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Georgios Maridakis and the Porcelain Vase Clock

Porcelain and a hammer, that’s the idea of this Porcelain Vase Clock created by Greek designer (born in Heraklion, so poetic!) Georgios Maridakis. Every hour, the tiny hammer knocks on the vase placed on the stand. Different vases produce different sounds and the vase will shatter, eventually. We loved the concept. You can also check Maridakis’ other designs on his official website. Only advice: don’t that with a Ming vase…


Barack Obama: disappointment and hope

  We enjoy discussing about all kind of topics within the Sama Team, even the more controversial ones. And surprisingly, it appears everything connected to Barack Obama is controversial. A year after Barack Obama was elected US President, many people say the US President’s performance has dismayed even his biggest admirers, at a time when the country is facing the worst recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s…   The ...


Úna Burke: when Art meets Fashion

  Sometimes, even if you are not into fashion at all, a designer’s work can catch your attention. Úna Burke is one of them. The astonishing picture illustrating this post has been seen by all the Sama Team and we couldn’t not share it with you . Just read the Collection description from  Úna Burke Official Website to get a better idea about the Conceptual collection of Fashion Artifacts.   This is a conceptual collection of wearable ...


Twitter Sunday: Favorites Tweets @EnoughProject

  It’s Sunday on the Sama Gazette News Website, it’s time for Twitter Sunday! Today we decided to get serious. After sharing our Favorites Tweets from Diablo Cody, Moby, Wired, David Lynch and FecalFace, we selected for you the tweets posted by Enough Project. You may already know Enough Project if you read the Sama Gazette, we mentioned them several times on our articles: RAISE Hope for Congo: Activism you can wear and The (new) blood ...


Max Dana’s 2009 Show: it’s happening now!

This week, all the members of the Sama Team (even the lazy ones, but again, we won’t give away any names!) have been working hard with Max Dana to set up her new and upcoming show. She has been working on it for quite a long time and everything is now ready. It explains why the Sama Gazette wasn’t updated as often as usual lately; this is a very good reason, isn’t it? So Max Dana’s 2009 Show will be online in a couple of ...


An Interview with Frank Kozik at Juxtapoz

  Juxtapoz published a very interesting interview of Frank Kozik. It was during The Art of Rebellion, an art show in NYC featuring 10 iconic rock poster artists, and Juxtapoz got a chance to speak with renowned artist, Frank Kozik. They talked about the artistic process, the state of the music industry, and his Kid Robot toys.   Kozik’s quick bio (from Wikipedia):   Frank Kozik was born in Madrid, Spain. At the age of 14 he moved to the United ...


Twitter Sunday: Favorites Tweets @fecalface

  Today is Sunday, and Sunday it’s Twitter Sunday at the Sama Gazette. Once again, we have selected the finest Tweets from our Twitter Friends, and after Diablo Cody, Moby, Wired and David Lynch, we share with you today our favorites tweets from FecalFace. Let’s first present the webiste:   Fecal Face is a content-rich, comprehensive, multidisciplinary art and culture website supporting the art scene in San Francisco and beyond since 2000. ...


DailyMotion gets €7.5 million from French State

Dailymotion is the French equivalent to Youtube, and it was launched 4 years ago. The site has 60 million users, 1 billion videos viewed a month, and it is offering both amateur and professional content, with contextual advertising. Like on Youtube, you can watch serious video as well as more weird video. The site is independant, but will it stay this way? Many questions are raising since the organism of the French State: FSI (Fonds Strategique ...


Darfur, Congo, Burma: is ‘good will’ enough?

Yesterday, Max Dana posted on her blog a long article titled: Darfur, Congo, Burma: is ‘good will’ enough? All the Sama Team felt very concerned by the subject, we discussed a lot about it since yesturday so we decided to post this entire article on the Sama Gazette. If you are a regular reader of the Gazette, you know we usually don’t post anything directly connected to Max Dana (it’s an internal policy, we stay independent ...


Twitter Sunday: Favorites Tweets @DAVID_LYNCH

  Today is Twitter Sunday! Once again, we selected the finest Tweets from our Twitter Friends, and after Diablo Cody, Moby and Wired, we invite you to know more about the great director and a true artist: David Lynch!   If you’re a fan, you will recognize his humor and his very singular way to describe what he is living…   The principle is if freedom from suffering, lasting peace, health & fulfillment are desired, it’s ...






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