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.
|The People Behind Google's Doodles|
|Intentionally Dysfunctional Factory Products|
|Turning Old Computer Memory into Christmas Ornaments|
|“You become more difficult for an algorithm to understand, market to, or manipulate.”|
|Smart Solar Panel Window Blinds|
|"The machine had gotten inside the human’s head."|
|"You could be targeted for ads for things you don’t even realize that you like."|
|"Low-cost solar and human-powered vehicle."|
|Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plans|
|"Contact could mean extraordinary things for humanity if it happens soon."|
|"The most automated warehouse of its kind"|
|"How will that impact human evolution going forward?"|
|Changing the Oil of Your Car is so Easy, Even a Kid Can Do It|
|A Brief History of the Entire World, I Think|