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Iraq War Wikihistoriography by James Bridle

“The Iraq War: A History of Wikipedia Changelogs is a twelve-volume set of all changes to the Wikipedia article on the Iraq War. The twelve volumes cover a five year period from December 2004 to November 2009, a total of 12,000 changes and almost 7,000 pages. The set is part of a project exploring history [...]

Paintings by Andy Denzler

Andy Denzler

Addie Wagenknecht

Check out her website for more interesting work: http://placesiveneverbeen.com/

Morphogenetic Freehand Drawings by John Franzen

John Franzen

Listen and Repeat

  According to Rachel Knoll “in Listen and Repeat, a modified megaphone uses text to speech capabilities to recite tweets composed with the tag ‘nobody listens’ from the social media website Twitter. The megaphone has been installed on a mountain in Washington state and dictates tweets to an audience of trees.” Rachel Knoll via http://www.booooooom.com/

What It Is Without the Hand That Wields It

                                                              “As gamers die in a public video game server of a modified version of  Counter-strike, a popular online first person shooter, the electronic  solenoid [...]

Speedway PRO 1000

by Jonas von Ronström Project developed during the Workshop Cardboard Computer coordinated by Niklas Roy via graphism.fr

Axiom and Simulation

By Mark Dorf Slightly off-topic, although, the reason I posted this is due to the fact that at first sight I thought the line-structures in the first photos were really there in front of the camera and weren’t part of a certain incrustation. Nevertheless I was very glad to find these pictures. Via http://ignant.de/

Baroque hoedown for 6 rubens’s tubes

By Yuri Suzuki Via ignant.de

Graphic Arrays, 2013

“Graphic Arrays is about screen resolutions and aspect ratios and how these evolved over the laste decades. The left board is dedicated to more recent mobile vertical resolution ending at iPad retina. The right board represents the long history of desktop screen pixel sizes starting with the classic VGA (640×480) IBM standard from 1987 till [...]