Auto Ink is a three axis numerically controlled sculpture. Once the main switch is triggered, the operator is assigned a religion and it’s corresponding symbol is tattooed onto the person’s arm. The operator does not have control over the assigned symbol. It is assigned either randomly or through divine intervention, depending on your personal beliefs. Currently it’s being used with a ballpoint pen instead of a tattoo needle.
Track it’s development here, but feel free to bash your head into your keyboard in the mean time. Because while it’s cool, it does take the skill out of the craft…
These awesome self-portraits of 21 year-old Kyle Thompson from Chicago are magical. On his Flickr page, Thompson says, “I like taking photos in abandoned houses and empty forests”, which explains the backdrop for many of his shots.
Julia Callon - Houses of Fiction. Drawing on Victorian literature, the works reflect a woman’s ‘place’ in society, expressed through domestic spaces. Each story is a diptych. The first image represents the passive, obedient woman, the other conveys madness.