As with history and truth, beauty and our understanding of it don’t simply exist; we create them. Looking at beauty as a sort of cultural document, certain hairstyles and accented facial features can help explain the values and aspirations of a group of people at specific point in time. In under a minute, Cut Video examines the changing forms of beauty, reminding us of its inherently malleable properties.
In case you’re feeling the need to get out of town in winter’s darkest hour (and we can’t say we blame you), this video may make you consider hopping a flight to…
When most think of festivals, images of various greasy foods, overpriced alcohol and some sort of music come to mind. And that’s all true in Spain, too, but in Tarragona, things are a bit different. At these festivals–which take place every two years–participants will compete with one another to form an incredibly tall and intricate castell, or human tower. Watch what happens in the video above.
What do you do when your MFA doesn’t catapult you into the height of the literary scene? If you’re Joel Bukiewicz of Cut Brooklyn, you go into the handmade knife business. At first glance it sounds a bit odd, but the process of physically creating something by yourself and for someone else is a lot like writing. But unlike experimental poetry, a majority of people find knives useful.
Many beginning filmmakers–or even those who just like to document their dogs doing silly things via their phones–are often disappointed to see that no, what you captured doesn’t have the same depth as a Terrence Malick film. That it’s, for lack of a better word, pretty dull. But the truth is that even Terrence Malick has help, and it’s called lots and lots of editing and processing. Don’t believe us? Check this video out and see for yourself.