Wednesday, November 20, 2013

[BONUS] 419. Natural Selection: Alan Turing's Skull

One of the diptychs from my new Natural Selection portrait series which is on display at Krause Gallery in NYC through November 24.

Alan Turing and Skull made from computer keys by Noah Scalin

Alan Turing (1912-1954): developed the concepts that led to modern computing, and was fundamental in cracking Nazi codes in WWII, but was persecuted by the UK government for his homosexuality and ultimately committed suicide.

Here's a video of the piece being created (actually being taken apart in reverse time-lapse!)...

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