6409Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: MAC SE used for art projects
- Nov 2, 2007At 03:42 PM 11/2/2007 +0000, you wrote:
> "B. Degnan" <billdeg@...> wrote:I am aware of this...My point was that it goes against my nature to defile
> > Take a look at this:
>[Mac Classic painted orange and screen displays a Jack O Lantern]
> > I don't know how many of you have a MAC with this chassis design,
> > you to, chances are it no longer works. They just take up space.
> > are very hard to restore and the newer SE's are not worth much even
> > do work. You all know me as someone who avoids destroying an old
> > for art's sake, but personally I waive this rule for the less-rare MAC
> > SE's...anyone second that opinion? I am tempted to try something
> > myself, someone tell me I am making a mistake :-)
>1) Bill, people have turned old "compact" Macs into acquariums,
>terrariums, and doorstops for years. Artists have used "found art",
>common objects as art elements, since the Dada movement in the early
>20th century. Nothing you or I will say, will change that.
a computer in any way, but I am tempted to try something with a beyond-hope
"compact" MAC, they're just so darn cute.
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