Solitaire.exe: a real deck of cards based on Windows 98 Solitaire

Evan Roth, of Graffiti Research Lab (whose work we've featured many times in the past) has created a 500-piece limited-edition deck of cards based on the Solitaire game that came with Windows 98. They were manufactured by the US Playing Card Company (makers of Bicycle cards), and are for sale at $20 a deck. Solitaire.exe…

Rhizome's 7 on 7: 7 geeks, 7 artists co-create in NYC

Fred sez, If you're in NYC on April 17th, definitely consider attending Rhizome.org's new conference, Seven on Seven. The idea behind Seven on Seven is to pair seven leading artists with seven technologists to see what they can produce. There's already a lot of buzz about the event, and for good reason, our lineup is…

Metal plates send messages to airport x-ray screeners

From Make Blog: One of my favorite artists, Evan Roth, is working on a project that will be released soon – the pictures say it all, it's a "carry on" communication system. These metal places contain messages which will appear when they are X-Rayed. The project isn't quite done yet, Evan needs access to an…

T-shirt: #000000 POWER

Artist/prankster Mark Jenkins and Evan Roth of Graffiti Research Laboratory designed this fine t-shirt as an homage to, er, "Black" Power. Link

BBtv: Graffiti Research Lab, the movie

Grab your LED throwies and your laser tagging units, comrades, and join the revolution. Today on Boing Boing tv, a sneak peek at a new documentary film on the subversive public art collective known as Graffiti Research Lab, who develop and distribute "open source technologies for urban communication." The voices you'll hear in today's episode…