…Norwegian artist Bjarne Melgaard has a pretty pessimistic view of the future. Speaking about his installation Life on Mars, which appeared at the NADA fair in Miami earlier this month, he told The Art Newspaper, “Disasters are no longer something we might fear but an opportunity to simply clear the Earth of the degenerate humans who inhabit it.”
….Melgaard is as outlandish as his concept, and his designs for a Martian model home are about to become reality. Snøhetta is working with Melgaard to create a full-size prototype of his plans. The blueprint for the home is made up of colorful, puzzle-piece-shaped aliens with creepily large lips smashed together to form the rooms. Melgaard’s gallery, Rod Bianco, says the design was inspired by the work of fashion designer Susan Cianciolo, and art collective the Bernadette Corporation. The artist previously worked with Snøhetta to build his last project, the equally morbid A House To Die In. If The Netherlands’ Mars One project goes as planned, Melgaard may need to combine his two designs….
Every Tuesday is Art Tuesday here at Adafruit! Today we celebrate artists and makers from around the world who are designing innovative and creative works using technology, science, electronics and more. You can start your own career as an artist today with Adafruit’s conductive paints, art-related electronics kits, LEDs, wearables, 3D printers and more! Make your most imaginative designs come to life with our helpful tutorials from the Adafruit Learning System. And don’t forget to check in every Art Tuesday for more artistic inspiration here on the Adafruit Blog!
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — How Authority and Decision-Making Differ Across Cultures
Wearables — Template commitment
Electronics — Desolder with… more solder!
Biohacking — The TRI-Analyzer Turns Smartphones into a Mobile Lab
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.