Rhizome: Prosthetic Knowledge Picks - Contemporary Plotter
In my latest submission, a look at some modern projects that employ the use of one of the oldest computer output technologies - the plotter.
I’m not sure if this is all hand-drawn, but it’s delightful
Lebbeus Woods’ Sketchbooks
First spotted: chabelidecyc
Credits for all images: Lebbeus Woods, Sketchbook (30 July 1995, NYC - 23 May 1998, NYC), 195; Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund Purchase; © Estate of Lebbeus Woods (2001.153 A-Y).
Technical drawings from the Centrifuge Brain Project
In this brilliantly fun mockumentary from German filmmaker Tim Nowak, a man named Dr. Nick Laslowicz from the Institue for Centrifugal Research (ICR) recounts his “achievements in the realms of brain manipulation, excessive G-Force and prenatal simulations,” stating unequivocally that “gravity is a mistake.” What follows is a series of increasingly terrifying and equally absurd roller coasters that fling passengers into the sky in an attempt to theoretically improve their cognitive function.
Watch the video here