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Pictory Photo Series: Everything’s Bigger in Texas

November 17, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Prada Marfa, an art installation just outside Marfa, Texas. From Pictory’s latest series, Everthing’s Bigger in Texas, a place I called home for 20 years.

 

 



Art

Fiona Banner Installs Fighter Planes at Tate Britain

November 14, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Some great shots of Fiona Banner‘s latest installation at Tate Britain. Fiona has suspended an enormous Sea Harrier nose-down from the ceiling just inches off the floor and polished an upside-down Sepecat Jaguar so visitors can see their reflection in it.

For Banner these objects represent the ‘opposite of language’, used when communication fails. In bringing body and machine into close proximity she explores the tension between the intellectual perception of the fighter plane and physical experience of the object.

(via we make money not art)

 

 



Art

Publish or Perish by Kiel Johnson

November 12, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Publish or Perish was a 2009 show at Mark Moore Gallery in Santa Monica featuring absurdly detailed sculptures and prints by artist Kiel Johnson. This printing press is particularly awesome. (via yewknee)

 

 



Craft Design

A Clock That Knits by Siren Elise Wilhelmsen

November 8, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Siren Elise Wilhelmsen has designed a clock that literally knits time.

Every passing of a half hour is marked by the knitting of a mesh, a full day is registered as one round around the clock and a year results in a 2-m-long [6′ 5″] scarf. After one year they yarn has to be replaced with a new one and a new year can be knitted.

Elise has some other cool concepts. (via fastco)

 

 



Art

Roman Ondák’s room of heights

November 2, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Participatory installation by Slovakian artist Roman Ondák. Every visitor is encouraged to mark their height on the wall and after several months a dark band encircles the gallery. (via bldg//wlf)

 

 



Art Photography

Rune Guneriussen Photographs Surreal Outdoor Installations

October 29, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Rune Guneriussen shoots these amazing installations in locations around Norway. My mind has just been stabbed repeatedly with awesome.

Editor’s note: this makes our 300th post. I’ve never done 300 of anything before so this feels pretty good. Thanks everyone for reading!

 

 



Art

LED Type Case by Martin Bircher

October 28, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Finland-based artist Martin Bircher has converted a European printer’s type case into an impressive grid of 125 digitally controlled LEDs. Up close it’s only possible to distinguish the abstract flicker of light, however at a distance more complex shapes take form such as news headlines, or even Betty Boop. (via quips)