Ayrton Senna is back on Suzuka

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Ayrton Senna has made a return on Suzuka, this time thanks to a stunning light and sound installation created by Honda’s Dots Lab and Internavi team. The legendary pilot who made his record lap during the 1989 F1 Japanese Grand Prix qualifying with a McLaren-Honda car is once again brought to life on the track with the help of thousands of speakers and LED lights. Through telemetry and archived recordings, the Dots Lab team was able to recreate the entire … Read the rest

Aerial Photography Patterns by Stephan Zirwes

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Stuttgart based photographer Stephan Zirwes finds intricate patterning in his aerial explorations of natural to industrial sites. The imagery he creates are graphically rich as abstract textural portraits of space but after close examination they reveal people at work or at play as well as socio-political issues like exclusion and environmental pollution. Zirwes has exhibited his aerial photography patterns internationally in galleries and museums such as SF Moma, and won prestigious awards inclduing the Hasselblad Masters 2010 Award.

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Tultepec’s National Pyrotechnic Festival: A Nine-day Long Celebration of Fireworks

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Thomas Prior has taken the best photographs on the web of the festival which takes place in the center of Mexico’s fireworks production industry. The images have captured the great energy of the event with spectacular explosions of fireworks and firecrackers. It looks like such a thrill that it could easily rival Pamplona’s famous Running of the Bulls. Who wouldn’t want to be so close to the center of the explosion of such obviously friendly fireworks!

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Ultra Magnified Cell Structures Reveal Exceptional Patterns

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Cambridge Bio Design’s postdoctoral researcher Fernan Federici shows us the deep principles behind the organization of living and non-living organisms. Stunningly colorful images unveil the complexity behind the smallest of tissues and crystals. My personal favorite: Bacteria (bacilicus subtlis).

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Fluorescent Bacteria (Escherichla Coli)

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Geometric Oscilator

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Augmented Reality through the Streets of Tokyo

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Video artist Tao Tajima takes us on s night stroll through the strangely empty streets of Tokyo with this beautifully synced music video. The video starts rather unassumingly but all of a sudden glowing geometries begin to lead our way forward and illuminate the streetscape with the flow of music. Thanks to a layer of augmented reality, Tao Tajima creates a whole new understanding of space. Best enjoyed full screen and in HD mode.

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Graffiti Artist DALeast Redefines the Boundary Between Sculpture and Painting

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Chinese-born artist DALeast skillfully weaves marvelous worlds of creatures to create vibrant one-of-a-kind urban experiences all around the world. Despite dropping out of the Fine Art Institute where he had been pursuing a degree in Sculpture, DALeast kept his interest in the art form when he began doing murals in 2004. He uses his background to artfully blur the boundary between graffiti and the material world while referencing images from the spiritual and natural worlds.

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Deep Vibes by Amsterdam’s Straf Werk

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Straf_werk is an initiative that started 2 years ago as an afterparty but soon moved to the ‘Melkweg’ – a significant music venue in Amsterdam – and since then has grown massively. With names such as Jamie Jones, David August, NOIR, DJ T, Daniel Bortz, Amine Edge, Todd Terje, Laura Jones, Ben Pearce and dutch talents such as Prunk, Homework and PONY, the future is looking bright for this still young organization.

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Porsche Sculpture By Gerry Judah Aims For The Sky

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Artfully blending beauty and performance, Gerry Judah’s rendition of the Porsche 911 built for the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2013 is a stunning visualization of the car’s aspirations.The structure features three iconic generations of Porsche 911, secured onto the end of 35 meter-long hollow steel plates that have been welded together.

Each year, the festival dubbed “the largest motoring garden party in the world” celebrates a different car brand with the building of a mega-sculpture. Gerry Judah, the artist commissioned … Read the rest