15 Jul
Robert Whitworth's photo time-lapse European city tour

Rob Whitworth‘s time-lapse photographic work is like a compressed tour, seen through the eyes of a dimension traveling sorcerer. Or as NPR put it: “What Cezanne did for apples, Rob Whitworth does for city traffic.” With an artful eye and all-reaching camera, hours and hours of vivid city scape are compressed into just minutes. Whitworth’s […]


26 Jan
Time lapse footage taken during the bands album sessions

The psychedelic rabblerousers in Animal Collective have released a video of their time spent in the studio recording their breakthrough 2007 album Strawberry Jam. The time lapse video is a collection of footage, short clips taken once a minute for the entire time the band was in the studio. The resulting video, an idea first mustered […]


9 Sep
Rodrigo Piza Levy's "Ocupado" Video

From Rodrigo Piza Levy, the filmmaker who taught us How to Paint a Giant Red Graffiti Elephant in under 2 minutes, comes the Ocupado video. Again employing the time-lapse video format, Ocupado shows Levy painting a large mural in a once-empty housing complex that had been taken over and squatted by some 120 families in […]


26 Aug
Sao Paolo, Brazil's Treco gets to work

I really like this piece by Sao Paolo street artist Treco, and the time-lapse video by director Rodrigo Piza Levy of him creating it. I wonder what went wrong with the original trunk, why’d he have to change it? I suppose it’s something I’ll never know… DEU TRECO from rodrigo piza levy on Vimeo.


28 May
A solitary look at a car-less Los Angeles

I’ve been an admirer of Matt Longue’s EmptyLA photography project for awhile (above pic). Exhibiting what Los Angeles would look like car-less and people-less, there is a simple beauty and austere loneliness to the pieces as a whole. Now cinematographer Ross Ching has taken the idea and put it into film format in his Running […]