An Escape kit is a ticket from job to job in the industry I work in. Join me on my journey to find work that I wish I put in my kit and share the work you put in yours.
Ant-covered porcelain dishes
German artist Evelyn Bracklow of La Philie has created an entire new collection of ant-covered porcelain dishes and tableware. The new pieces are part of a unique partnership between the artist, Rijks Museum in the Netherlands, and Etsy.
A million times
Swedish designers Per Emanuelsson and Bastian Bischoff of Humans Since 1982, have created a kinetic installation using clocks 288 analog clocks. Each arm is controlled to turn and form wonderfully hypnotic visual patterns.
Postcards for Ants
An ongoing painting project by Cape Town artist Lorraine Loots who has been creating a miniature painting every single day since January 1, 2013.
The work of Bordalo II
Portuguese artist Bordalo II has been stalking the streets of Lisbon looking for heaps of trash. Using mounds of discarded plastic sheeting, old tires, shingles, and tangles of electrical cable, he carefully repositions everything before spray painting it to resemble animals and insects.
Brazilian graffiti artists Os Gemeos who were invited to the Vancouver Biennale to turn six multi-story silos on Granville Island into their trademark ‘Giants.’ The murals on the 70-foot towers are now the largest paintings ever attempted by the pair, an astounding feat considering Os Gemeos completely donated a month of their time to create the non-profit art project.
Quilled Paper Illustrations
Paper artist and graphic designer Yulia Brodskaya creates amazing pieces of art completely out of paper.
Antique landscape dinner plates
Helsinki-based artist Caroline Slotte manipulates artwork found on acquired antique ceramics to create layered landscapes and isolated images.
Gorgeous pencil on paper illustrations by Violaine & Jeremy, a design and illustration studio based in Paris.
British photographer Tony Hammond fills his Instagram account with stark photos that he’s shot with his iPhone that feature minimalist compositions and stark contrasts. For more of his work check out his Instagram.
American artist Phillip K Smith III (Previously) for this year’s Coachella festival, created an installation of shiny cuboids that by day provided a series of mirrors, but by night were transformed into neon towers of light
Photographer Léo Caillard has created a series of photographs that has classic sculptures dressed as hipsters.
Singapore-based artist Keng Lye renders beautiful scenes of fish, turtles and other aquatic animals on to repurposed containers using acrylic paint.
Artist Lauren Tickle uses US currency to create accessories as an experiment in the concepts of value and adornment.
Paper artist Maude White cuts meticulous depictions of birds, people, leaves and other compositions embedded with hidden scenes and stories. Each piece can involve thousands of minute cuts giving the works an extreme feel of density and texture.
Photographer Michael Raziano took a bunch of retro postcards from San Francisco and blended them into their original locations.