Monthly Archives: May 2008

The attack of the Coca-Cola robots

The attack of the Coca-Cola robots

Coca-Cola has oversized robot vending machines lumbering around Tokyo pinching the heads of people who prefer a different brand. These robots have been made to the likeness of the 11inch tall desktop toys which feauture the regular as well as the black Coke Zero available in Japan. The toys feature bendy arms and have a(…)

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The Lost Land — Eavan Boland

I have two daughters. They are all I ever wanted from the earth. Or almost all. I also wanted one piece of ground: One city trapped by hills. One urban river.An island in its element. So I could say mine. My own.And mean it. Now they are grown up and far awayand memory itselfhas become(…)

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Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada

"Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada transforms common people into icons by rendering them in charcoal as urban murals. By questioning the controls imposed on public space, the role models that represents us in the public space and the type of events that are guarded by the collective memory he breaks preconceptions of where art is permitted, when art(…)

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On Death and Dying

On Death and Dying

Suffering from a recent loss I have shamelessly lifted the following post, in it's entirety, from Miss Cellania for your viewing pleasure. Her blog is a daily ingest for me, and as I may be offline for a few days, I recommend checking out her roundups. Please don't sue me RFox. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––    No, I’m(…)

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Amazing pictures of Li Wei whose work is a mixture of performance art and photography

Amazing pictures of Li Wei whose work is a mixture of performance art and photography

Chinese artist Li Wei has produced an unsettling series of self-portraits involving his face reflected in mirrors in public places, and photographs of himself crashing into walls and sidewalks. More pictures and article. 

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