The main components of Phantom of the Machine would involve:
Software 2x Adobe Connect
Hardware 1x Mac Screen 1x Mac Mini 1x Keyboard 1x Mouse 1x Webcam 1x Mic 1x Box 1x Speakers 1x Extension
Box 1x 570mmx550mm Plexiglas 2x 100mmx570mm Plexiglas 2x 100mmx550mm Plexiglas 1x Laser-cutter
1. Put the hardware together
2. and measure the dimensions.
3. Some ugly sketches to note the dimensions:
4. Travel and spend at the other Read more →
In the following thought experiments, we would presume with the idea of objectual consciousness and its performative aspects while contemplating upon the role of viewer. Notice that as an experiment, a contrived role would subject to change but nonetheless far from arbitrary.
Firstly, we think about the characters involved.
As a ghost in the machine, the artist Read more →
Phantom of the Machine: The Ghost in the Machine
Phantom of the Machine is an exploration of human’s reception to intelligence of a machine. It is contrived in experimental spirit to study the interactivity between non-human being and object. This is done through playful public intervention, inspiring experiences with an emotional machine. Where the intelligence is of human, there is, however, Read more →
Swappie Repository has finally been launched and exhibited. I had a lot of fun in the process of coming up with my final project and learnt a lot from research and my project hyperessays. Although this is the end of the Open Source Studio class, it certainly will not be the end of my swappie exploration. I feel that there’s Read more →
The semester has passed by so quickly and what started of as an ambitious idea while I was brushing my teeth (it’s true!) has materialised into a Wordpress.com site, with three amateur visualisations that I am nevertheless extremely proud of.
As my site grew bit by bit, I feel that I have grown with it, both in terms of skills and critical analysis of Read more →
One can argue that taking selfies is an empowering method of visual self-expression, because we savor the control that we have over the process of creating.Art is defined by the process of expression and revealing ourselves with intentionality.The power and deliberation with which we take selfies is what we enjoy so much about the artistic process. When you take a selfie, you Read more →
The current plan requires a space to allow projection onto a largely clear surface to simulate a memorial plaque. A laptop computer wil be present to allow viewers to input their contributions into the plaque. It could be anything from a phrase to a paragraph.
Initial location. ADM 1st Floor Lobby.
New location at ADM B1.
Also below the surface the Read more →
With the world now being fascinated selfies as a form of self empowerment… and alternatively, in personal transformation, mutability of identity, role playing and masquerade on the internet, I present to you: Swappies (term coined by Randall Packer – Oct, 2014); a Repository. Swappies are essentially FaceSwaps a photoshop technique that involves digitally swapping the faces of two or more subjects Read more →
Haw Par Villa, built in 1937, is a defunct theme park that aims to traumatize little kids into giving up their innocence.
Rumoured has it that the place was cursed ever since the Aw Brothers (the founders) built the place at the request of the king of hell they met in their dream. Despite the large amount of visitors, the place Read more →
Pearl Bank Apartments was built back in 1976, and was one of the first all-housing projects that the Housing and Development Board built from its Sale of Sites program. An iconic, thirty-eight story monolith that towers above its empty surroundings, it was a beacon of development and progress when it was first built. Now, it has struggled to keep up, Read more →