0

Lucy Sparrow Creates 31,000-Piece Felt Grocery Store in LA #ArtTuesday

Image

Lucy Sparrow expands her felted conveniences from the bodega to the super-market with Sparrow Mart. Via Time Out LA:

Sparrow Mart marks the fifth and largest of Sparrow’s felted supermarket facsimiles. All 31,000 objects in the market are handmade, painted and signed by Sparrow—and, yes, every single one is for sale. The pop-up installation opens today on the second floor of the Standard and runs through August 31, Tuesday through Sunday from 11am to 9pm.

Image 1

As you brush past the wall of liquor bottles and around the produce section, you’ll start to put together a fun narrative that runs throughout the pop-up: All objects modeled after something once alive—fruits, vegetables, raw meats—have eyes. For Sparrow, it’s a way to imbue some of her pieces with a bit of character. “All potatoes have eyes, but it depends how far apart the eyes are, how close together they are; each one has a different personality,” she says.

Image 2

Image 3

See more!


Screenshot 4 2 14 11 48 AMEvery 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!

Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.

Join 7,500+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython in 2018 – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

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!

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


Maker Business — Despite multiple bankruptcies, RadioShack continues to find ways to keep the lights on

Wearables — Molding with glue

Electronics — A few words on inductor resistance

Biohacking — Running Blades

Python for Microcontrollers — Help bring CircuitPython to other languages!

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.