Swoon Transforms Box Truck Into Moving Public Installation in NYC #ArtTuesday
A box truck isn’t the most obvious medium but Swoon managed to create a magical moving musem. Via Hypebeast:
Caledonia Curry, aka Swoon, is the renowned American street artist best known for her large-scale wheat paste portraits, intricate paper cutouts and surreal installations portraying diverse individuals while evoking personal stories. Swoon is currently preparing to unveil a new moving installation as part of a national series called American Portrait by PBS. Made in collaboration with Radical Media, the project commissions leading artists to create three large-scale stationary and roaming vehicle public art installations in three U.S. cities including New York. The initiative highlights “poignant messages of community, empathy, and understanding tied to themes explored throughout the American Portrait initiative,” as per a statement.
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.