“Self-sustainment is what made this country great. But we seem to have relegated this preservation mentality to the rubes and the immigrants, the poor and the old. And it’s annoying, because when young professionals and the socially hip raise chickens in their backyards, newspapers do articles with slideshows. When us Mexicans do it? People call code enforcement. But, whatever: Preserve, America! Live like us Mexicans. And save your next batch of kiwi-strawberry marmalade for your humble commentator.”
Paillard Punch is concept centred around punch cards and connecting the past with the present through sound. Each visitor will receive their own punch card onto which they can perforate a unique pattern. They can then put them into the card reader and the pattern they punched will appear lit up on a linen screen.
I am digging this series of drawings on the blog Animal New York by Lauri Apple profiling one New York City council member per day. I want to see more things like this. What a great way integrate city+politicians+art.
I’ve got an idea! Move the project down the river to Arkansas. I really think that state could greatly benefit from such a project. Last time I was there, I saw a large homemade placard (read: frame covered with a sheet) spray painted with the words “abortion is sin” and nailed to the top of an extant billboard. So they will probably be on board.
“In Robot Unicorn Attack, your ultimate goal is “to make your wishes come true.” While that is a pretty lofty goal that may consume the majority of your adult life, the unofficial goal is to not crash and die a fiery death.”