Works from one of the finest private collections of Japanese baskets and bamboo sculpture, many never before seen in public, are the focus of an exhibition at The Met Museum. Collected by long-time New York residents Diane and Arthur Abbey, the objects date from the 19th century to the present and are due to enter the museum's collection. Find out more on the exhibition website and view an installation time lapse video below.
An island riddled with ennui conjures dreams of glorious urban decay in this short story by Miriam Vaswani.Read More
We’ve featured quite a few stories about island foraging over the years. The consensus is that food doesn’t get any better than when sourced locally and gathered by hand. Further evidence of which is presented in this video of a diver in Shetland catching scallops for his lunch. Not into shellfish? Don’t fret, just sit back and chill to this oddly meditative and beautiful film.
A gallery of vivid digital landscape works by Geoff Stear, each based on a specific location on Harris or Lewis.Read More
Filmmakers Abraham Joffe and Dom West describe Ghosts of the Arctic, their film of Svalbard in winter, as a "passion project". The pair endured frostbite and two of their prized cameras died of exposure in trying to realise their dream. Watch the stunning results of their efforts above, and learn more about the process behind the shoot in this article on No Film School.
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