Legendary Film Director Spike Lee has bee receiving a lot of flack for starting a Kickstarter account to fund an upcoming film. On Monday he went on New York’s popular radio show The Breakfast Club to explain the reasons why he started the campaign, the possible plot for the film and the history of his films and how it relates to the reasons why he decided to go into Kickstarter for the film. Continue reading
VICE has been a personal favorite of mine when it comes to compelling, yet obscure documentaries I’ve been watching for years on YouTube and the company’s website. My Life Online is a series focused specifically on subjects that make waves across the web, albeit you’ve probably haven’t heard of some of the subjects prior to watching. In this particular doc VICE follows Valeria Lukyanova, or as most of the Tumblrverse knows her as Amatue. She gained fame over the last couple of years due to her Barbie Doll looks and believes that she is an alien from Pleiades, which gave the Ukrainian beauty the title of Space Barbie. In the documentary she goes into details about why she chooses the way she looks and the impact of the media and the Internet on her. Continue reading
The coolest chick in the game Janelle Monáe shows you she’s a queen in her lastest video for well… ‘Q.U.E.E.N‘ with help of Erykah Badu as Badoubla Oblongata. In the clip we see Monae play up her signature black and white look in various different looks demanding women empowerment while bringing in a fierce 16 towards the end of the record. Continue reading
As computing moves from our desktops to our phones, we look into the future to see how technology will become increasingly ingrained in our movements and our active lives. From the Nike Fuelband to Google Glass, consumers are already seeing hints of the future of wearable devices. They have the possibility to make us more knowledgeable about ourselves and our surroundings, and connect us with each other in an uninterrupted, more intimate way. From DIY wearables to high-tech sensors and smart fabrics, the years ahead will show how integrated technology can impact our lives for the better.
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The Spirit Science is an exciting Canadian based web series geared to helping you reach a higher conscious. The videos are guided by a character named Patchman and throughout the series he get’s in depth about the reality around us and about coming together as a human race. Spanning from a few minutes to an hour ther series gives deep explanation on topics such as, but not limited to Religion, Health, Mythology, Politics and much more. It’s a really interesting series to watch on YouTube I put the playlists but you can view it via their channel here or find out more about their movement here.
Flying Lotus uploaded to his Soundcloud “About That Time//A Glitch is a Glitch“a collaboration with Cartoon Network for the closing score of an episode of Adventure Time with Finn & Jake. FlyLo also provided a free download to the show here. Listen tot he clip below
Daft Punk are gearing up to release their new album Random Access Memories in promotions for the album the band has teamed up with The Creators Project and Intel for a mini web series “The Collaborators” the series features interviews with artist who’ve worked on the new album such as Giorgio Moroder, Nile Rodgers, Todd Edwards and Pharrell Williams. Rodgers and Williams assist the bands lead single “Get Lucky” and appeared in an advert that aired on SNL in promotions for the single.
In this video, students of the Faculty of Fine Arts in Tripoli, Libya join street artists and professors to participate in a massive mural that spans the walls across from one of Muammar Gaddafi’s former compounds. The structures of a force that once terrified and oppressed the Libyan people are now reduced to rubble; on the other side of the road, artists paint images of hope, peace and unity. Street art – and any form of creative expression – was unthinkable during Gaddafi’s rule, and it’s uplifting to watch these artists repossess their city’s walls with artistic expression.
Filmed in Tripoli by Osama Al Fitory. Music by Modus and Beta Music for MOCAtv. Featuring the works of Taha El Aga, Asmaa El Sewesy, Ayman El Jehani , Rayan El Azzaby and many others. Produced by Soraya Morayef