Artist Ed Ruscha's fascination with the vernacular architecture of Los Angeles began over fifty years ago and continues to this day. In the 1960s, Ruscha started documenting the building facades along the city's major roads by taking continuous photographs with a 35mm camera mounted to a moving vehicle. His first related publication, "Everything Building on the Sunset Strip" (1966), captures an extensive stretch of the famous thoroughfare. The Streets of Los Angeles Archive, now preserved at the Getty Research Institute, includes Ruscha's comprehensive views of avenues throughout the region.
Explore the world via Google Street View. MapCrunch teleports you to a random place in the world. It allows you to explore the vast array of imagery captured by Google in 40 countries, featuring spectacular scenery, magical moments and the utterly unexplainable.
Most well known for his "Obey Giant" street posters, Shepard Fairey has carefully nurtured a reputation as a heroic guerilla street artist waging a one man campaign against the corporate powers-that-be. Infantile posturing aside, Fairey’s art is problematic for another, more troubling reason - that of plagiarism.
Soundbombs are New-Media-Accessories. Each one a lowtech object for interactive transmission. An integrated soundmodul makes it possible to record any given sound and then activate it through a motiondetector.
a facade installation with interactive and narrative displaying modes. Consisting of an iris diaphragm matrix, the facade's surface with its apertures' variable opening diameters is enriched by a dynamic translucency, that creates new imagery