Archive for June, 2007

Hastings Fun – Colin and Ed

Friday, June 29th, 2007

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Ministry members Colin and Ed get groovy with contact juggling and poi in Hastings [UK]
Contact Juggling Ministry of Manipulation
(edit from Ryan in 2010) This is one of my favorite releases from back in the early days. Rumor has it Colin and Ed are working on a new video together.

The tapes have arrived!

Friday, June 29th, 2007

contact juggling video5 DV tapes arrived at the Ministry today. Raw footage of the CJC 2007, France, courtesy of Bruno.
I’m very excited.

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Thursday, June 28th, 2007

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I wish I could find an excuse to blog my favorite cheezburger blog but sadly its off topic…oh well.

Plate spinning in the countryside

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007 – plate spinning in the countryside

Recently posted over, Ian Marchant –That Juggler with some excellent plate spinning action.

Phillip ‘Pacman’ Chbeeb

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007
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It’s been a while since we had a popping video on the blog…

Colin pointed me towards this one the other day: An audition taken by Phillip Chbeeb from Houston Texas for the show ‘So You Think You Can Dance’.

Some really nice moves, and some really tight illusion as well.

7 in 1 Hand Palmspinning

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

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YouTube – Panda Bears by 7
Jingluo is palmspinning 7 in 1 hand – that makes 2 of us.
If you’re interested in Multiball with small balls, he is the youtube user to watch.

A Normal Day Tricks

Monday, June 25th, 2007

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Youtebe link: a normal day
Sebastian and Thomas – Miscellaneous manipulations. Surely some of these are faked! they’re impossible.
The Chair is Colin and my favorite. Jeanine wants to see the toothbrushing isolated :).
Posted on Jugglingdb here.

Les Kiriki – Japanese Acrobats

Sunday, June 24th, 2007

Unreal skills from this vintage Japanese acrobats clip.

From ManiacWorld:
There’s stepping into the way-back machine, and then there’s Les Kiriki: Acrobates Japonaises, a goofy little short clip from 1907. French director Segundo de Chomón directed some 125 short films between 1902 and 1917, specializing in the wierd and the wonderful.

Ryan & Fenfire collaboration

Sunday, June 24th, 2007

A highly skilled fire/uv company based in Vienna. Find out more about them here:

In May 2007, I had the pleasure of working with them on their innovative new UV show; LUMOTEK UV-3000. This full-length UV performance was conceptualized as a machine; the pieces locking into place on stage and whirring, clicking and spinning in perfect mechanical harmony.

The promo vid for LUMOTEK can be seen here

Jason Latimer: Laser Magic

Sunday, June 24th, 2007

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Previously featured on the Ministry blogHERE, in this video Jason Latimer presents a unique magic act featuring laser beams.

Time Displacement Experimental Video

Saturday, June 23rd, 2007

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YouTube – time displacement experimental video
Some days I feel like this.

Male Contortionist Mukhtar Gusengadzhiev

Friday, June 22nd, 2007

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YouTube – Mukhtar Gusengadzhiev
As far as I’m concerned, all male contortionists are a little bit weird, this guy is also very good and makes quite an incredible act.
I thought some of these things were impossible before i saw this “No-Object Manipulation”.