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Categories: Cinema, Documentary, Haiti

The PBS Newshour Art Beat reports that students of Haiti’s only film school, Ciné Institute, have kept filming after the earthquake, shooting and editing despite their own personal circumstances.

Ciné Institute Students Effort from Ciné Institute on Vimeo.
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Ciné Institute
Ciné Institute online videos at Vimeo
Conversation: Students from Haiti’s Only Film School Keep Their Cameras Rolling from [...]

Categories: Featured, Haiti, Photography

San Francisco Bay Area photographer Lane Hartwell gathered photographers to publish a special magazine titled Onè Respe to benefit Haiti. The images celebrate life in Haiti, all taken before the earthquake. Other participating photographers include Mary Ellen Mark, Chet Gordon and Peter Pereira. The magazine was printed through HP’s MagCloud service. [...]

Categories: Animation, Argentina, Germany, Graffiti, Short Films

This great animation, by the artist Blu, is drawn and erased frame by frame on real walls and buildings in Baden and Buenos Aires.

Visit the artist Blu’s web site.

Categories: Brazil, France, Graffiti, Painting, Public Art

When you paint images not with spray cans or pigment, but instead by cleaning dirt and pollution from public places in artistic patterns – painting the image by removing dirt – this is reverse graffiti. This defaces no surface, and in fact starts to clean what a city should have cleaned to begin with. [...]

Categories: Brazil, Painting, Public Art, Russia

Beautiful street art in Moscow and Brazil (not sure where). From Funny Picture Crazy.
Brasilian street art
and
Moscow street art