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Freaky Fitness Video By Nagi Noda

Freaky Fitness Video By Nagi Noda

Ok this is a scary one. Really weird poodle exercise video for humans. A mesmerizing, frightening and word-for-word parody of Susan Powter’s first workout video, featuring bunches of poodle-dancers and Mariko Takahashi. The video was made by Nagi Noda (野田 凪) for Panasonic which was part of 10 films that made for the 2004 Athens...
Wizarding World To Open In Osaka, Japan

Wizarding World To Open In Osaka, Japan

A good news to Harry Potter fans in Asia. Harry Potter is heading off to Japan following the announcement that a new theme park attraction is to open at Universal Studios’ Osaka site in 2014. The Japan Harry Potter park is expected to open in 2014 – an entire year or two earlier than Wizarding...
Frenetic Time-lapse Videos By Rob Whitworth

Frenetic Time-lapse Videos By Rob Whitworth

Filmmaker and architectural photographer Rob Whitworth has spent months at a time filming time-lapse videos in Malaysia, Vietnam and China. One of Rob’s films, “This is Shanghai” was completed in April 2013. In 1980 Shanghai had no skyscrapers. It now has at least 4,000 which is more than twice as many as New York. ‘This...
Shanghai's First Film Museum

Shanghai’s First Film Museum

Talking about film in China, the first Shanghai Film Museum was opened on June 17 last year. The German-born architect Tilman Thürmer, was selected as the Art Director of the Shanghai Film Museum, who is also the founder of Coordination Asia. The new museum involves more than 70 interactive installations and 3,000 historic exhibits. The...
A Touch Of Sin

A Touch Of Sin

“A Touch of Sin” (天注定) is a 2013 Chinese crime film that based on 4 true stories happened in China. Directed by Jia Zhangke 賈樟柯, it was nominated for the Palme d’Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, with Jia winning the award for Best Screenplay. Rumor has it that the movie was banned in...
EU x Asia Urban Culture X Change – Part.6 – Hong Kong

EU x Asia Urban Culture X Change – Part.6 – Hong Kong

Back to Hong Kong after checking Hustle and Freeze from China, my friend Steak from Germany visited Hong Kong for his first time and would paint for Clockenflap together with me. We had few days to prepare our works before the event started, so we walked around in the city and found some painted roofs...
Clockenflap 2013, Hong Kong

Clockenflap 2013, Hong Kong

Clockenflap, Hong Kong’s music and art festival,  has come to its sixth year and brought over 100 artists to you! This year, there will be more than seven music stages in 3 days. International artists like Franz Ferdinand, Chic (featuring Nile Rodgers), Gold Panda, Modeselektor and local artists like G.e.m., Ketchup, The Boogie Playboys, and...
Conturbanaries Festival, Berlin

Conturbanaries Festival, Berlin

Yesterday was the last day of Conturbanaries (Contemporary & Fine Urban Arts) festival in Berlin. I went there to have a look and supported my friends on Sat. The whole thing was located in Friedrichshain, Berlin. Precisely, Revaler Straße 99, Ecke Modersohnbrücke, where is next to the Cassiopeia. I started with the photography section since...
The Wind Rises By Hayao Miyazaki

The Wind Rises By Hayao Miyazaki

“The Wind Rises” (風立ちぬ) is claimed as the final film of Japanese legendary animation film director Hayao Miyazaki and it was released in Japan this year July.  The film is based on a short story by Tatsuo Hori, a writer, poet and translator from mid-20th century (Showa period) Japan. The news about Miyazaki would end...