Artists / Music
With the coming advent of festival season, this year’s Campers Festival, hosted by Xanadu ExPdi – Expeditions and Diaries, is particularly well timed. This is a two day event, i.e. October 1st and 2nd, at the Xanadu Cafe, Solan – a delightful venue where music and nature lovers will unite for a fully immersive experience.
Art / Sketching
In schools and colleges, we’re told not to scribble on desks – as wood is not a material to write. But after looking at the amazing art pieces by Italian artist Martina Billi, your urge to scribble on a wooden desk may arise again. Well, this brilliant artist, makes some seriously amazing nature-inspired drawings on recycled wood.
Art / Design / Offbeat
Gloucestershire-based self-taught artist Dan Rawlings gives a second life to rusty scrap metal by turning it into delicate plant and tree sculptures. Using a medium that contrasts to the natural environment, he creates delicate yet strong sculptures that whimsically merges with nature. These captivating artworks force passersby to stop and look at the twisting and curling tree branches or plant leaves, which people often neglect...
Artists / Photography
Using billboards for promoting a brand or product is an age-old medium to advertise – as it’s the easiest way to make onlookers aware of particular products. But the problem with these huge billboards is that they block some picturesque landscapes around us. To change that and reconnect people with nature, visual artist Jennifer Bolande has replaced billboard ads in the Coachella Valley with photos...
Art / Painting
Watch animals weeping colour in Jonna Lamminaho’s thought-provoking wildlife paintings, which remind us of endangered nature. The 21-year-old artist from Finland creatively uses her artworks to portray agony of wild animals. In some paintings, you can even see animals weeping, but at the same time, the vibrant colours make each portrait striking enough to grab human attention so that we can relate to the plight...