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Archive for January, 2012

Bill Maher – Irritable Bowl Syndrome

Monday, January 30th, 2012

London-based freelancer Fraser Davidson created this 2 minute infographic piece around an audio sequence taken from Bill Maher’s book “The New New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everybody but Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass”. Irritable Bowl Syndrome is a witty comparison of american football and socialism’s financial parallels. Davidson took aesthetic ideas taken from Soviet constructivism and 1950′s Americana to create what I think is a great and incredibly fluid animation. It retains the irony and humor of Mahers monologue really well.

For more of Fraser’s work check out his website.

100 People with 100 Cameras

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

So we’re back and it’s finally the year Two Thousand and Twelve. To get us started I thought we should find something interesting about the year ahead to blog about, so as we trawl the t’internet on this Sunday afternoon I came across this little gem.

The 100 is a interesting photographic project from the people who brought you The disposable memory project. As The 100 team explain on their website “Over the course of 2012, we’ll be inviting 100 people to take part in an exercise which aims to capture the lives of people from the age of one to one hundred. We’ll be giving away disposable cameras to each person, and asking them to capture a week in their life. Over time, we’ll build up 100 photographic snapshots of people of every age, and share them via the project blog.”

Unfortunately my age has sadly already been taken but if you like the sound of it why not head over there and sign up! Regular updates on the project will be posted on the projects blog and I’m really looking forward to seeing how this plays out over the year. Enjoy!