Alex CF’s Henrich Emille Rectangle

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Alex CF’s Henrich Emille Rectangle

AlexCF (Brighton, England), who defines himself as a “cryptozoological scientific assemblage artist” is constantly exploring new ways in which he can express his art through various “investigation kits,” retro-scientific instruments, faux-cryptozoological abominations, field notebooks, faux scientific documents, etc. In his latest piece, he creates a fantastic storyline about two German scientists and their surreal discovery of a 6,000 year old cuboid box in the Sahara desert that’s larger inside than it is out. Obsession and insanity ensue (the results of which are documented in the Henrich Emille Rectangle cabinet).

In this video, he explains the ideas behind the piece and shows off the cabinet:

The Art of AlexCF

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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