The Milgram Re-Enactment
, a 2002 re-visiting of Stanley Milgram's infamous
sociology experiment from 1961. The artist who created the 2002 version of the experiment, Rod Dickinson, was one half of the duo claiming responsibility for a spate of recent crop circles
. Dickinson crops up regularly (pardon the pun) at Circlemakers
, a website dedicated to the creation of complex patterns in the corn. The movement is still going strong
, and is occasionally - and willingly - appropriated for commercial purposes
. Circlemaking has almost attained the status of old country pursuit
, but those in the know are happy to perpetuate an air of mystery
. Read this Wikipedia
entry to get the whole story, including the work of the infamous Doug Bower and Dave Chorley.
The world's biggest sub-woofer
(via music thing
, who also link the Jesusonic
effects box and the Japanese product design
database). One hopes that the foundations of the buildings above this speaker are secure. Staying large: all about Gigapixel
images and beyond, like this 2.5gp image of Delft
- a long exposure which produces anomalies
. See the original, a fine view of Bryce Canyon
. This earlier picture prompted speculation about the image quality
from Cold War era spy cameras. Finally, a photo book
for your vast images.
Staying with spies: Collecting Hit type cameras
, the original consumer spying device. Hit Types
were a sort of poor man's Minox
) - see some images
. At the other end of the scale, a kid's site all about pinhole photography
. NYC London
does great urban pinhole imagery. This series, on the Barbican
, isn't pinhole. But it's still brilliant.
, an interactive 'news mosaic' / everything you like...
/ some fine photographs of containers
, by Frank Breuer. See also his series on poles
/ Esopus Magazine
promises debate and no dumbing down.
sells 'vintage and rare books and objects for the modernist' (no capitals) / I like this
/ always entertaining: simulacra corner
/ Notes from the Road
, travelogue and photography / playerblog
tracks developments in mp3 players.