Mosaico from Cassidy Curtis on Vimeo.

Timelapse video of Raquel making a mosaic tabletop for an old wrought-iron end table she had kicking around the house. I helped a little with the “tile nipper” tool. Frame rate: one 1.3-second exposure every 5 seconds. Music: “Jongo” by João Pernambuco (aka João Teixeira Guimarães), performed by Baden Powell.

Originally shot and edited in 2007, remastered for HD in 2014.

In Brainbows


Somebody had to do this, and it might as well be me:

Radiohead album + mouse neurons = mashup goodness!

I’ve been digging this album for a couple of weeks now, and it has left its share of fluorescent traces in my little brain. But the download came without any official cover art, so all the fans were left to make up their own. (There are some really nice ones if you follow that link, although this one‘s my personal fave.) When some Harvard and MIT neuroscientists released a paper about color-coding neurons in transgenic mice, this seemed like the obvious and perfect use of their pictures. Enjoy! (Back cover art after the jump).

Continue reading In Brainbows