Art and Artists

Between the Folds: The Art of Origami

Origami may seem an unlikely medium for understanding and explaining the world. But around the world fine artists and theoretical scientists are abandoning more conventional career paths to forge lives as modern-day paper folders. Through the art of origami, these offbeat and provocative minds are reshaping ideas of creativity and revealing the relationship between art and science. This docu

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Las Calles Hablan

Las Calles Hablan is a feature length documentary film about street art in Barcelona. Until now there hasn't been a definitive film made in Barcelona which explores the history, motivation, politics and the numerous characters involved in the street art scene. Featured artists:Zosen, Mina Hamada, Kenor, Kram, El Xupet Negre, Debens, Fert, Dase, SM172, Ogoch, Kafre, Aleix Gordo, Meibol, Eledu,

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The World’s Most Expensive Paintings

Go inside the glittering world of the super-rich as art critic Alastair Sooke tracks down the ten most expensive paintings to sell at auction. This film tells the stories behind the astronomical prices of art, and why the world’s richest people want to spend their millions on it. Sooke enters a world of secrecy and rivalry, passion and power. The documentary features works by Picasso, Monet, Re

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Mobius Shorts

Mobius Studio is an Irish based film studio that specialises in Film Production, Music Videos, Commercial Videos, Sound Recording and Graphic Design. Here are two shorts they recently put together. Being Irish myself I found them to be very interesting so I thought I'd share them with the rest of you. For more information on Mobius check out their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/mobiusstud

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Janis Joplin: Her Final Hours

Janis Joplin is the undisputed queen of rock and roll. It’s a fact that there had been no female superstar of rock before Janis came along. Her rule of thumb was if it feels good do it. Janis also hides her self-destructive, darker side. She was a very troubled girl and a genius and at the same time she was looking for some kind of relief to not have to be Janis. A blast of nearly pure heroi

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The Making of Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay was co-written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, and was partially inspired by Clarke's short story The Sentinel. Clarke concurrently wrote the novel of the same name which was published soon after the film was released. The story deals with a series of encounters between humans and mysteri

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Jim Morrison: His Final Hours

Jim Morrison was one of the most famous rock singers in the world. He was also the ultimate sex symbol, but Morrison was at war with his own dark demons. Using archive footage, dramatic reenactment and interviews with his closest companions, this documentary details the last hours of Morrison’s life and the gripping events that led to his tragic death in Paris. Whether or not you are interested i

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The Realms of the Unreal

Documentary about Henry Joseph Darger, Jr. (1892 – 1973), a reclusive American writer and artist who worked as a custodian in Chicago, Illinois. He has become famous for his posthumously-discovered 15,145-page, single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What is known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinian War Storm, Caused by the Child Slave Rebellio

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The Evolution of 8-Bit Art

Super Mario Bros, Zelda, Tetris, and the days of summers past! Starting with Atari and Nintendo and tracing the full 8-bit trajectory over the last 30 years. It’s true that video games have gone far beyond the 8 bit format. However, why do they still hold such a tender spot in our hearts? Explored. Through the 1980′s, 90′s, and 2000′s 8-bit has become a cult following. Children who grew up playi

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