When I was a kid I used to go to the paint shop with my Dad so that i could collect more free colour charts. When I stumbled across this by Dorothy all my Chrismases came at once.
Leonardo Ulian who carefully solders a myriad of computer components, circuitry and microchips to create these precisely symmetrical mandalas. Of his work Ulian says:
With the Technological Mandala series I combined the suggestive and spiritual meaning of the Indian Mandalas with something that has been perceived as far from that sphere of influence, technology. The search of perfection as necessity within the electronics industry has stimulated my curiosity to produce this series of pieces in order to evocate that specific need. I wanted to show what has been hidden from the eyes of the consumer, representing electronic circuits as extraordinary objects where the perfection of the design can becomes almost something ethereal. The shapes and colors of the single components intrigued me for pure aesthetic reasons with the consequent loss of the actual functionality of the component itself. My circuits/ Mandalas do not activate lights or do other complicated function, but they simply function as stimulus to produce simple questions like: what will happen if a real electric current flows through the
This is a collaborative project between Stefanie Posavec and Greg McInerny of Microsoft Research. We have worked together (Greg doing all the programming and gathering of data, and both of us working together on the visual aspect) to visualise the insertions/deletions of text through the six editions of The Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin. (More information to follow)
Writing without words is a project that explores methods of visually representing text and visualises the differences in writing styles of various authors.
“There are only four distinct types of Bengal tiger in the world and they are all in this amazing photo shoot,” says Dr Bhagavan Antle of The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (T.I.G.E.R.S)
- MY FAVOURITE FIND THIS YEAR – Super talented Mark Giglio’s Mini Forest of Woods is a nine piece set of various types of scrap wood turned into a forest.
Every set is unique as each piece is turned from a different piece of scrap wood.
It could be humanity’s oldest story of doomed love. Archaeologists have unearthed two skeletons from the Neolithic period locked in an eternal embrace and buried outside Mantua, Italy.
Can i have a Giant Fluffy Beast Friend. I love what goes on in your head Lotte Klaver.
I like how, good books look good in good bookshelves.
….ummm, I can’t find the place I found and pocketed it. If you know, please let me know. The person who shot this image deserves a credit!
These incredible miniature sculptures are unbelievable in the feathers.
Pocketed on ebay – My most favourite vinyl cover art…not a bad album either.
Pocketed in Surry Hills
There are plenty of other bark people if you look for them.
Pocketed on ebay
This book is choca-full of illustration delights.
Pocketed in a 2 dollar shop on King St, Newtown
Who wouldn’t want a fox light on their wall?
Found in a vintage market in Paris – Gold! I think we have a showgirl fetish.
Found on at Bondi Markets – What happen to the glamour of 1960s inflight menus that looked as hot as the hostesses.
Pocketed at…. well, technically they were patiently collected by a lovely friend that cooked organic chickens for her cafe. i wanted wishes when i felt like them not just at birthdays.