Utilizing an array of ingenious techniques, Graham Dunning masterfully creates entire musical compositions on a single revolving turntable.Continue Reading
The performance art group Quimera Rosa has created devices that allow performers to play one another like musical instruments. They use these musical inventions to explore the cybernetic relationships between human bodies and technology. As stated on their website, “We are specially interested in the articulations between art, science, and technology, and their function in the […]Continue Reading
Theremidi Orchestra, an “electro noise ensemble” founded in 2011, plays Theremins and similar electromagnetic instruments.Continue Reading
Some things are built to last, and other things are built to melt into a gelatinous puddle.Continue Reading
On May 14-15 this year, hopeful innovators and industry experts will gather at MAKE’s Hardware Innovation Workshop. One of the hopefuls will be self-described artist, designer, photographer, scientist, and engineer Joshua Hubert. Josh and others will have a chance to showcase their creations and pitch them in a five minute presentation and demonstration. Workshop attendees will vote for the most interesting and innovative product idea, taking into consideration its application, target market, and commercial viability. The winner will receive a slot on the Maker Faire Innovation Stage to present their prototype the following weekend.
Joshua specializes in creating some of the most amazing illuminated art you are likely to see. He has consulted on many fascinating designs for television, film and stage, including Katy Perry’s peacock costume from your 2010 appearance on David Letterman.Continue Reading
Kamela Portuges and Lee Armstrong have been making puppets and performing together for over 25 years. Armstrong, who’d gotten her big puppetry break on Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock, met talented sculptor Portuges at a puppet festival; the two soon combined their talents to create their Sonoma, Calif., studio, Images In Motion. Since then, they’ve been steadily producing TV shows, commercials, and live performances, as well as lending their expertise to major studios and toy companies. Video and slideshow after the jump.Continue Reading
The Hello World Program would like to invite you to a Robot Puppet Party at the Maker Faire Bay Area next month. Hello World has been running for about a year, building a library of video tutorials on a variety of open source tech topics, narrated by handmade puppets. Guido the Python teaches the Python programming language, of course, while the robot Unique ID discusses robotics, circuitry and the basics of object-oriented programming. Currently under construction is a new fox puppet who will be in charge of HTML tutorials.Continue Reading