Miroir Noir is a four-handed, pictorial collaboration project between Miloš Kopták (Žilina, Slovakia, 1969) and Rai Escalé (Barcelona, Spain, 1964). This project started in August 2007 as an attempt to update -and pulvertize- the darkest of Spanish and Slovakian traditions together with their national icons: Goya, Velázques, Saura, the Golem, Kafka, Báthory, Vachal, Franco, Stalin…
For her latest series ‘We’ve Gone Commercial’ Edith Bergfors’, a photographer based in London, worked together with creative director Matthew Holroyd for the amazingly satirical magazine, ‘Dis’. It shows split photographies which remind us of fashion commercials. The artists explain: ‘We were looking at stock imagery and wanted to pull in some of the recurring elements, and then deconstruct them quite literally. Stock imagery has that wonderful dullness to it, and we wanted to embrace it wholly and humorously, appropriating it into our own versions.’
An American company called Burnt Impressions has come up with a toaster that can toast your selfie onto bread, meaning you get to take a nice long look at yourself every single morning.