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Using a wide range of media and techniques to explore my fascination for creativity, I work in many fields including painting, sculpture, photography, graphic design, product design, visualization, UX and user interface design.

Before moving to Bali, I was Director of Research and Development at Jawbone. I previously ran a lecture series in London at Tate Modern on computer graphics under my company Supernatural and continue now to work on speech writing and presentation development such as Green School co-founder, John Hardy's TED lectures. I use this site as a portfolio of recent projects and concepts and also home to my blog where I discuss ideas, news and areas of this great wide world that pique my diverse interests ...and yes, my real name is zissou.  

Sustainability

Since moving to Bali in 2010 I have become far more deeply involved in sustainable thinking and design. I have built a bamboo home in the jungle, grow a wide range of fruit and vegetables and make a concerted effort to become more aware and considerate of nature and it's vital role in allowing us to live on this planet. To this end, should you have a creative project you feel could advance this type of neo-realism and are looking for creative assistance, you can contact me via the link above.

Nude descending a staircase

24th March, 2011

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nude descending a staircase This pivotal futurist painting by Marcel Duchamp has been major influence on me since I was a teen. My appreciation has not waned.

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Water power

The Tata goup have just signed a deal with the founder of SunCatalytix, MIT scientist Daniel Nocera, who has discovered how to generate energy from water using a type of artificial photosynthesis. Read on…

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Pie fight

Fantastic painting by Romanian artist, Adrian Ghenie. Since I have yet to see the work in person, I am not sure whether the depth of the paint where the face would be is actual depth or painted to look like it, either way, it’s a great idea and superbly executed. Read on…

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Camouflage

Camouflage involves the concealment and obscurity of organisms or objects. Read on…

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Quote of the day – Love

“The world is a wonderfully weird place, consensual reality is significantly flawed, no institution can be trusted, certainty is a mirage, security a delusion, and the tyranny of the dull mind forever threatens – but our lives are not as limited as we think they are, all things are possible, laughter is holier than piety, freedom is sweeter than fame, and in the end it’s love and love alone that really matters” Tom Robbins

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The language of flowers

Sometimes called florigraphy, this was a Victorian-era means of communication in which various flowers and floral arrangements were used to send coded messages, allowing individuals to express feelings which otherwise could not be spoken. Read on…

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Unique Forms of Continuity in Space

One of my favorite sculptures, originally produced in 1913, it is considered one of the landmark works of the Futurist movement and yet I have never been able to understand why sculptor Umberto Boccioni would destroy the elegance of the overall form by giving the piece breeze blocks for feet.

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Hel Yeah

Little idea I had for all you type geeks out there. Want one, drop me an email.

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Nude descending a staircase

This pivotal futurist painting by Marcel Duchamp has been major influence on me since I was a teen. My appreciation has not waned.

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Little spider, big ant

Size is no match for venom. Watch the video. Read on…

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Quote of the day

I had to elevate this from a mere retweet to a post as it resonates so strongly at the moment…
“@moskovich: Your mobile phone has more computing power than all of NASA in 1969. NASA put a man on the moon. We put a bird into pigs.”

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Access-Wind

Brilliant concept and project by my friend Sam. Read on…

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Business cards

The girls at the factory have just finished my new business cards – laser-etched on hand carved bamboo. Fresh.