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Patents Series - The Zipper, The Milk Carton, The Tape

Patents celebrating everyday objects. A Special Series by Nowness.

Unzip the kink with collage artist Trey Wright: “My favorite zippered item is a pair of black leather boots—they’re a bit too 70s porno style for day wear, but I love the loud, screeching sound the industrial zippers make,” says Texan visual artist Trey Wright who created today’s pop serenade to the almighty zipper. 481 more words


A Beautiful Dance

I’ve been tucked into the many aspects of post production over the last few weeks, transcribing footage for two feature length projects. One is fiction and it is so close to be finished that I can hardly believe it might be ready to birth out into the world soon…I feel so lucky to hand it over to an amazing editor here in London for “polishing” “scene tweaking”, “Colour-grading” and also trying to lock down someone talented and creative to do the sound mix. 566 more words



Known for their eccentric and artistic creativity on the catwalk, designer duo Viktor & Rolf have had retrospectives, exhibitions, books and even songs honouring their work. 85 more words


The Creeping Garden - Fascinating Video of Plasmordial Slime Mold

From the mind of H.P. Lovecraft? Or perhaps the realm of Ridley Scott’s Alien?


From actual reality, and directors Tim Grabham and Jaspar Sharp, here is some of the most intriguing (if not slightly unsettling) footage of plasmordial slime mold you will ever experience. 77 more words

Science Fiction

Solange Knowles x Toyin Odutola for NOWNESS

Visual artist Toyin Odutola and musician Solange Knowles speak about their processes and collaboration for NOWNESS.