Just scanning through Alexander Binder's blog is always mind-bogglingly amazing, but today I found this interview type thing he did a while ago where he is discussing one of his favourite artists Theodor Kittelsen that made me adore him a bit harder.
The reason it made me love him longer is that I had been meaning to do a post of this guy as well, having been totally ended by his work in the Norwegian National Gallery on a recent trip to Oslo. The paintings that I saw there were a series that he put together, which were set alongside each other and seemed to give a slide show of a dark fairy tale. If you haven't seen his work already then you should definitely check him out.
I really like the picture that Alexander chose, but I thought I would post a couple of others that are my particular favourites. The second one I bought a postcard of.
It’s cool when a band takes a bit more time about doing their thing. A bit more pride in their appearance.Like the old dog, who has learned some new tricks.
Art-infused Lo Light’s MySpace looks like someone smashed mid-90s Angelina Jolie all over a quadratic equation. It’s a total contrast from the, occasionally (wait for it), blissed-out synths, and adds an unexpected eeriness to their overall sound. There's a strong feeling that the visual is just as important as all the other elements that inform their glitchagram of noise. A damn site more interesting than looking at all those long exposure, warm-washed colour photograph-toting doppelgangers that seem to think that you have to have that shit on your page in order to get people to turn up to your gig. These are a couple of my favourite images that they have posted. Oh yeah, their music is also very good, and with upbeat catchy song titles such as “Piece By Piece Into The Ants Nest I Go”, they’ve got all the bases covered.