29/08/2014

Dripped by Léo Verrier.

[VIDEO] from ChezEddy.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Art, VIDEO, ILLUSTRATION
The video is a tribute to Jackson Pollock. This extraordinary painter died on August and we think it is a great tribute to inventor of the dripping. Well done! And, Good summer time for all!

Paul Jackson Pollock (January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956), known as Jackson Pollock, was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. Regarded as reclusive, he had a volatile personality, and struggled with alcoholism for most of his life. He was well known for his unique style of Drip painting...

16/08/2014

A Video Game Turns Britain's Brutalist Barbican Into a Battlefield.

[VIDEO] by Edward Mascarenhas via T-R-E-M-O-R-S
metalocus, ÁNGEL BLANCO.
'Barbecana' was made by Bartlett School of Architecture student Edward Mascarenhas as part of his work for Unit 24. Barbecana is a speculative project that explores the possibilities of the transformative potential of augmented reality on the built environment. The project is an immersive, hyper-real simulation that uses iconic London's Barbican Estate as the background for an augmented reality video game, blurring the lines between architecture and play.

also focused on the effect hyper-real computer games have on the experience and design of cities.

Why did you choose to locate your game in the Barbican Estate? The Barbican Estate was part of a grander 1960s scheme to connect the entire of London via elevated walkways. A romantic...

15/08/2014

CINEMA AT BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA.

Venice Biennale 2014. [VEN] Italy. Bienal de Venecia 2014. [VEN] Italia.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Architecture, VIDEO
22 of the overall 82 films of the Monditalia exhibition will be screen full-length for the public of Biennale Architettura 2014 at stage F of the Corderie, which from August 15th to November 21st will be transformed in a cinema hall with 4 screens, one for each side of the stage. Among the films in programme, masterpieces and less-known Italian and international movies: Stromboli by Rossellini, Il Vangelo secondo Matteo by Pasolini, Profondo rosso by Dario Argento, Lo zio di Brooklyn by D. Ciprì and F. Maresco, Milano calibro 9 by Fernando Di Leo.

“Never before has the entire Biennale been in the Biennale like this year”, stated President Paolo Baratta at the presentation of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition directed by Rem Koolhaas (Venice, Giardini and Arsenale, June 7 – November 23, 2014). The...

11/08/2014

Ghost bodies on New York architecture by Trina Merry.

[VIDEO] [NYC] USA EE.UU.
metalocus, ÁNGEL BLANCO.
Architecture, Art, VIDEO
The streets of New York are Trina Merry's studio, bodypainting specialist, doing disappear her models, mixing them with the urban landscape.

For inhabitants of large cities is easy to feel than are invisible, and Trina Merry used this idea literally to develop her work. Using the technique of bodypainting, to transform models topless in landscapes of the Big Apple. Only the use of brightly colored sneakers draw attention to the images that make up the bodies with the Guggenheim Museum or the Manhattan bridge.

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06/08/2014

Drone Video Reveals Parts of DTLA You Can't Usually See.

[VIDEO] from Ian Wood. [LA - CA] USA.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Architecture, Urbanisme, VIDEO
Sure, drones are always spying or dropping bombs on people, but they're also always shooting great videos of stuff we wouldn't otherwise see. The imagery we can capture of our cities and the architecture within them can be both beautiful and incredibly useful.

Ian Wood show us this interesting video of Downtown LA, which, as he writes, "Above the grit and noise of the street ... quietly provides some of the most amazing visual detail in its buildings and public art works."

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27/07/2014

Architecture Film Work 2010-2014 Cristobal Palma.

Estudio Palma
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture, VIDEO
The photographer Cristobal Palma, of santiago-based estudio palma, has produced a film which documents a great number of the buildings he has captured over the past four years.

The video, entitled ‘Architecture Film Work 2010-2014 Cristobal Palma / EstudioPalma′ compiles palma’s short architectural videos, offering the viewer a deeper understanding of the various works. Palma, who was born in the UK, but now lives in chile, studied at the architectural association (AA) in london, before starting his career as a photographer.

ESTUDIO PALMA is a Santiago-based studio run by ...

27/07/2014

Iceberg collapse in Bay of Exploits, Newfoundland, Canada.

[VIDEO] from riickstead
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
VIDEO
Wanda Stead and her husband were boating in the Bay of Exploits in Newfoundland, Canada when they witnessed the massive collapse of an arch-shaped iceberg. It's kind of cool until you remember that for every action there's a deadly icy and wet reaction.

Stead's video shows how the arch in the iceberg suddenly began to crack, and within seconds, tonnes of ice had fallen to the bay below.

Stead's voice is audible in the video, with a blood-curdling instruction to her husband: "Run, Rick, go — go!"

My husband and I were admiring the magnificent structure of the...

26/07/2014

NOT MINE by Guy Trefler

[MUSIC VIDEO] from Guy Trefler
metalocus, ÁNGEL BLANCO.
Design, VIDEO
This is a great graduate project in 'Graphic Design' at the HIT college in Israel by Guy Trefler.

Our Saturday music video. (Official Music Video). METALOCUS MUSIC PROJECT.

His thesis is that nothing is original, therefore, none of the materials presented in the project were made by his author.
All of the 469 photos used in this video were taken out of Google's image bank.

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23/07/2014

A Conversation and a walk about Glasgow School of Art with Steven Holl.

[VIDEO] from Spirit of Space. Steven Holl. [Glasgow] Scotland. UK.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Architecture, VIDEO
Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with Spirit of Space has created two short films on the Reid Building at The Glasgow School of Art, which opened in April 2014.

The Reid Building is in complementary contrast to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s 1909 Glasgow School of Art, where each work of...

21/07/2014

Textures and Ants/Texturas e formigas by studio MK27.

[VIDEO] from de studio mk27
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
As part of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia, the Collateral Event “Time Space Existence” at Palazzo Bembo and Palazzo Mora presents architects from 6 continents, brought together in an extraordinary combination.

Textures and Ants/Texturas e formigas is one of five videos on display by Studio MK27 at the Palazzo Mora as part of the ”Time Space Existence“ exhibition, running parallel to the...

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