Audio visual, juxtaposition movies, lucy, james, bird

Semiconductor is artist duo Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt. Through moving image works they explore the material nature of our world and how we experience it, questioning our place in the physical universe. Their unique approach has won them many awards and prestigious fellowships such as the Gulbenkian Galapagos, Smithsonian Artists Research and the NASA Space Sciences.

For more great videos visit: http://www.semiconductorfilms.com/root/soundfilms.htm

Len Lye, Free Radicals 1958

This film is one of 25 classic works selected in 2008 for the National Film Registry in the United States.  Lye made the film by directly scratching the film stock. The resulting figures of motion are set to music by the Bagirmi tribe of Africa.

Although it would take travelling sickness to a new level, It would be great to see this type of flight implemented into future aircraft design.

Some great concept art by Illustrator James Nathan, based on the Russian revolution. http://jamesnathan.wordpress.com/

Animation by Lucy Suddaby-Smith http://lucylostinfrance.blogspot.com/.

Software developer Mike Matas demos the first full-length interactive book for the iPad. Something I’v been considering for the future of my children’s books as well as interactive history books.

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