24.05.12 by Jeff

Blind Self Portrait Drawing Machine

Blind Self Portrait Drawing Machine by Matt Mets and Kyle McDonald
Blind Self Portrait is a collaboration by Matt Mets and Kyle McDonald, installed at NYC Resistor interactive show. Visitors close their eyes and the machine moves their hand to draw a self-portrait. The computer tracks the visitor’s face and generates a drawing based on it. What a fun experience it must be!

Watch a video clip of the machine in action below!

A gallery of blind self portraits here.

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Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • http://twitter.com/vickisimon Vicki Simon

    That is so cool! I want to try it.

  • http://www.facebook.com/hazem201183 محمد حسونه

    صبايا الخليل

  • Dokela

    using an old school vinyl cutting machine!

  • Michael_mcmillion

    amazing.. where do you obtain such a machine??





26.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: AJ Dungo

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Selection of work by illustrator AJ Dungo. More images below.

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26.05.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Zoe Hawk

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A selection of paintings by artist Zoe Hawk (previously featured here) who grew up in St. Louis and spent the last few years split between the US and Doha, Qatar. Great interview with her here. More images below.

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26.05.16 by Staff

Spider-like Kinetic Sculpture Mimics Human Movement

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Random International’s “Study for Fifteen Points” is a 15-legged kinetic artwork. Tipped with white LED lights, the piece’s movements are an experiment with the minimal amount of information necessary for an animated form to be recognizable as human. More images below and video below!

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26.05.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Louïs Rault Watanabe

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My friend actor/model/photographer Louïs Rault Watanabe just had his first solo show “Lamba Human” open at SO Gallery in Tokyo. Have a look at some of photos below.

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26.05.16 by Staff

Artist JR Makes the Louvre’s Glass Pyramid Disappear

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Photo by @davidg16er

 
You may remember JR from his silent protest with Darren Aronofsky last year (click here for previous post). This time around the French artist has covered the Louvre’s massive glass pyramid with a black and white rendering of the building behind, creating the effect that the landmark has disappeared. The installation will be messing with selfie-seeking tourists from now until June 27th. More images below!

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