Tag: conceptual

Apr 10, 2013

This is What Happens When You Put LEDs on a Roomba

This is What Happens When You Put LEDs on a Roomba

Introduced in 2002, Roomba is a series of autonomous robotic vacuum cleaners sold by iRobot. Under normal house conditions, the Roomba is able to autonomously vacuum the floor while navigating a living space and avoiding obstacles. Roombas do not map out the rooms they are cleaning. Instead, they rely on a few simple algorithms…

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Apr 9, 2013

Lenticular Street Art by Roa

Lenticular Street Art by Roa

ROA is an artist from Ghent, Belgium. His artwork can be seen on the streets and in galleries across Europe and the United States and he is best known for his black and white animal street art. Back in 2009, ROA created an incredible lenticular street artwork that showed both the insides and outsides…

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Apr 8, 2013

Childhood Photos Recreated Decades Later

Childhood Photos Recreated Decades Later

Irina Werning is a photographer from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She holds three degrees including a BA in Economics, a Masters in History and Masters in Photographic Journalism from Westminister University in London. In her ongoing series (two parts have been completed) entitled, Back to the Future (part 1, part 2), Werning faithfully recreates childhood…

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Apr 5, 2013

High-Speed Photographs of Ink Dropped into Water

High-Speed Photographs of Ink Dropped into Water

Alberto Seveso is an Italian artist specializing in illustration, graphic design and photography. Born in Milan, Seveso currently lives and works as a freelance artst from his hometown of Portoscuso, Sardinia, Italy. Alberto’s artistic passion grew from an early fascination with skateboard deck graphics and album artwork for metal bands. He has since developed…

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Apr 1, 2013

Depictions of Architectural Density in Hong Kong

Depictions of Architectural Density in Hong Kong

Born in Munich and now living in Hong Kong, award-winning photographer Michael Wolf has focused his career on capturing life in mega cities. Many of his projects document the architecture and vernacular culture of metropolises. Wolf grew up in Canada, Europe and the United States, studying at UC Berkeley and at the Folkwang School…

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Mar 27, 2013

Photos of Planes Flying Directly Overhead

Photos of Planes Flying Directly Overhead

Standing at the end of a runway, Jeffrey Milstein captures images of aircraft moments before landing. Carefully positioned and using a high-resolution digital camera, he photographs them from below as they streak past at speeds up to 175 miles per hour (281 km/h). Milstein’s favorite spot for photographing aircraft is runway 24R at Los…

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Mar 24, 2013

Shadow Art Sculptures by Diet Wiegman

Shadow Art Sculptures by Diet Wiegman

Diet Wiegman is a Dutch artist that uses a combination of sculpture and light to create fascinating shadow art projected onto walls. Born in 1944, he began experimenting with light sculptures in the 1980s, inspiring a generation of artists after him to also explore the art style (e.g., Tim Noble & Sue Webster, Kumi…

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