Poses is a new performance by Yolanda Domínguez. It’s a direct criticism of the absurd and artificial world of glamour and of fashion that magazines present. She asked a group of real women to transfer fashion poses to daily scenes: the queue of a museum, the supermarket or the bus stop, sparking off the reaction of the spectators.
Thomas Pavitte wanted to create the most complex dot-to-dot drawing, so he made a 6,239 dot to dot Mona Lisa drawing. It took him 9 hours and 15 minutes to connect all the dots on the A0 poster. Impressive work.
Time Print Machine by Paul Ferragut is a printing system using felt pen on blotting paper. The felt-pen ink bleed in the paper for a duration relative to the grey value of a pixel. Every “time stain” gradually recreates any images in a pointillist style. The aim of this project is to emphasize the making process, it can take 20 hours to print one color on a A2 paper.
The series Broken Houses by Ofra Lapid, is based on photographs of abandoned structures neglected by man and destroyed by the weather. The photographs are found on the internet and used to create small scale models. Afterward the models are photographed again, omitted from their background and placed in gray.
</frameset> is an exhibition, a monument and an archive dedicated to the HTML tag <frameset>, setup by some students from the Interface Design department at the Merz Akademie in Stuttgart, Germany.
The HTML tag was introduced in 1996 with version 2.0 of Netscape browser. This tag made it possible to divide a browser window into parts and show several HTML documents at once.
A lot has been written about this most controversial tag in the history of markup languages. Already in the year it was created, usability experts announced that it breaks fundamental rules of hypertext and navigation. It was hated in the end of the 1990′s and neglected in the new millennium.
In March 2011 W3C finally removed frames from the HTML5 standard.
</frameset> is a collection of 5205 framesets from Geocities, 100 “No Frames!” buttons and some experiments by the students like the ones below. Check them out!