Tara Donovan is without a doubt one of my favorite artists.
All the potholes fixed in the last month, from January 16 to February 15
For a year in 2010, Bill Rugan took a photo of everything he ate, and created a “Catalogue of Everything I Ate”
This is not a blog. This is a catalogue. A compendium of all the things I stuffed into my stupid face during 2010. Every meal, snack, nosh, or scrap I consumed. Seconds? Yes. A cracker? Yep. A single pistachio found in the bottom of the bowl that did not need to be shelled? You betcha.
I noticed that food and circular shapes go well together.
Uli Westphal’s mutant vegetables, or Mutatoes
French artist Armelle Caron deconstructs city maps and reorganizes them into neat and tidy rows.
I want a noteslate, a simple paper like tablet for notes, sketches and drawing.
Twin Peaks 20th Anniversary Art Exhibition in Los Angeles. Opens February 12th
The 8-Bit Cities project, which started with 8-Bit NYC, is an attempt to make the city feel foreign yet familiar, smashing together two culturally common models of space: the lo-fi overhead world maps of 1980s role-playing and adventure games, and the geographically accurate data that drives today’s web maps and GPS navigation. I hope to evoke the same urge for exploration, abstract sense of scale, and perhaps most importantly unbounded excitement that many of us remember experiencing on the Nintendo Entertainment System, the Commodore 64, or any other number of 8-bit microcomputers. Maps offer us visual architectures of the world, encouraging us to think about and interact with space in particularly constrained ways. Take some time to think about your surroundings a little differently. Set out on a quest. Be an adventurer