Congratulations to We The People artist Danh Vo on being selected to represent Denmark at the next Venice Biennale! Via GalleristNY: http://bit.ly/1o91ySD
Photo: Heinz Peter Knes
An American tradition. Summer, ice-cream and papa & daughter dates. (at Homer’s Ice Cream)
Training day. #outsideisfree #giro #tenspeedhero #tsh (at Belvidere Park)
Sippin’ on some Great Lakes, a powering of the vitals in preparation for another trek. (at Great Lakes Coffee)
Reminiscing of days gone by. They were good days but there are good days ahead. #vscocam
Back when visual effects were created by magicians and not programmers… Originally broadcast in 1985, this edition of Horizon (BBC 50-minute science documentary series) visits Industrial Light & Magic and Entertainment Effects Group to see the creation of the visual effects for ‘Star Wars Episode VI: Return Of The Jedi,’ ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple Of Doom’ and ‘2010: The Year We Make Contact.’ “It’s about a time when innovation was made in a machineshop and not via lines of computer code. In many ways it’s a love letter to a bygone era when visual effects were more akin to a stage illusionist tricks or the slight of hand of a magician. Anyhow, it was a seminal moment for me. I hope it brings back fond memories for you.” —Chris Jones
Also recommended viewing: The Magic of Special Effects (1984).
Below: Crude home movies from the 1970s depicting activities at a certain location in the San Fernando Valley. Industrial Light & Magic SFX team during the making of ‘Star Wars.’ David Berry unofficially shot this film. He was one of several optical printer operators.
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This is what it’s like to run a Kickstarter campaign. (Awesome GIF by robinwdavey).