The French presidential election, as seen through the lens of two of France’s most experienced photographers of presidential politics.
Kevin Weir’s Flux Machine turns old photographs into crazy, Terry Gilliam-esque gifs.
Movies written in programming code = yes.
Josh Kimball’s blog curates those moments when our technology and social media gets unexpectedly existential all of a sudden.
Australian artist Jeremey Geddes creates photo realistic paintings that capture surreal, fantastical moments in lonely and beautiful modern landscapes.
Felix Nadar’s photographs of the great and good of 19th century Paris.
A selection of some of our favorite posters from the global Occupy movement. Spring is coming!
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.
A brand new set of Honest Logos from Swedish graphic designer Viktor Hertz.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Geeks pay tribute to Vincent Van Gogh, creating impressionism works of art ranging from Batman to Star Wars.
The brainwashing has begun! Who will be the world’s social media superpower?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.