Black Lives Matter - Action and Equality. ... Adafruit is open and shipping.
0

Éric Nado’s Imitation Guns Made from Vintage Typewriters | #ArtTuesday

Similar but very different to the work of Mexican artist Pedro Reyes (see here and here), Québec-based artist Eric Nado fabricates imitation guns – magazine-fed rifles specifically – from vintage typewriters, like Royal (below), Underwood (above), Remington, and others. The video below is beautifully edited and shows some process and build shots along the way. You can see more of Nado’s work online here at Galerie COA.

Translated from French using Google Translate:

Since 1999, Eric Nado explores the urban remains, collects industrial objects, and transforms them into contemporary sculptures. Impressed with nostalgia, his works pay tribute to a certain collective past. Bachelor in fine arts and philosophy, he was the pilot cohort of Lézarts, Montreal’s first visual arts housing cooperative. In 2007, he moved his creation studio and his family to Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Recognized by his peers, he is part of the repertoire of artists accredited by the jury of the program integrating the arts with architecture of the Ministry of Culture of Quebec (1% works), since 2010. He is represented in Montreal by the COA Gallery and in California at the Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Arts. The material world is built from scratch: One of the roles that art can play is to interpret its forms and functions. Through sculpture-assembling and dismantling-assembling, Eric Nado transforms and reorganizes certain objects to reveal other possibilities inspired by their intended forms or functions. From metallic and iconic objects, such as sewing and writing machines, he seeks to materialize certain ideas and concepts, such as those of work and memory. Traces of nostalgia, his works tell stories to which the spectators identify. From metallic and iconic objects, such as sewing and writing machines, he seeks to materialize certain ideas and concepts, such as those of work and memory. Traces of nostalgia, his works tell stories to which the spectators identify. From metallic and iconic objects, such as sewing and writing machines, he seeks to materialize certain ideas and concepts, such as those of work and memory. Traces of nostalgia, his works tell stories to which the spectators identify.

Read more here.


We are angry, frustrated, and in pain because of the violence and murder of Black people by the police because of racism. We are in the fight AGAINST RACISM. George Floyd was murdered, his life stolen. The Adafruit teams have specific actions we’ve done, are doing, and will do together as a company and culture. We are asking the Adafruit community to get involved and share what you are doing. The Adafruit teams will not settle for a hash tag, a Tweet, or an icon change. We will work on real change, and that requires real action and real work together. That is what we will do each day, each month, each year – we will hold ourselves accountable and publish our collective efforts, partnerships, activism, donations, openly and publicly. Our blog and social media platforms will be utilized in actionable ways. Join us and the anti-racist efforts working to end police brutality, reform the criminal justice system, and dismantle the many other forms of systemic racism at work in this country, read more @ adafruit.com/blacklivesmatter

Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Join 20,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/

CircuitPython – The easiest way to program microcontrollers – CircuitPython.org


Maker Business — To make it through a tough business cycle, layoffs should be a last resort

Wearables — Battery wars

Electronics — Build It!

Python for Microcontrollers — Python on Microcontrollers Newsletter: IEEE Rates Python Number 1, Discord 23K and more! #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython @circuitpython @micropython @ThePSF

Adafruit IoT Monthly — BLE Store Capacity Indicator, Aquarium Automation, and more!

Microsoft MakeCode — MakeCode Arcade Game Garden Jam!

EYE on NPI — Maxim’s Himalaya uSLIC Step-Down Power Module #EyeOnNPI @maximintegrated @digikey

New Products – Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! — New Products 7/29/2020 featuring Black LED Diffusion Acrylic Panel 12″ x 12″ – 0.1″ / 2.6mm thick! (Video)

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.