Smoker vs. Non Smoker

In Italy it has been recently  introduced a restrictive regulation concerning smoke. There is a lot of talk about it. Let me add some words.

<<click to watch (flash animation, 183k).

Ukraine

A question concerning the ukrainian crisis.

<<click to watch (flash animation, 108KB).

Grow a Brain

Few remarks on past, present and future, +3 good links. Drawings by Anna Guerra.

<<click to watch (flash animation, 352KB).

GROWABRAIN is a wonderful weblog, full of interesting topics remarkably linked. You must pay a visit.

LE DERNIER CRI translates “The Latest Fashion”, but also “The Last Gasp”. It’s a collective artwork that has independently produced hundreds of picture books in the last ten years.

RADIOACTIVE CAT – Home of the drunken scientist (improve taste of cheap vodka through Brita water filter).

Observed

Allies or enemies? Objects observe and judge us. Original pic by S. Catasta from the Brain Research Campaign.

<<click to watch (flash animation, 73KB)

Earth – Mars Travel / Iconsurf

EARTH-MARS TRAVEL “Mars wants you, Earth wants you to leave”. EarthMarsTravel is the first european travel agency set up to assist the future dwellers of the Red Planet. Take-off in 2052. What stands behind can be found in AboutEarthMarsTravel (check the 2002-2052 chronology).

ICONSURF has robots collecting thousands of icons (favicon.ico) from all over the web. You can just enjoy watching them, surf to their original websites or submit your own. The curator states that “good icons link to good websites”, and I think that he’s quite correct.

S.O.H(L).O.

In 2002 Elly Nagaoka asked me to produce an animation related to an architectural exhibition titled SmallOfficeHomeOffice that took place in Tokyo. Starring Gabriele Guerra as the Homeless Employee,  the song is “Miss Brown” by Switchyard.

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Below is the original file. Quality of sound and images is way superior.

<<click to watch (flash animation, 17M!)

Below is SOH(L)O as seen on Memo n°31, March 2003.

Conform and Obey

www.conformandobey.co.uk “….God is dead, but the stench from his omnipresent rotting carcass lingers on….”
One of the best sites I’ve ever visited (the entry page is stunning). The blog (Family of Breath) is structured into two columns, on the left a directory supports a disturbed yet fascinating mindstorming, on the right links are randomly posted as the blogger navigates the web. Don’t miss the 26 things.

www.deadmaneating.com What meal would you order facing the electric chair? Some confront death with an empty stomach, others with a load of junk food. This site brings you closer to the lives of the condemned, not only describing their last meal, but also the motives of their guiltyness and redemption.

www.unamourdesite.com What a lovely website, animations and webmastering by Vincent Du Crest.

Solid State of America

Undecided between Kersh and Bury? Make up your mind with this last minute political statement!

<<click to watch Flash animation (289k).

Downgrade

1 – Upgrade your computer, downgrade your life.

2 – Bad Kid.

3 – MORBID PACKAGING,dedicated to all the friends who left us, even the nonsmokers.

4 – ORIGINAL COPY, life as pretended by tape manufacturers.

5-6 – SUN & DEAD, image based on the “slide cutting” technique.

Milk and Cookies

www.milkandcookies.com “is an archive of memes for disturbing geeks about: sex machines, pop culture, anti christ religions, humor cults, joke news, open source stuff, security, technology, sarcasm and toilet humor. We link to pages that will be interesting six months from now and beyond. In general we stay away from current events…” Milkandcookies posts in a very accurate and selective way offensive material from all over the net. Almost 1000 links are posted and rated every month. You can find “how to build your own VCR” and one of my favourites and lousiest, CraneAccidents.com!

www.codebox.8m.com/flash.htm is a treasure island for code programmers. The /flash chapter is particularly rich. You will find troubleshooting, links, essays, everything that concerns theory, technique and aestethics of flash.