Jonah @ MAKE writes:

This pixellated water was spotted somewhere on NYC’s Lower East Side, but it didn’t quite evaporate so it’s probably still around there somewhere. This type of art is a pretty nice way to re-imagine the city as if it were a video game, a technique that many different artists have been using lately.

Via Near Future Laboratory.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).