Creators to Watch: Cryo
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Creators to Watch: Cryo

Cryo (aka Cryoclaire aka Mary Safro) is a former video game artist turned 2D illustrator. The UK based Latvian native is the co-creator (with Io Black) of Drugs & Wires a webcomic that explores an alternate history 1990s “where advanced cybernetics live alongside floppy disks and off-brand ICQ messengers,” as she told TUBE. in a recent email. The … Continue reading

Exhibits to See: The Cycle by Cyrus Tilton
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Exhibits to See: The Cycle by Cyrus Tilton

Locusts are swarming the Crocker. Made of muslin, bamboo, tulle, and steel, they fill the exhibit rooms, poised and ready to consume everything in sight. This is Cyrus Tilton’s vision of humanity: a crawling, swarming, insatiable cautionary tale of mass consumerism and environmental desecration. The artist was first inspired to create The Cycle by the huge … Continue reading

Creators to Watch: Christian Orrillo
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Creators to Watch: Christian Orrillo

Christian Orrillo’s gorgeous multi-colored portraits are eye-catching, alien, and ethereal. The South American artist (originally from Cajamarca, Peru and currently based in Chile), was first inspired by manga and Disney animation, and he has carried the themes of bright color, beauty, futurism with him as his work evolved.  “In each work, I seek to entertain … Continue reading

Light.wav
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Light.wav

Light.wav was a 2-day digital media art showcase held in midtown Sacramento CA. which fused art and technology. Through light, space and sound visitors were immersed into sensory overload. Visual and performing artists filled what was once an empty room with projection mapping, murals, sculpture, installations, and experimental music to name a few. Photos by … Continue reading

Creators To Watch: Tyler Feder
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Creators To Watch: Tyler Feder

Illustrator Tyler Feder is working to inspire and empower with her art. In her pieces, she recasts classics with intersectionality, embraces the body, and loves to showcase many kinds of people, especially she says, women and non-binary people. She is inspired by “intersectional feminism, mental health, body acceptance, and pop culture,” as she recently told … Continue reading

Creators To Watch: Ver
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Creators To Watch: Ver

Glasglow-based illustrator and painter Ver creates new worlds in their work. Though they are “pretty much always working on books and comics for local UK conventions,” as Ver told TUBE. in a recent interview, their current focus is a primer/guide to a post-apocalyptic world and a short cycle of reality-bending comics called SHIFT. SHIFT follows … Continue reading

Creators To Watch: Hann Lindahl
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Creators To Watch: Hann Lindahl

Hann Lindahl is a San Francisco-based artist and intersex activist who creates wonderful short comics about mental health and the intersex experience. Lindahl is a self-proclaimed pink enthusiast and often incorporates it as one of the few, if not only, colors in a piece. Their work is full of evocative emotions and subtle humor, especially their … Continue reading

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Anime Aliens New Album: Sucker Punch

TUBE. caught up with Sacramento prog-punk band, Anime Aliens, to talk about their new album, Sucker Punch. The album features 15 “quick hits” that sure does pack a punch. You’d be a sucker not to check it out.   Check out their album and others at animealiens.bandcamp.com Video by: Heather Uroff, Melissa Uroff, and Cam … Continue reading