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The House of Culture

The House of Culture

avant-garde [noun]: any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts). A few years back, they built this gigantic house in my city and named it "Kulturens hus" - The House of Culture. It houses two scenes (for plays, operas, concerts), an art hall, a huge library and different spaces for various other use. They also have two huge poster spaces, filled with every cultural event happening in the house and the city. So I thought, where better to take this poster? But of course, if I was going to put it on the board, I had to make it look like something artsy! So I pulled out my wicked artist skills, got to drawing(see the film-roll? Completely hand-made, sprockets and all), but felt it was still missing something... So I put the fringes on. Each fringe has the address to the site, handwritten of course. I then drew hearts all over, and wrote THE FUTURE IS ANALOGUE on the right hand side. I'm gonna check in on it in a few days and see if it's missing any fringes. :) I hope! I'm very proud of it because I usually can't draw for the life of me. :D OH! And as I was going to make the fringes, I realized we have no clean white paper sheets at home (ever) so I ended up tearing out pages from my Lomo notebook. So let's see... Lomo poster. Lomo notebook pages. Lomo film. And a lomo sticker in the corner. :) I went all out lomo for this one!

lighttomysoul This photo was shot on film. Taken by lighttomysoul with a Canon AE-1 loaded with Lomography Redscale (35mm) film (available in our Online Shop) in Luleå, Sweden. These tags describe this photo: prophecy, prophecies, rumble, analogue, future, art, music, theatre, dance, and culture. Date: 2011-04. Time: Afternoon. This photo can also be found in the album Red Prophecies!!.


  1. disasterarea


    Is this after you edited the colours for your Redscale XR. Unfortunately I'm an Apple Aperture user (rather than photoshop), so while I can tell you what to fix, I can't tell you how to do it! (if you know what I mean)

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  2. lighttomysoul


    yeah this is after. I didn't do that much, I just tried to take the worst blue out of it and add a little red hint to it. :) looks good aye! I think it looks alright.

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