|Wooden cell phones (via Cory A)
Ha! Russian technology continues to trail way behind the west's.
does anybody know what this is? It's great! As my friend asked me in email: "Are they folk art, toys, or something cargo-culty? They remind me of the paper cell phones and Rolexes that you can buy in Chinatown, and burn so that your relatives in the afterworld can have cool shit."
I'm guessing they're art-art, by a Russian artist, but I don't know.
"Pyramid schemes are among the most emotionally and financially damaging cons in the country, yet they’re also the most comical. Artist Conrad Bakker’s pyramid marketing scheme pitches a functionless product with the straight face of scam marketeering. The Untitled Product Distribution Network is the latest in Bakker’s series of Untitled Projects, whose past forms included sculptures for sale on streetside folding tables and paintings for auction through ebay."more