The Alchemy of Light : Live Projection Mapping by A Dandypunk

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With projection mapping out there for quite a long time now, people are coming up with creative approaches to take advantage of this interesting technique. Cirque du Soleil’s professional dancer/acrobat Joel Sebastian also creates his own work as the artist A Dandypunk.  He put together a live performance using projection mapping and street furniture, where he interacts with characters, landscapes and lights “in the hope of unfolding the secrets and learning the techniques from the ancient book of The Alchemy of Light“.

I find it quite interesting and inspiring how art has evolved with the incorporation of technology. Don’t miss A Dandypunk performance:

No limits for creativity – Shapeways 3D Printing

Shapeways 3D Printing

Is there a limit to creativity? The mind is the most amazing tool for imagination and creation available to us. Every single person can create and solve any kind of problem; people that want to get the most of this, are often called designers.

Designers frequently encounter difficulties finding the right methods to express their ideas. Now, there’s one more tool out there for us. Shapeways is a 3D printing service based in New York. They began as a start-up, creating an online community and marketplace so that users can submit their designs, print them, and even sell them. They print objects in a variety of materials — recently including food-safe ceramics.
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David Shiyang Liu on Ira Glass on Storytelling : Am I good enough?

fight your way through that

Am I good enough to be here? I think this is probably the question all new students asks themselves in their first week at VFS. I did. VFS loves to showcase student’s work, which is great, but for us new students, it’s kind of scary and intimidating… although, at the same time… exciting!

David Shiyang Liu put together this typographic motion design piece inspired by a video-blog piece by Ira Glass of This American Life on storytelling. Even though Ira Glass’s speech is mainly about storytelling, David Shiyang Liu took significant parts from it that can be applied and related to by any creative starting in the business.
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