Thibaut Berlan is one safe bet. The Parisian DJ/producer, commonly known as Breakbot, has been
Looking back at the evolutionary development of humans, our physiology and subsequent bipedalism has become a characteristic trait. The whole idea of “persistence hunting” enabled humans to develop a respectable degree of endurance and efficiency. While we as humans are far from the fastest, we’d rank as one the animal kingdom’s finest for covering long distances. Yet, the act of running itself was largely an oversight among the non-athletic elite up and until the 1970s. Thanks largely in part to the 1972 Olympic Marathon win by American Frank Shorter, this event effectively set the wheels in motion for a movement that would later claim 25 million participants within a span of two decades.
When it comes to time to board that long trans-Pacific haul (sitting in economy nonetheless), you can’t help but think, traveling sucks. Crammed into tiny seats with increasingly ridiculous airline fees, terrible food, germ-infested re-circulated air; Airplane travel doesn’t have a lot going for it. Yet, it’s a necessary evil that one must endure. Setting foot in a new unfamiliar locale offers a certain bit of invigoration and instantly you can’t help but pay attention to your new surroundings. Suddenly that 13 hour flight and a case of stiff knees and neck pain doesn’t seem so bad after all. In the case of the process versus the final goal (or in this case, destination), few actually care for the process. So we’ve amassed a group of frequent flyers who can hopefully offer some insights into some of their tips and secrets for travel.
Over the course of the last few years, CLOT and Disney have had a fruitful relationship with several large scale projects spanning various Disney franchises. In their latest team-up, CLOT and Disney unite on the Travelling Mickey project which brings into the fold ten notable artists from around the world. Each given a blank canvas in the form of a Mickey Mouse figure, each artist was given the ability to appropriate the figure based on their own personal vision and aesthetic.
To describe James Jean would be difficult. The visual artist has had the distinguished role of creating art through numerous fabrics of culture. Following his graduation from New York City’s School of Visual Art, Jean wasted no time in making his mark through the world of comics. Holding down a role at DC Comics was a springboard to being the visual lead behind Bill Willingham’s well-received Fables series. Throughout his comic book career, Jean has been on the receiving end of countless Eisner Awards, celebrating the very best in the comic book industry.