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Viktor Koen’s Steampunk Illusions

Viktor Koen’s steampunk visions populate a world of intricate illusions. He delights in making the physically impossible seem likely and predictable. Steampunk, conceived as a genre of science fiction, envisions a retro futuristic world powered by steam and the machine age. Think of  Fritz Lang‘s … Continue reading

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Maggie Taylor’s Flights of Fancy

Maggie Taylor’s flights of fancy are a strange enchantment. Her images seem to live outside the boundaries of time and space, merging the fantastical with the familiar. They’re so engaging, they carry an almost hallucinatory power. At Yale, Maggie Taylor … Continue reading

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Cultural Collision: the Khmeleva Project

What evolves out of a cultural collision depends on what you put into it. DakhaBraka and Port Mone‘s Khmeleva Project is a musical collaboration that is at once joyous, ancient, futuristic, tragically sad and euphoric. Lots of adjectives, I know, … Continue reading

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Digital Artist Ben Heine is a Whimsical Wizard

Call it magical realism… call it fantasy…  but this digital artist is a whimsical wizard. Ben Heine’s art is powered by his finely-honed technique. Although self-trained, he’s a superb sketch artist and photographer – and much more, as he’s shaped … Continue reading

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