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Bagrad Badalian’s Experimental Photography

My name is Bagrad Badalian, I’m a multi-disciplinary artist working in the field of experimental photography. I create images that try to capture the human body in an abstract  and unconventional manner. I want to set my foot  in hidden realms of perception and want to capture shapes and colors that do not have the habit of meeting each...

Pop Up Art Pages by Colette Fu

These are not the pop up books from your childhood (though those are cool, too). No, these pop up art pages created by Colette Fu are on another level of artistry; the skill, dedication and patience she displays on each page is astounding.  Ashima, is an imposing, stately, construction of a heavy, dark, jagged rock formation with delicate...

Ori Gersht’s Shattered Reflections

These photographs of mirrors splitting into shards while being electrocuted while also reflecting silk flower bouquets (yes, you read that right) may be the coolest thing I’ve ever seen!  Photograher Ori Gersht is widely known for his destruction and subsequent documentation of floral arrangements but in this series Gersht introduces an added...

Storytelling by Photographer Wendy Sama

I’m Wendy Sama, a french graphic designer who grow up with a pencil and camera in my hands. For me photography is about telling a story. I love to tell story in my photographs, stories about me, about people, or just telling an emotion. I like to think that people can imagine what happens before and after the moment which was set in stone. ...

Optic Art by Kiandjan

Bonjour AIA!  I am Kiandjan, a 27-year-old self-taught graphic designer from Paris, France. I draw my inspiration from music album artworks, optic art, and Mœbius comics. As I select consistent color mixes, I aim to create illusion of motion, space, or temperature. The challenge consists in gathering simple shapes within complicated blendings...

Experimental Mixed Media Portraits by Cris Wicks

Hello AIA! My name is Cris Wicks. I love to work in a variety of mediums and I enjoy trying out new materials and styles. Today I am sharing an experimental project I have been working on. I wanted to make a style of portraiture that was a mix of hand painted elements and digital media. I started out by making several abstract paintings on...

Bright and Colorful Geometric Portraits by DAAS

DAAS is an American artist currently based in Kobe, Japan. In his latest body of work, DAAS synthesizes line, geometric shapes, rich textures, vivid colours and a looseness with paint to create a series of portraits which include animals, insects and the occasional science fiction writer such as Isaac Asimov. There is a dichotomy in his work, two...

The Vibrant Collages of Maike Lüdenbach

Hello everyone! My name is Maike Lüdenbach, and I’m an artist based in Vienna, Austria who has chosen collage and working with different materials as my main artistic form to express myself. Trough meticulously cutting out different images from old lexicons or high end fashion magazines, I try to absorb the actual social agenda...

Arthur Lugauskas’ “Piop” Art Walls

concept, concept. what is a concept? i think it’s something that i’m supposed to know when i’m asked, “what is the concept behind your first ever five piop art walls?” hmm, perhaps that question is a bit of a stumper. well, the dictionary definition that’s on my laptop defines “concept” as such: “an abstract idea.” so, if i...