NES Artwork Makes Game Characters Out of Old Cords

 - Sep 8, 2012
References: iri5 & bitrebels
This NES artwork shows how old materials can be reused to make something creative and modern. Artist Erika Iris used old Nintendo system controllers to make images of classic Nintendo characters by coiling and bending the cords of the controllers. She calls her series Ghost In The Machine.

The choice of materials for artists is equally as important as the art that is produced. Gaming nostalgia is on the rise these days with retro game systems and merchandise becoming collector's items. This NES artwork is on point as it uses gaming system controllers to depict the very characters that were controlled by the controllers in the first place.

Once you put it in a picture frame and hang it on the wall it becomes so much more than a coiled up old cord.