When I Look At You I Close My Eyes 11, 12, 1, and 3 (2013) by Chad Wys (web/tumblr)
These pieces are from a series of extemporaneous drawings performed on the pages of a book illustrating 19th century landscape paintings. I looked at an image for several seconds and then closed my eyes. Next, I reached for a tool at random and proceeded to attack the surface of the page. Possible tools included markers, pencils, pens, knives, a pool of paint, scissors, or confusing decoy instruments, such as wooden dowels, that would not easily produce an obvious mark or impression on the surface.
For his series ‘desretratos’ Lucas Simões invited close friends over to tell him a secret while he took their portrait. However, his intention was not to hear their secret, but to capture the expressions of each one at the moment they revealed their secret. He also asked each one to choose a song for him to listen to in his ear phones while he photographed them. And, after the photo session, he asked each one if the secret had a color, and these are the colors the portraits carry. From this photo shooting session he chose 10 different portraits to cut and overlap, which causes an amazing look and lets one question, which secrets these portraits would reveal.
Indian Trucker Art. Thanks to the evolution of Indian truck art, driving through the dusty highways of India suddenly becomes a colourful adventure, a celebration of the diverse cultures and beliefs of the country.