Parametric Expression

Behold a visual study of quantified emotion.

In Parametric Expression, by artist Mike Pelletier,  computer models simply repeat common facial expressions over and over again. Seems harmless enough, right? Or is it? 

This eerie short is showcased in collaboration with Subbacultcha! x Pllant / Marieke van Helden and is sure to make you pause and think for a second.

Music: “I Was Deep in a Dream and I Didn’t Know It”

Like Knows Like – Kelsey Brookes

“As I get older, I become more and more comfortable with living in contradiction…”


Like Knows Like introduces us to some extraordinary creative explorers in film, music, art, design, typography and photography. The entire series is wonderful, but I found this story particularly special. Kelsey’s take on life, love and work really hit home.

Meet Kelsey Brookes, artist from San Diego, California

Curious about the soundtrack used in Kelsey’s short? The wonderful music is from from the album “An Awesome Wave.”

To learn more about the LKL Project, check out or follow the project on Facebook for featured stories of creatives from all over California and beyond:

A Manifesto….

Don’t tell us that it’s impossible and that there is no budget for glitter…

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Video collaboration between Melcher Media, Prologue and Erik Natzke of Adobe rallies the creative community around the ability to have real, meaningful impact on the world.


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Check out this mesmerizing digital animation of sine waves by Daniel Sierra. A full description of the piece along with some still frames can be found at:

Picasso as Popeye

A creative adult is a child who survived.


Smitten with this photograph of Pablo Picasso dressed as Popeye. The image was taken by Andre Villers in 1957 and gives a rare glimpse of the iconic artist as a man with a penchant for pipes, sailor pants and fake beards.