Penetrables of Jesus Rafael Soto

The Penetrable Sonoro that Rafael Soto did for Jean Tinguely’s Cyclops came up again recently. I couldn’t find good documentation of it online, only a bad video with terrible sound. Here are some of his “Penetrables”. I’m sure I’ll need the reference again sooner or later.





Tomas Saraceno’s open artistic project Aerocene. Had a chance of seeing some aspects of it on show at the CCCB in an excellent show called “Después del fin del mundo”.

Living Root Bridges

Living Root Bridge

Living root bridges

Critical Making: beyond Arduinos and blinking LEDs

Critical Making is a handmade book project by Garnet Hertz that explores how hands-on productive work ‐ making ‐ can supplement and extend critical reflection on technology and society. It works to blend and extend the fields of design, contemporary art, DIY/craft and technological development. It also can be thought of as an appeal to the electronic DIY maker movement to be critically engaged with culture, history and society: after learning to use a 3D printer, making an LED blink or using an Arduino, then what?