RepRap to the Sea

Here is a pataphysical approach to the  Great Pacific Garbage Patch. SROPSU is a self replicating sea borne plastic dissembly/replication unit.  The abundant scrap plastic floating in the world’s oceans is taken into its maw with a conveyor belt.  The plastic is molecularly recombined to self replicate RepRap in the fabricator end of the unit. 

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Village butcher wears a lungi

A lungi is sort of a dohti, which is the men’s version of the sari and widely worn in the south of India. A cotton fabric of table cloth thickness is wrapped around the waist and reaches the ground, except then it’s picked up from the bottom and double up, bottom wrapped around the waist again to make a thigh to knee length skirty thing.

Some guys wear underwear, or even shorts, but maybe that’s cheating?

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Molecular Disassembling Unit

  This image of a mushroom enabled garbage composter was inspired by a video podcast of Paul Stamets talking about his extensive research into the bioremediation capabilities of mycelium networks (aka mushrooms). Here is link to a transcript of another great interview with Stamets about the remarkable nature of mushrooms.

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Going Nomad

In the fall of 2005, Magda and I decided to sell off most of our possessions and embark on an extended period of travel. The reasons for this were many. Magda had a distinct feeling of being stuck. We had figured out a way to coast through our life as freelance graphic designers/artists. We had

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