Continue reading [split] Tell us a little about the trip you took for this shoot? We spent one day driving northwest of Sana’a, through mountains and checkpoints towards Kawkaban, and another day driving to the green landscapes of Mahweet. Along the way, we stopped in souks, ate at hole in the wall restaurants and, of course, photographed the beautiful scenery.
Slater Bradley: Walk That Tightrope Sunday, March 9, 2014 “I wanted to slow down the race so one could see images that are not available during a normal broadcast,” says artist Slater Bradley of his latest project, a 16mm film shot at the Indianapolis 500 Speedway race in 2012. “The cars become alien, insect-like space invaders. With new rhythms, the race starts to feel like an orbital sci-fi ballet.” Following his childhood best friend, driver Townsend Bell, Walk That Tightrope is a hallucinatory realization of destiny through American race car culture.
These New Puritans: Island Song Saturday, March 8, 2014 These New Puritans give a taste of their forthcoming American tour in today’s live music video, co-directed by the experimental band and Phil Poole. The performance of “Island Song” at Electric Brixton in London was captured by multiple cameras, showcasing the group’s elegiac third record Field of Reeds , which has drawn high praise from such notable figures as Elton John and Björk. “The motivation for coming to the US this time was the positive reaction to the two Hollywood Bowl shows we played with Björk last year,” says songwriter Jack Barnett, who formed These New Puritans while at school in Essex, southeast England with his twin, drummer George Barnett, and their friend Thomas Hein
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