Visualizations have the potential to be incredibly powerful, helping us to understand issues and see potentially hidden connections between things. Bruce Sterling wrote as part of his Viridian Design Principles, that one should try to “make the invisible visible.” Amateur Human is a group and/or single individual artist/designer who is making a variety of accessories to help to visualize and … [Read more…]
Interesting idea using UV Spray Paint (sunblock) to draw in migrating monarch butterflies to eat some milkweed nectar on their way over major cities. The image above is a screenshot from one of the videos, the flower is the graffiti that becomes coated in sunblock and acts as a “fast-food sign on a highway” for monarchs. … [Read more…]
The “Image Fulgurator” by Berlin-based artist Julius von Bismarck senses if a camera’s flash goes off and synchronizes a projection on the object being photographed at the same time. You have to see the video, wait until the end. [via] & [via]
Welcome to Broken City Lab. This website will exist as an ongoing discussion, brainstorm, collection of links, photos, video, ideas, and a record of our activities and endeavours. I saw this on one of the lockers in LeBel, seemed appropriate to keep track of it.