We technophiles have an unhealthy obsession with electronic innards.
For many of us, it started at a young age. We’d sneak off and dissect some appliance belonging to our parents, hoping it wouldn’t be missed, hoping that if it broke, we would be able to fix it it.
Like little serial (gadget) killers in the making, many a future engineer has disemboweled a magi-mix, a VCR player or a cell phone, scratching an itch, but never quite satisfying the urge--that quest for more.
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Of course, sites like iFixit and our very own TechInsights have made a very good business out of what we tech journos like to call “gadget porn,” but what happens when artistic license takes gadget guts to a whole new anatomical level?
Well, this happens:
All Image Credits: Mads PeitersenThis being the work of artist Mads Peitersen, a digital Concept Artist from Copenhagen, Denmark, whose graphics are particularly graphic.
As we become more and more attached to electronic devices, Peitersen’s art imagines devices taking on a whole biological being of their own, as grotesque as that may be at first glance.
Then again, no guts, no glory, eh Mads?