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Deep Future Features Star Charts Drawn by Robots for the Next 100,000 Years #ArtTuesday

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From Tellart via The Creators Project:

Imagine standing on the North Pole looking up at the night sky on New Year’s Eve this year, and every ten thousand years, for the next hundred thousand years. The celestial sphere changes – constellations of stars distort. Inspired by this effect and our ongoing futures foresight research, we created Deep Future. Deep Future was an installation at Droog Amsterdam that celebrated the New Year and Tellart’s 15th anniversary, mixing traditional analog crafts with a drawing robot and data visualizations of the celestial sphere through the next hundred thousand years. Our custom beeswax-printing robot drew 10,000 year intervals of future star charts on cotton, which was then dyed using traditional indigo dye process with the help of Blueprint Amsterdam. These scarves were sold onsite at Droog to benefit Voedselbank, Amsterdam’s food bank, helping those less fortunate receive a holiday meal.

Read more on Tellart.com and see more from Tellart on vimeo


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