Simon Jansen made an ASCII animation (ASCIImation) film of the
scenes fromStar Wars: Episode IVthat was 18 minutes and 30 seconds
Nine people participated in a 900-meter exquisite corpse relay race,
a new world record. The first participant ran 100 meters and drew part
of a person on their t-shirt. The shirt was then transferred to the next
relay member, who put it on and added to the first person’s drawing
while running. This was done repeatedly, with each person running 100
meters, until the drawing of the person was complete.
The record was set on June 17, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The relay
participants were Jessica Dunn, Lindsay Gerlach, Courtney Hacker,
Flounder Lee, Paul Miller, Kurt Nettleton, Kyle Channing Smith, Victoria
Son and Courtney Ware. Lamar Richcreek was present as a witness.
Wedge, a Detroit-based design firm, created a hopscotch course measuring 3.75 miles in length. They set the record in collaboration with Imagine Detroit Together, in partnership with the Detroit Design Festival, and with help from over 100 Detroiters from ages four to seventy-four. The course was displayed around midtown and downtown Detroit for those looking to get hoppy. Read more about the feat here.
A student at the Indu International School performed an Indian classical dance for 13 hours.
Rajesh, a Sydney-based photographer and cinematographer, took eight hours to capture portraits of 1,010 individuals. He set the record during the India-Australia Friendship Fair in Sydney, Australia.
Vivek K. constructed a miniature bridge made out of popsicle sticks. The bridge measures 140 feet long. It took him nine days to create the entire bridge and he used a total of 35,000 sticks and 150 char papers.
Sirajudeen Kamal Batcha carved 109 pieces of mirror that measures 66.74 meters long. The artwork displayed Arabic Kufi calligraphy of Asmaul Husna, Allah, and Muhammad. It took him 58 days to finish the entire carving.
Gurmej Singh created "The Transcendental," a 3444.91-meter (11,302 feet, 2.11 inches) long painting. He set the record to raise awareness about liberty, well-being, and the role of women in society.
It took Singh 38 days to finish the whole masterpiece. The painting was displayed on the bank of the Grand Rapids River in Michigan, USA.
Arden Myrin drew six women who've appeared on the cover of Us Weekly in two minutes while
singing the chorus of Jay-Z’s "Empire State of Mind" in Pig
Myrin set the record at a World Record Appreciation Society event
held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson
were present as witnesses.
Ko’s intricate balloon sculpture resembling a woman with blond pigtails
elicited 134 “wows”.
Vakhtang "Vato" Abashidze of the Georgian Records Federation created 10,000 abstract images in digital format. He set the record to celebrate Wassily Kandinsky's birthday. See more of Abashidze's creations here.
James Tazioli flashed 750 "Cardistry" photographs in two minutes.
Joe Bricker drew 15 cats in one minute. He drew a total of 16 cats but
the last attempt did not fall inside the one minute mark.
Eric Harmon's friend drew 313 cats on his hand.
Rhiannon drew 41 chicken faces in one minute.
Sirajudeen Kamal Batcha created 109 consecutive mirror carvings in 58 days. He set the record as a project to carve the names of Allah and Kufi Khat as artworks. All carvings were completed by hand.
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