MusicThe big old favourite ones - Tool, The Mars Volta, Radiohead, Tori Amos, At The Drive-In, Refused, Deftones, Beastie Boys, Muse, A Perfect Circle, Daft Punk, Elliott Smith, PJ Harvey, Lamb, Ry Cooder, Ben H, Pearl Jam, anything involving Mike Patton, The Bronx, Bjork; the recently high-rotated ones - Quiet Child, Battles, Martin Martini and The Bone Palace Orchestra, Miguel, The National, Rogerthat, Bloc Party, Coldplay; some very excellent Australian ones - The Rooftops, Sydonia, Trinkets, The Beards, Tony Font Show, The Herd, Newtonheath, The Woo Hoo Revue, Darth Vegas, Doch, True Live, Secrets in Scale; the local illusion ones - The Dolphinarium Sextet, The David Hicks Defence Attorney; and of course, lots and lots of jazz, swing and croon (Dean Martin, Lady Day and Ol' Blue Eyes can cure just about anything ...)
are/why? is proud to endorse, support and/or have designed for the following bands, organisations and all-round clever cats:
TONY FONT SHOW (RIP)
MoviesDr Strangelove, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Life is Beautiful, Pixar films, Adaptation, Ninja Scroll, Frida, I Heart Huckabees, Italian for Beginners, Edward Scissorhands, The Darjeeling Limited, The Wizard of Oz, Return to Oz, Anchorman, Tekkonkinkreet, Waiting for Guffman, anything by Miyazaki (especially Spirited Away), Sin City ...
BooksFahrenheit 451, anything by Margaret Atwood (but Lady Oracle in particular), Isabel Allende or Neil Gaiman, 1984, The Neverending Story, Lord of the Rings, Mrs Dalloway, The Magic Faraway Tree, tales of the Otori, comics - especially Mr Punch, Comic Book Tattoo, Sin City, In For The Krill and The Watchmen, other "Nerd-Alert" books pertaining to other "Nerd-Alert" things like surveillance and punishment and troubled gender ... Hmmm.
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All are/why? designs are created by Adelaide artist and animator, Ry Wilkin (Currently based in Newcastle). Below is are/why?'s most recent animated installation as seen at this years This Is Not Art Festival in Newcastle, Does This Animation Look Big On Me?
Life In A Spotlight - a filmclip for Sydonia's beautiful track, Taste More. If you haven't seen these guys yet do yourself a favour and do so.
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