Archives for the Month of October, 2010

Heidi Specker

Heidi Specker Work from D’Elsi (and an install shot from Im Garten). “The 19th-century German landscape gardener Hermann Ludwig Heinrich von Pückler-Muskau introduced the concept of the English park to Germany. His gardens didn’t attempt to imitate or harness the wilderness; rather, they were deliberately cultivated and arranged, intermittently bringing nature into view against buildings […]

The Beauty and Lacks of Limitation

The Beauty and Lacks of Limitation was a course about design awareness / composing in boundaries / template distending / breaking inflexible patterns in design and carrying ideas into effect. The course was held at the Merz Akademie in Stuttgart in April and was probably magical. “Thinking about your Tool Your software just carries out […]

Eric White

Eric White Work from Morphology. “…new way of looking at landscape. That new way involves looking at photographs of landscapes that do not necessarily read to the eye as photographs. Stripped of any indication that we are viewing traditional color or black-and-white photographic images, we are instead left to read visual elements whose variables might […]

Angie Waller

Angie Waller Work from The Most Boring Places in the World. The Google Earth tour is here. ““The Most Boring Places in the World” is a Google Earth tour that pinpoints the location of bloggers, live journal-ers, and chat room commentators. These authors all claim that the city they live in or vacationed in is […]

Michael Schmelling

Michael Schmelling Work from Atlanta Revisited. “Michael Schmelling’s Atlanta is a photographic tour through that city’s hip-hop scene, arguably the most influential music community of the past decade. And while Atlanta (out November 1 from Chronicle Books) includes interviews with big names such as Outkast’s Big Boi and André 3000, Ludacris and The-Dream, Schmelling focuses on the […]

Mickey Smith

Mickey Smith Work from Believe You Me. “We trust books—just don’t ask us to read them. The second solo exhibition of work by Mickey Smith is a multi-media inquiry into the use of books as symbols of intellectual status in popular culture. In the found, restyled and original images that make up her critical series Believe […]

David O’Reilly

David O’Reilly Work from his oeuvre. “When Jackson Pollock decided that day to drip paint all over a giant canvas, he let the medium speak for itself. David OReilly provides a similar outlet to the natural voice of the digital image through hastily rendered polygons, compressions artifacts, and trace elements of the interface. He uses […]

Cayetano Ferrer

Cayetano Ferrer Work from Western Import. “Cayetano Ferrer uses existing forms in order to engage in a dialog about the constant flux of the built, contemporary environment. Using inkjet prints on existing objects/architecture that reveal what these objects ultimately obscure, Ferrer exposes the relationship between the built and the rebuilt, surface and hidden, as well […]

Regina de Miguel

Regina de Miguel Work from Report (Informe). “These images propose a series of scenarios regarding symbolic constructions not purely illustrative but subject to an interpretation, in terms of its futuristic and theatrical nature allusive of a type of cinematographic and literary science fiction (La Jetée, THX 1138, Solaris, Alphaville…). Focused on an estrangement before the […]

Jst Chillin / The Jogging

After was deleted by their server yesterday for hosting ASSEMBLY, the project was moved to Friday October 22, 2010. That day, an e-mail was sent to Jogging by Tumblr Community Director Marc LaFountain. It said the following: Response: ASSEMBLY 1. Assembly mobilizes the combined efforts of digital peers to critique an institution/individual/network’s website through […]