"Unexpected Uses for Gaming Controllers" ~ it's amazing how many ways you can hack kinects, wiimotes, balance boards, sony eyes and more for art, music, 3D printing/scanning, flying helicopters, and more...
Siren Elise Wilhelmsen's Season Carpet serves as a "soft thermometer" ~ The carpet is braided in a three-color pattern, where each color has a different temperature sensibility and will change its color at different temperatures.
Ara Peterson & Jim Drain created a mind trip of household fan driven pinwheels which are dizzying and fascinating to walk through at Avant/Garde Diaries Transmission LA: A/V Club at MoCA. See them spinning for the full effect.
Mike D of the Beastie Boys made a handful of Mercedes-Benz Emblem necklaces ~ a few as tall as you ~ and a few life size necklaces for artists and Mercedes folks at the Avant/Garde Diaries opening last night.
Visit The Louvre and you can use a Nintendo 3DS to access an exclusive audio-visual tour. In lively and informal on-the-spot interviews, the museum’s curators and lecturers share their expert knowledge of the Louvre and its artworks.