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Maskull Lasserre is a Canadian-born sculpture artist who has taken these old software manuals and carved into them super realistic human skull.
With the use of several layers of black paper, black foam core and hardware, Canadian artist Kristi Malakoff has recreated this life-sized installation, entitled Maibaum, showcasing a lifelike scene where joyous children are partaking in an old European folk tradition of the Maypole dance. This moment, is as if frozen in time, harnesses the energy that was captured and makes those who enter feel that they were a part of it.
Christine Kim is a Toronto-based artist who with the combination of painting, drawing and paper cut outs composes these lovely collaged illustrations.
You may remember the stunning piece from Brian Li and team last year entitled Still Life Comes Alive, which portrayed thousands of pieces of paper which were folded and glued together to form the sentence which literally and perfectly illustrated itself.
With their more recent piece, ‘WORDS CAN FLY A THOUSAND MILES’ the focus behind the project is to provide an aid to people in Fukushima, Japan suffering from the aftermath of the natural disasters and nuclear plant crisis that occurred last March. They created this three dimensional typographic poster out of paper as a poster which represents their hope that the words and messages can encourage Japan during this difficult time.
Dare to Care Records has produced a music video for the rock band Panache from Montreal. Their music video entitled “Filles et garçons: un dilemme”, which translates into “Girls and Boys: A Dilemma”, was directed and edited by David Valiquette with graphics and stop motion created by Alexandre Bazinet all handmade out of cardboard.
Recently ended on March 13th, REGARD Saguenay International Short Film Festival is known as one of the six biggest festivals in North America dedicated exclusively to short films. Over five days, this event presents more than 100 short films from Quebec and all around the world (24 different countries this year).
From a recently ended exhibition in Montreal, Canada comes Euphoria v.2, a paper cut installation by Vanessa Alarie that measures 183 x 488 x 366 cm. Her work is very reminiscent of the PENUMBRA Cloudscapes exhibition by Mia Pearlman that I previously blogged.
Based out of Vancouver, CASTE is made up of Hanahlie Beise and Caleb Beyers. They have masterfully created the Official Music Video for “Shutdown” by Ryan Dahle from the album “Irrational Anthems”. This video was shot entirely with a Canon 5D MkII, at East Van Studios in Vancouver, on a set that was handmade entirely out of paper!
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