“ This installation was developed at the University of Southern California in 1995 under the co-direction of Ken Goldberg and Joseph Santarromana. In 1996 the Telegarden was moved to the Ars Electronica Center in Linz, Austria, where it remained online until August of 2004 [12, 27]. The garden itself is a small plot encircling an industrial robotic arm. A web-based Read more →
Cut Piece by Yoko Ono
To go straight ahead into critique Cut Piece and how it fits into the Collective Narrative, I have taken the summarize explanation of Cut Piece from the book of Art & Feminism for you to read and understand what Cut Piece is all about.
“In this performance Ono sat on a stage and invited the audience to Read more →
The Listening Post by Mark Hansen and Ben Rubin is basically a interactivity broadcasting installation that allows you to see a glimpse of the forums and discussions that occur ‘independently’ in the internet. A Short Summary is as followed:
“Listening Post is a ‘dynamic portrait’ of online communication, displaying uncensored fragments of text, sampled in real-time, from public internet chatrooms and Read more →
How do I begin.
It is very hard to catch the wind.
I used to see this person around in school and he was in my CCA.
I talked to him and had interaction with him.
There was once he was sleeping in the gym. The Freaking GYM haha, I mean who does that. It was great seeing him around school because he was Read more →
I think that this piece of performance art had suggested issues about power and the shift in the power from the artist to the audience and how these lines are blurred. In addition, the audience somehow also become the performer, changing result of the performance.
What particularly stuck out to me was the last guy in the video who took his time Read more →
The date is 6th August 2008. It was the last day of school for the first semester during my First Year in Republic Polytechnic. It was a time where I still have no direction in life. Honestly, I wasn’t really happy to be thrown into this school because I have no other choices as I didn’t get to the Polytechnic Read more →
At Vancouver, I attended an artist talk. All these artists are actually professors and professionals working in university all over the world. One of the speaker was Ana Jofre. Dr. Ana Jofre. She’s currently in OCAD University doing a research position.
She was sharing her project on anthropomorphic objects which she is interested on and large based on her artwork Read more →
To wear an orange vest and a road cone on your head is not what one would usually say is normal, let in the least attractive. Yet yet it at one point people from all around New Zealand dressed in this way to show support for those affected by the Christchurch earthquakes in 2010 and 2011. I snapped these two Read more →
This interactive web artwork mainly invites users to modify truisms provided by the artist. When the user clicks on the word change, he is given the main list of truisms from which he can choose any one to modify. His modified version then goes to an alternative list. The topics of these truisms range from love to murder, encapsulating a Read more →
This is a story about the consequences of a birthday celebration. The guy holding the blue box in the background is the birthday boy, YX. We’d just celebrated his birthday in a typical drinking fashion and this is a photo of the three of us at a carpark at Sentosa at around 2 or 3am (I think). As obscene as this Read more →