'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Friday, 22 April 2011

Lego Art




Another quick post - I have deadlines looming, but I just wanted to share this.

I hope you will enjoy this wondrous contraption that reminded me a little of Fischli and Weiss's 1987 art movie Der Lauf der Dinge ('The Way Things Go')

I glanced at the length - 'this is long' I thought, 'I've too much to do to watch an eight-minute clip.' Eight minutes later...

Thanks again Flatattack.

4 comments:

  1. I can't wait but I shall have to. 8 minutes on my T stick is just too much: too slow and too Mb hungry. So I shall wait a week and watch it when I'm back in Scotland on 'proper' Broadband.

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  2. All the best for your annual migration Geeb! Gosh it seems to have suddenly come around. Safe journey and 'talk' to you later.

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  3. Oh my Katherine. This is simply wonderful! Thank you so much for posting it, the nearly eight minutes went by very quickly.

    One of my very favourite games as a child, was Mousetrap. This is like a huge scaled up version of the same thing, and just delighted me on this cold, stormy night.

    Kind regards, Kitty

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  4. Hello Kitty! I remember 'Mousetrap"! It had completely slipped my mind. Thanks for the memories, a friend had one. We only had lowtech stuff like 'Pick up Sticks'. Ha.
    There is at least one computer game that lets you add on and manipulate a train of reaction like this. What's it's name J?

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