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The medium is the message


Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 - 05:14:06 am

@ n1800775l

As firstly claimed by Marshall McLuhan, the medium is the message, which indicated our world’s transition from analog to digital media. That is to say, medium instead of content shapes and controls the scale and form of human association and action, just like how trains and airplanes had changed our society. As mentioned in the video above, the monitor itself Read more →

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A brief history of the Oulipo

Ying Hui

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 - 03:00:56 am

@ huibuhui

What is Oulipo?

Oulipo, short for Ouvroir de littérature potentielle, is an experimental literature group made up of people from different professions – from poets and novelists to engineers and mathematicians. Their works, mostly, are set within certain literary constraints; creating challenges to seek new forms and structures in order to find unknown and unbeknownst possibilities.

As seen in the video below, the results are Read more →

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Reflection on New Media Art Essay

Vania Jennica

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 - 01:24:32 am

@ wonderland

Henry Jenkins’ Game Design as Narrative Architecture discussed the argument between ludologists and narratologists. This argument regarding the necessity of narrative in games came from a lot of different aspects, but in my opinion, the most important factor is that there is a very narrow understanding of what a narrative is and how to convey them. A lot of Read more →

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How Games Move Us: Emotion By Design

Muhammad Shaherfi Hadi

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 - 05:34:40 pm

@ Crazy Atelier

Why we need to analyse games

In this book How Games Moves Us: Emotion By Design, Katherine Isbister places importance on how we as a community should raise our literacy in game appreciation because games are so popular . And I agree that this is important to us as game designers because, if our audience is smarter than this opens the Read more →

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The Galaxy Reconfigured, otherwise known as I May Have Gone Over the Word Limit

EC Chee

Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 - 05:05:09 pm

@ 遠き世に

Born in 1911, Marshall McLuhan was well-placed to comment on technological developments in a post-industrial, pre-digital revolution era.

A Summary of the Galaxy Reconfigured

The eponymous galaxy of The Galaxy Reconfigured refers to McLuhan’s Gutenberg Galaxy concept: a world in which new technologies reinvent the ways we think and perceive, through affecting our sense ratios. By sensing objective matters with Read more →

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Video games and computer holding power

Dan Ning

Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 - 04:02:45 am

@ :D:

Losing oneself in the Simulated world.

people all have the tendencies to escape from( sorry abot this somehow my delete is not working probperly not sure what is wrong)

the main article that I have analysed is losing oneself in the simulated world. It is a very important idea that has affected our lives after the prevailence of the virtual worlds and Read more →

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NfI: Thoughts on "Game Design as Narrative Architecture"

Chin Kee Yong

Thursday, Mar 07, 2019 - 03:38:28 am

@ Forbidden Artistry

Jenkins’s “Game Design as Narrative Architecture” is a fascinating fossil from an earlier era of narrative in video games.

Image: Promotional art for Gone Home

Ancient History

2004 — a mere fifteen years ago in chronological terms, but an epoch ago in the world of gaming, and especially in our understanding Read more →

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Room for one colour

Su Yang

Tuesday, Mar 05, 2019 - 11:58:15 pm

@ suyang

Room for one colour, by Danish-Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson was the most “wow” exhibition for me. Having an entire space illuminated with only a single colour of light, yellow, from mono-frequency lamps, I experienced what I’d like to call, an experience in 20th century television.

It takes a little while for the eyes to adapt to a sudden change in environment, Read more →

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MINIMALISM: Mono-ha "Object School" Group

Alina Ling

Tuesday, Mar 05, 2019 - 11:49:01 pm

@ Alina Ling

MINIMALISM – Mono-Ha “Object School”

Throughout the tour of the carefully curated Minimalism exhibition, works that caught my eye were works by Lee Ufan and Nobuo Sekine, with both artists having  led the Mono-Ha movement in East Asia.

Mono-Ha “Object school” was an Eastern school of thought, which represented a group of 20th century Japanese artists. The core Read more →

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Thoughts on the Minimalism exhibition

Muhammad Shaherfi Hadi

Tuesday, Mar 05, 2019 - 07:10:07 pm

@ Crazy Atelier

Minimalism without a doubt is an art movement’s whose effects has permeated into the times we live in today. It can be clearly seen in everyday product design and the way we design visual communication and of course its still present within the art. The idea of “less is more is definitely” a lesson worth learning as to be able Read more →

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