DAILY SHPIEL

  • Dec152015

    CCTV Subversions by LUSH

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    the self proclaimed #1 asshole of graffiti LUSH is at it again with his new series, of CCTV subversions with tiny installations on security cameras. These sculptures ranging from dead cops, bodily functions and featuring quite a lot of his standard nakedness and paint splatters are hilarious, dark and completely captivating. It is unknown if the works are intended as a statement against law enforcement and the prevention against graffiti, regardless of the idea though, it’s pretty rad.

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  • Dec142015

    Sold Out: The Underground Economy of Supreme Resellers

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    Complex released a trailer to their four part series Sold Out: The Underground Economy of Supreme Resellers that grants viewers a look of the illicit market of reselling Supreme.

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  • Dec142015

    Ugo Gattoni X Hermes

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    Ugo Gattoni is a French Illustrator living in Paris. His art is characterised by crisp, detailed line work and a playful imagination. The young artist recently worked with luxury brand Hermes, to create his piece Hippopolis, which depicts “A ginormous and phantasmagorical architecture inhabited by horses.”

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  • Dec142015

    Alan Wolfson: Miniature Urban Sculptures

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    New York City native Alan Wolfson often spends months, if not years, working on his unique miniature dioramas. From concept, to location photography, mock-ups and final construction, the process involves several different mediums and iterations before Wolfson finally sets out to complete his final piece.

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  • Dec142015

    Once Upon A Time in Shao Lin

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    Back in March 2015, it was announced that Wu Tang Clan would only be making one copy of their new album, titled “Once upon a time in Shaolin”. The album was to be put up for auction and the priviledge of hearing the songs would be bestowed only to the eventual buyer. Who, according to a recent press release, has been found! The album, along with a hand-carved nickel silver box designed by Moroccan artist Yahya, a gold-leafed certificate of authenticity and a leather-bound book containing the album’s lyrics and stories was bought by a “private american collector”.

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  • Dec122015

    Analog: Tokyo Pt. 1

    Welcome to “Analog”. In this new bi-weekly segment of our blog, we will be laser focused on everything relating to the world of film photography. This will include photography essays, interviews, gear reviews and much much more.

    For our introductory post, “Tokyo Pt. 1”, we share with you photos of some shady players celebrating in Tokyo’s Shinto festival in July, 2015. Part 2 will be dropping next week. Please enjoy.

    Camera: Contax G2 w/ Databack

    Lens: 21mm, 45mm, 90mm

    Photographer: DG

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  • Dec122015

    Spotlight: Jazzy Sport Records

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    A must do for anyone who travels to Japan. Jazzy Sport is a music collective and two record stores. In every aspect of business, Jazzy Sport carries a reputation for quite simply doing things right; a flag bearer to sit alongside the underground beat labels of the world.

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  • Dec112015

    Marica Hase- “ Breaking in the intern”

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    Marica Hase, is the Japanese Cinderella of the Porn industry. Do not be alarmed, Marcia is not to be judged by her cute and quiet nature. To date, she has released about two hundred works and is one of the baddest Japanese pornstars in the game!

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  • Dec102015

    The culture of the “T-Shirt”

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    Nowadays you can find T-Shirts in all shapes, colours and sizes, but nothing quite beats an all classic 100% cotton T-shirt. The T-Shirt revolutionized the concept of comfortable clothing. It’s almost a second skin, another layer of protection from the ketchup or mustard.

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  • Dec102015

    Kobe Bryant Retiring

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    Kobe Bryant, on his 20th season with the Lakers since the draft-day trade in 1996, has announced that this season will be his last. Having won five NBA titles, 2 Olympic Medals and made 17 All star selections, Bryant will be retiring as one of the greatest players of all time. With his farewell tour underway, Bryant is seeing a rise in form, finishing his most recent game with 31 points, Making it his first 30-plus point game since December of last season.

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