The Shredder & Riot by Mark Napier
In this piece by Mark Napier, The Shredder is an alternative web browser that turns web pages into digital confetti in which it sort of “tears” the website and mixes the layers that we don’t usually see in a “well done” website.
It somehow mixes code with the usual website and presents a kind of abstract way of looking at websites. Read more →
KamaruleWednesday, Sep 16, 2015 - 07:55:38 am
Jodi derived from combining two of its members name, Joan Heemskerk & Dirk Paesmans.
In a nutshell, jodi.org is a website. But in actuality, it’s more than just a website. Here, you guys got to check it out! Do not worry if you feel like your browser is getting out of control, it is art! Glitch Art!
Jodi.org starts on Read more →
Research Critique 4: The Big Kiss
And from this ubiquitous state of shared presence we have come to inhabit an entirely new way of seeing via a fracturing of perception. The window through which we view the world is multi-layered, composited, and non-linearily re-arranged.
— The Third Space, Randall Packer
Annie Abraham’s The Big Kiss demonstrates a sense of intimacy between two people from their remote locations, showing Read more →
Research Critique: The Big Kiss
“It is the all-at-once concept of the abstract expressionists, in which everything is everywhere and the canvas became a total field of possibilities. The third space is a fluid matrix of potentiality and realizable connections to the most far-reaching remoteness.”- Randall Packer
Annie Abrahams explores the possibilities of the third space in her work The Big Kiss (2007).
In this Read more →
Research Critique : Grand Theft Avatar by Second Front
Grand Theft Avatar is piece done by this group called Second Front. Second front is a performance art group that was founded in 2006. They pioneered the art of performing on the online avatar-based VR world, Second Life. The group consists of 8 members that includes Jeremy Owen Turner (Vancouver), Doug Jarvis (Victoria), Tanya Skuce (Vancouver), Gazira Babeli (Italy), Penny Leong Read more →
Grand Theft Avatar by Second Front
KamaruleWednesday, Sep 09, 2015 - 07:00:41 am
In Grand Theft Avatar, there was a heist in the local bank, a group of professional robbers came charging into the bank with heavy guns. They exchange bullets with the security and after a very heavy fight, the robbers managed to get into the vault and escape with the money on a chopper. They liberate the money by throwing out Read more →
Research Critique: Paul Sermon - Telematic Dreaming
EsmondTuesday, Sep 08, 2015 - 05:46:33 pm
“…our sense of reality is fragmented and juxtaposed: a remix of relationships, images, and memories.” – Packer, R., “The Third Space”
“Telematic Dreaming” by Paul Sermon succinctly presents this notion of the third space. The work consists of 2 beds in different locations, one which is blue-screened and another for the participant to experience the work. The artist lies Read more →
Research Critique: The Pirate Cinema
“In the context of omnipresent telecommunications surveillance, “The Pirate Cinema” makes the hidden activity and geography of Peer-to-Peer file sharing visible.”- The Pirate Cinema
The pirate cinema is created by an automated system that downloads continually the most popular torrents and shows snippets of these video files which are being shared peer-to-peer throughout the world from The Read more →
Did You Know? (Forward: Geeks & Artboys by William Gibson)
I’ll be extracting interesting quotes and information from the book for my literature review, and share them here, so that you can decide if they are relevant to your undergraduate work.On being an “artboy”:
Gibson felt it was imperative that he not know what he was speaking about, in order to be known “for some subrational”, “shamanistic function” that he Read more →
"Trialogical learning refers to a novel approach on collaborative learning where the aim is to support participants’ sustained activities on developing knowledge artifacts (documents, models, design artifacts, etc.) and cultivating related knowledge practices."(Paavola and Hakkarainen, 2014, p. 53) Reference Paavola, S., & Hakkarainen, K. (2014). Trialogical approach for knowledge creation. In S. C. Tan, H. J. So, & J. Yeo (Eds.), Knowledge Creation in Education (pp. 53-73). Singapore: Springer.
Research Critique: Bold3RRR by Jon Cates
So after pestering my friend to watch this render by Jon Cates with me, she came up with a conclusion just past 15 minutes. The conclusion was simple: it was were weird and she couldn’t understand how this was art. She had more questions to laid out to me about this video in the next 5 minutes than a SAT Read more →