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Product Design Essay - International Style


Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 - 07:21:22 pm

@ Yollart

International Style is an architectural style that flourished in Europe and the United States in the 1920s and 1930s. It became the dominant style in the Western architecture during the mid 20th century. The common traits of the International Style buildings are the rectilinear framework, light and firm plane surfaces that were entirely void of ornamentation and decoration. Additionally, Read more →


Karen: A Hyperessay


Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 - 11:25:40 pm

@ Bala's OSS

This essay will first give an overview of the artist and artwork and move on to discuss interactivity in Karen in relation to the readings and works discussed during the module. The first two sections, ‘On Blast Theory’,  ‘On Karen’ and ‘What is Karen exactly?’ are focused more on my own research, whilst the latter section is more focused on Read more →

Categories: Hyperessay - IM

HyperEssay: Yayoi Kusama—Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity


Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 - 11:21:09 pm

@ Yollart

Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama is one of the most well-known artists in the world. Her artworks are easily identifiable with the repetitive dots and nets. This visual consistency that the artist possessed was said to be attributed to her motivation behind the creation of her work because she is able to assert complete creative control over her obsessions. In Read more →

Categories: Hyperessay - IM

Hyperessay:Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirrored Room - The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away


Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 - 11:09:24 pm

@ dhanusha001

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    Yayoi Kusama, born March 22 , 1929,  grew up as the youngest of four children in an affluent family. She is a Japanese contemporary artist who was a self-described “obsessional artist,” known for her extensive use of polka dots and for her infinity installations. Her father, spent most of his time away from home womanizing, leaving his Read more →

Categories: Hyperessay - IM

Hyper Essay: Rain Room, Random International (2012)

Jonathan Goh

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 - 06:17:20 pm

@ relentless pursuits

Rain room is an interactive, experiential art installation created by Hannes Koch and Florian Ortkrass for Random International. A collaborative studio for experimental practice within contemporary art founded by the two in 2005. It was first shown at the Barbican in London (2012). The installation allows visitors to experience navigating through rain without ever getting wet. A dichotomy that greatly Read more →

Categories: Hyperessay - IM

HyperEssay | Rafael Lozano-Hemmer


Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 - 05:29:14 pm

@ Look alive, sunshine


The development of digitization in art has greatly developed throughout the years. With countless artists pushing the envelope on how art is viewed, felt or – because of the advent of digital media, how it is to be interacted with. Recent developments create intimacy/agency between art and viewer.



Rafael Lozano-Hemmer , the man of the hour, essentially is an electronic Read more →

Categories: Hyperessay - IM

Hyperessay: Spider Dress - The Emotional Interface

Bella Dai

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 - 11:33:43 pm

@ belladaiyunlang

The Spider Dress – Anouk Wipprecht 

The earliest “dialogue” between human and machines probably started from the interaction between the steersman, the person who navigates the boat and the boat. The message from the steersman was conveyed and obeyed by the boat which headed to the right direction. The interaction between human and machine developed dramatically since the Greek time, just like how Read more →

Categories: Hyperessay - IM

History of Design: Hyperessay on "Counterfeit Monkey"

Chin Kee Yong

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 - 06:56:59 pm

@ Forbidden Artistry

Anglophone Atlantis has been an independent nation since an April day in 1822, when a well-aimed shot from their depluralizing cannon reduced the British colonizing fleet to one ship.

For my Interactive Media hyperessay, I have chosen to study Emily Short’s Counterfeit Monkey.

The Artist

Emily Short is a Read more →

Categories: Hyperessay - IM

Hyperessay: The Cave of Sounds by Music Hackspace, led by Tim Murray-Browne

Kai Ting

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 - 05:54:23 pm

@ Kai

About the artists Music Hackspace is a London based community for innovators and hobbyists passionate about music technology and sound art. Organises regular DIY workshops and events. Tim Murray-Brown, who led his team to create The Cave of Sounds, is a composer in residence at the Music Hackspace as a part of Sound and Music’s embedded composer scheme. His work focuses Read more →

Categories: Hyperessay - IM

Artist Manifesto

Hui Boon

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 - 06:11:05 pm

@ Welcome Stalkers

My manifesto was actually inspired by recent experiences interacting with exchange students from the UK. I realized how easily I fit in with them as compared to singapore local students because of the way I was raised. Being an international school kid has always been hard on me because we’re seen as hybrids. We don’t belong to the Asians, we Read more →

Categories: Manifesto