Animaux is a growing collection of animals created by artist Tim Hobbelman out of old discarded electronic devices such as hair dryers, kids toys, headphones and electric shavers. Working from home and sourcing his materials from junk stores, Tim painstakingly re-assembles the various parts into beautiful sculptures. Each piece takes more than 50 hours to create with Tim's greatest challenge being finding the right-shaped materials to bring his sculptures to life.
Bonhams on November 24th 2015 and has already been estimated at around $400,000.
A collaboration between artist Eduardo Cajal and audiovisual research studio Playmodes, "Porta Estel·lar" (the catalan for Star Gate), is an immersive light and sound installation inside a disused aircraft that was transformed and adapted by Cajal to hold this kind of art performances inside it. Through the creation of visual and sound sequences that suggest the idea of interstellar travel, the audience flies to outer space in an intense six-minute trip, from departure and takeoff to the sighting of comets, planets, galaxies and alien worlds, until finally returning safe to earth.
previously) shot a provocative series of double portraits featuring the secret lives of tattoo lovers. The fascinating project called "Covered", reveals the art hidden underneath the clothes of tattoo enthusiasts who have made incredible financial and physical sacrifices to have the intricate designs penned across their bodies. Powdrill explains, "For some of us, our skin isn’t simply the largest organ of our bodies but “an ever-changing canvas” that can be transformed and molded with ink." Covered opens on November 11th at Downstairs at MOTHER, 10 Redchurch Street in East London.