Pregnancy vest and stroller for baby plants by Alice Kim. Nearest Costco, Monument or Satellite. Nearest Costco, Monument or Satellite does exactly what its title suggests.
Its 14 colourful arrows point you with impeccable accuracy into the direction of the nearest Costco (a warehouse club chain popular in the U.S.), monument or orbiting GPS satellite. Drawing from ideas in psychogeography, locative technologies and the human sense of location, the work consists of networked electronic pointing devices built into individual flight cases. Each case contains the electronics required to control a pointer arrow held above the case by a telescoping antenna. 10 Of The Most Shocking And Gruesome Things Ever Seen On Stage. The Arts Do you think going to see a play is boring?
You won’t after learning about some of these theatrical productions, which utilized more fake (or real) blood, violence, and terrifying glimpses into the human psyche than most horror movies. Radioactive Ming vases echo our toxic dependency on electronics. Liam Young collecting radioactive tailings material from the world's Largest Rare Earth minerals refinery in Mongolia.
Film Still © Toby Smith/Unknown Fields Last year, the Unknown Fields Division, a nomadic design studio that explores peripheral landscapes, industrial ecologies and precarious wilderness, travelled to Asia to follow the path of the symbol of globalization: the massive container ship. The group came back with amazing stories, images, videos and with a set of radioactive Ming vases made from the toxic waste of our electronic gadgets. Along their journey, Unknown Fields investigated Rare earth element, a set of seventeen chemical elements which are all metals that are often found together in geologic deposits. Interview with Cecilia Jonsson, the artist who extracts iron from invasive weeds. Cecilia Jonsson, The Iron Ring Cecilia Jonsson, The Iron Ring.
Photo: Carina-Hesper In the South of Spain runs a river so red and soalien-looking that the Spain tourism board is marketing it as Mars on Earth. NASA scientists even came to the area to investigate the ecosystem for its similarities to the planet Mars. The sound of empty space. Adam Basanta, The sound of empty space If you happen to be in Montreal this week, drop by the Galerie B-312 where composer and sound artist Adam Basanta has installed a series of works that play with self-generating microphone feedback.
Each of the 3 works in the gallery examines, in its own witty and transparent way, the idea of sound as a mutable product of interdependent networks of physical, cultural and economic relations. Amplifying and aestheticizing the acoustic inactivity between technological "inputs" and "outputs" - stand-ins for their corporeal correlates, the ear and mouth - the notion of a causal sound producing object is challenged, and questions are posed as to the status of the ʻamplifiedʼ. By building flawed technological systems and nullifying their intended potential for communication, the ear is turned towards the empty space between components; to the unique configurations of each amplifying assemblage. LEGO Great Ball Contraption (GBC) Layout 2012.9. Sci-Fi Sculpture: 5 Amazing Miniature Metal Model Cities.
Peter Root is truly a visionary artist – he sees science fiction cities and fantasy planets where most of us see staple stacks and scrap metal.
He even manages to integrate his surroundings in strange and unique ways, such as the drainage hole and rust spot of his bathtub (shown as a distant city center lit up far behind the staple skyscraper above). Like a talented tilt-shift photographer, this artist also captures his subjects up close to convey a sense of depth and size – one would almost believe this staple city could be a real skyline somewhere.
China Archives - Art and design inspiration from around the world - CreativeRootsArt and design inspiration from around the world. Exploring Bodily Autonomy on ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ This is a guest post by Gaayathri Nair.
The horror genre is not commonly kind to women. It has a tendency to rely on violence against women for cheap thrills and is notorious for positioning women as passive objects. Ryan Murphy and Brian Falchuk have claimed that American Horror Story: Coven is an explicitly feminist season of American Horror Story. Previous seasons of American Horror Story have attempted to address sexism and misogyny in the horror genre.
However, both American Horror Story: Murder House and American Horror Story: Asylum relied heavily on both the objectification of and violence against women as a plot device. Marron, A Beautiful Nightmare on Shackles & Slavery. Marron, is a beautiful nightmare.
A photographic re-enactment of one of the horrors of slavery – the shackle. The devices depicted are based on historical documentation of these savage devices used to subdue, prevent escape and punish. Living food based on synthetic biology by Minsu Kim. This conceptual food by Royal College of Art graduate Minsu Kim would wriggle around on the plate and in your mouth (+ movie).
Minsu Kim's Living Food project builds on developments in synthetic biology to propose meals that behave like living creatures. "Synthetic biotech has already started to create artificial life in organic forms," says the designer, citing a swimming artificial jellyfish made of heart cells by researchers at Caltech and Harvard University.
Humans could become hyenas to stomach rotten food. Royal College of Art student Paul Gong has imagined how synthetic biology could be used to modify the human body so it can consume and digest rotten food.
As a potential method of preventing food waste, Paul Gong's conceptual Human Hyena project takes cues from the non-fussy eating habits of the scavenger animals. The idea involves the creation of new bacteria that could live in the human digestive system. This combined human-hyena bacteria would allow the body to eat rotten food without being sick. Charles Fréger. Neri Oxman creates 3D-printed structures for interplanetary voyages.
Neri Oxman's team at MIT Media Lab has created four 3D-printed "wearable skins" designed to facilitate synthetic biological processes that might one day allow humans to survive on other planets. 10 Bizarre Projects That Combine Art And Science. The Arts We’ve previously covered how bridging art and science can inspire some weird yet interesting works of art, from clothes made of bacteria to a woman giving birth to a shark. Artist Rick Gibson Art. Instagranniepants on Instagram. Naomi Kizhner's jewellery harvests energy from the human body. Industrial designer Naomi Kizhner has developed a concept for an invasive jewellery collection that converts kinetic energy from the body's involuntary movements into electricity (+ slideshow).
Naomi Kizhner designed the Energy Addicts accessories in response to the world's impending energy crisis, looking for an existing energy source that is yet to be tapped in to. "It interested me to imagine what would the world be like once it has experienced a steep decline in energy resources and how we will feed our energy addiction," Kizhner told Dezeen. "There are lots of developments of renewable energy resources, but the human body is a natural resource for energy that is constantly renewed, as long as we are alive.
" Wereldmuseum Het Reispaleis - Pronk. Cataclysm - a post-human art book (relaunch) by Ben Farrow. Milo Moire Attends Art Basel Naked. Several weeks ago, Swiss performance artist Milo Moire arrived at Art Basel in Switzerland completely naked, except for her shoes, a pair of glasses and the words "pants," "bra" and "jacket" written on her body. She wasn't allowed into the event as a result. When interviewed, Moire responded that "the art market needs the peculiarity of art...without this quality, even the prestigious Art Basel only sells illusions. " All images were taken from Google Image search. Parrots speak extinct South American language - ParrotChronicles.com Feature Story. Motion Silhouette: An Interactive Shadow Picture Book.
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