My Reaction to #Her - why it isn’t a world I would ever want to be a part of
24 Jan 2014 / 1 note
Using a wide variety of canvases including railroad blueprints, star charts, geological and street maps, Welsh artist Ed Fairburn uses additive and subtractive techniques to create portraits that seem perfectly integrated with the topography of streets, mountains and rivers.
"Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty — a beauty cold and austere, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music." —Bertrand Russell
The Beauty of Mathematics - Yann Pineill & Nicolas Lefaucheux
23 Dec 2013 / 1 note
Milos Rajkovic, aka Sholim, creates Terry Gilliam-esque cutout animations of people’s heads.
The animated GIF versions are available on Tumblr.
Some of my favorites:
99 blue spheres aligned to stars in the antarctic sky
Stellar Axis - Lita Albuquerque
5 Dec 2013 / 3 notes
"Starting with a straight line, I draw each following sequence by copying the character of the previous. I concentrate on breathing and focus on drawing the successor. […] In the process of drawing, my lines evolve into a kind of logarithmic pattern and layering, steered merely by aberrances and anomalies of human failure in contrast to the precision of a machine."