The truculent jazziness of our dreams
May 17, 2013 3:06 PM   Subscribe

ADA is a kinetic sculpture by Karina Smigla-Bobinski. Video of ADA in action. [via]
posted by shakespeherian (9 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
Somehow I initially read the title of the post as "the jazz trucks", and thought: there's my new band!

Also, I want one of these for my house but I suspect the landlord would object.
posted by Greg_Ace at 3:28 PM on May 17, 2013

I want one with the big Crayola box of colors.
posted by Mister Moofoo at 3:58 PM on May 17, 2013 [2 favorites]

It's the ghost of Cy Twombly!
posted by TedW at 4:06 PM on May 17, 2013 [2 favorites]

I don't get the Ada Lovelace tag.
posted by dfriedman at 6:14 PM on May 17, 2013

dfriedman: "I don't get the Ada Lovelace tag."

It's explained in the article text.
posted by idiopath at 6:22 PM on May 17, 2013

I want to go to there.

Also, yeah... why isn't it in color? I mean, yeah, I can see why, conceptually, the artist might want it to mark just charcoal on white. But I'm not convinced it has to be just that. You could do some neat variations by using a limited palette of crayons for the marking tips and different colors of ground for the walls, I bet.

I guess making sure the colored version doesn't turn into a mudball might be a bit of a technical hurdle, perhaps.
posted by furiousthought at 12:08 AM on May 18, 2013

Interesting concept, pretentious video.

Definitely needs colors.
posted by kinnakeet at 3:48 AM on May 18, 2013

pretentious video.

Jesus, every thread.
posted by shakespeherian at 7:24 AM on May 18, 2013 [2 favorites]

I suppose they could do a version that's set to "Build Me Up Buttercup" for general internet audiences.

whaddya want it's an art video
posted by furiousthought at 10:10 AM on May 18, 2013

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