Beneath it all was a small-framed person hunching over something on a table, with a bandana covering her face and a large welding mask on her head. The sound of air compressors and hammering coming from the building drowned out whatever introduction was made. Even after the helmet and bandana came off, it was difficult to know what was being said, though I did manage to get across the idea that I wanted to take some pictures. The woman that emerged from underneath the protective layers seemed more than happy to oblige.
Caro makes painstakingly intricate chandelier sculptures and lighting fixtures from bicycle parts that she salvages from scrap metal yards and bicycle shop dumpsters all around Los Angeles. In making this profile, I was struck by how her social and political consciousness are woven into her life and work.
|Space Oddity: David Bowie's Song Turned Into a Children's Book|
|Didier Faustino's Double Happiness|
|Emily Isles' Posters Celebrating Italian Inventions|
|Hikaru Cho's Illusionist Paintings|
|Great Art in Ugly Rooms|
|"An unabashed love letter to the 1982 motion picture Blade Runner."|
|"A helpful guide created by an unqualified individual."|
|“What if energy generation was a consumer electronic you could order off Amazon?”|
|Making a Movie Inside a Video Game|
|"A real-time surveillance machine that has been developed for online advertising is rapidly expanding into other fields."|
|Fast, Clean, Cost-Effective Metal 3D-Printing|
|“Robots should be fitted with an 'ethical black box' to keep track of their decisions.”|
|"You only need about 100 miles by 100 miles of solar panels to power the entire United States."|
|Google Map Shows You the Most Photographed Areas of the World|