Wave cinemagraphs by Ray Collins

Photographer Ray Collins captures the magic that happens at the intersection of water and light. Each shot in this film was created from a single one of Ray’s original photos. The stills are transformed into cinemagraphs – a hybrid between photo and video – an infinite loop that makes a single moment last forever. The original […]

A trip through New York City, 1911

In 1911, Swedish film company Svenska Biografteatern recorded its trip to New York. Fortunately, the footage survived and most recently was speed-corrected and reproduced with added street sounds of car horns, horses, and police whistles to give us a sense of the environment back then. Some observations: Notice all the people wearing hats The streets look a […]

Adamant about living in the now

“I live in the now so the past is something you’ll have to dig up.” — David Hockney,  the British artist who’s become known as the ‘the painter of Southern California’ “Artists aren’t hedonists. They’re workers.” Hockey’s persistence echoes Japan’s Hokusai who also believed the best work was yet to come. You can take breaks […]

Lo and Behold, it’s Werner Herzog talking about technology again

A month after legendary director Werner Herzog inquired about Pokemon GO, he is back with a new movie that questions the entire ethos of the Internet. Is the Internet helping or hurting human relationships? Are we creative as we think we are or will robots think and act superior? The Internet claims to be the […]