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Heart Sculptures

AT ART LOS ANGELES CONTEMPORARY 2016
We are happy to present six animistic heart emoji sculptures. Inspired by the current progression into the abbreviated symbolic language of our digital times, this new series of works highlights the vast emotional spectrum and will be shown against the Photoshop backdrop of The Hole’s booth at Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2016. As a general theme in our work, we implore animism to give life, figuratively, to sculptural objects. Each heart has a color and related idea referenced in their ...

A Virtual Reality Experience premiering during ABMB 2015

Light Spirit is a new Virtual Reality experience by FriendsWithYou, made in collaboration with New Tropics. It is made possible with visual technology by Funktronic Labs. This fully immersive, interactive simulation experience presents a completely unique and friendly encounter with the ephemeral, a truly playful experience that merges a kind rendering of a spirit, creating an interaction with it that feels quite real to one’s senses. In experimenting with this highly stimulating new medium, ...

Happy Virus Print

This imagery is based on our new animation by the same name, which is a visual spell. The Cloud has been a symbolic icon of FriendsWithYou’s work since the beginning. To us, the Cloud represents a key illustration of our mission. It is a symbol with the power to transcend the viewer to a relaxed and joyous state, revealing that everything in our world...

Happy Virus Animation

Happy Virus is a visual spell. We evoke symbols and archetypes, all playing in a world together where nothing is for sure. Up is down, happy is sad, and rainbow magic is the place where all becomes one, the unified field of thought and symbols. Through our practice we have used these tools as an exploratory journey into the large chasm that is our emotional spectrum.  The Happy Virus at 1 minute in length is a small experience that will grow inside each viewer and influence their world, every step they take after ...

Moncler FriendsWithYou collection

Launch in Tokyo
To inaugurate the opening of their new flagship store in the Ginza district in Tokyo, Moncler has created a collection in collaboration with the Los Angeles artist duo, FriendsWithYou, debuting October 24 – 25, 2015. This collection features jackets, sweatshirts and sweaters in rich, joyful tones and the artists symbolic language of Magic, Luck and Friendship. Moncler, the Italian-French brand charts a...