Tuesday, September 05, 2006

"The laws between art and engeneering exist only in our minds"

Says Dutch artist Theo Jansen and makes these brilliant wind powered sculptures that move in an incredible way. The millipede-likes skeleton "Strandbeests" are made from plastic tubes, walk independently on their own and roam the beach in herds in this great spot for South African BMW on YouTube: Watch them crawl, it gives me the shivers.

Monday, September 04, 2006

Old news, but too good:

Banksy has collaged up the booklets of Paris Hilton`s CDs and switched them in the stores. As the BBC reports:

Paris Hilton targeted in CD prank

Paris Hilton's album entered the UK chart at number 29 last week
Hundreds of Paris Hilton albums have been tampered with in the latest stunt by "guerrilla artist" Banksy.

Banksy has replaced Hilton's CD with his own remixes and given them titles such as Why am I Famous?, What Have I Done? and What Am I For?

He has also changed pictures of her on the CD sleeve to show the US socialite topless and with a dog's head... more
wow, get your MA in Rendering:

UCAA Announces Digital Games Design MA
The UK-based University College for the Creative Arts has announced an MA in Digital Games Design now on offer at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone, and Rochester and the opportunity to apply for an assisted place with the Business and Digital Media Training Initiative (BDMTI) starting in September 2006....

The MA in Digital Games Design focus is on game design, and students are given the opportunity to develop their own game project from initial proposal to a fully realised game design document, culminating in the production of an advanced playable prototype.

(via Gamasutra)