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more cassette tape art
mar 15, 2009
more cassette tape art



‘axonometric array’ by ron van der ende, 2008

 

 

 

cassette tape culture is always on our radar, as evidenced by our interest in finnish artist sami havia’s old
cassette tape paintings of famous record covers
. never satisfied, we have found two more examples of
the vintage medium being used in art. the first is the work of dutch artist ron van der ende, who recently
created a special installation for worm rotterdam. the bas-relief piece named ‘axonometric array’ is made
completely of reclaimed wood and despite its appearance is only a few centimetres deep. our other new
find is a series of portraits by the flickr user iri5 titled ‘ghost in the machine’. each piece consists of an
old cassette tape that’s ribbon has been removed to create a likeness of a well-known musician.
from jimi hendrix to jim morrison, each piece brings the tape’s music to life through the ribbon portrait.


http://www.artbbq.nl/ron


http://www.flickr.com/photos/iri5

 

 

 


jimi hendrix & jim morrison by iri5

 

 

 



ian brown by iri5

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