News: Suburbanite Turns Lawnmower Into Automated Art Machine

Suburbanite Turns Lawnmower Into Automated Art Machine

Jeremy Wood has turned the normally mundane task of lawn mowing into an art process. For the past nine years, Wood kept his mother's yard perfectly manicured, tracking every single motorized lawnmower ride with a GPS, and then converting the data into "maps".

Suburbanite Turns Lawnmower Into Automated Art Machine

Via Rhizome:

"Treating his body like a "geodesic" pencil, Wood's daily routines are documented as lines in space via GPS technology. In turn, Wood's performative rituals are data visualized as densely packed line drawings and animations. Having spent ten years developing a system for tracking and translating his everyday movements, the resulting pieces are one part drawing, one part diary and one part critique of the technological system's accuracy/inaccuracy and how that intervention enables/limits our perception of the spatio-temporal..." (Read more)

Suburbanite Turns Lawnmower Into Automated Art Machine

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I like the giant unintentional arrow.

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