Technology and Mexican Comics-Influenced Art from Mexico’s Smithe #ArtTuesday
Smithe’s art evokes graffiti and the Terminator, Love & Rockets and Blade Runner. Here’s more from JUXTAPOZ:
Smithe is an artist from México who is influenced by old local comics, graphic style of the 50’s and Sci-Fi movies. At the age of 13 he painted graffiti just for fun and as a hobby. As an autodidactic evolutionist with an attraction to fine art, Smithe is constantly reinventing his style. Over the past years the subjects of his work have explored different themes such as Existentialism, Individuality of the human being and the machine within.
Defragmentation, a common symbol in his work, is used as a vehicle to show the inner elements that power his characters and is shown as a surrealistic machine. Smithe is commonly known for his graffiti, but is also involved in other artistic areas such as illustration, design, sculpture and music. He has exhibited in Japan, Germany, France, Belgium, United Kingdom, Spain, USA, and Mexico.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
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.