Sneakernet is alive and well

Nov 14th, 2010 | By | Category: HowTo, Installations

More a transport and distribution method for art than actual street art, this story piqued my interest enough to warrant a new post. In the Dead Drop instructible Aram Bartholl explains how to set up public USB drives for anyone to plug into and upload/download files. A sort of open source lucky dip. Needless to […]


birth of a tallbike

Sep 5th, 2008 | By | Category: HowTo

Rather than do anything properly constructive with my Saturday afternoon (you know… washing, tidying, car maintenance, cooking – any of those busy little things that we’re supposed to fill our waking hours with) I decided on a whim to convert this $7 garage sale purchase into a tall bike. Here we see the project at […]


swing out loud

Jul 21st, 2008 | By | Category: HowTo, Installations

I read about some playground jamming on pixelsumo today. My favourite item was the laughing swing, a device that you attach to a regular swing. When you sit on it, it chuckles. As you swing, it laughs, and the higher you go, the harder it laughs. At the peak swinging it is laughing wildly. It […]


drive-in movies – C21 style

Jul 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured articles, HowTo, Performances

Although this might look like it’s drifting away from live performance somewhat, bear with me… For a couple of years now I’ve been intrigued by the idea of portable audiovisual units and the MobMov manaifesto sets out one way of making those dreams into reality. I loved the idea of showing old cartoons from the […]


road art

Jun 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Artworks, Featured articles, HowTo

Browsing through flickr today I came across this interesting image: Unicycle Lane It’s a lane marker in Portland. Apparently they have a whole bunch of interesting images on their roads. You can see some on Joe Biel’s mini-documentary, “Martinis in the Bike Lane” (there’s a short version here on YouTube). Of course, this started me […]