Category Archives: Art & Culture
In the russian village of kamarchaga, in the siberian taiga, russian pensioner olga kostina has used 30,000 plastic bottle caps to decore the walls of her house.Her home is located in the isolated rural town situated just in the perimeter of the taiga’s forest.Kostina collected the lids and once she felt there was enough she created images of traditional macrame motifs and various creatures living in the neighboring woodland by hammering every cap by hand.
The use of skylights, trellises and colored glass transforms incoming daylight into a myriad of shades and colours, creating an intriguing dappled light quality within the library that simulates light filtered through the foliage of trees.The colorful Bishan Public Library in Singapore was inspired by a tree canopy and tree houses to create a vibrant and engaging atmosphere inside.
‘Red’ is the nickname of Hong Yi, a Malaysian artist-architect. She was given the nickname because her surname, Hong, sounds like the word ‘red’ in Mandarin. She also loves how a colour can stir up conflicting emotions – one of love and passion, and of danger and sacrifice.Her famous art work includes medium of candles,coffee,socks,teabags etc.
Shayna Leib continues to reach new heights in her multi-faceted career as an artist and teacher. She takes aquatic life forms as her primary focus of inspiration for her colorful and evocative art works.
Death can inspire life. Especially in New Orleans, on the corner of Marigny and Burgundy, where the Before I Die project has used the specter of urban decay and death to create art and inspire. Using a boarded up house as a canvas, artist Candy Chang transformed a haunting reminder of blight and divestment into a powerful affirmation of human life and imagination.
Pakistan & India are rich in camel breeding,and their are festivals in which camels are presented with a creative hair cut . The job takes about 3 years to make an engraved tatoo for an individual camels. First 2 years, there is just growing the hair and starts trimming. Inhabitant of desert does not use the iron engraved for the camels. They just cut and dye the camel hair.
Conflict Kitchen is a take-out restaurant that only serves cuisine from countries with which the US is in conflict.