And this blog is having holidays for two weeks... there is too much to do and see to sit in front of the screen all day. Byebye.
Laurence just showed me this nice new website for BBH: www.bbh.co.uk
Just recently talked about this, then seen on Swiss Miss: "Signers Koffer", by Roman Signer. For non-swiss people it might be a bit strange, but if you're Swiss, this is really heart-touching. The revolution against the old Swiss establishment and its values, done in a very precise Swiss way.
Eight dipping ducks and their drinking glasses are wired up to the eight notes of a modified keyboard. Each time a duck tips down and touches the water to drink, the circuit is completed and a sound is produced. By Kitty Clarc via Vvork.
Waiming just published an interview with cyber femme Sputniko for Shift Magazine. Read the interview here.
"The four FRONT members have developed a method to materialise free hand sketches. They make it possible by using a unique method where two advanced techniques are combined. Pen strokes made in the air are recorded with Motion Capture and become 3D digital files; these are then materialized through Rapid Prototyping into real pieces of furniture."
Via Today and Tomorrow
Unbelievable, they did it again. Radiohead's new video is just breaking once again the conventions of music video making. Instead of cameras, they used 3D scanners, resulting a full 3D music video! Also have a look at the making. If your computer is struggling, see the normal video here.
Via Nick, again.
By Swiss blood Roman Haefli.
In 2005, Jonas Bendiksen went to Nepal to photograph Nepal's Maoists rebels. Lodged in their mountain safe areas, they had already fought a decade long insurgency against the Kathmandu-based establishment. inmotion.magnumphotos.com/essay/nepal
Lovely. Via Nick.
Christoph Fischer about Robert Walser.
The marvelous adventures of Octocat, trying to find its parents - by Randy Peters.
This project from tha, founded by digital hero Yugo Nakamura in Tokyo, is reflecting the life of the citizen of the Mitsui realestate. It's very similar to a project we're working on and again... a great inspiration: www.31life.com
Art+Com developed this installation, build with 714 suspended metal balls, for the BMW Mueseum in Munich.
Taking google maps and Swiss precision infatuation to a next level... On www.swisstrains.ch you can track all Swiss trains in real time.
"The visitors of the Brühl's Terrace (Dresden, Germany) are taken back in time to the night of the terrible air raid on 13th February 1945. In their role as a performer they put themselves into the place of the people who shut their ears away from the noise of the explosions. While leaning on the balustrade the sound of airplanes and explosions is transmitted from the swinging balustrade through their arm directly into into the inner ear (bone conduction)." Outstanding work by Markus Kison.
Via Today And Tomorrow.