Build Your Own “Banksy’s Self-Destruct Artwork Frame” #ArtTuesday




from Build Your Own “Banksy’s Self-Destruct Artwork Frame” #ArtTuesday
by Ben

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The value for Banksy’s Ballon Girl only went up when it self shredded. Build your own with this Instructable from Fablab_Irbid:

When the Balloon Girl self-shredded itself after hitting a 1.4 million dollars, our inner makers started analyzing how it’s done.
There were 2 initial ideas in our mind:

  • The first was that blades were fixed on the base of the frame and two wheels held the painting in place and when they turned the painting would move over the blades and shred itself.
  • The second was that there was an actual paper shredder in the bottom of the painting, which would make sense giving how perfect the slices were for the actual painting and how big the frame was.

We decided to go with the first option.

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