Archives for the ‘technology’ Category

Nicola Bergström Hansen

Nicola Bergström Hansen Work from Boids and Stockholm City SMS. “Basic models of flocking behavior are controlled by three simple rules: •Separation (behavior) – avoid crowding neighbors (short range repulsion)•Alignment (behavior) – steer towards average heading of neighbors•Cohesion (behavior) – steer towards average position of neighbors (long range attraction) In 1986 Craig Reynolds created ‘Boids’ […]

Hubert Blanz

Hubert Blanz Work from Vergina Sun. “While related light processes are fundamental to every form of photographic representation, they are also among the most distinctive aspects of filmic production. Where there is no light, no image whatsoever can be generated; the absence of a light source makes it necessary to introduce or to produce one. […]

Michael Naimark

Michael Naimark Work from Viewfinder: How to Seamlessly “Flickrize” Google Earth. “The tension between computing technology that augments human activity and technology that automates it goes all the way back to the 1960s. It can be seen in Viewfinder, a demonstration of a photo-sharing or photo-placing system developed by a group of researchers and digital […]

James Welling

James Welling Work from his oeuvre. “The various steps involved in the creation of these works are instructive: Welling first arranged and exposed plumbago blossoms on black-and-white sheet-film negatives then printed each one using a different assortment of colored gels. Each work is, then, like the result of a performance in the darkroom, where the […]

Jeremy Bailey

Jeremy Bailey Work from his awesome YouTube Channel. Bailey’s work is well worth your time to check out, his website has quite a collection.  “Marc Garrett: Thank you for taking part in the dialogue so far, it has been both enjoyable and illuminating.Much of your work involves a GUI (Graphic User Interface). User interfaces as […]

Shane Lavalette

Shane Lavalette Work from June 6, 2003. Lavalette is the founding editor of the fantastic Lay Flat , which is currently seeking funding to produce Lay Flat 02: Meta. “A series of photographs made on June 6, 2003 with an early 3.34 megapixel digital camera. Years later the images have resurfaced as a response to […]

Eddie Whelan

Eddie Whelan Work from his oeuvre. “There’s something -I don’t know -insouciant about these School of Athens folks. That’s one of the definite links, a kind of throw away, thrown together quality, that teases because I’d be equally unsurprised to learn that every second was laboured over mightily. (Think not though, but of course that’s […]

Christopher Baker

Christopher Baker Work from Murmur Study, Hello World! or: How I Learned to Stop Listening and Love the Noise, American Toys, and My Map. “Murmur Study is an installation that examines the rise of micro-messaging technologies such as Twitter and Facebook’s status update. One might describe these messages as a kind of digital small talk. […]

Andreas Rutkauskas

Andreas Rutkauskas Work from http://virtualhiker.wordpress.com. While not necessarily representitive of his oeuvre, http://virtualhiker.wordpress.com, is a fascinating foray into the contemporary experience of place and nature as dictated/informed by Google and GPS. The work is still very much in progress as Rutkauskas’ Wanderer residency at the Banff Centre continues, so I highly recommend following the work as […]

Jason Salavon

Jason Salavon Work from 100 Special Moments. “Jason Salavon selects as source material groups of images from popular culture—real-estate listing photographs, Playboy centerfolds, high-school yearbook portraits—and blends them into generalized images characteristic of types existing in everyday life. … Salavon chose to blend pictures of not-so-average women in his series Every Playboy Centerfold. By fusing […]