The Stone Age PC

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The Stone Age PC

Aram Bartholl’s PC – “The Stone Age PC is a sandstone sculpture into which the components of a PC have been built. Two worlds meet here: a bare PC (DELL 386 DX40S) from the beginning of the 1990s and a 40 kg slab of ancient sandstone. The stone and its surface has been sculpted by hand with mason’s tools. The individual components of the computer mainboard, power unit and diskette drive, are slotted into different sides of the oblong stone and remain visible. The computer parts are connected together within the stone. The necessary connections are accessible from outside. The computer is fully functioning.”Link.

4 thoughts on “The Stone Age PC

  1. pelrun says:

    Good thing this actually is a “stone-age” PC, I wouldn’t like to be the one to try and lug this to a LAN party :D

  2. DGary says:

    does give me an idea, little stucco, old halftower case…. hmm…. Oog like play pong!

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