Anastasia Samoylova and Walker Evans: A Photo-Dialogue on Florida Past and Present

Sunshine state. Swampland paradise. Tourist aspiration. Real-estate racket. Refuge of excess. Political swing-state. Sub-tropical fever dream. With forms of nature and culture found nowhere else, Florida is unique. It is also among the most elusive and misunderstood of places. Anastasia Samoylova has photographed Florida on intensive road trips. Walker Evans (1903–75) photographed it over four decades. Twisting the visual clichés, these two remarkably discerning observers convey Florida’s dizzying combination of fantasy and reality.

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Dio Horia Shares “After Hope” in Athens

Dio Horia Gallery is excited to announce the upcoming group exhibition based on the notion of hope. Drawing parallels with the uncertain period of the 1930s and the 1940s, the group show focuses on the conditions shaping the present, from loneliness and environmental pollution, to capitalism. The curatorial is structured along four lines: the marginalized future; the concept of human agency; survival strategies; and human emotions. These directions do not unfold as defined sectors. Rather, multidisciplinary works on canvas, ceramics and NFTs will be kneaded into one environment.

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Fantastical Hybrid Characters by Toco-Oco Imagine the Mysteries of Human Nature

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Playfully curious, a troupe of hybrid characters dreamed up by the Brazil-based Toco-Oco (previously) has an inclination for the mythical. Figures sporting feathered suits and wolves cradling human heads are imbued with mystery, and together, the otherworldly cast becomes a metaphor for the varied, emotional, and sometimes bewildering nature of human existence. Toco-Oco, which is helmed by Lara Alcântara and Guilherme Neumann, sells prints and the small sculptures, which are made of wax, wood, and clay, in its shop, although the works sell out incredibly quickly, so be sure to keep an eye on Instagram for information about new releases. Continue reading

Framer — from prototype to production

Framer — from prototype to production

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Making websites is complicated. Typically it involves designing in Figma, perhaps Figma + Webflow or a whole range of apps going from Sketch to Github to VSCode to who knows what else these days. The point is, web design and development is complicated! Our friends at Framer are changing that and making it super easy and fast! You simply don’t have to rebuild anything anymore, and you don’t need an engineer to make an amazing site. Continue reading