Musical Ink

Russian mafia tattoos present an interesting subculture, some of which is explored in the excellent film Eastern Promises with Viggo Mortensen. Now, a Moscow-based media artist, Dmitriy Morozov has developed a robot that plays tattoos. The robotic reader sits on the arm and sensors scan tattoos to render the ink into music.

::vtol:: “reading my body” from ::vtol:: on Vimeo.

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