29 March 2011

28 March 2011

AIDS prevention animation



* French animation in the '30s style, to teach about AIDS prevention. (tune of Joan Jett’s 'Bad Reputation').

* animación francesa en el estilo de los años '30s, que enseña sobre prevención del SIDA. (tema musical, 'Mala Reputación' de Joan Jett).

saw in CartoonBrew.

27 March 2011

vintage chinese posters

* the US National Library of Medicine has loaded on-line a wonderful collection of Public Health chinese posters since 1930s to 1950s. a valuable piece in history of info-graphics.

* la Biblioteca Nacional de los EEUU ha publicado on-line una excelente colección de posters chinos de Salud Pública de entre los años 1930s a 1950s. un valioso aporte a la historia de la infografía.


saw in Lost At E Minor.

23 March 2011

bye Elizabeth

* my farewell to Elizabeth Taylor, who left us today. she at "The Sandpiper", movie from 1965 with Richard Burton and with the theme of the film that is - for me - maybe the most beautiful song ever, "The Shadow of Your Smile".

* un Adiós a Elizabeth Taylor que nos dejó hoy. ella en "The Sandpiper", película de 1965 junto a Richard Burton y con el tema del film que - para mí - es una de más bellas canciones de la historia, "La Sombra de tu Sonrisa".

20 March 2011

geography with Maria Bamford

Maria Bamford is hilarious. here I posted this video where she 'explains' the world". enjoy it!

19 March 2011

Libya's crisis - infographics revisited


* the current crisis with Libya isn't the first. here are some of the logos and banners used in 1986 newspapers. pre computer times, but great relevant graphics concepts: clear and immediate.
scanned from "Newspaper Graphics" by Peter Sullivan, IFRA PUBL., Germany, 1987.

* la actual crisis con Libia no es la primera. vean algunos de los logos y pancartas usadas por periódicos en 1986. época pre-computacional, pero conceptos gráficos aún relevantes: simples e inmediatos.
escaneado de "Newspaper Graphics" de Peter Sullivan, IFRA PUBL., Alemania, 1987.

15 March 2011

comics and the essence of nostalgia

* TV show 'Big Ideas' (channel TVO) presents University of Toronto English professor, Nick Mount, on the graphic novel 'It's a Good Life, If You Don't Weaken' by canadian artist Seth.

* el show televisivo 'Big Ideas' (canal TVO) presenta al Prof. Nick Mount de la Univ. de Toronto en una charla sobre la novela gráfica 'It's a Good Life, If You Don't Weaken' del artista canadiense Seth.



* related

9 March 2011

Dusan Vukotic, 1963



* this short film was the first non-american animation winning an Oscar.

* este cortometraje fue la primera animación no estadounidense en ganar un Oscar.

seen in 'Monsieur Bandit Blogozine'.