Metal plates send messages to airport x-ray screeners

I think I’ll have some of these made up with the Slice of Heaven 24-Hour Pie Shop and Driving Range logo on them, and then just give them to my few customers who actually do have the good sense to get out of town once in a while. Then again, using these plates may cause them not to return, and we can’t have that, now, can we?

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“One of my favorite artists, Evan Roth, is working on a project that will be released soon – the pictures say it all, it’s a “carry on” communication system. These metal places contain messages which will appear when they are X-Rayed. The project isn’t quite done yet, Evan needs access to an X-Ray machine to take some photos and document. If you have access to an X-Ray machine he’s willing to give you a set of the plates for helping out (email fi5e [at] ni9e.com].”

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2 comments

  1. bottomgun says:

    I thought these were pretty cool also and copied the the piece into my Design folder for future reference a couple of days ago. Like both of his displayed prototypes but unfortunately they are not in production. Worried about how it might be taken with my security clearance though.
    R/Jay

  2. Bjean says:

    Maybe you could make a metal plate with your security clearance transcribed on it? Speed things right along, at least in your case. (Would not work quite as well on mine.)

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