I shall endeavour to write regularly of wonders that I find, but here is a small collection to get us started.
Delights and Curios
Beautiful, mysterious book-sculptures to honour the delights of libraries and the stuff wot’s in ’em.
http://vimeo.com/6529780 – wonderful real-life stop-frame animation music video from Sydney band, Alpen.
http://mandaflewaway.tumblr.com/post/2057242738 – cute looped music-making toy.
http://weavesilk.com/ – mesmerising, serene and addictive visual art toy.
Nerissa Rowan has a couple of lovely pieces here.
MC Jabber is an astonishing spoken word performer, leaves you feeling breathless and blown off your feet. Here’s a film of an installation using, fiddling about with and dismantling one of his spoken works.
Entertainment for the Braindead (I keep going back to “A Trace” (on the album, “Hydrophobia”) over and over – like a tiny rockpool and waterfall that you find unexpectedly in a corner of a room you didn’t know your home had – a place of cool and quiet when you’re being alternately baked and fried…) Well worth checking out her gorgeous images on Tumblr, too.