All posts filed under: Science

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AIR-INK

Tiger Beer came up with the world’s first ink, Air-Ink, made of pollutant particles. They teamed up with a group of artists from Hong Kong to uncage the brand on the streets. The brand’s initiative against air pollution is subtle yet powerful. And combining it with creative graffiti and Air-ink is really ingenious. Not only does […]

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EVERBRIGHT

San francisco’s Hero Design (led by Alan Rorie and Kelly Parkinson) has came up with a giant interactive pixel board called ‘Everbright‘. Allowing the user to draw with LED light, the ‘Everbright’ relies on 464 dials that change in hue as you twist them, offering almost unlimited color possibilities when creating designs. When you’re done drawing, the entire […]

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FACTICIUS MACTARE (ARTIFICIAL KILLING MACHINE)

Artificial Killing Machine is an autonomous interactive mechanical installation by Jonathan Fletcher Moore. This time based work accesses a public database on U.S. military drone strikes. When a drone strike occurs, the machine activates, and fires a children’s toy cap gun for every death that results. The raw information used by the installation is then printed. […]

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COUSIN IT.

Daniel Rozin’s anthropomorphic “PomPom Mirror” features a synchronized array of 928 spherical faux fur puffs. Organized into a three-dimensional grid of beige and black, the sculpture is controlled by hundreds of motors that build silhouettes of viewers using computer-vision. Along its surface, figures appear as fluffy animal-like representations within the picture plane, which is made […]

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MAGIC IN A FISHBOWL

I can’t help but feel intrigued and more intrigued by this amazing music video by musician and director Kamiel Rongen. Mixing different liquids together in a fishbowl, Rongen created a psychedelic, fantastical landscapes for the music video. He created the trippy playful visuals by mixing different oily liquids and water in the bowl, flipping the footage upside down and […]

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THE CRYSTALLIZED BOOKS

After repeatedly finding boxes of discarded books in and around her urban environment, San francisco-based artist Alexis Arnold became fascinated by the idea of finding ways in which to immortalize forsaken publications. The shutting of newspaper and magazine shops coupled with the onslaught of electronic reading leaves the paperback in a uncertain state. Arnold has artfully […]

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BLOND & BIEBER’S ALGAE DYES

Titled ‘Algaemy‘, Essi Johanna Glomb and Rasa Weber of Berlin studio Blond and Bieber explain how algae can be used to create completely non-toxic textile dyes. Blond and Bieber’s Algaemy project was also chosen to be the winner of the Make Me! competition at Poland’s Lodz Design Festival.  The duo created an analogue textile-printer that produces its own dye […]

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DUST. ANYBODY? NO? DUST.

Cover Image (L to R): Dust #03 Bed Articles Store, Dust #68 Fine Art Photo Gallery Yeap, that’s the infamous phrase by one of the characters in Little Britain, a comedy series in UK. Dust isn’t always grey like we often see. There are varieties and is this array of colours and content that inspired photographer Klaus […]

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SOUND MEETS TYPOGRAPHY

Typography could be seen as one of the earliest forms of human existence. Using characters and words to convey our messages and objectives. As time passes by, many typographers and designers have had express their point of views on this limitless yet controlled art form. Moving on towards the digital era, typography is no longer […]

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GETTING HIGH ON FILM

Cover Image: Sarah Schoenfeld: All You Can Feel (MDMA detail) After working in notorious Berlin nightclubs for years, photographer Sarah Schoenfeld who had ample exposure to the realities of drugs wanted to know how these effect of euphoric substances look like. So she decided to bypass her voyeuristic gaze by taking a range of mind-altering substances and placing […]

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THIS IS BLOODY EPIC.

Sorry for the lack of updates these few days, was struck by a severe episode of food poisoning. I shall not say what I ate but, Popeye’s Chicken. Was pretty much reenacting a scene in Emily Rose over and over again and finally today I have some energy to start blogging again. So, let’s start. […]

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THE CREEPING GARDEN

Cover Image: Screen cap from “The Creeping Garden” by Tim Grabham and Jaspar Sharp – NOWNESS If you are constantly fascinated by Mother Nature and her wonders of organisms, please take a moment and gawk at this stupendously wonderful trailer of “The Creeping Garden”. So beautiful it makes me want to watch the whole film […]

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UNDER THE MICROSCOPIC WORLD OF DIATOMS

Diatoms are single-celled algal organisms, that are some of the most ecologically significant and abundant, and are also some of the most distinctive, displaying beautiful, natural forms, thanks to their cell walls made of silica. UK-based microbiological artist and “diatomist” Klaus Kemp has been working with these microscopic forms for years, arranging diatoms into fabulous microscopic patterned artworks. At […]

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VIRAL DRESSES

With Ebola raging across West Africa and killing countless of people, everyone is getting paranoid and wants nothing to do with any form bacteria, viruses and all that. But one artist’s obsession with the unconventional subject matter began with an elementary school project on the plague, leading her to later work with microbiologists after her art […]

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Swansea Metropolitan University’s Karen Ingham created a series of apparel, Pollinator Frocks, to bring to light the plight of the shrinking populations of bees and other pollinators. she marries technology and aesthetics to create a collection of clothes with beautiful, iridescent floral prints that are supposed to replicate the way insects view flowers. The apparel is […]