Matthew Plummer-Fernandez's "Glitch Reality II" is a 3D-printed tea set made by harvesting mismatched pieces from charity shops, scanning them in with a 3D scanner, "roughly repairing the digital mesh files," and then 3D printing them, "to create an instance of this tea-set data that inherits the glitches from the analogue-to-digital-to-analogue translation."
I've always loved "matching" sets made by modding found objects (I've got a longstanding plan to collect a set of mismatched silverware, then making it match by powder-coating all the handles), and the use of a 3D printer in the process makes it easier than ever to accomplish the effect.
What happens if you allow a group of onlookers to do anything they want to you for six hours? Marina Abramovich found out in 1974 when she laid out dozens of items on a table, including a gun with one bullet, and allowed strangers to use the items on her however they saw fit.
Etsy seller Chet Phillips sells his amazing science-fiction/vintage Japanese matchbox art remixes as 5″x7″ signed prints with mats and backing boards at $12 each. (via Kadrey)
Fantastic work from Italian street art collective Collettivo FX.
Loot Crate is a totally different kind of subscription service that mails subscribers monthly boxes filled with curated geek, pop culture, and gamer paraphernalia. Its cult following awaits a box every month filled with everything from bobble heads to T-shirts to special edition collectibles. But nothing gets Loot Crate fans as excited as the limited […]
The ARMOR-X Mini Flexible Phone Tripod is a smartphone tripod that is designed with flexible legs to rest on virtually any type of surface. Other tripods have proved useless unless I conveniently have a flat surface in front of me, which is why this particular tripod was appealing enough to try out. The ARMOR-X is compact and easy […]
You don’t need to get an advanced degree and take out massive loans to become a coder. This bundle of 10 courses was designed to teach anyone to code at home for less than it costs to go out for dinner. I was particularly impressed with this new 2017 bundle because it includes courses on […]