Have you been looking for a way to digitize your old N.W.A. tapes and Brand Nubian vinyl to digital, but didn’t know how? Do you find yourself wandering the streets with old Doc Martin, DJ Dan and Barry Weaver mixtapes, but no place to actually play them? You ever at a kegger with a stray [...]


21 Aug
Mirco Pagano, Moreno De Turco & TWBA's "Piracy" campaign

Let’s face it. Old vinyl records are pretty cool, but old CDs? Yeah, not so much. That is until artists Mirco Pagano and Moreno De Turco created these lively mosaic sculptures using a colorful array of these obsolete relics of media, often using the actual albums of the artists depicted. Working with a multinational ad [...]


11 Apr
Morphing obsolete technologies into modern art

Nick Gentry, a Central Saint Martin’s graduate and apparent stranger to canvas stretching, prefers to paint portraits on a canvas constructed with floppy disks. He strategically incorporates these obsolete tech properties into his subjects’ features creating a file cabinet effect. Gentry places an emphasis on recycling and reusing personal objects, acquiring dead technologies through a [...]


26 May
The H4D-200MS is here to make every other camera obsolete

Revered Copenhagen camera makers Hasselblad have just dropped the newest bomb in their photographic artillery — the H4D-200MS. While the H4D-200MS boasts a whopping 200 megapixel capability, the camera actually uses a 50 megapixel sensor and shoots 6 images simultaneously, which it then stitches together in-camera (a piezoelectric motor slightly moves the sensor while the [...]


11 May
Italian designer Paola Mirai's Cirkuita collection

Italian designer Paola Mirai is doing her best to re-purpose all that tech garbage piling up in her nearby landfill. Cirkuita is a jewelry collection she’s created by taking old gadgets and adding them into her new transparent and light material called orotransparante, upcycling discarded motherboards, chips and obsolete circuitry into rings and bracelets. As [...]


Austin-based artist Shawn Springs makes wooden sculptures crafted to look as if they were pixelated 8bit creatures manifested into our meat and bones world. Although his pieces normally range from leaping mahi mahi to flaming hats, it’s his latest project, Vicious Venue, that’s taken his craft to the next level. As Springs explains: “My recent [...]

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