Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building a "1:60 model of an Air India Boeing 777-300ER made entirely from manila file folders," with an unbelievable level of detail (it even has working mechanisms!)
Though Iaconi-Stewart has photo-documented the project in great depth and provided many notes on his progress, I can't find any explanation about the fundamental questions raised by this (amazing!) project: why manila folders? Why Air India? Why a 777?
According to a Jan 2014 Seattle Times piece, he started work on this in high school, five years ago, and wants to do some design work when he's done.
Model 777 Project - Work in Progress
I've had a fabulous weekend at Chicago's C2E2 festival as part of my Radicalized book-tour, and now I'm heading to San Francisco for an appearance on Monday night at Berkeley Arts & Letters at 7:30PM with Richard Kadrey. Then it's on to The Revolutionary Reads series at Ft Vancouver (outside of Portland, OR), and then […]
This morning, CBC's flagship weekend programme Day Six aired its latest episode (MP3), a conversation between host Brent Bambury, me, and Tim Maughan, the author of an outstanding debut novel called Infinite Detail. (Image: Jason Vermes/CBC)
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