Public drawing machine controlled with your emotions

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By David Kaldor in New Trends on Monday 2 May 2011

To accompany the release of ABC TV Australia’s new animated series for adults, The Gradual Demise of Phillipa Finch, Sydney-based interactive media troupe, Based On Birds, have combined the web, mobile phones and a hand-crafted drawing machine to give audiences the opportunity to use their emotions to contribute to a large collective artwork in an unprecedented cross-platform experience.

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Emma Magenta tea towel

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Products on Thursday 29 July 2010

We’re loving this tea towel and ceramic plate from Australian artist, Emma Magenta. A well-known illustrator, Magenta has taken her supreme drawing talent to the home — momentarily at least. And we’re happy she has. Her infamous childlike playfulness in her drawings abounds here, without taking away from its cheekiness and humor. Cleaning the plates […]

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