With Disney’s latest Pixar movie Monsters University hitting theaters next week, 27 year old illustrator and Disney fan Rubén B. Caballero (also known as Hyung86 on deviantART) decided to re-imagine his favorite characters as college students. Aside from putting them in modern clothes, he assigned them to various clubs and sports that would go along with their character. Aladdin loves breakdancing with Esmeralda on the school dance team. Snow White and Aurora are choir girls and love to help Kenai and Pocahontas with the Animal Welfare Association on campus. Tinkerbell is a cheerleader, while Peter Pan rocks eternally youthful Bieber-like style. [Read more...]
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From utopian to dystopian worlds, on thing can be said about the future predicted in illustrator Matthew Lyons’ work: it’s going to look seductively retro. Drawing heavily from Bauhaus like boxy architecture and the wedge shaped automobiles of Bertone, his works place this now classic design right next to modern technology like tablets, wind energy and smart phones. For those in love with the aesthetics of the past, this is paradise. [Read more...]
Jennifer Rubell creates large art events made of food that are by their nature self-catered. Her participatory installations are a performance as well as a happening where she “paints” walls with cotton candy, covers walls with 1,521 donuts and invites participants to smash gigantic piñatas. Without giving any instructions or guidance to those involved, her projects deconstruct the normal ritual of eating and re-order our experience into one where we can explore our food relationships with new eyes and tastebuds.