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MODEL PORTRAIT - LIAM (ELMER OLSEN MODELS) BY EDWIN CABRERA

Here are the photos of male model Liam from ELMER OLSEN MODELS that I shot. MALE MODEL PORTRAIT MODEL: Liam  (ELMER OLSEN MODEL...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

SOUNDTRACK OF THE DAY- "VOGUE" BY RIVE

"Vogue" is the latest music from electro-pop duo Rive.
 


Monday, March 27, 2017

MODEL PORTRAIT- ETHAN, KIROH, QUINTON AND TYLER (ELMER OLSEN MODELS) BY EDWIN CABRERA

MODEL PORTRAITS BY EDWIN CABRERA
Model: Ethan, Kiroh, Quinton, Tyler (ELMER OLSEN MODELS)

ART INSPIRATION- TEIJI HAYAMA (PAINTINGS)

Teiji Hayama is a Japanese painter and now based in Switzerland. A fashion design graduate who worked with Issey Miyake is now known for his supernaturalism elongated, porcelain skinned females paintings. His paintings combine western and Japanese influences, mixing Greek mythology, Christian art and contemporary Japanese pop culture. The innocence and vulnerability that are often characteristics of Japanese pop arts are juxtaposed with religious and spiritual symbols.

Hayama also wants to show the transition from childhood to adolescence, a physical and mental transitional stage involving social and psychological changes. “I want my portraits to have a psychological charge and the viewer to feel the fragility of this phase of life”. His work depicts young girls evolving physically and mentally evolving into women






Friday, March 24, 2017

SOUNDTRACK OF THE DAY - " ROULE" BY SOPRANO

French, Saïd M'Roumbaba, better known by his stage name Soprano is a French rapper of Comorian descent. He was a part of the rap group Psy 4 de la Rime. Saïd was fascinated with American R&B and hip-hop artists such as Michael Jackson and Kris Kross.

He formed a hip-hop crew of his own, with two members from his parents' native Comoros and the fourth from Morocco. He and friends became important players in the years when European hip-hop's foundation. He earned a reputation for a lyrical intuition and insight uncommon in the genre. The quartet named themselves Psy 4 de la Rime (Four Psychiatrists of Rhyme).




ART INSPIRATION - WILLY VERGINER (SCULPTURES)

Italian artist Willy Verginer works are both combination realism , surrealism and with a touch of whimsy.  His wooden sculptures sculptures are carved from solid pieces of lindenwood and often dipped in bold colours and patterns,







Wednesday, March 15, 2017

SHORT FILM- "DEAR EUROPE" BY ERICA GOROCHOW

Dear Europe is a collaborative video about the upcoming European elections and how lessons gleaned from Brexit and Trump, might relate. The piece was made by artists who call the US and the UK home. Turn on closed captions for French, Dutch and German and Italian!


Dear Europe from PepRally on Vimeo.


Thursday, March 09, 2017

SOUNDTRACK OF THE DAY - "FEEL IT STILL" BY PORTUGAL, THE MAN

Here is the latest single and video from Indie rockers Portugal. The Man titled "Feel It Still".

Viewed on YouTube, the video reads as a typical music video ,but when viewed on feelitstill.com the video becomes what the band calls a "#resist toolkit."

You are encouraged to click on various Easter eggs throughout the video, which collect in the toolkit on the screen. When you  go to the toolkit, you can click through various eggs to perform various actions such as donating to the ACLU, reading about global warming dislocation, and getting information on how to contact your representatives in Congress.







Monday, March 06, 2017

ART HAPPENING - YAYOI KUSAMA'S "INFINITY MIRRORS' AT AGO (ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO)

TORONTO—Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, the first institutional survey exhibition to explore the evolution of the celebrated Japanese artist’s immersive infinity rooms, will embark on the most significant North American tour of her work in nearly two decades.  Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors provides visitors with the unique opportunity to experience six of Kusama’s most iconic kaleidoscopic environments at once, alongside large-scale, whimsical installations and key paintings, sculptures and works on paper from the early 1950s to the present.






Thursday, March 02, 2017

SHORT FILM- "SOAR" BY ALYCE TZUE

This is a award-winning, beautiful and magical animated short film. It is inspired by Studio Ghibli and Pixar. The fairytale-like storyline, ‘Soar’ explores kindness, hope and perseverance with a glimmer of magic. "Soar" is about a young girl’s encounter with a miniature boy pilot who drops out of the sky on a broken flying machine. Now she must race against time to return him home, before her new friend becomes stranded on Earth forever.






SOUNDTRACK OF THE DAY - "THAT'S WHAT I LIKE" BY BRUNO MARS

This is one of favourites song from Bruno Mar's latest album "24K MAGIC". The music video was directed by Mars and Jonathan Lia.

"That's What I Like" was co-written by Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Johnathan Yip, Ray Romulus, Jeremy Reeves and Ray McCullough II.