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The Golden Nica is replica of the Greek Nike of Samothrace. It is a handmade wooden statuette, plated with gold, so each trophy is unique: approximately 35 cm high, with a wingspan of about 20 cm, all on a pedestal. “Prix Ars Electronica” is a phrase composed of French, Latin and Spanish words, loosely translated as “Electronic Arts Prize.”

Source: Wikipedia.

F.A.T NIKA v 1.0 is a freestyle replica of Ars Electronica’s Golden Nica: “one of the most important awards for creativity and pioneering spirit in the field of digital media.” The replica is a  3d modelled object statuette copied from a wikipedia photograph,   a la old school.

The prestigious award now can be easily reproduced infinite times -digitally or physically- and use it to recognize any creative expression you dig (including your own!), while showing blatant disregard to the scarcity promoted by the art market and the artificial sanctity of juries, curators and gatekeepers.

Download and copy the F.A.T NIKA v 1.0 from here. (.stl 5MB)

JUST COPY IT.

First published at simple-mechanisms.com

*thanks Ricardo for helping out!
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Noisy Typer is a free piece of software which plays typewriter sounds as you type. It runs in the background and works with all applications ( email, web, word etc ). Key sounds include: letter keys, spacebar, backspace, carriage return and scroll up and down.

Noisy Typer is a FAT Lab speed project by Theo Watson.

Download NoisyTyper.app here ( currently OS X only ):
NoisyTyper-v001.zip

The software is open source and made with openFrameworks version 0071.
You can download the source code here: NoisyTyperProject.zip

Icon from CC Flickr photo.

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Posted on July 12, 2012

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Rock Star Artist or nOOb fresh out of art school and your art is wack, losing its viral flav’ because people don’t want any IP popos chasing them down while remixin it?  Ok.. cool. Let me help you.

 

HOW TO: Licenses your Artz:

 

  • Step 1: Make dope art
  • Step 2: Pick a License for your new dope art and download your Liscense icons here
  • Step 3: Put your newly FAT Licen$ed art up on Twitter and Everywhere else
  • Step 4: Your art has total cred. “New Media Curators” will be impressed by your mad crazy art makin skillZ!!!!

FAT Liscenes Key by Addie

FOR EXAMPLE: I’mma Let You Finish ok but here’s how it works– lets say you wantta make art that gets you mad cred, but not for big companies,. but say ShareAlike so everyone all over this small small world after all can be remixin’ it?

BAMMMMMMM:

 

but yeah, we know what’s coming,

Possible Example Question from your lawyer:

 

Dear Fat Lab, What’s the Fine Print?

Because we know you bitches like to read, we got ALL of that up in here for you…

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This morning, a minor epidemic broke out across social networking sites: people were liking, reposting and retweeting an image showing that today was the date that Doc and Marty traveled into the future in the first Back to the Future movie.

Unfortunately this was a doctored image, a complete hoax. If you need to double check on the real time and date the DeLorean travels into the future, see http://areweinthefutureyet.com/

This speed project is a collaboration with Seb Lee-Delisle.


Posted on June 27, 2012

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The expressions published in this site are all in the public domain. You may enjoy, use, modify, snipe about and republish all F.A.T. media and technologies as you see fit.