ColorOrgy – Various Works

Investigating the process of expectations, ColorOrgy explores the relationship of daily life with popular culture and mass media. Using clean lines and brilliant color theories to invoke nostalgia, he subtly asks the viewer to reflect on what lies beneath the surface using their own memories. Blending the aesthetics of middle class values with provocative imagery, ColorOrgy challenges everyday subject matter.

His paintings are characterized by the use of everyday objects in an atmosphere of middle-class mentality in which recognition plays an important role. By using popular themes such as sexuality, family structure and violence, he makes works that can be seen as self-portraits. Sometimes they appear idiosyncratic and quirky, at other times, they seem typical by-products of American superabundance and marketing. ColorOrgy parodies mass media and exaggerates formal aspects inherent to our contemporary society, creating evocative and absurd moments that are not part of a narrative thread. The drama unfolds elsewhere and the images become a memory of an event that will never take place.

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Merve Morkoç – Various illustrations

Merve Morkoç is an Istanbul based artist who studied at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University and creates in a variety of mediums from murals to digital art. Morkoç recently sent us a selection of new illustrative work that focus on surreal portraiture.

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Pineum – Soundreaming

Pineum is a design studio based in Warsaw, founded by Ewa Doroszenko and Jacek Doroszenko, a combination of fine arts and graphic design specialists. Together they work for a range of clients, focusing on visual identity, web design, graphics and photography.

Soundreaming is an interactive Internet presentation that documents site-specific compositions and sound impressions. Soundreaming attempts to translate selected audio events, taking place on the outskirts of the city, to the visual language. This project is a joyful rediscovery of various urban places, sort of an affirmation of soundscape and sense of hearing the World. The project has been produced as a part of the Artist-in-Residence programs at Fundació AAVC Hangar in Barcelona, Spain (2014) and at Atelierhaus Salzamt in Linz, Austria (2016).

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Bizarre Beyond Belief Magazine Issue #22

We are back yet again with a new edition of our digital publication. The 22nd instalment of Bizarre Beyond Belief Magazine includes image features with Woolly Goat and Love Letter Projects alongside interviews with Andre Kan, Dean Reynolds, Edit TVC, Imon, Sege One and Nemco. Read HERE for free or click the image!

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Freak City – Various Illustrations

Freak City (or Freak City Designs) is a French illustrator born in 1984 who creates killer illustration designs that range from posters to magazine covers. He is also co-founder of the textile design studio Atelier Kobalt and currently lives and works in Bordeaux.

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Archan Nair – New Works

Archan Nair is a self- taught visual artist, illustrator and Digital Artist, specialising in mixed media, illustration, and digital art. His visual expressions are part of a journey which is really influenced by the mysteries of our existence and how every action, emotion, and our interconnectedness in a universal scale sets of a chain of reactions, which we experience from the micro to the macro scale.

We posted up Archan’s work before but he just recently reached out to us with some stunning new pieces. These new digital illustration works range from simple and vibrant animals to unworldly landscapes.

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