Finding your voice as an artist is akin to mastery. It signifies you’ve spent enough time studying and experimenting with your trade to be able to convey it uniquely—your point of view.
As SC Lannom pointed out in Studio Binder, his films are simultaneously distinctive and relentlessly detailed; they’re full of nuanced production design elements and visual gags but are executed in such a deliberate manner that the viewer always ‘catches’ these little easter eggs that paint whatever mood Anderson intended.
Fortunately for us, moreover his vision is not limited to the silver screen, in a way. Accidentally Wes Anderson (AWA) is an online initiative that began in a modest apartment in Brooklyn, New York, in the summer of 2017 and has evolved into a worldwide community of over 1.5 million travelers.
They post photos of real-life locations that resemble movie sets where the famous director may be working. “We’re attracted by the picture and pleased by the intricacies,” said Wally and Amanda, a husband and wife team who founded the AWA website as a method to create a personal travel bucket list. “Together, we search out and share the world’s most beautiful, eccentric, and intriguing locations, as well as the unique and surprising tales that lie under their facades.”
#1 Helsinki, Finland C.1907
#2 Upper Lausitzian Library Of Sciences | Görlitz, Germany | C. 1779
#3 Tourlitis Lighthouse Andros, Greece C. 1897
#4 Riad Yasmine Marrakech, Morocco C. 2002
#5 Hunting Lodge Hohenlohe Tatranská Javorina, Slovakia C. 1883
#6 Georgian Hotel | Los Angeles, California | C. 1933
#7 North Hobart Post Office Tasmania, Australia Est. 1913
#8 Hauganes Village Eyjafjörður, Iceland Est. 1882
#9 Brighton Beach Bandstand Brighton, United Kingdom C. 1884
#10 Patrika Gate Jaipur, India C. 2016
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