How To Build A Rocket Pack In Five Minutes Or Fewer: John White Hosts New Art By Pete Ippel

Breaking news, one night only: “How To Build A Rocket Pack In Five Minutes Or Fewer” New art by Pete Ippel to be presented during John White’s curated 5x5x5 performance evening. The event will be hosted by Sylvia White Gallery in Ventura, California. The show begins promptly at 8pm on Friday, March 2nd 2012. Come […]

Step Through Cinema With Stefania Rota’s Cinezoïque

A linear narrative through time propelled by the vision of other cinematographers captured moment by moment, conceived and edited by Italian artist Stefania Rota. With a simple and elegant gesture Rota’s Cinezoïque presents humans, regardless of age, gender, or context, moving forward. To enjoy more of Stefania’s art visit her homepage Minimal Baroque, view her […]

How To Create Photograms In The Darkroom Or Outside In The Sun

I have been traveling through my portfolio and documenting my work, here’s how to create images similar to this feather. I highly recommend trying alternative photography processes. Substrate: I used cold press acid-free watercolor paper Chemistry: Liquid Light http://www.rockaloid.com/products.html For the meticulous folk with professional darkroom access Coat the paper with Liquid Light in a […]

Photographic Insight Into The Hypermodern Studio 2002

I was finishing up my thesis at Cornell University and taking double loads of classes in art and cognitive psychology in addition to Spanish. Note the lightsaber, Motorola v200 (Awesome for texting, but the speaker broke 3 times and I swapped out for Nokia 3660 the first camera phone in the US) and various cords […]

Connecting The Family: Cousins Living On The West Coast

A wonderful day in Ventura, California spent with my family, going analog with printed photos in a scrap book…Sunshine, no wind, and a walk to the Mission, capped off with a studio tour. Delightful. Come find innovative, contemporary art, right off the 101 at Ventura Avenue and Thompson Boulevard. Visit Pete Ippel Art Studio

Musical Rendition of “The Day The LOL Cats Died”

Not much to say here, other than please call, your representatives and speak out about your belief in network neutrality, freedom, and the right to share. Also if you’re interested in SOPA / PIPA you’re likely interested in Public Domain…and here’s a recent headline from Wired that is a bit upsetting: Supreme Court Says Congress […]

Responding To SOPA and PIPA: Intellectual Property, Public Domain, and Open Clip Art Library

What I find particularly interesting about the current debate on Intellectual Property is the fact that IP even exists. If everyone gives their work away for the betterment of humanity, many people benefit. I have watched Open Clip Art Library (OCAL) grow for quite some time and it has a vibrant community based solely on […]