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Dialogues In Motion Picked Up By Portland Art Museum

Dialogs In Motion – 2012 from Benjamin Carpenter on Vimeo. In 2012, my friend and collaborator Sudhu Tewari and I responded to a call made by the SFMOMA. They were asking artists to design games that visitors could play while … Continue reading

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RGR, Beakerhead And The Canadian Rockies

I just returned from Calgary, where 5 Ton Crane installed the Ray Gun Gothic Rocket at the 1st annual Beakerhead festival of art, science and engineering. The RGR was well received by the event organizers and seemed to be enjoyed by most. More than … Continue reading

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Art & Science Discussion At The POP Tech Conference

Here is an interesting article about the technology industry’s slow realization of the value of Art. Some organizations like Xerox and M.I.T. have known this for some time and have made moves to actively include art practices in their business. They … Continue reading

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Now Featured on Synapse – A Database For Collaborations Between Art & Science

I found this site on the tubes a while back and noticed that they were accepting submissions – so I submitted. Now I have my very own page among many very talented artists and scientists all doing really creative and interesting … Continue reading

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Cast Aluminum Ant Colonies

Wow! These ant colony castings that retired entomologist Walter R. Tschinkel has made are not only a clever visual representation of nature, but they are also quite beautiful. OK, so he vaporized the entire colony when he poured the molten aluminum … Continue reading

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GameLab-A-Thon At SFMOMA

The ArtGameLab show at SFMOMA that Sudhu Twari and I are currently participating in will come to a close this Aug 12th with a bang. The GameLab-A-Thon is an event that lets you invent your own museum game and play it … Continue reading

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Erica Gangsei Of ArtGameLab And SFMOMA

Erica Gangsei works in the SFMOMA educational dept. She recently developed and curated a show of games that Sudhu Twari and I were a part of. Here is a quick thing about her and her awesome job. -Stay Tuned Sharing … Continue reading

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The Chaperone

Here is a link to a page dedicated to Ira Sherman’s latest piece – The Chaperone. Two people are strapped into a pair of custom made harnesses. Counter weights then  float them into the air, where they are brought within … Continue reading

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The Sub-Sonarium Is Well Underway

It was a busy week for the Sub-Sonarium crew. Daniel Yasmin and I received our first order of raw materials for the construction of the structure. We spent a couple of days, along with fellow Five Ton Craners, Colin Babcock … Continue reading

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The Sub-Sonaruim

  As you may already know, Daniel Yasmin and I had our proposal approved for funding by the Burning Man art dept this year. We submitted a design for an interactive, immersive sound sculpture that uses vibrating springs and visitor participation to create … Continue reading

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