Moonlight Towers by Andy Mattern
via digital globe
An experimental visualization of the mood of people in photographs from The Guardian’s 24 hours in pictures as analyzed by the face.com face recognition API.
You can also get a ‘breakdown‘ of any url with photos
BillyBrown made this awesome set of pixelated camera and photo stuff. #winning
Uli Westphal’s mutant vegetables, or Mutatoes
Relief sculptures using found photographs of the same place taken at different times.
Back in October 2007 sometime after midnight and before the first trains rolled into regular service, qx and I took our first timid steps onto the tracks of the Paris metro. With more nervousness and care than I’d like to admit we gingerly stepped down between the metal rails just off the end of a platform wondering what madness had possessed us to do so. We’d never done Metro like this before and this scary new world was full of elements we didn’t understand at all. Looking at every rail critically working out which carried the power, asking ourselves so many questions: how far could the electricity arc, would that even happen, could the cameras on the platform see us, did security wait in the tunnels after hours, were there any trains after service, if so how fast did they go, did anyone live in the tunnels, would we encounter writers? We’d heard lots of stories about RATP security forgoing the usual legal punishments and simply beating up those found in the tunnels and kicking them out onto the street. We weren’t packing paint but would that matter?
Sleepycity’s travelogue from an illicit exploration of the Paris Metro.
Filip Dujardin, a Belgian photographer, makes both subtle and jarring architectural photo constructions. These digital assemblages made from photographs of real buildings taken near his home in Ghent, take the ordinary and make it implausible, and interesting.
I actually want to play at being an architect, instead of only recording the buildings of others.