Zach Gold photographs the latest campaign from the World Gold Council. The council oversees market development for the gold industry and is the voice of authority for gold. Gold was commissioned by BBH to photograph gold jewelry from several different brands based in Asia.
Kareem Black photographs Aziz Ansari for the August/September 2011 cover of Complex. The Parks and Recreation actor and comedian covers the Style & Design issue. Ansari hits the big screen later this summer in 30 Minutes or Less and inside the magazine, discusses being in the studio with Kanye West and learning from Judd Apatow.
We Are The Rhoads capture Sony’s new back-to-school global store campaign “The Era of You.” The campaign depicts the energy and spirit of college students by using a variety of different Sony products in college and everyday life scenarios.
Nathan Fox and Tristan Eaton showed at Comic Con, last week in San Diego, CA. The annual convention showcases comic books, science fiction/fantasy and film/television as well as horror, animation, toys, video games, and anime. It took place this past Thursday through Sunday at the San Diego Convention Center.
Jim Wright photographs the August 2011 covers of Men’s Fitness and Men’s Journal. Alex O’Loughlin, the star of the hit CBS show Hawaii 5-0, covers Men’s Fitness. Tennis legend John McEnroe covers Men’s Journal.
Nick & Chloé captured Kyary Pamyu Pamyu on the streets of her native Tokyo. The famed Harajuku model is releasing her first album this summer, called “Moshi Moshi Harajuku.” The techno-pop album is produced by Nakata Yasutaka and is said to include the singer’s unique approach to language through various expressions in her lyrics, often referred to as “Kyary language.” Nick & Chloé photographed Kyary to promote the album’s first press edition.
Gillian Laub will exhibit at the Robert Berman Gallery in Santa Monica, California as part of the group show “Fuck Pretty,” opening today. The show is curated by actress Angela Featherstone and is a collection of photographs by world-renowned and unknown women artists, whose work inspires her.
Henry Obasi illustrates a new world campaign for Pony. The classic sportswear brand re-launched earlier this year. Obasi worked with Pony’s head designer Judith Teensma and design hub, Cloud Factory, to create a series of graphics for exhibition, point of sale, and invites.
Diver & Aguilar capture stunning and explosive visuals for Magnum’s latest campaign. The ice cream maker has developed a new technology to put liquid-filled chocolates in their ice cream bars. Diver & Aguilar were commissioned by Lola Madrid to creatively capture this new concept on film. The concept was to create art out of the creative reformulation of the ingredients.
Inspired by the FRIENDS WITH YOU-customized car for Pharrell as well as their epic “Skywalkers Parade” for Toyota at Art Basel, Publicis London asked FWY Studios to create a pop-up carnival for Malibu Rum. Seeking a partner to actually bring it about, Decon – the idea shop, production company and record label – stepped in to make the magic come to life. Working with Publicis London, Decon did all of the production for the film, constructed a portable float inspired by FWY, cast 150 people (including some real fans), pulled on their music resources for live performances and DJs, and rolled out a buzzing social media campaign to ensure everyone would come. Once shot, Decon oversaw all of the post-production including the music supervision. The end result was a real-life party complete with fireworks and a 30 and 60 second spot for for various online spots. This makes us want to party with Malibu too.
Tara McPherson will exhibit at The Eric Firestone Gallery as part of the group show Nose Art, opening today in East Hampton. Curated by Carlo McCormick, the show is a tribute to the folk art created by pilots in both World Wars by painting images and slogans on the noses of their military planes.
T Magazine toasted their collaboration with The Selby in New York this week with a “feast of friends.” The Selby joined the magazine in January of this year as a contributor with the food-focused column “Edible Selby.” The celebration took place at Isa, a new built-by-hand restaurant in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which will open later this month.
Broomberg and Chanarin will sign copies of their book People in Trouble Laughing Pushed to the Ground tonight at Dashwood Books in New York. The book is based on the photography team’s series of the same name, made in collaboration with the Belfast Exposed Archive. The archive started in the early 1980s at the height of The Troubles and includes photography by professional and “civilian” photographers. The photographs show both ordinary moments of everyday life and the violent aspects of life in The Troubles such as protests, funerals, and acts of terrorism.
Tristan Eaton collaborates with Kiehl’s on the launch of their new Ultra Facial Oil Free collection. Eaton created colorful and vibrant illustrations to be used throughout the launch. The artwork will be featured in Kiehl’s stores nationwide, in windows and on table displays and on Kiehl’s website.
Gillian Laub interviews iconic photographer Tina Barney for the August 2011 issue of PDN. The magazine brought together some of the most influential people in photography, whose work spans generations and genres, to discuss their inspirations, their technique, their challenges and the past and future of their careers.