Archive for April, 2011

do it again

12Apr11

Exaggeration adds drama and drama garners attention. The entertainment industry is well familiar with this trick to heap up tension and emotions. Also the drama-queens of popular culture in reality TV & You Tube know how to have Andy Warhol’s fifteen-minutes of fame by enlarging their life-events. Lately a lot of this ‘bigger-than-life effect’ is also […]


malfatto

06Apr11

“Malfatto” is Italian for “poorly made”—a tongue-in-cheek designation of an approach to design that privileges controlled experimentation, the hand of the maker, and materials research that is not directly related to industrial thinking. Advocated perhaps most passionately by the Italian architect and industrial designer Gaetano Pesce – who introduced the concept forty years ago, when […]


slow app

05Apr11

Serendipitor is a tool that helps you to get lost. The app combines directions generated by a routing service with instructions for action and movement. A straight line may be the shortest distance between two points—but it can also be the dullest. This app is helping smartphone users discover the road less traveled encourages users to get […]


immersive art

02Apr11

To show (off) the hours of practice, boards and shoes are thrown into the tree. The corporate memory of the skateboarders of this ramp.


come and go

01Apr11

Today Kamagurka destroys the drawings he made the past 24hours on his Ipad. His act is part of the exhibition ‘move it‘ in Amsterdam. This exhibition “aims to discuss how pioneering technology for mobile applications change both contemporary art production and the way we perceive modern and contemporary art”. Or is it a demonstration of […]