Tuesday’s Video Pick: 80s Art Institute Commercial

May 19, 2009 · Print This Article

I found this really cheesy commercial from the Art Institute while I was searching for a video of Sol Lewitt on Youtube. It was made in 1988 to commemorate the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Building. I sort of wish that this music would play in the lobby as you bought your tickets.

Watch the full commercial here.

Standard Operating Procedure Documentary

May 16, 2009 · Print This Article

Errol Morris the director of “Thin Blue Line” and “Fog of War” new film about the Abu Ghraib photos asks:

Is it possible for a photograph to change the world? Photographs taken by soldiers in Abu Ghraib prison changed the war in Iraq and changed America’s image of itself. Yet, a central mystery remains. Did the notorious Abu Ghraib photographs constitute evidence of systematic abuse by the American military, or were they documenting the aberrant behavior of a few “bad apples”? We set out to examine the context of these photographs. Why were they taken? What was happening outside the frame? We talked directly to the soldiers who took the photographs and who were in …

Little Red Riding Hood Told By Engineers

April 4, 2009 · Print This Article

Slagsmålsklubben – Sponsored by destiny from Tomas Nilsson on Vimeo.

V for Vendetta in Kinetic Typography

April 2, 2009 · Print This Article

Advancements in TV Technology

March 28, 2009 · Print This Article

Yes it’s an official LG video, and yes it is a joke/viral campaign but imagine an engineers meeting where they would try to quantify “cuteness”.