Tag Archives: live

SHADOWPUPPET WORKSHOP

Screenshot 2016-02-18 18.47.16

Another workshop at the museumN8 in the Joods Historical Quarter in Amsterdam. During the party, the visitors of the Museumnight helped us in making some paper puppet animations, which we’re recorded directly and shown as visuals behind the DJ. We created some scenes in which people brought there characters to live! We used the same setup on different festivals / parties lately and we love it 🙂







Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Dining with the Tsars @Hermitage

Screenshot 2016-02-18 18.31.30

During the Tijdens MN8we had an animation / cardboard costume workshop in the Hermitage. First you made your own Kokoshnik and beard. Then you sat on the animated table to make a small animated movie with the specially prepared objects we made. Live-size animated sequences and pinned dolls. Walking pigs, melting teacups, fish swiming on the plates… It was a very big success and we are already thinking of new projects with this technique…







Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

conTemporary sculpture: James Grashow

Screen Shot 2012-07-09 at 11.00.01

I heard someone say the Burning Man Festival is a new World Wonder. Incredible! Something with the motto “leave no trace” is now becoming a part of a list of things that only wanted to leave their trace. Like most of the artists on this site, the consciousness that everything is impermanent is a part of  James Grashow’s work. We agree! Cardboard artists should claim the temporary in contemporary art! James Grashow is a sculptor and teacher of cardboard. He … Continue reading







Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Cardboard SweatShop

Screen Shot 2012-04-03 at 6.21.30 PM

What we like about festivals is not to just sit around and consume. We want to join in! A big festival like Lowlands is like a village, you can eat, drink, dance and consume whatever you like. But once in a while you get ideas on festivals, and you want to produce them immediately. This is what we provided at the Lowlands Festival: Rapid Proto Typing for the masses (or as we say in dutch: creatief met kurk, nou ja … Continue reading







Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A spring, a spring, a marvelous thing!

Screen Shot 2012-04-03 at 6.33.49 PM

Art is the creation or mimicking of living objects. When the artist is gone, his objects live on. Not necessarily in the same way as the artist wanted to but still. This kinetic sculpture based on the slinky by Natalia Rodionova mimics real organic movement gives live to the inanimate material for a while.







Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,