges and, in her photographic series Naked City Spleen, she reinvigorates the romantic notion of spleen by pointing out the feelings of depression and isolation that reside in each big city.
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