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Installation of life size images. The image of the Palestinian should face (be on the opposite side) the six Israeli. That is, the work hangs on two opposite facing walls. Steve Sabella, 2008.

Steve Sabella's settlement

Steve Sabella

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October 10, 2008 at 12:57 am

Found: the ultimate steampunk project

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I found Kinetic Steam Works on Tristian Tristan (aka loupiote)’s beautiful burning man set. I was always a bit two-minded about steampunk. But these guys, three long hoots on the Levavasseur for them! I mean, what could be more steampunk than sailing an armada of steam boats up the Hudson?

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September 7, 2008 at 1:10 am

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Hey, what’s that wall doing here?

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This past Friday morning, as weekend strollers on Tel Aviv’s peaceful, tree-lined Rothschild Boulevard were on their way to cafes, yoga class, and shopping, many were surprised to find their path blocked by what looked like a section of the wall that forms large parts of the separation barrier between Israel and the Palestinian territories.

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You know, the new highway 6 passed some 10meters from the real wall. Thanks to some creative landscaping, you have to look really hard to find it. We need more of these. Perhaps someone should project images from Shovrim Shtika on it.

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April 28, 2008 at 2:48 pm

Mark Stimpson’s eerie lego reproductions

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Unexpected jems you find in Metro.
Mark Stimpson has a set of iconic photos reproduced with lego minifigs.

A Lego recreation of Jeff Widener’s 1989 photograph of “The unknown rebel”.

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Setup shot here …


It took me hours to make 4 identical Lego tanks from my big bag of random Lego bits! I could have saved some time and only made three.

Tiananmen Square

Anti-Empire protest

Viet Cong Captain

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April 4, 2008 at 9:46 am