Thursday, October 27, 2011

EXPLORATION #28 - Blind Observation

Place an object or a series of objects in your pocket. Describe them using only touch.
Alternate: Go around your room in the dark and identify all the objects by touch. Describe them.

I had to change up this task just a little. I have very few garments with pockets so I placed my item in a pillow case.

The item inside is cool to the touch. It runs from the tip of my middle finger to the start of my wrist. You can feel a slight texture of the handle which is  a little larger in diameter than a pencil. The end of the handle has a slightly raised lip that bends a little into a smoother round surface. The top of the handle has a flat metallic object placed in it. You can feel four slotted openings running vertical and two other longer slots vertical but curved at the edges. The top of the smooth metal has two pointed and flat pieces on each side. The pieces extend out like ears and are about the width of my pinkie. If you press down on them they are slightly uncomfortable, however, probably not sharp enough to cut you unless you use extreme pressure. One side of the slotted metal contains a large spring about the diameter of my ring finger. The spring starts about a knuckles length away from the start of the handle. The spring will turn back and forth if you roll it against the metal. After feeling all parts and pieces you are able to determine the handle is weighted heavier than the remainder of the piece.


Monday, October 24, 2011

EXPLORATION #27 - Accidental Art

Go for a walk. Identify and document existing "art" that you find, such as things that are not created on purpose. Some examples include stains on sidewalks, spilled paint, bird poo, rust, things that are damaged, random arrangements of objects or find interesting, a bag caught in a tree.

Stolen Art

Tread Wear


Alien Birth

X Marks The Spot