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Accumulation Paper Cut Sculptures

Accumulation Paper Cut Sculptures by Christine Kim

Talented artist Christine Kim has delighted us in the past with her illustrations, which showcased the use of penciled collaged figures, incorporated with watercolor backdrops and paper cut imagery to produce beautiful motifs. In this series, Accumulation, she has produced a paper installation for a retail space in Toronto as part of the Design Offsite Festival. This series is comprised of intricate, cloud-like paper cut patterned structures, which explore what can be produced once folded, curved, and gathered.

Colorful Three-Dimentional Money Sculptures

Colorful Three-Dimentional Money Sculptures

More commonly then not if you are from the states, like myself, you are more accustomed to seeing currency in only one color for the most part, green. However, as far as international currency is concerned it can range in a wide variety of colors. Now, who would have thought you could create something so beautiful as Kristi Malakoff has created with these unique money sculptures. In her series entitled "Money Pieces" she utilizes that wide spectrum of colors, from currency all over the globe, to produce these awe-inspiring and intricate origami works of flowers and dimensional polygons.

Old Photographs Sliced Into Geometric Collages

Old Photographs Sliced Into Geometric Collages

Distortions of the Past; Collaborations for the Future is a series by Vancouver-based artist Randy Grskovic of geometric collages of old photographs. The project consists of the artist's response to found photographs and the distorting of memories captured within.

Grskovic says, "I make some stylistic cuts depending on the mood that the image projects to me, which is essentially a projection of myself onto the image. It’s an anonymous collaboration. The document is now skewed. The memory has changed and so has the document. The photograph as well as any other document is never an accurate depiction of truth."

Carved Book Sculpture by Maskull Lasserre

Carved Book Sculpture by Maskull Lasserre

Maskull Lasserre is a Canadian-born sculpture artist who has taken these old software manuals and carved into them super realistic human skull.

Paper Sculpture of Children Happily Dancing

Paper Sculpture of Children Happily Dancing

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.

Paper Cut Collaged Illustrations by Christine Kim

Paper Cut Collaged Illustrations by Christine Kim

Christine Kim is a Toronto-based artist who with the combination of painting, drawing and paper cut outs composes these lovely collaged illustrations.

Jelly Swarm at Vancouver Aquarium

Jelly Swarm at Vancouver Aquarium Jelly Swarm is an interactive art installation for the Vancouver Aquarium, inspired by luminescent jellies found off the coast of British Columbia, Canada. Created by vancouver-based Tangible Intervention in collaboration with origami artist, Joseph Wu, the installation features 94 folded origami jellies made from Tyvek, each containing an LED light module, suspended from a custom aluminum structure.

Words Can Fly A Thousand Miles

Words Can Fly A Thousand Miles 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.

Cardboard Music Video Filles et Garçons: Un Dilemme

Panache Filles et Garçons: Un Dilemme

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.

Regard Sur Le Court Métrage – Short Film Fesitval

Regard Sur Le Court Métrage - Short Film Fesitval

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).