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MEDIATED MATTER

Some bright minds at MIT Media Lab’s Mediated Matter Group, MIT’s Department of Mechnical Engineering and MIT’s Glass Lab, have come up with a way to 3D print glass. Yes glass. Printing with a temperature of about 1040°C it’s not really something you’d want to do in your home.

LONG DISTANCE ART

On September 26th artist Alex Kiesling made three paintings at the same time in Vienna, London and Berlin. Robots keep track of his movements and copy this hundreds of miles away. More here.

BUREAUCRACY OF THE WORLD

Bureaucratics is a project mad by Jan Banning consisting of a book and a traveling exhibition. The subject are the state civil administrations from all over the world. Comparing culture, rituals and symbols from eight different countries Bolivia, China, France, India, Liberia, Russia, the United States, and Yemen. Enter bureaucracy here.

LEAF: AUTUMN

Part of the Life: a users manual at the Culture Station Seoul 284 the people over at HYBE made this interactive tree to make the light and fast communication culture that came with modern technology tangible.

CROWDRAW

Fire a paintbal across the internet. Making art together via an iPhone or Android app. By the Korean Everyware.

2.4GHZ PROJECT

The 2.4Ghz Project hacks into wireless surveillance cameras and is available to the public. You can hack into any CCTV camera or even a wireless camera for parents to monitor their children. This device points out the vulnerability of such cameras. Because with the technology becoming available to everyone most people don’t realise their broadcasting …

8BIT PAINTINGS

Korean artist Jaebum Joo likes 8BIT. A lot. He reduced the world’s most famous paintings to it’s bare essentials. 8BIT. I like the fact that of the gameboy card as a reference to the ongoing conversation of legitimizing games as art. Besides these images he likes to make paintings of them too. I like it.

ARMY OF LUCK

The army of luck, or the Pursuit of Happiness, is made by Boris Petrovsky and is basically a dot matrix sign. The paws functions as pixels and if you text or tweet your message up to 40 characters the cats will display it clearly by shaking their paws. Brilliant if you ask me.