love that quote & the movie
See also cubatron.
Somehow this is a billion times less interesting when it is a glowing raver trip toy.
Everything is not improved with glitter and feather boas, it turns out.
Eh. Seeing this appeals to my sense of the sublime, but having experienced the cubatron first (and in person) my appreciation is colored.Agree to disagree, I guess.
For some reason, I can hear the strains of Blondie telling me to "make it magnificent".
I keep trying to unfocus my eyes to see the hidden 3D image. Also, apparently it's 1994.
(it's a schooner)
no, its a sailboat dumbass.
("hah-ha, you dumb bastard, it's not a schooner it's a sail boat.")
Thought Bjork's All is Full of Love would have been a more fitting song?
I saw this in person in 2006, and it is indeed very cool. The balls were vibrating slowly back and forth due to a bit of a breeze in the gallery, which just made it that much cooler.
That's part of the installation: "polystyrene, nylon wire, paint, electric fans".
Reminds me a little of the Stellarium that used to be at NASM in DC. But less scientific and a lot larger.
Puts me in mind of the Yayoi Kusama exhibition that's been in town with stuff like the Fireflies on Water.