Just when you thought long-form communication was dead. The city of Melbourne gave email addresses to trees, which has incurred an outpouring of love letters and even exchanges between people and their addressee-trees....more
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Miraculous, and not a flaming sword near it—Sam Van Aken’s project marries sculpture and agriculture and genetics and a little bit of wonder.
I was able to see the grafting process while growing up on a farm and have always been fascinated by how one living thing cut could be cut inserted into another living thing and continue to grow,” Van Aken explained to HuffPost.
Sometime in 2011, Bartholomäus Traubeck noticed a certain similarity between tree rings and grooves on a vinyl record.
Being a multimedia artist, he rigged up a turntable that could play cross-sections of trees like albums, transmitting the data from the rings to a computer program that interpreted them as piano music....more