Random Assemblages of 3D Models Are Today’s Readymades: Shiv Integer
These random assemblages of open-source 3D models are a kind of Thingiverse self-satire. They’re also something Duchamp would grin at. They’re also really goofy looking. via The New Aesthetic
Thingiverse is beautifully diverse in culture and these assemblies celebrate that by bringing them together, respecting the former author’s liscences. Thingiverse uniquely facilitates remixing and this may result in things that borrow from your designs beyond what you had in mind, it is a freedom that you chose to grant to things.
Is it Art? Yes, this is art made from found objects and using chance, collage, generative and remix approaches. Art has been made using these methods for a century.