Shawn Brackbill + New York Fashion Week

Shawn Brackbill is a talented young photographer based in New York (and a good friend!). He’s recently updated his lovely blog with new images from the New York Fashion Week.

Also, read some nice words about his work at this blog.

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Two things

It’s Friday and cloudy and cool. So sit back and enjoy these:

First, an astounding web-based, info-driven, dynamic video for a new song by Arcade Fire. This is gorgeous:

Second, a series of images from Marina Abramovic’s recent performance art piece at MoMA, in which the artist invited patrons of the museum to sit with her, silently, in the museum. The resulting images are powerful and very human.

My personal favorite, the progeny of musician Bjork and artist Matthew Barney, Isadora:

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2010 UTS PSM High School Competition

I’d like to congratulate the winners and finalists in this year’s UTS PSM High School Competition. Each year we host a competition looking for the best photographers and situated media students in Australia. This year we attracted almost 100 entries from across the country.

The winners and eight finalists were exhibited at UTS in the 6th floor gallery of the DAB Building. Dean Desley Luscombe presented the cash awards and certificates to the winners.

This year’s winner is Husniye Yilmazlar from Sule College:

Honourable Mention 1: Vinh Pham from Patrician Brothers College

Honourable Mention 2: Adam Humphrey from Knox Grammar School

Stay tuned for next year’s competition!

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Lincoln Center + media

Here’s a short article about the incorporation of media and info design into the recent renovations and updates to New York City’s Lincoln Center by (my fav) Diller, Scofidio + Renfro.

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