We know, we know. You're facing Monday evening with few keepsakes from the weekend besides a dramatic sugar crash. We feel your pain. That's why we've lovingly squirrelled away stacks of handpicked stories and happenings. You're welcome! First off, say hello to a smorgasbord of Saturday arvo shows coming up at Fitrzoy's Copacabana, featuring sweet poster art by Steph Hughes and costing only a fiver apiece. Join the collective chorus of "oohs" and "aahs" overForge and Morrow's work on the Qantas Frequent Flyer campaign and admire the life-size replica of NASA's Mars rover. We can't help thinking that his images look like production stills from a Pixar film - can't you feel the unlikely but redemptive friendship forming between machine and dog? It's enough to make you bust out the popcorn. On the other hand, Luci Everett's editorial illustrations for Jamie Magazine might make you crave sugar, despite its bad rep. Luckily, when it comes to the conflict between selves, Alex Trochut has you covered. His Binary Prints pay visual and auditory tribute to the parts of us that "wake up" in the dark and doze off in the day. Hey, sound familiar? More goodies on the flip side of the links below. Love always - jw.
How cool is Forge and Morrow's work for the Qantas Frequent Flyer campaign? Positively "E.T phone home" esque.
Steph Hughes for Morning Ritual
21 June 2013
Pretty much everything that is good about the world is embodied in this one image. Our reasoning? First of all, Steph Hughes created a kick-ass illustration. Secondly, the image is promoting the best-sounding set of gigs we’ve come across in a long time. Steph created this poster artwork for Morning Ritual – a series of Saturday afternoon gigs during the month of July, as a part of the City’s of Yarra’s Leaps and Bounds Music Festival. Held at Fitzroy’s Copacabana (!!!), the gigs showcase an impressive line-up of bands, for only $5 entry. To top it all off, Morning Ritual is supported by Mountain Goat and Vodka O, and features Bloody Marys and Sticky Fingers Bakery. Doesn’t that sound incredible? Almost as good as the poster artwork.
Droga5 recently approached our very own Forge & Morrow to lend a new poignancy to a life-size replica of NASA’s Mars rover. Weighing in at a whopping 350kg, this motorised replica is the eye-catching star of the Qantas Frequent Flyer campaign. We challenge anyone to look at this image of the lone rover staring longingly out a window at the blue sky and say machines don’t feel emotions the way humans do. Big props to Creative Director Andrew Fergusson, Senior Producers Anthony Martin and Brooke Farah, and to the cool kids at The Kitchen and Limehouse Creative.
Earlier this year, Luci Everett was approached by lovely jubbly Jamie Magazine to create a set of editorial illustrations. Luci gladly accepted the magazine’s advances, and crafted the headline and supplementary illustrations for an article titled, ‘Is Sugar Addictive?’. Addictive or not, Luci sure made the sweet stuff look appealing.
Rock of Eye’s Alex Trochut recently launched an impressive personal project, titled ‘Binary Prints’. Following the publication of ‘More is More’, Alex began to explore the ways in which duality could be expressed on paper. Being the genius he is, Alex created a print process through which two completely separate images could be shown on one surface – one which appears in light, and one which appears only in the dark. Alex utilised this visual trickery to create a set of nocturnal portraits of electronic music artists. For the project, he worked with some of the biggest names in the scene, including James Murphy, Caribou, Four Tet, Damian Lazarus, Acid Pauli, John Talabot and Lucy. We highly recommend you check out the ‘Binary Prints’ website – it’s awe-inspiring.
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Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.