50,000 coins of ten denominations stacked using chopsticks by Chinese artist He Peixi and arranged into a model of his hometown on the Yangtze river (recreated with agate stones)
‘The Planet’ – a fully functional LEGO turntable (with matching tube-amp and speaker cases) made by Korean block enthusiast Hayarobi using 2,405 pieces of LEGO, a LEGO Power Functions battery box and M-motor and just one non-LEGO component – an Audio Technica phono cartridge.
Exhibited at the 2014 Seoul Brick Pop Art Exhibition
Note the clever use of LEGO tyres as tonearm counterweights.
Watch a demo here.
An old anatomy model at TCD, photographed – on the verge of being dumped, having provided years of service to med students – by Anthony Edwards (Senior Clinical Photographer at St. James’s Hospital Dublin) – one of the finalists in this year’s Wellcome Image Awards.
The winner will be chosen on Wednesday.
G’wan the Tony.
(Thanks John Gallen)
A short documentary about model maker and photographer Michael Paul Smith and the wonderful world of Elgin Park – a meticulously detailed diorama series featuring miniature buildings and cars of the 1950s America brought to life with a hawk’s eye for detail and a nice line in forced perspective.
Now available in book form.
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