Coming up: Illustrative Berlin

Image by Bozka

For the 6th time, Berlin will see a festival of illustration art, called “Illustrative”.
From the 31st of August until the 8th of September, 2013, numerous leading illustrators, graphic artists and collectives from all over the world will be shown in a central exhibition in the heart of Berlin. The range is from the established illustration art to the latest generation of young artist; from painting, drawing, installations, papercraft, book art and animation. This year’s focus will be on Polish artists especially.

I can recommend the Illustrative as an inspiring place to see some really good graphical work and meet interesting people. Read more →

The most impressive public display projects

I have always been interested and fascinated by projections and screens in public space. Not the usual tv in a metro which shows news but visual elements that change the environment and use them as integral part. Back in 2007 I wrote about my friend Frederic Eyl who invented the “parasite”, which can be placed at the outside of a metro wagon and projects on the outside wall so travelers see the visuals from the inside.

In 2001 I was witness to one of the most impressive projects, a whole house as a screen, using single windows with lamps behind as digits! Blinkenlights took place the first time in Berlin at Alexanderplatz, watch a video documentary:

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