Exit through the gift shop

Exit through the gift shop

It wasn’t until I’d taken a trip to Dismaland over the summer that I became aware of this film. Although it wasn’t quite what I was excepting, it is was worth a watch. And as always with Banksy’s work it raise more questions that it...
Watermark

Watermark

Prints from Edward Burtynsky’s Watermark series can be seen at Vita Vitale, the Azerbaijan pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia until November 2015. The film brings together diverse stories from around the globe about our relationship with water: how we are drawn...
Manufactured Landscape

Manufactured Landscape

“If we destroy nature, we destroy ourselves. I believe that as a fundamental philosophical position when I look at the world.” I am an Edward Burtynsky fan, but was not aware of the documentary films about his work until I saw “Watermark” mentioned in the...
Objectified

Objectified

This documentary is an insight into the world of industrial design. It was a very brief introduction in ID history. In the film there were three statements (from designers) that rang true for me and my design practice. These points highlight where a ‘design...
Helvetica

Helvetica

Until watching this film I hadn’t really thought of Helvetica as a Marmite font (i.e. you either love it or hate it) I thought was a reaction was solely reserved for Comic Sans*. I stand corrected. The film show how passionate designers, especially font...
Exactly Mr. Turner

Exactly Mr. Turner

I loved this film! …but who doesn’t love a Mike Leigh film. The line that struck me, was said in the scene where Turner returns with his companion, Mrs Booth, to the photography studio to have a daguerreotype portrait of themselves made. Whilst posing for...

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