The Cyborg Artist: Tattooing with a Custom Prosthesis

by / December 6, 2018 /

When JC Sheitan Tenet lost his right arm, he didn’t lose his will to make incredible tattoos. In fact, working without an arm gave his work more meaning. Then Tenet met artist Jean-Louis Gonzal, who creates spellbinding “biomechanic” works, and the two brainstormed a remarkable custom prosthetic tattoo machine. The device can pivot 360 degrees and allows Tenet to create abstract designs unlike anyone else.

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Kismet Coworking Presents: GREATPHL 2018 November 15th!

by / November 14, 2018 /

 

This will be a daylong event meant to celebrate all that is Philadelphia at this moment in time. It is often said that we are in the midst of a great renaissance of culture, new business, population growth and the highly coveted increase in both national and international tourism. Why is this? How did this happen? What does it mean? What should be celebrated and what should be revised.

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Linda Dubin Garfield presents Second State Press Show + Tellon November 11. 5-7 pm

by / November 1, 2018 /

Second State Press, CraneARTS Building,  1400 N American St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, invites you to their Show + Tell on November 11, 5- 7 PM, featuring a presentation by Linda Dubin Garfield, printmaker/mixed media artist. The ART of Printmaking will include a history of Garfield’s path to becoming a full time artist, the print techniques she uses and how she combines traditional printma[Read More]

KEEP A POCKET-SIZED RUTH BADER GINSBURG HAPPY AND FIT AND BE SURE TO REGISTER TO VOTE!

by / September 25, 2018 /

Firstborn has just launched “RBG for Good”, the mobile WebAR experience that lets you watch over a pocket-sized Ruth Bader Ginsberg as she fights for your rights. Users can help her stay fit, rested, and on the top of her game through a series of “exercises” intended to keep RBG going strong. No need to download an app, or scan a Snapcode, the experience can be accessed through on your mobile device through your web browser. Simply visit www.rbg[Read More]

Wimbledon – The Story of a Ticket

by / August 3, 2018 /

Over 600 hand drawn frames on the historical tickets of Wimbledon from 1954 until present day.

Directed: Lucas Zanotto
Animation/Artwork: Mustashrik Mahbub
DOP: Simon Paul
Technical: Neil Riley
Producer: Jane Liscombe, Maryam Anibab
Production: Friends Electric
Art Direction: Jack Kirby
Ticket Design: Annie Atkins
Agency: McCann London

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