In this week Staff Pick Premiere, Ed Ruscha iconic photographs of Los Angeles streets come to life in a transportive new short by director Matthew Miller. Streets' combines photographs taken on the back of a pickup truck with excerpts from jack Kerouac 'On The Road' (read by Ruscha himself). The result is a hypnotic collage of architecture, art, literature, and sidewalk characters -- and we are excited to share it online exclusively on Vimeo.
On finding inspiration:'A few years back, I worked on the editing and graphics for a really cool short about Ed Ruscha by Felipe Lima. He made copious notes over that time in an effort to standardize the process, covering everything from the height of the camera to details like 'Protect the photog ribcage with a lifebelt or jacket. ' So when this….