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Woman Builds Giant Spirograph, Takes Chalk Art To The Next Level

Over on imgur, a user with the alias ‘hababird’ has posted a gallery of images showing the step-by-step process she went through to create a gigantic 2.4m wide wooden Spirograph set that uses chunky pieces of chalk to create intricate artwork on streets and sidewalks.


These Light Paintings Show How Wi-Fi Swirls And Shifts Around You

Ever wondered how the Wi-Fi signal varies around your house or workplace? Well, a new project by Luis Hernan combines signal strength sensing with light painting to show you just that.


The National Gallery Of Victoria Is Hosting A Masquerade Ball For Robots

Dr. Wade Marynowsky’s Nostalgia For Obsolete Futures is an interactive exhibition opening next month at the National Gallery of Victoria. Blending performance art, sound and video installations with robotics, the work includes four super-creepy programmed and Victorian-era-dressed robots that will roam the Gallery’s foyer.


How A Blind Australian Photographer Practices His Art

Video: Queensland’s Brenden Borrellini has been deaf and blind his entire life. He’s also been an unstoppable explorer and student. He picked up a camera at an arts centre one day on a lark, but the joke soon turned into a serious pursuit with beautiful results. The ABC brings us this mini documentary on Brendan’s art.


The Prettiest Science Experiments Of The Year According To Princeton

Princeton University is celebrating the beauty of science, a selection of of experiments and research papers that result in amazing displays of colour and motion that can be classified as contemporary art. Here are the prettiest ones.


Huge Chocolate Mill Reveals Delicious Changing Geometry As You Shave It

This huge chocolate mill — created by Studio Wieki Somers and chocolatier Rafael Mutter for a retrospective on the Dutch architect Gerrit Rietveld — reveals intricate geometrical designs as you rotate the sharp metal arm that shaves it one millimetre at time. It cements my conviction that all art should be edible and delicious.


Watch A Detail-Oriented Man Carve The Eiffel Tower Into A Pencil Tip

Video: We’ve seen plenty of tiny works of art hit the internet lately. But it’s truly rare to see how one of these impossibly small masterpieces is actually created. Architecture students in Mumbai offer us a glimpse at the mini sculpture skills of Vilas Lakkabathini in this video, though, and it’s transfixing.


There's A Trippy Walk-In Kaleidoscope Hiding In This Shipping Container

Who needs LSD when the world has talented designers like Masakazu Shirane and Saya Miyazaki? Last year, the Japanese duo took on the challenge of creating a mind-bending environment inside of a shipping container — and did they ever succeed.


Optical Illusion GIFs Make Classic Horror Characters Three-Dimensional

Gallery: Saline used a well-known optical illusion to turn the greatest scary monsters of all time into beautiful postcards that feel 3D on your screen. I love that they paid homage to the often gimmicky classic horror films of yesteryear with such a gimmicky technique.


Optical Illusion Turns Flat Letters Into 3D Calligraphy

Gallery: I love calligraphy to the point in which I shiver with pleasure when I see someone writing beautifully — slowly and carefully. I’d have liked to see Turkish calligrapher Tolga Girgin making these 3D writings spotted by Colossal.