The film has got a nice soundtrack to boot.
In the summer of 2008, iconic surfer and former Pipe Master, Rob Machado, flew to Indonesia to experience a different kind of surf trip. The journey ultimately took him way beyond his comfort zone, where he was finally alone with his thoughts, desires and the empty perfection of an unnamed Indian Ocean reef. What he discovered was beautifully captured in this autobiographical film.
That is one of the many thingsI have learned so far from the terrific site, Bank Notes.
Well, it’s actually a mold of them being auctioned off for the Keep-A-Breast Foundation. With four days left, bidding is over $70,000 and expect that to climb further into that who-would-spend-that-money-on-her-but-at-least-it’s-for-a-good-cause zone.
Filmed over the course of 15 months, this dude used dance and smoke like mad while waiting for the bus. You can’t make shit like this up.
Available for purchase immediately are these two prints, Yellow Cans and Blankets, that Shepard Fairey created for the benefit of L.E.A.D. Uganda. Each in an edition of 450, and measuring 18″ x 24″, all of the proceeds from the $75 print go to support the special children of Uganda.
Buy the prints here
The clutch chair, created from drinking straws by designer Scott Jarvie. A nice comment on disposable culture.
Fuzzbox, Love is a Slug
This is pretty crazy. The Chembot, a blob of goo that moves by changing its shape. Through inflating and deflating different areas, it has the ability to navigate over and through challenging terrain, ie squeezing through tiny holes, and shit, I thought nano particles was crazy this is the real life blob. Pretty freaky
Terror Fabulous, Action (ft. Nadine Sutherland), 1994
The animation and story are really great in this short film Eighty Four Films
Ron Artest’s Afghan Women
On display at the New Museum.