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DIWO

Nadiah Raman

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 - 01:23:14 am

@ ♡♡♡♡♡

We all know of the common term ‘DIY’ which stands for Do It Yourself. DIWO on the other hand stands for Do It With Others and it is pretty self-explanatory. It is basically an approach that enables the collaboration between people in making art. Through DIWO, people get to create collective works which shapes fresher perspectives that would not have Read more →

Categories: Research
I was very impressed with your conclusion:
All in all, I am for DIWO. I feel that it is a great way to sustain human interactions with the rise of technology that may be slowly isolating us from it. Through collaboration and negotiation, people are able to create works far beyond what they could have managed singly.
I thought this was a very powerful statement and perfectly sums up the important, meaning, and dynamic of collaborative interaction in the form of DIWO. What would strengthen your essay is more specific examples from the essay by Marc Garrett, as well as his lecture. I do want to say though that you did an excellent job bringing in examples from the class and you supported them very well. If you had supported your very insightful conclusion with concrete examples from Furtherfield and the Garrett lecture, the essay would have been perfect!

Collective Genius: DIWO!!

ROS FARZANA

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 - 01:17:40 pm

@ Farz

The Furtherfield community is a common space for individuals from all over the world to to collaborate, critique and share works. Connections in art is very important. When art is shared with and collaborated with others, the outcome and extent of the art can be further pushed.

‘As an artist-led group, Furtherfield has become progressively more interested in the cultural value Read more →

Categories: Research
Tags: DIWO | summary
I like how u made a relation between Marc Garrett's example of Blockchain with the micro-project we did! From there we can truly understand the beauty of DIWO, of how collaborative efforts can convert into something very unique.
I really liked how you noted the element of surprise in Felicia's and mine's Tele-Stroll -  there are almost different types of DIWO here. One that Felicia and I could predict (we had planned out our "types" beforehand) and the 'unpredictable' type of DIWO, as you have pointed out. Thank you for noticing that aspect; I wouldn't have particularly made that distinction otherwise! :-)
Wonderful essay and nicely written. I thought you captured the quality and spirit of Furtherfield very effectively. My main comment is to find a way to end your essay more conclusively. For example, you mention very briefly that the Adobe Connect session was beneficial because it allowed you to interact with others. How? This would have been a perfect opportunity to talk about how we incorporated the DIWO concept in our online interactions to form various collaborative moments, colors, signs, etc. through the telematic embrace. Just as you effectively described the Plantoid project, a stronger ending would have been to discuss how our own micro-projects employed similar ideas and techniques.

Do It With Others and Experimental Interaction

Su Xian

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 - 06:01:00 pm

@ Shu

Do It With Others (DIWO) is a variation on Do It Yourself (DIY) where activity is now shared through participatory media.

In this approach, peers connect and collaborate, creating their own structures, using either digital networks or shared physical environments, making an art that is both made and distributed across a network.

Do It With Others (DIWO): Participatory Media in Read more →

Categories: Micro-Project
You have made a number of bold statements here! I particularly like this comment:
It could even be said that art is not interactive without DIWO.
My advice though is that when you make these kind of declarative statements, that you find more effective ways to support them. Why, for example, is art not interactive without DIWO? You could say that the definition of interactivity is when the viewer interacts with the artwork, is actually able to affect the outcome of the artwork. But if the viewer is only interacting with a digital work, then how are they doing it with others? Well, one distinction is that DIWO is more specifically a group activity, and requires interaction between people. I emphasize this one statement because earlier in the essay you do an excellent job of introducing DIWO as collaborative and participatory, however you want to have a strong conclusion that builds on the many ideas and examples you have introduced. Also, I would have liked to have seen at least one example from Furtherfield in addition to the examples you gave from the micro-projects, and a reference to the Marc Garrett lecture. Lastly, I was very impressed that you were able to login, weren't you in Iceland?

DIWO - Research Critique Summary

Felicia Chua Qin Ying

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 - 02:06:08 am

@ FELICIA CHUA

“Expanded from the original term known as D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself). D.I.W.O ‘Do It With Others’. Is more representative of contemporary, collaborative – art practice which explores through the creative process of using networks, in a collective manner.” – Garrett

Do-It-With-Others, also known as DIWO in short, is a terminology created in 2006 by Furtherfield. Read more →

Categories: Micro-Project
Hi Felicia, that was fast! I changed the due date of this assignment so you can incorporate the lecture by Marc Garrett. Please refer to the email I sent yesterday. Thanks! Randall
oh man. thanks for the note, mr. randall :-(  
Good work! You have many excellent ideas at play here and a fine understanding of DIWO as conceived by Furtherfield. My main comment is tying it all together in a more cohesive manner so that you can build to a strong conclusion. For example, you have an image that is unidentified (the composite), followed by a quote by Marc Garrett, and then a brief mention of Marc Garrett's lecture referring to the fading of social utopias, concluding with Project Networking the Unseen that connects those who are remote from one another. These are all interesting ideas but how do they tie together? What is the underlying theme? How could you keep the concept of DIWO as a theme that holds everything together. It is challenging with so many ideas, projects, references, etc., to discuss, so it is important to focus perhaps on less to maintain a more continuous discourse. Otherwise, you have done excellent research and I can see you are very enthusiastic about Furtherfield's work and the experiments we are conducting to carry out these ideas.

Issa Glitch!

Felicia Chua Qin Ying

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 - 02:05:14 am

@ FELICIA CHUA

FELICIA’S EYES – Initial VS Outcome

Hello, World.

Unrecognisable, is how I would describe the final outcome of the edit. I have to say, I am thoroughly surprised by the transformation. Just by looking at the final outcome, can anyone tell if its an eye? Nope. Is Read more →

Categories: Micro-Project
Beautiful transformation of the eye image. Do you think this would be possible without the collective participation of the group?

GLitCHhhhh

Zhen Qi

Thursday, Feb 08, 2018 - 07:04:21 pm

@ zhenqi

The Glitch Project was REALLY enjoyable as we were able to manipulate the images of our friends according to what we wanted and it really incorporated the essence of the collaborative art  into this whole experience. As no limitations was set for the “glitchers” regarding the things and actions which they can do to Read more →

Categories: Micro-Project
A fascinating transformation, it seems to simply explode! How did you feel about the collective, social process in creating this image?
It was really amusing and fascinating since we didn’t have any control over how the image would be able to be altered by the rest. Also it was a rather eye opening experience since the act of DIWO enabled another totally different piece of art to be created all together !

Glitches

Tan Xiang Rei

Thursday, Feb 08, 2018 - 07:02:28 pm

@ REI

My Picture Set

Bala Picture set 

Daphne Picture Set 

Shu Picture Set:

Categories: Micro-Project
The image seems to dissolve into the ether! I would like to know though how you felt the social, collective process played into the transformation of the image.

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Bala

Thursday, Feb 08, 2018 - 07:02:07 pm

@ Bala's OSS

Reflection

When glitching up my teammates’ pictures, it was really freeing to be able to delight in making errors on top of degrading the photos. With other projects, I’m scared to make errors – this manifests in me constantly making sure I use many layers on Photoshop in case I need to correct something Read more →

Categories: Micro-Project
Very interesting transformation into geometrical shapes. The question though, is how did you think the collective process of working together on the transformation played into its outcome?
Hi Mr Packer, I've updated the post with a reflection!
Thanks Bala!

ive 90t g1itch-ed.

Daphne Tan

Thursday, Feb 08, 2018 - 07:01:40 pm

@ WILDFLOWER

I’ve Got G1iTch

In class today, we learnt and discovered about collective art and glitch. For in class project, we took images of our classmates and used photoshop to glitch them up!

Glitch, disturbing, provoking and horrifying. Beautifully Dangerous.

I echo Rosa Menkman’s description of glitch. It is noise compiled together, piles of neon colours, the mismatch of colours that draws our attention Read more →

Categories: Micro-Project
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Jocelyn

Thursday, Feb 08, 2018 - 06:59:42 pm

@ hello

WE ARE GLITCHING

GLITCH

GLITCH

                 GLIIIIIIIIITCH

Categories: Micro-Project
Tags: GLITCH
The transformations seem to evolve into a watery texture, very nice. My question is: how did the glitch process benefit (or not) from the collective process of passing the image through each member of the group?