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In Pictures: La Présidentielle

In Pictures: La Présidentielle

The French presidential election, as seen through the lens of two of France’s most experienced photographers of presidential politics.

In Pictures: Flux Machine

In Pictures: Flux Machine

Kevin Weir’s Flux Machine turns old photographs into crazy, Terry Gilliam-esque gifs.

by Aidan Mac Guill On April 5, 2012

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Movies As Code

Movies As Code

Movies written in programming code = yes.

by Aidan Mac Guill On March 28, 2012

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Screenshots of Despair

Screenshots of Despair

Josh Kimball’s blog curates those moments when our technology and social media gets unexpectedly existential all of a sudden.

by Aidan Mac Guill On March 22, 2012

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In Pictures: Jeremy Geddes’ Photorealistic Surrealism

In Pictures: Jeremy Geddes’ Photorealistic Surrealism

Australian artist Jeremey Geddes creates photo realistic paintings that capture surreal, fantastical moments in lonely and beautiful modern landscapes.

by Aidan Mac Guill On March 19, 2012

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In Pictures: Felix Nadar’s Photographs of the Famous

In Pictures: Felix Nadar’s Photographs of the Famous

Felix Nadar’s photographs of the great and good of 19th century Paris.

In Pictures: Occupied Art

In Pictures: Occupied Art

A selection of some of our favorite posters from the global Occupy movement. Spring is coming!

by Ophelia Noor & Aidan Mac Guill On February 13, 2012

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Russia’s New Viral Dissident Art

Russia’s New Viral Dissident Art

With broadcast and print media largely under state control, the Russian Internet has been a key platform for opposition activism. Parody animations and mashed-up digital images have flourished on social networks.

by Luke Allnutt On February 2, 2012

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Honest Logos Part 2

Honest Logos Part 2

A brand new set of Honest Logos from Swedish graphic designer Viktor Hertz.

In Pictures: Egyptian Street Art

In Pictures: Egyptian Street Art

The street artists of the Egyptian revolution have made the city of Cairo their theater, with Tahrir Square the centre stage. OWNI looks at some of the images and slogans found on the walls of the city.

In Pictures: The Art of Surveillance

In Pictures: The Art of Surveillance

Hacking into computer systems, putting cameras on pigeons and turning the lens onto politicians: OWNI looks at the artists who are using their skills to draw attention to the issue of video surveillance.

2011 In Pictures: The Year of the Protester

2011 In Pictures: The Year of the Protester

A look back at 2011, the year in which unprecedented numbers of ordinary citizens took to the streets throughout the world to protest against old systems of power.

The Return of Bent Objects

The Return of Bent Objects

Remember Bent Objects? Their creator Terry Border shares some images from his new book with OWNI, as well as his thoughts on the phenomenal success of his creations.

by Terry Border On December 2, 2011

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In Pictures: A Disturbance in the Force

In Pictures: A Disturbance in the Force

In Cédric Delsaux’s strange and wonderful ‘Dark Lens’ series, characters from Star Wars turn up in unsettling, mundane industrial locations devoid of human life.

Madrid: Spotlight on Finance

Madrid: Spotlight on Finance

On September 17th, demonstrators will sit on the world’s stock exchanges. OWNI takes this opportunity to introduce the works of the street art collective Luz Interruptus while they launched their most recent artistic offensives.

Vincent Van Geek

Vincent Van Geek

Geeks pay tribute to Vincent Van Gogh, creating impressionism works of art ranging from Batman to Star Wars.

by laboiteverte On August 8, 2011

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Social Media Propaganda Posters

Social Media Propaganda Posters

The brainwashing has begun! Who will be the world’s social media superpower?

by Aaron Wood On August 4, 2011

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Two centuries of propaganda in posters

Two centuries of propaganda in posters

There is not a blast from the past quite like exploring two centuries of propaganda: The USSR with its workers, North Korea with its glorified communism, and Uncle Sam’s powerful army.

In Pictures: Spain’s #19J Protest

In Pictures: Spain’s #19J Protest

The massive demonstrations on June 19 in Spain show the 15M movement remains strong. More posters were designed for #19J, while the next major protest is already set for July 23.

In Pictures: Spain’s Graphic Voices

In Pictures: Spain’s Graphic Voices

Two different graphism websites aggregated artistic works from the voices that are rising in Spain. OWNI has published 30 of these posters, which call for a more just democracy.

Marketing masterpieces

Marketing masterpieces

How would the world’s greatest artists such as Botticelli, Leonardo de Vinci and Mondrian have responded if they knew their masterpieces would one day be used to sell cars, hair products, and chocolate?

by david-c On April 27, 2011

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Racism in advertising: 50 shocking examples

Racism in advertising: 50 shocking examples

In the past, using racism in advertising was an acceptable marketing strategy. Today, standards have changed yet it’s not too difficult to find traces of racist attitudes in commercials and pictures.

by david-c On March 12, 2011

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Top 22 awkward album covers

Top 22 awkward album covers

We have compiled the top album covers: The prettiest, the ugliest, the gayest, the tackiest, the most controversial… Some others have their place lower in the ranking? We are not sure.

by Floyd (Topito) On February 4, 2011

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Originality in marketing: the top 20 “street” advertisements

Originality in marketing: the top 20 “street” advertisements

Sometimes invasive and annoying, urban marketing does has the potential to be innovative in how the city’s objects are used to convey a message.

by Floyd (Topito) On January 27, 2011

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