Cubo Juice #7
Posted 19th June 2017
Our regular dive into all things creative, highlighting the best that has caught our eye and inspired us recently.
THE 2017 GENERAL ELECTION IN ADS, MEMES & LOLS
As the UK election is over – for now – here’s a look at how this political battle played out both in advertising and on social media.
THRESHOLDS: A PORTAL TO THE BEGINNING OF PHOTOGRAPHY BY MAT COLLISHAW
Collishaw has recreated one of the earliest ever photography exhibitions (1839) through the use of virtual reality. Visitors are immersed in this virtual portal to the past and can explore the digitally reconstructed room. Touch and interact with objects on display, hear rioters, and even feel an open fire’s heat.
CREATING MINI WORLDS IN TOBACCO TINS
Artist and filmmaker Lee C. Wallick is a collector at heart, who painstakingly repurposes odds and ends that usually languish around the house, to create tiny fictional worlds; intricate Wunderkammer tins in which fashion and film merge.
GRAYSON PERRY’S GUIDE TO BLOODY EVERYTHING
Turner Prize-winning artist, Grayson Perry, returned with a new show at the Serpentine Gallery. Outspoken Perry shares his views on major contemporary topics including: popularity, museums, the gender gap and more.
THE INVISIBLE ELECTION: HOW BIG DATA IS REPLACING THE BIG IDEA
If anyone still doubts social media’s ability to play a role in elections, then the sheer volume of young people heading to the polls should have brought them round. We are living in a time where faith in politicians, journalists and business leaders is plummeting; making the relationships people have online with brands, influencers and their social hubs, even more important. This article takes a deeper dive into how campaigns built on social media and targeted digital messaging rather than traditional big-and-bold bill posters can make for a more likely victory.