Anonymous Propaganda

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A casual tour of some modern schools or universities can make the observer wonder why any decent child or person would consent to stay in one today. Teachers and security guards beaten and killed, students glazed eyed with drugs draped across doorways and desks. It can be a desperate arena and the subjects taught are not subjects anymore but confusions.

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Stand for Change

With tears in my eyes, I watched this video and thought Macklemore was speaking directly to the essence of my spiritual pursuit.

Dior Homme – Fashion Video

Fashion Video is an emerging genre of brand communication that advertises the product through an alternative story telling strategy.

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Masterpieces

‘Masterpieces’ by Georg Jensen featuring Alfredo Häberli captures a little bit of the magic that goes into the creative process. It also points to the fact that many people don’t have a true appreciation of the process, we just want to enjoy the finished gem.
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Aerosol Amoeba

Pahln‘s Aerosol Amoeba is the outcome of shooting spray paint between two sheets of compressed acetate.

Aerosol Amoeba ©Pahnl

Aerosol Amoeba ©Pahnl

via Henrik Sarimo Music by Kidstreet

If life is a catwalk, run like a dog

Nowhere Near Here from Pahnl is a stop motion animation that uses projected light, graphic stencils and long exposure photography to tell the story of a fluorescent dog running around the city at night.

Red, Yellow, Green

DJ Cheeba performs an exclusive live mix using Beck’s Vier beer taps to trigger audio samples and lighting effects across a grid of 600 LED-lit Beck’s bottles.

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Ratatat, What is That?

After watching these videos, I’m asking the same question.

“Ride” – Keep the Dream Alive

We are left standing atop a building, high above the urban sprawl of a faceless city. We see the flames of passion on his back and his words call out to us. “You have experiences, and the experiences you have in life are just lessons… Keep that dream in your mind alive.”

Watch this short film, “Ride” directed by Garth Davis, featuring pro skater Steve Berra and a band of his skate buddies as they light up the streets of Mexico city with fearless abandonment. If the sponsoring company Burn, a Coca-Cola energy drink continues making commercials with such artistic sensibility, that’s good news for our ad-assaulted brains and marketing-deadened eyes. “Artbranding” at its best.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dKcrCkbcDQ

Pink Procreation

Charlie White interprets the teenage female transformation of budding sexuality.

Kinetic Typography

This video serves up a tasty dish of semantics by English writer, journalist, comedian and actor,  Stephen Fry. Although this work takes aim at pedants, they too will enjoy Fry’s savory prose. Rogers Creations animates Mr. Fry’s words through dynamic typography which gradually assembles into a single word.

I found Stephen Fry’s video from a blog post by the wildly talented DKNG. If you don’t know what good design is, take a look at DKNG (Dan Khulken / Nathan Goldman) for the paragon of leading design.