Aitken's recent work "The Source
" (2012) explores the root of creativity. Six projections in a pavilion designed by David Adjaye, cycle through many more interviews with artists, architects, and musicians such as Adjaye, Liz Diller, William Eggleston, Philippe Parreno, Paolo Soleri, Tilda Swinton, and Beck among others. Wikipedia [more inside]
posted by QuakerMel
on Mar 4, 2014 -
We and the Color
is a blog about creative inspiration in art, graphic design, illustration, photography, architecture, fashion, product, interior, video and motion design. Also on Flickr
posted by netbros
on Oct 28, 2011 -
She's an animator who loves poetry.
He's a poet who loves animation.
Their collaboration, along with the help of many other animators and poets,
has resulted in a storm of Motionpoems
. (More on vimeo & youtube.)
posted by carsonb
on May 26, 2011 -
"People with synaesthesia
can’t help but get two sensory perceptions for the price of one. Some perceive colours when they hear words or musical notes, or read numbers; rarer individuals can even get tastes from shapes." (previously
) Neuroscientist Melissa Saenz of the California Institute of Technology has discovered
a new form
[pdf] of synaesthesia. Can you hear the dots
posted by Kronos_to_Earth
on Aug 5, 2008 -
. Thane Heins
, who named his invention after a Greek word meaning an action that "has the opposite effect to that intended," has perhaps created a...perpetual motion machine. His 20-year obsession
has broken up his marriage and lost him custody of his two young daughters. Contraption stumps MIT
professor. Is it a hysteresis brake
? Or a scam. YOU decide.
posted by wallstreet1929
on Feb 9, 2008 -
"Looking at the fluid, lifelike way these creatures walk and roll and slink across the screen you might think that there must be some very complicated stuff going on behind the scenes. well fear not, it's actually very simple. it only looks complicated because lots of simple bits are working together." Be sure to stop at the sodazoo
to see others' creations.
posted by AstroGuy
on Jan 9, 2006 -
- Topobo is a 3D constructive assembly system embedded with kinetic memory, the ability to record and playback physical motion
posted by andrew cooke
on Oct 3, 2004 -
The BBC Motion Gallery
provides access to film and video clips from the BBC and CBS. Registration required to view the clips, and only small, watermarked versions can be downloaded for free, but an interesting resource all the same.
posted by thatwhichfalls
on Jun 27, 2004 -