Revisiting the Flux Super 8

28 Oct 2009

This summer Flux curated the first Flux Super 8, our new annual showcase spotlighting emerging international talent in visual art, film and interactive media. The video above includes interviews with this year’s featured artists as well as footage of their artwork and the show opening at the Scion Installation L.A. gallery. Delve even deeper with […]

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Flux Super 8: YesYesNo

15 Aug 2009

Theo Watson and Zachary Lieberman of YesYesNo

YesYesNo is a new, interactive collective founded in 2008 by leading interactive specialists Zachary Lieberman, Theo Watson and Joel Gethin Lewis. Aiming to develop work that puts creativity and awe at the forefront of interactive media, YesYesNo specializes in creating engaging installations that combine creativity, artistic vision and cutting […]

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Flux Super 8: United Visual Artists

14 Aug 2009

Portrait of UVA founders Matt Clark, Chris Bird and Ash Nehru
United Visual Artists (UVA), established in 2003 by Chris Bird, Matt Clark and Ash Nehru, creates large-scale, light-based installations that are as much about spectacle as they are about people. Each installation translates into a powerful social experience that turns the audience into active […]

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Flux Super 8: Terri Timely

13 Aug 2009

“Umm Honey what are those men doing on our front lawn?”
Terri Timely is a San Francisco-based duo made up of Ian Kibbey and Corey Creasey. They craft extraordinary films, commercials and music videos amplifying images and scenes from every day life. Kibbey and Creasey have developed their immersive portraits of hyper-reality for bands including Modest […]

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Flux Super 8: Miwa Matreyek

12 Aug 2009

Collage self-portrait by Miwa Matreyek
Miwa Matreyek is an award-winning animator, designer and multimedia artist who creates animated short films and performance-based installations that manipulate time vs. real time and composed spaces vs. real spaces. Based in L.A., Matreyek is the founding member of Cloud Eye Control, a performance media group that tells stories of […]

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Flux Super 8: Sophie Gateau

11 Aug 2009

Portrait of Sophie Gateau by Dan Elhadad
Sophie Gateau is a multi-disciplinary Parisian artist who explores space and design from the perspective of an architect, art historian, graphic designer and filmmaker. Gateau began her filmmaking career creating visually stunning live action films for fashion runways and has since worked as a commercial and music video […]

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Flux Super 8: Saam Farahmand

10 Aug 2009

Saam Farahmand’s magnetic personality has made him a much sought after director.
Saam Farahmand directs films in the context of art, music, fashion, television, performance, virals and documentaries. Farahmand’s bill of buzzworthy films include colorful and clever music videos for Klaxons, Hercules & Love Affair, Janet Jackson and Simian Mobile Disco, a documentary featuring Soulwax, and […]

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Flux Super 8: Max Erdenberger

9 Aug 2009

The many faces of Max Erdenberger
Max Erdenberger works at the intersection of art and technology, whether creating a celebrated yet controversial music video for Gnarls Barkley, promoting environmental responsibility through design, or lending his visual talents to many of the world’s largest brands at Wieden+Kennedy. The Portland-based artist founded Viewers Like You, an international blog […]

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Flux Super 8: The Blackheart Gang

8 Aug 2009

Jannes Hendrikz, Ree Treweek and Markus Smit also known as The Blackheart Gang
The Blackheart Gang, hailing from Cape Town, South Africa, includes illustrator Ree Treweek, creative director Jannes Hendrikz and musician/writer Markus Smit (Wormstorm). Known for their icy cold bravado, whimsical works and monolithic life long project, “The Household,” the trio presents The Tale of […]

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