Tag Archives: Art experiments

The Contrast That Makes Art – Cool Stuff


 

Self portrait by Aliza Razell

This is artwork made my cool stuff post this week.  Please refer to other cool stuff in earlier posts on tribalmystic.me blog.  This week explores the creative combination of two mediums that I love – watercolour and photography. The  contrast brings surprising and uniquely beautiful art.

Self portrait by Aliza Razell

Massachusetts-based artist Aliza Razell creates tickling self-portraits by exploring philosophical abstractions through merging watercolour and photography medium in Photoshop. See more on DeMilked blog.

An Artist Grows an Ear on His Arm


Perth artist Stelarc grows ear on his arm, plans to connect it to internet.

Hear for art

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Image: ABC Copyright: Can you hear what I hear? Stelarc’s implanted ear up close

ABC News Courtney Bembridge reported it has been 20 years in the making and involves the growth of a human organ, but for Perth-based artist Stelarc, it is just another project.

The Curtin University professor is growing a human ear on his arm.

“People’s reactions range from bemusement to bewilderment to curiosity, but you don’t really expect people to understand the art component of all of this,” Stelarc said.

“I guess I’ve always got something up my sleeve, but often my sleeve is rolled down.”

Stelarc first conceived the idea in 1996, but it took another decade to find the medical team willing to make it a reality. Click on ABC link to watch the video – please be warned, some images are graphic.

ABC News