Art of Glass

Doll’s House with Fall Out Shelter, c 1961 (via MeFi). At the blog Ranch Dressing with Eartha Kitsch / James Bond and the triumph of product placement: limited edition promotional Samsonite attaché briefcase for Tomorrow Never Dies, 1997 / buy Sarah Jane Smith’s Nissan Figaro / more movie ephemera at our tumblr, courtesy of last month’s Entertainment Memorabilia sale at Bonhams.

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Luke Jerram makes complex glass sculptures of Microbiology, stunningly beautiful but also medically accurate. Above, HIV, ‘made as objects to hold, to contemplate the impact of the disease upon humanity.’ E.coli, Human papillomavirus, Malaria, and more.

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Kiln is a very old school Android game, instantly familiar to anyone that played Psion’s classic Thro’ the Wall on a ZX Spectrum. The twist is that Kiln adds another dimension / Misprint, a weblog / Fluxmachine, a tumblr of marvellously unsettled animated gifs by Kevin Weir.

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One Response to Art of Glass

  1. Wendy says:

    Not sure I would like a glass sculpture of a virus, it would feel like tempting fate!

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