- Alex Prager: Compulsion
- Posted 31 months ago by Jack Lowe · Art & Design · 5144 Views
Alex Prager, a photographer whose glossy commercial work often graces the pages of W and Vogue, has a new exhibition at Michael Hoppen Gallery in London. Named "Compulsion", the exhibition from features a number of images from the artist's series of the same name as well as a new short film, La Petite Mort.
Inspired by films such as Metropolis and Un Chien Andalou, Prager produces images reminiscent of Hollywood's golden age, putting her anonymous protagonists in wigs and introducing Pulp Fiction-style jackets to investigate the complexity of observation within our society.
The exhibition opened on 20 April and will be running through to 26 May, 2012.
Michael Hoppen Gallery
3 Jubilee Place
- Trailer: The Art of Rap
- 31 months ago · film · 1 Comment · 3446 Views
- In collaboration with Andy Baybutt, Ice-T has directed a new documentary feature film called "Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap". From the looks of the trailer, the film delves deep into the industry and takes us back to where it all started with stories from Common, Dr. Dre,...
- Video: Lana Del Rey - Carmen
- 31 months ago · music · 0 Comments · 5209 Views
- Singer Lana Del Rey has just released a video for the track "Carmen" from her debut album Born To Die. At this point it's unclear whether or not the video is "official" as in the past Del Rey has re-made videos after tweeting links to more home-made style ones, such as this. The...
- In-Stock: P.A.P. Accessories
- 31 months ago · culture · 1 Comment · 3016 Views
- New to the HUH. Store comes a selection of beautiful handmade accessories from Swedish leather goods company P.A.P. The label work exclusively with small Swedish factories that have a long history of craftsmanship and integrity, following the Scandinavian tradition of respecting...
- The HemLoft
- 31 months ago · Art & Design · 5 Comments · 13303 Views
- The HemLoft is a small but beautiful egg-shaped house built out in the woods near Whistler in British Columbia, Canada. It was designed and built by a Canadian software developer-turned-carpenter who, evidently, decided he needed a peaceful retreat. He's kept the exact location of...
- Actress Spends Last Remaining Money On Billboard
- 31 months ago · film · 2 Comments · 5848 Views
- A 23-year-old woman named Racquel Bailey wants to be in a Tyler Perry (I Can Do Bad All by Myself, Diary of a Mad Black Woman) film so badly that she spent the "last money for the year" on a giant billboard advertising herself...
- The Impossible Project - New Polaroid Film
- 31 months ago · Art & Design · 1 Comment · 7379 Views
- The Impossible Project, run by a team of 10 former Polaroid employees, have developed some new Polaroid film for Spring 2012 which give the user much more flexibility when shooting. They've been made to develop faster, deliver...
- The Hardest Working Man On The Internet
- 31 months ago · culture · 3 Comments · 2748 Views
- Justin Knapp has just steamed past the one-million-edits mark on Wikipedia. Since 2005, Knapp has been busy (in his free time!) making an average of 385 amendments per day. If each one takes him just 3 and a half minutes to do, he's still spending over 22 hours a day improving the...
- Tumblr To Introduce Dashboard Ads
- 31 months ago · culture · 3 Comments · 4022 Views
- With over 52 million blogs and 21 billion total posts, Tumblr are keen to monetize their product a little more. CEO David Karp announced that advertisers will soon (from 2 May, 2012) be able to buy ad units on the "Featured" section of Tumblr's dashboard, which gets roughly 120,000...