August / September Tunes

We’ve fallen behind and stockpiled on tunes. Here’s what’s been on AUG/SEPT while visiting mountains, taking weekends away, driving late nights, waking up late, rediscovering things, losing things, cooking, chatting, partying and such and so on

SUM
SZA – Love Galore ft. Travis Scott \ Maroon 5 – What Lovers Do ft. SZA \ Kendrick Lamar – LOYALTY. ft. Rihanna \ Mura Masa – Messy Love \ DJ Khaled – Wild Thoughts ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tyler \ Billie Eilish – Bellyache (Mariam Hill Remix) \ Ricky Blaze – Apart ft. Alexus Rose, Beenie Man \ French Montana – Unforgettable ft. Swae Lee
DIM
Protoje – Who Knows ft. Chronixx \ Mafikizolo ft. Uhuru Khona \ Anderson Paak. – Right There \ Jay Z – Moonlight \ J. Bavin, Willy William – Mi Gente
Camila Cabello – Havana ft. Young Thug \ JP Cooper – She’s on my mind  \ Barrington Levy – The Vibe is Right \ Shakira – Cantaje ft. Maluma

 

 

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By the numbers: Info, graphics, human, data

Around this time last year, the UNDP’s (United Nations Development Programme) youth council approached AOD (Academy of Design), to contribute a piece of live art to their yearly development pannel/conference. Their brief was open, their only request being that the piece be a direct response to the content and discussion that would take place in the conference.

We thought it sounded like an excellent plan and, fascinated as always with the idea of art and design baring witness and starting conversation, we decided to create a “live information graphics” piece. It was inspired by a mix of live painting, life drawing and the subjective objectivity of collecting information about people.

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Students were given a restricted set of colours and materials to work with – each bit corresponding to an item in the legend that accompanied the final graphics.

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Kaleidoscopes

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Kaleidoscopes are fascinating. They are usually colorful and vibrant. But it’s the shapes and lines that attract me to them. The reflections of an image are infinite and keep me mesmerized at the different variations. I never get bored. I would try to figure out what I am looking at, try to find a familiar pattern or vision.

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