Saints Row is an open world action-adventure video game series created by Volition and now published by Deep Silver, that tells the story of a gang called the Third Street Saints, the title comes from the name of the district of the gang’s home territory. Typically, gameplay is presented in an open world format because of the mixture of nonlinear Read more →
Red Bull Stratos
Kristoffer WännerdahlThursday, Jan 21, 2016 - 06:15:48 pm
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“Red Bull Stratos consists of a team of scientific experts and top of the line engineering, all converging to prove man can survive the speed of sound in freefall.” The mission was done in 2012 and set a numerous of world records.
PearlynnThursday, Jan 21, 2016 - 06:15:02 pm
Marc Quinn’s “Planet” by itself is spectacle to behold. It was conceived in 2008 to depict his then 7th Month old son as a sleeping baby and appears to be “floating”. He describes it as a paradox – “hugely heavy, yet the bronze appears weightless; overwhelmingly big, yet also an image of vulnerability” and also “It is both a reflection Read more →
The use of containers as a building material has grown in popularity of the past several years due to their inherent strength, wide availability, and relatively low expense. Homes have also been built with containers because they are seen as more eco-friendly than traditional building materials such as brick and cement.
However, there have been concerns about the environmental friendliness of this Read more →
Cindy ChanThursday, Jan 21, 2016 - 06:14:04 pm
‘Spatial Illusion’ – The Austrian-born artist Peter Kogler, is known for his extensive work with illusory pieces, employing classic trick-of-the-eye techniques. He creates these these mind-bending, illusory installations that the walls within these creative pieces morph and change, as viewers walk through the space’s continuously altering environments.
The Ice Hotel
Kristoffer WännerdahlThursday, Jan 21, 2016 - 06:12:52 pm
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Every winter for the past 26 years, artists arrive from all over the world at the end of November to construct the Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi, 200km north of the Arctic Circle. Ice is transformed to art sculptures and architecture that is set to attract thousands of visitors before it melts away in the spring.
The first spacecrafts on Mars
Erik ÅhlanderThursday, Jan 21, 2016 - 06:11:44 pm
Viking 1 and 2 was the first U.S. spacecrafts to land on the surface of mars in 1975. The mission was planned to go on for 90 days, but NASA were able to monitor the spacecrafts for up to four years.
Vocaloid: A robotic singer software
PearlynnThursday, Jan 21, 2016 - 06:11:22 pm
VOCALOID is a singing voice synthesis program that lets robots sing when you input music and lyrics into it. It initially started out with English and Japanese voices and has since branched out to Spanish, Chinese and Korean. When the developers felt that the voice program needed an image, they created “Hatsune Miku” who gained much popularity thereafter. Check out Read more →
Instagram as a medium for art
ARCADIA MISSA/AMALIA ULMAN , instagram : @amaliaulman Interesting concept that this artist used her instagram as a platform to perform. It “fooled” many and she gained alot of followers fast. She must have planned the pictures that she wanted to post very carefully so as to create a narrative and construct a identity.
Case Study - Paul Kaptein's Warped Wood Sculptures
Perth based Artist Paul Kaptein sculpts these mind bending warped wood sculptures. Not only does he need to know the human body he must also put much thought into how those forms would look like when warped.