Category Archives: Art/Experimental

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2001: A Picasso Odyssey

A convolutional neural network allows computer algorithms to render the content of a given image using style characteristics of a completely different image without human intervention beyond specifying the sources. Bhautik Joshi used the technique to render scenes from 2001: A … more »

Dubstep Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey Dubstep Re-edit

Need a break from all kinds of March madness? Check out London VDJ George Pearce—aka Flat D—and Twin Mono's dubstep re-edit of the Kubrick masterpiece Steven Soderbergh calls "THE most impressively imagined and sustained piece of visual art created in … more »


Black & White in Color

Filmmaker Julianna Thomas ruminates on what black and white really look like … in color. She calls it "my personal response to treating black and white as an editing afterthought."


Recovering the Mindset

Editor Matthew Morettini cuts seamlessly between three different interpretations of novelist Thomas Harris's character Hannibal Lecter as the same scene is dramatized in three different works — director Michael Mann's Manhunter (1986), director Brett Ratner's Red Dragon (2002) and showrunner Bryan Fuller's Hannibal (2015).


The Wikisinger

The Wikisinger demonstrates why location sound recording is so crucial to natural-sounding dialogue tracks—hear what happens to his vocals as this video hops around among 15 different locations.


Digital Human R&D

South Korean VFX house Dexter Studios (Mr. Go, Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon) is responsible for this new experiment in making a CG human. It's very impressive … yet still a little creepy.


Apollo XVIII

Marco Brambilla, the creator of high-concept video collages and installations like The Standard Hotel's Civilization and the church-ensconced Creation 3D, recaptures space travel's golden age in an imagined countdown to launch of a Saturn V rocket. Simon Mowbray, Creative Director at … more »


Waiting: New York at Night in 3,454 Paintings

Artist Zachary Johnson made thousands of oil paintings of New York City at night to illustrate a song from The Sea The Sea's debut album Love We Are We Love.


The Empire Strikes Back Uncut

Dip into this full-length remake of Episode V a bit at a time, or gorge on the whole thing—it's made up of more than 480 individual segments created by a multitude of fans with prodigious talent, creativity and/or enthusiasm.

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The DNA Project

Brooklyn-based producer, songwriter and visual artist j.viewz (Jonathan Dagan) collaborated with creative agency Hello Monday to develop the first-of-its-kind online music platform that will give his audience nonlinear and interactive access to the evolution of his next album as he creates … more »