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.
“The stalks these flowers are already dried up but their blossoms are preserved and kept fresh by the medical infusion bags. The life-span of every living creature is limited.The infusion bags stand for the progress in medicine and the prolongation of human life.They somehow carry an ambivalent message as they refer to both death and life an the same time. Both states are immanent here. To preserve the beauty of the flowers artifically with the help of the infusion bags points out man’s inclination to repress the fact having to die and to postpone death.”