Un scotch lego qui va n’importe où, pour transformer n’importe quelle surface en plaque lego !
Seymour Papert, computer scientist, born 29 February 1928 ; died 31 July 2016 | The Guardian
Child’s play had been considered largely inconsequential, but Piaget saw that it was an essential part of a child’s cognitive development. Children were “learning by doing”. Today’s educational toy industry started from there.
Papert understood that mathematics was abstract and theoretical, and that was how it was taught to children. That was why most of them did not understand it. The answer, he thought, was to give children a physical way to think of mathematical ideas.
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Legofy is a python program that takes a static image or gif and makes it so that it looks as if it was built out of #LEGO.
Artist Ai Weiwei banned from using Lego to build Australian artwork | Art and design | The Guardian
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei says Danish toymaker Lego has refused his studio’s request for a bulk order of the plastic toys on political grounds.
In an Instagram post on Friday evening, the artist said Lego had refused the bulk order in September, quoting the company as saying it “cannot approve the use of Legos for political works”.
The artist’s accusation follows news this week that British firm Merlin Entertainments will open a Legoland park in Shanghai in conjunction with a Chinese partner. That announcement, timed to coincide with Chinese president Xi Jinping’s state visit to the UK, seems to have prompted the artist’s Instagram post.
Ai Weiwei swamped by Lego donation offers after ban on use for ’political’ artwork | Art and design | The Guardian
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has been inundated with Lego brick donation offers after the Danish toy maker refused a request for a bulk order of the plastic toys on political grounds.
Artist Ai Weiwei banned from using Lego to build Australian artwork
On Friday, the artist said Lego refused his studio’s request for an order to create an artwork about free speech to be shown at the National Gallery of Victoria in Australia for an Andy Warhol/Ai Weiwei exhibition in December.
Artist Ai Weiwei hits out over Lego ’censorship’ - BBC News
Artist Ai Weiwei has accused Lego of “censorship and discrimination” after the company refused to let him to use its bricks in a new exhibition.
Lego refused a bulk order for bricks that were to be used in a new artwork about political dissidents as part of an exhibition in Melbourne, Australia.
Toymaker Lego said it never sold directly to anyone wanting to use its product to make a political statement.
The artist has since been deluged with offers of Lego from supporters.