Brooklyn Artist Ted Lawson Prints Self Portrait With His Own Blood

September 3, 2014 by  
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For those of you wondering if blood is thicker than ink, just ask artist Ted Lawson . The Brooklyn artist hooked himself up to a CNC machine to draw a self portrait using his own blood. For those of you already wondering why, well, Lawson explains that it’s all in the name of art . Read the rest of Brooklyn Artist Ted Lawson Prints Self Portrait With His Own Blood Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Art , Artist , blood painting , blood portrait , brooklyn artist , CNC machine , Joseph Gross Gallery , NYC art , selfie art , Ted Lawson

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Samoa Opens Largest Solar Photovoltaic Array in South Pacific

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The South Pacific Island of Samoa has opened the region’s largest solar array , the Faleata Racecourse. Located in the capital city of Apia, the 2.2 MW photovoltaic array was built in the middle of the city’s large racecourse. Working with two smaller arrays, Faleata will provide 4.5 percent of Samoa’s energy needs renewably, reducing the country’s heavy dependence on diesel . Read the rest of Samoa Opens Largest Solar Photovoltaic Array in South Pacific Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: clean tech , Faleata Racecourse , largest solar array pacific , largest solar farm in the Pacific , Pacific solar farm , renewable energy , Samoa island , Samoa solar farm , solar array , Solar Power , solar pv , South Pacific solar power

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Solar Rain Tree Oasis Could Alleviate Drought-Striken California Using Rainwater Collection and Clean Energy

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Michael Jantzen just unveiled designs for the Solar Rain Tree Oasis, a public gathering pavilion designed to help alleviate drought-stricken California . Made from a large prefabricated steel shell, the structure is topped by ten large solar arrays that collect and convert solar energy into electricity, which can then be sent to the local power grid. Funnel-like indentations along the circular roof collect rainwater and direct the water flow towards a series of storage containers buried beneath the structure. A large oak tree planted at the center of the pavilion is surrounded by a circular bench as well as additional tables and seating. + Michael Jantzen The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “clean energy” , “sustainable architecture” , California , Drought , michele jantzen , rainwater harvest , reader submitted content , solar arrays , solar rain tree oasis

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